Burn ISO Files to CD / DVD with this Free Utility
By on May 22nd, 2008

We have talked about how to open ISO files and also a easy way to mount a ISO file as a virtual CD / DVD drive, but what if you simply burn a ISO file to a CD / DVD? Would you go and buy a costly software like Nero, which has become more of a entertainment package and less of a CD / DVD burning software or would you just wait for some free software to come by and help you burn your ISO file to a CD / DVD?

If you are waiting for the latter to happen you shall have to not wait any longer. Active@ ISO Burner is a free software that allows you burn those ISO files to a CD or DVD.

The software works more like the regular CD / DVD burning softwares except that it specializes in helping you burn ISO files to a CD / DVD.

Active@ ISO Burner is a freeware application that will allow you to burn an ISO image file to CD-R, DVD-R, DVD+R, CD-RW, DVD-RW, DL DVD+RW, HD DVD and Blu-ray Disc.

How can you burn a ISO file to a CD / DVD?

  • Download the ISO CD image to a folder on your computer.
  • Insert a blank CD in your CD-RW drive.
  • Run Active@ ISO Burner.
  • Type the path to ISO image file or click Browse button to locate it via standard File Open dialog.
  • Click the [BURN ISO!] button to start the process of writing ISO image to CD.

active-iso-burner-main-screen

That’s it, it couldn’t get any simpler than that.

What other options does Active@ ISO Burner provide you with?

iso_burner_settings

Active@ ISO Burner also provides you with options such as

  • Finalize Media – after burning is complete performs media finalizing (takes some time)
  • Perform BURN-Proof - sets the status of BURN-Proof (Buffer Under RuN error Proof) flag which helps in protection from BURN error
  • Perform OPC - sets the status of flag for performing OPC, before burning.
  • Default rewritable media erase – if media type is re-writable (CD-RW, DVD-RW, etc.) checking this option will automatically erase media every time before burning starts. If turned off – dialog pops up asking to confirm erase action. Erasing takes some time
  • Default Max write speed – if turned on – burner has been set up to use maximum writing speed. If turned off – one step below maximum
  • Cache Buffer Size – size of the cache buffer in megabytes. Gives a basic level of Buffer Under RuN Error Protection using software buffers. The data, to be burnt, is kept in the system RAM, before it is burnt to the disc.

Summarizing

If you are looking for a easy way to burn all those ISO files you have collected over a period of Active@ ISO Burner is definitely good piece of software you should try out.

And since its absolutely free you do not have to worry about spending more than you have to.

Which softwares do you use to burn ISO files, do let me know through your comments.

Download: Active@ ISO Burner

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  • http://www.mymoldova.info Moldova

    Active@ ISO Burner is very good. I use it to burn files and folders to CD.

  • http://www.dolonki.com.ua Eugene

    Hmmm.
    Download: Active@ ISO Burner
    And link is pointing to “mailto:Active@%20ISO%20Burner”.

    Hey, Moldova where did you get your copy to “burn files and folders to CD”? ;)

    • Keith Dsouza

      Thanks for the heads up Eugene, link for download has been fixed :)

  • http://www.rocketdivision.com NISMO

    …and if you’re looking for completely FREE and powerful CD/DVD and Blu-Ray/HD-DVD burning application you’re welcomed to give a try to the StarBurn from Rocket Division Software. Just in case here’s an URL:

    http://www.rocketdivision.com/starburn.html

    Arigato!

    -ichiro

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  • merso

    If you want to burn iso file/create iso image on mac,I share you below website:
    http://www.infopirate.org/_how-burn-dvd-iso-file-mac

  • http://www.touchupsoft.com/ blueshell

    Now there is another good free DVD burner-ImgBurn which allows you to burn files and folders to DVD.

 
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