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2021 Top 5 Free DVD Burning Software for Windows (10/8/7)

To preserve recorded videos, collect favorite online videos into one album, or make a backup copy of a new purchased DVD, you may need to burn them to rewritable DVD discs. But which is the best DVD burning software?

A good DVD burner should possess the following characteristics: ease of use, fast disc burning speed, powerful features, and stable performance. Based on the 4 factors, users' feedback, professional reviews and questionnaires, we have sorted out the top 5 free Windows DVD burning software.

No. 1 - WinX DVD Author

Compatible OS: Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7, Vista, XP

WinX DVD Author is a 100% clean and free Windows (10) DVD burning and authoring application. It enables users to burn video files in VOB, MP4, WMV, AVI, MKV, M2TS, MPEG2, WebM, FLV H264, HEVC, and other video formats to DVD with great audio and video quality. It finishes DVD burning at super fast speed. You can also author chapter menu and subtitle with international languages, such as French, German, Japanese and Chinese. In addition, WinX DVD Author offers a YouTube downloader for conveniently downloading online videos for burning to DVD later.

Best Free DVD Burning Software - WinX DVD Author
Best Free DVD Burning Software - WinX DVD Author

● This free DVD burner can also convert various video files to DVD VOB files which you can compile to DVD folder later. And it is able to burn VOB file or DVD-Folder to DVD disc.

● Flexible options are here to adjust aspect ratio, video type (NTSC or PAL), DVD Type (DVD-5 or DVD-9), menu and subtitle settings; freely set the start/end time to cut the unwanted parts, like warnings, trailers, ads, titbits before burning to DVD.

● The built-in video compression engine will resize videos larger than 4.7 or 8.5G (adopt more powerful intra prediction and motion compensation to ditch away the redundant file data) to seamlessly fit your DVD disc storage with no quality loss.

● The embedded powerful decoder and encoder engine can not only burn a large wide range of video formats to DVD but offer the fastest burning speed. As a piece of totally stand-alone and safe DVD burner software for Windows 7/8/10, WinX DVD Author has a clean installation pack without hiding any confusing plug-ins or malicious software.

Free download WinX DVD Author to burn your video files to DVDs.

Tips: If you want to convert DVD, either self-burned or store-bought, to digital MP4, H.264, HEVC, AVI, MP3, or other media format for safe backup and flexible playback, you can try a free DVD ripper.

No.2 - Ashampoo Burning Studio FREE

Compatible OS: Windows 10, 8, 7

Ashampoo Burning Studio FREE is a versatile disc burner for Windows 10, 8, and 7. It is available to burn videos and data to DVD or Blu-ray discs, and burn audio CDs. Rewritable discs will be erased for reusing. Ashampoo offers customizable disc burning settings.

Apart from disc burning, Ashampoo can also extract audio files from CDs. Users don't need to name the resulting file manually because it can detect the song and album automatically. Available output audio formats include MP3, WMA and WAV.

Ashampoo is free to use, but you are required to submit your email address to get a license key.

Best Free Disc Burning Software - Ashampoo Burning Studio FREE
Best Free Disc Burning Software - Ashampoo Burning Studio FREE

No. 3 - ImgBurn

ImgBurn is another piece of lightweight free disc burning software for Windows (10) in 2020, which is specially designed for burning CD, DVD & Blu-Ray. It is capable of writing images like ISO & files/folders to DVD disc and creating ISO image from DVD disc, files/folders. Also, this free DVD burner software can verify and discovery disc for checking if the disc is completely readable and how about burning quality. All features are classified in 5 modes: Read, Build, Write, Verify and Discovery.

ImgBurn also presents a concise interface where you can get its main features. However, its operation is not as accessible as its main interface. You may cost several seconds to get how to add a file source to burn DVD and the numerous and complex options, like Data Type, File Systems, may confuse you if you don't have technology knowledge on multimedia. Although this top free DVD burning software is actually powerful on burning DVDs at a high speed, you may be a little bothered with the bundled adware and worried if the adware is safe to your PC.

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Free DVD Burning Software: ImgBurn
Free DVD Burner: ImgBurn

No. 4 - CDBurnerXP

CDBurnerXP is also free DVD burning software for Windows (10) to burn CD, DVD and Blu-Ray to allow users to copy DVD disc, create ISO from image, burn DVD disc from ISO image/video/audio and erase contents from rewritable medium.

CDBurnerXP has a colorful interface among top 3 Windows free DVD burnning software. Also, it lists key features on the main interface to be convenient for users to quickly find what they want. To be frank, it can be easier operated than ImgBurn but a little complicated than WinX DVD Author. Click Data disc to enter Data compilation and you may need a guide or have several tests to be familiar with contents it shows. In addition, CDBurnerXP requires you to install Windows .NET Framework on your PC at first because it is mostly written in Visual Basic .NET. For this, some people turn to select other DVD burning software rather than installing .NET Framework with a long-time.

Top Free DVD Burner Software: CDBurnerXP
Top Free DVD Burner Software: CDBurnerXP

No.5 - BurnAware Free

Compatible OS: Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7, Vista, XP

BurnAware has three versions: Free, Premium, and Professional. BurnAware Free comes with the most commonly used disc burning tools and can meet the needs of most home users.

Intuitive BurnAware Free edition can burn DVD-Videos, audio CDs, standard and bootable data CDs, DVDs, and Blu-ray discs. It can convert CDs, DVDs, Blu-ray discs to disc images. What's more, it is available to create and burn standard and bootable ISO images.

Be sure to be careful during the installation of BurnAware Free. Otherwise, you will install an unwanted program unconsciously.

Top Free DVD Disc Burner Software: BurnAware Free
Top Free DVD Burner Software: BurnAware Free

Top 5 Free Windows (10) DVD Burning Software - Feature Comparison

If you still have questions about how to choose the best one from the 5 best free DVD burners for Windows (10/8/7), check the feature comparison table below which may give you some suggestion.

Features

WinX DVD Author

Ashampoo Burning Studio Free

ImgBurn

CDBurnXP

BurnAware Free

Burn Videos (VOB, MPEG, AVI, MP4 etc.) to DVD

Convert Videos (AVI, MP4, MKV, FLV etc.) to VOB

x

×

×

x

Convert DVD Folder to DVD

x

Create ISO Image

×

Create Title & Chapter Menu for DVD

×

×

x

Add Subtitles for DVD

x

×

×

x

Burn YouTube Video to DVD

×

×

Burn CD

×

Burn video to Bluray Disc

×

Bottom Line

From reviews and feature comparison table, you can find that all the free DVD burning software are very useful to burn kinds of videos, like MPEG, AVI, MP4, MKV, to DVD discs. Besides basic DVD burning functions, these programs have many bonus features. Take WinX DVD Author as an example. It can create menu, add subtitle for DVD as well and offers an equipped YouTube video downloader for users to burn online videos more conveniently.

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

author-Jack Watt

Jack Watt

Jack Watt is a sought-after editor at Digiarty. He is responsible for digital and multimedia world, delivering definitive video and audio related software reviews, enlightening guides, and incisive analysis. As a fan of Apple, Jack Watt also brings his experience to more readers and focuses on writing of the Apple ecosystem at large.

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