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dvd burning

Nero Burning ROM

Nero Burning ROM
Free to try

Nero Burning ROM

Burn and copy CD, DVD, Blu-ray discs, rip audio CDs.

Free to try
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Publisher: Nero Downloads: 1,135,308
Ashampoo Burning Studio Free

Ashampoo Burning Studio Free
Free

Ashampoo Burning Studio Free

Burn the files and images on CD and DVD discs.

Free
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Publisher: Ashampoo Downloads: 5,841,359
Ashampoo Burning Studio 16

Ashampoo Burning Studio 16
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Ashampoo Burning Studio 16

Burn data, movies, and music to CD, DVD, or Blu-ray discs.

Free to try
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Publisher: Ashampoo Downloads: 3,812,576
Ashampoo Burning Studio 2016

Ashampoo Burning Studio 2016
Free

Ashampoo Burning Studio 2016

Burn data, music or movies safely, create backups or rip and burn music CDs.

Free
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Publisher: Ashampoo Downloads: 134,708
Roxio Easy CD & DVD Burning

Roxio Easy CD & DVD Burning
Paid

Roxio Easy CD & DVD Burning

Drag and drop files to reserve your music, photos, and videos on CD or DVD.

Paid
Publisher: Roxio Downloads: 13,539
Free Videos To DVD

Free Videos To DVD
Free

Free Videos To DVD

Convert and burn your video to DVD disk.

Free
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Publisher: Koyote Soft Downloads: 201,454
Oront Burning Kit 2 Basic

Oront Burning Kit 2 Basic
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Oront Burning Kit 2 Basic

Create and burn audio, DVD-video, MP3 and data CDs, DVDs, Blu-Ray discs, and HD DVDs.

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Publisher: Oront Software Downloads: 128,096
YNET DVD&CD Burning SDK

YNET DVD&CD Burning SDK
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YNET DVD&CD Burning SDK

Burn data, audio, video files into CD/DVD discs, real-time and encrypt burning.

Free to try
Publisher: YNET Technology Downloads: 24,615
DVD Encoder

DVD Encoder
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DVD Encoder

Create burning ready DVD video files from AVI, WMV, ASF, and MPEG.

Free to try
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Publisher: DVDREcode Software Downloads: 87,039
DVD Power Burner

DVD Power Burner
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DVD Power Burner

Burn data, audios, videos, and images to CDs or DVDs.

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Publisher: TradeTouch Downloads: 722,922
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About DVD player software

Streaming services like Netflix and Amazon Video have made DVDs and Blu-rays a lot less popular than they used to be. But if you still enjoy playing DVDs and want to watch on your desktop or laptop, you certainly can. Your options depend on your operating system and computer maker.

Note: If your computer has a CD-ROM drive, no software can make it play a DVD or read a DVD-R or DVD-ROM; the laser inside a CD-ROM drive can't read a DVD at all.

  • FAQ

    Your computer may have preinstalled software to play DVDs. So before you download anything, pop in a disc and see what happens. If you can't get the disc to play this way, read on for our advice and recommended downloads.

    Playing DVDs in Windows 7
    When you insert a DVD in the DVD drive of a computer that's running Windows 7 Home Premium, Professional, or Ultimate, Windows Media Player should automatically open and start playing the disc.

    If you have a different version of Windows 7, or if Windows Media Player is not cooperating, your best bet is VLC Media Player ( Windows, Mac, Android). This free app plays a wide variety of audio and video files.

    Playing DVDs in Windows 8
    Windows 8 does not have built-in support for playing DVDs. Until October 30, 2015, you could have bought a Pro Pack or Media Pack from Microsoft to enable Windows Media Player to play DVDs in Windows 8.

    However, if your version of Windows 8 was upgraded from Windows 7 Home Premium, Professional, or Ultimate, or a different version of Windows 7 that came with the Media Center, then it should have inherited the ability to play DVDs automatically. (Note: If you've ever had to reinstall Windows, if you follow the upgrade path -- reinstall 7, then upgrade to 8 -- you should still have your DVD player license. But if you had to wipe everything and install 8, you won't have the DVD player.)

    If you can't play a DVD in Windows 8, VLC Media Player ( Windows, Mac, Android) can come to the rescue. Just download and install VLC, pop in your DVD, and Windows should ask if you want to use VLC to play the disc. If you have problems getting the disc to play, you can also open VLC first (it should create a shortcut on your desktop when you install it), click the Media menu in the upper left-hand corner, select Open Disc, and click the Play Button.

    Playing DVDs in Windows 10
    Windows 10 can play DVDs automatically -- if certain conditions are met. If you upgraded to Windows 10 from Windows 7 Home Premium, Professional, or Ultimate; a different version of Windows 7 that came with the Media Center; or Windows 8 with a Pro Pack or Media Pack installed, then Windows 10 should have retained the ability to play DVDs. If not, we recommend VLC Media Player ( Windows, Mac, Android) once again. You can pay $15 to get Windows DVD Player from Microsoft's app store, but we don't recommend this app. Frankly, it's not very good -- you might not even be able to get it to run.

    Playing DVDs on Mac
    OS X has DVD Player built in. Just pop your disc into the optical drive (or the external SuperDrive connected via USB), and your DVD should start playing automatically. Of course, if you have a MacBook Air, which has no CD/DVD drive, you won't be able to watch DVDs on your laptop.

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