Burn CD, DVD, Blu-ray Discs, with BurnAware Free

BurnAware Free is a free CD, DVD, Blu-ray Disc burning software, for users with basic disc burning needs (backup, creating data, audio, MP3 music, DVD-Video discs, burning disc images). The interface is clean and flexible.

Features: Create data, bootable and multisession CD/DVD/Blu-ray Discs; Create Audio CDs and MP3 CD/DVD/Blu-ray Discs; Create DVD-Video; Record boot disc images; Create and record disc images; Supports all current hardware interfaces (IDE/SCSI/USB/1394/SATA);

Supports UDF/ISO9660/Joliet Bridged file systems (any combination); On-the-fly writing for all image types (no staging to hard drive first); Auto-verification of written files; Supports CD-Text and unicode characters; Supports Windows NT/2000/XP/Vista/7 (32 and 64 Bit), no drivers required.

BurnAware lacks the mixing/fading features of Nero – it even lacks playlist support (you have to add each audio file manually).