BurnAware Free

BurnAware Free

Average User Rating:
3.8
out of 404 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    5.0
  • Total Downloads:
    3,439,082
  • Date Added:
    Jul. 09, 2012
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    6.96MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    1,727
  • Platform:
    Windows
  • Product ranking:
    #11 in DVD Burners

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  • Current Version

    3.5

    out of 2 votes

    • 5 star 1
    • 4 star 0
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    • 2 star 1
    • 1 star 0
  • 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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2 stars

"Looks good, can't do what I downloaded for."

July 15, 2012  |  By Abro86

 |  Version: BurnAware Free 5.0

Pros

The initial impression was good. It's a simple interface that offers no frills execution of your desired task. I found it refreshing overall and didn't mind missing features that some more advanced users will likely desire.

Cons

It couldn't burn a single disc! I kept getting an error message partway through the burning process and then I couldn't even cancel and eject the disc when the program became unresponsive. I had to completely shut down and then reboot before I could get my computer to loosen the death grip it had on the now unusable disc. Also it changed my default search engine to AVG search and changed my home page to that search page as well. There was no asking permission to do so, it just did and I found out the next time I went to open my browser to look for more capable burning software. I guess it's a good thing this was free and I didn't pay for it.

Summary

Perhaps I'm just too tired, and perhaps I'm just done having one more frustration in getting things done today, but I quickly gave up after this program ate 3 of my discs. I ended up trying a few other burning programs before landing on ImgBurn, and I must say I found ImgBurn better than this hunk of junk. And the changing of my default home page and search engine is simply unacceptable. Don't waste your time with this and go for something better.

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5 stars

"Very very good"

July 12, 2012  |  By the 1 knight

 |  Version: BurnAware Free 5.0

Pros

Light on resources and reliable

Cons

none to mention

Summary

Whilst not the best there is, for free you can't ask for more. As a time served IT engineer I rely on quality apps and Burnaware has been with me for over 3 years. Users having problems with crashes should look at other areas of their computer before coming to the first conclusion. I have 8 computers in use and over the years have never had a crash in connection to Burnaware free.

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 5.0
Version 5.0 has added "Data Disc" and "Custom Disc" instead of "Data CD","Data DVD","Bridge Disc".
General
Publisher Burnaware
Publisher web site http://www.burnaware.com
Release Date July 09, 2012
Date Added July 09, 2012
Version 5.0
Category
Category Video Software
Subcategory DVD Burners
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 8, Windows NT, Windows Vista, Windows, Windows XP, Windows 7, Windows 2000
Additional Requirements None
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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