BurnAware Free Edition

BurnAware Free Edition

Download Editors' Rating:
4
Excellent
Average User Rating:
3.8
out of 404 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    1.3
  • Total Downloads:
    3,439,082
  • Date Added:
    May 12, 2008
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    6.96MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    1,727
  • Platform:
    Windows
  • Product ranking:
    #11 in CD Burners

Editors' Review

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Without a doubt, BurnAware Free is one of the best freeware burning apps around. It has all the basic features you need for burning, and can easily handle ripping data discs, audio CDs, DVDs, and ISO discs. Beyond that, though, it's a bit light on features.

The main interface is based on the Windows XP Control Panel layout, so it should be instantly recognizable. Under each heading is a link to the control panel for that choice. We were disappointed that drag-and-drop was not available, but the internal system for adding files was not clunky. Audio files get automatically converted from MP3, WMA, or WAV as they're burned to disc. There's also a Tools section, which has two erase modes for rewritables, and a Hardware Info subsection that gives a huge amount of detail on both your hardware's burning abilities and the type of disc in the drive.

Neither pretty nor ugly, BurnAware handles all the major, basic functions you could want a burning app to control, and the price of absolutely zero is absolutely impossible to argue against. Give it a shot.

 
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User Reviews
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  • Current Version

    3.6

    out of 12 votes

    • 5 star 7
    • 4 star 1
    • 3 star 0
    • 2 star 0
    • 1 star 4
  • All Versions

    3.8

    out of 404 votes

    • 5 star 161
    • 4 star 131
    • 3 star 32
    • 2 star 27
    • 1 star 53
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5 stars

"No Virus"

May 24, 2008  |  By lloydpowell23

 |  Version: BurnAware Free Edition 1.3

Pros

There is no virus in Burnaware. AVG is simply producing a false positive. No other virus software does this, so the problem is with AVG.

This is, as CNET says, the best free burning software. It is simple and easy to use. I highly recommend it.

Cons

That said, I have no need for complex burning tasks, so if you do, probably you need to get paid software. But this does everything I need easily, so I am happy.

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1 stars

"This sofware deposited a virus detected by AVG after install"

May 19, 2008  |  By v*rider

 |  Version: BurnAware Free Edition 1.3

Cons

see above

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1 stars

"VIRUS!!"

May 19, 2008  |  By dngrs77crvs

 |  Version: BurnAware Free Edition 1.3

Cons

AVG 8 detects Trojan horse called Klone.P

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4 stars

"Virus"

May 18, 2008

 |  Version: BurnAware Free Edition 1.3

Pros

Great product but can't write 4gb file

Cons

Is it the trojan in it? So CNet should do something for this... Protect the end user!

Lately my AVG detected Burnaware as Trojan Klone.P virus. I don't know how many data has been copied out...

Please help help help....

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5 stars

"PARANOIACS!!!"

May 18, 2008  |  By jbbad

 |  Version: BurnAware Free Edition 1.3

Pros

Throw away your AV and install something good and stable like NOD32 or Norton to avoid such "alarms".

The software is absolutely great. Easy to use, no problems with burning audio and dvds.

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1 stars

"Virus!!!!!!!"

May 18, 2008  |  By kage-jd

 |  Version: BurnAware Free Edition 1.3

Cons

When I was installing BurnAwre, AVG Free dected four Viruses. And when I went to uninstall viruses again were attempting to install. Beware of BurnAware.

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1 stars

"Infected software"

May 18, 2008  |  By Peetor

 |  Version: BurnAware Free Edition 1.3

Cons

AVG 8 detected a Trojan horse called: Klone.P

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5 stars

"Terrific"

May 17, 2008  |  By joshuasdee

 |  Version: BurnAware Free Edition 1.3

Pros

I have had no problems with this software. Downloaded and installed on both Vista and XP computers without any complications and I find it easier and more trustworthy to use than Nero, plus the price can't be beat!

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 1.3
Version 1.3 adds new audio burning engine.
General
Publisher Burnaware
Publisher web site http://www.burnaware.com
Release Date May 12, 2008
Date Added May 12, 2008
Version 1.3
Category
Category MP3 & Audio Software
Subcategory CD Burners
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows Vista, Windows, Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows NT
Additional Requirements Windows NT/2000/XP/2003 Server/Vista
Download Information
File Size 6.96MB
File Name burnaware_free.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 3,439,082
Downloads Last Week 1,727
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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