Free and feature-rich disc burner for personal and professional use
Ashampoo Burning Studio FREE is a user-friendly software package which enables those with little experience to quickly burn, rip and copy data onto a CD or similar storage device. It has been developed byand it is a worthwhile alternative to paid bundles.
An ideal solution for optical storage and data backup
Ashampoo Burning Studio FREE is a great tool for those who are looking to transfer multimedia content to optical storage devices such as CDs, DVDs and Blu-ray discs. The main intention behind this bundle is to burn audio tracks, videos and other data directly onto a separate disc. Blu-ray support is an added bonus, as many free bundles do not recognize this third-party software. While perfect for entertainment purposes, this application is also a wise option for those who are looking to backup their important data. Besides general burning capabilities, Ashampoo enables users to equip sensitive information with password-encrypted protection. This is a welcome addition to systems that may be accessed by multiple individuals (such as within the workplace). Another interesting feature is that it is possible to transform DVDs into file images thanks to its ability to support disc image formats such as ISO and CUE/BIN.
Built with the needs of the user in mind
Unlike some other disc-burning software, Ashampoo Burning Studio FREE has been designed with an intuitive UI (user interface). The main dashboard provides basic options such as the ability to burn data, backup information, transfer audio files and to generate a copy of a disc image. While the setup is simple to understand, it also provides a great deal of detailed information. The burning command window displays details including the elapsed time, the progress and the buffering status. This is beneficial for those who are on a deadline, as they can estimate how much time is remaining. In the event that a massive amount of data cannot be accommodated by a single disc, this data is automatically partitioned and split into different sections. A fully integrated audio player and built-in adjustment controls enable users to make basic changes after a track has been burned. Little is left to the imagination in terms of simplicity and functionality.
Tidy and Transparent
It is clear that the developers at Ashampoo GmbH & Co. KG wanted to create a disc burner that stood out from the competition due to its inherent simplicity. Still, powerful tools such as a proprietary audio player and detailed status updates offer a decidedly streamlined edge when compared to other free packages. This program supports full HD content (up to 1080 pixels) and the entire burning process can be completed within a few clicks; rather impressive for a free application.