Ashampoo Burning Studio Free

Ashampoo Burning Studio Free

Download Editors' Rating:
3
Good
Average User Rating:
4.0
out of 613 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    6.82
  • Total Downloads:
    5,466,856
  • Date Added:
    January 14, 2013
  • File Size:
    32.52MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    4,679
  • Operating Systems:
    Windows XP/Vista/7/8

Editors' Review

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In addition to being tucked into a very user-friendly package, this full software suite comes without a price tag. Though many of Ashampoo Burning Studio's features are related, it's still absurd to think about doing this much in one program. Just about anything you could want to do with or to a CD, DVD, or Blu-ray is possible.

Ashampoo Burning Studio welcomed us with a nice interface. Burning, ripping and every other feature this program has to offer are well organized in a helpful menu. Simply choose the feature you want and Ashampoo Burning Studio walks you right through the process. If something goes wrong or you make a mistake, the program will automatically notify you and explain some potential fixes. Though experienced users might not like this level of hand-holding, it's awesome for rookies. The software doesn't output to a ton of formats, but it does give you the option of creating .iso files, which is a nice touch. The only downside is that the program repeatedly tries to install a toolbar to your browser and entice you into buying the full version. Though that alone might scare some folks off, it's not enough to ruin the program.

Ashampoo Burning Studio offers too many features to pass up when it comes to burning discs. The program isn't customizable, but people who aren't tech-savvy will appreciate the clean interface and helpful hints. More experienced users might want to avoid the program and find something that isn't so frustratingly simple.

 
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  • Current Version

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    out of 613 votes

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2 stars

"It can't create ISO files"

October 24, 2014  |  By jbalboa

 |  Version: Ashampoo Burning Studio Free 1.14.5

Pros

It's free and it's got other features that might work.

Cons

The main reason I use this program is the ability to create ISO's or so it did in the past. Every time I choose CD to ISO, it crashes, however, if I chose "ashdisc", it does fine. So it's exclusively for ashdisc, so why even list the ISO option?

Summary

It used to work fine--like a year ago--but then they decided to revamp the looks and somehow, they knocked off a few features. If you're not into creating ISO files, you'll be fine with the rest of the burning features, but for my ISO purposes, it does not work.

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2 stars

"Does NOT compress video - Some features don't work"

October 04, 2014  |  By Lord_Glorfindel

 |  Version: Ashampoo Burning Studio Free 1.14.5

Pros

simple looking interface

Cons

Does NOT compress video - Some features don't work - has very few user settable options - AND IT SAID IT WAS THE FULL VERSION.

Summary

Not much value here, even for free.

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1 stars

"DO NOT DOWNLOAD! CONTAINS VIRUS!"

August 23, 2014  |  By skipking

 |  Version: Ashampoo Burning Studio Free 1.14.5

Pros

ABSOLUTELY NONE.

Cons

CONTAINED VIRUS THAT TOOK ME 2 HOURS TO REMOVE. HAD TO DOWNLOAD NORTON POWER ERASER TO REMOVE. MALWAREBYTES AND NORTON 360 WERE INEFFECTIVE. (SORRY, I ALREADY FORGOT THE NAME OF THE VIRUS, BUT IT WAS A BEAST.)

Summary

DO NOT DOWNLOAD!

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3 stars

"Program Works well but....."

June 16, 2014  |  By djbee12

 |  Version: Ashampoo Burning Studio Free 1.14.5

Pros

The program looks great
Update are available from install followed by a prompt to buy premium version.
It erase disks and writes data on a disks I only previously erase or write to using windows alone.
The program gives the option to verify disk written, rewrite data to another disk or go back. and of course the prompt to buy

Also it does/ but I have not tried
movie
music
images
copy disk
projects

Cons

Cons
I don't like the auto install function................ So i cancel and downloaded directly. Ashampoo Burning Studio FREE still auto installs :(
It does ask if you want to download the Adware--> backup program.
Once installed it asks you to share on the social network and asks a second time to tell your friends as well as let you know the full version is ready for you to buy
upon installing It adds a two shortcut to Your desktop 1. the program and 2. "a link Software Deals" without asking prior.
When uninstalling it leave 9 folder, 8 files, 50 -58 key something keys and other leftovers on your system.

Summary

I love the look of the program and it works well. I knock it down stars because of the Auto install (autoinstall does not allow you to check the program for viruses), the added desktop links. ( I just don't like getting extra stuff that i have to remove later) and three attempts to get you to buy before you have tried the program. Other than that it a great program.

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4 stars

"no nonsense burner once you dodge the junk"

June 04, 2014  |  By batvette

 |  Version: Ashampoo Burning Studio Free 1.14.5

Pros

it works, what else can I say

Cons

as reported by others some junk sneaks by

Summary

I've used various versions of this for years now, it does the job well and is easier to use than many paid burners. Lately it has been putting crapware in it but it's not so bad you can't get rid of it easily.

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3 stars

"Not sure what to think..."

May 11, 2014  |  By GinnyLee8

 |  Version: Ashampoo Burning Studio Free 1.14.5

Pros

It seems impressive with an easy interface/user-friendly.

Cons

Crashed my computer after installation & then activation.
Comes with a "Your Software Deals" software which I was not given the option to DECLINE.

Summary

Seriously, I'm not sure what to think. Immediately after installation it prompted me to activate/register the software which I happily did, but then the computer crashed and I had to reboot.

*I just want to make very clear that I download free software all the time, without problems, and I know to DECLINE all other software so it annoys me that 'Your Software Deals' was craftily coded to piggyback itself onto my desktop along with the Ashampoo.

As for the Ashampoo software itself it appears to be user-friendly and impressive. I will keep it for now, but the other piggybacked software will be removed.

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4 stars

"Simple, Easy to use, Lots of "Free" crapware included!!"

May 05, 2014  |  By pukeyluke

 |  Version: Ashampoo Burning Studio Free 1.14.5

Pros

Simple to download and install.
Very easy to use.
Interface is easy to understand.

Cons

**BEWARE** when installing this software.
Click "decline" for everything otherwise you'll
end up with alot of crapware.
Don't just click accept accept like you would usually do.
This is one of those programs that you end up with strange programs installed that you don't know where they came from.
They're not viruses just very very annoying programs.

Summary

Good software.
Sneaky crapware installed if you don't read and click carefully during the installation process

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 6.82
Version 6.82:
  • improved burning engine
  • fixed some minor issues
General
Publisher Ashampoo
Publisher web site http://www.ashampoo.com
Release Date January 14, 2013
Date Added January 14, 2013
Version 6.82
Category
Category MP3 & Audio Software
Subcategory CD Burners
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows Vista, Windows, Windows 8, Windows XP, Windows 7
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 32.52MB
File Name ashampoo_burning_studio_free_1.14.5_sm.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 5,466,856
Downloads Last Week 4,679
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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