Ashampoo Burning Studio 21 is still totally simple and intuitive to use. We listened to your feedback, added the new functions you asked for and made a long list of corrections and changes. The result is a better, more powerful and more efficient CD, DVD and Blu-Ray burning application than ever before.
Burn a wide range of files to discs, generate ISO images, design covers and save unfinished projects with this reliable application
Preserving your photos, movies or music onto optical discs requires a dedicated software that can inscribe the data onto the CD, DVD or BD. One of the most sought after tools on the market today is Ashampoo Burning Studio and it comes packed with everything you will ever need to burn your new discs.
Familiar and user-friendly GUI
The installation process runs quite seamlessly, as no offers for third-party products are brought forward and no changes are made to your web browsers. Upon completion, you are brought to a fairly intuitive and modern interface, as it encloses a menu bar and a navigation panel. Once an option is selected, you come by a pretty typical window.
In addition to that, you should know the interface is quite customizable, allowing users to choose between several skins and multiple color themes.
Burn data, audio tracks and videos, and backup what you deem necessary
First and foremost, Ashampoo Burning Studio enables you to burn data on to discs faster, by providing you with a folder structure and a small wizard to guide you through the necessary steps. Moreover, it packs disk spanning and encryption capabilities, while it also enables you to update the contents of a selected DVD or CD.
Backing up files and folder is possible, be they from the hard drive or an external storage device. With just a few clicks you can also create, audio, MP3 or WMA discs, movie or slideshow DVDs and Blu-rays, video DVDs or BDs from a folder, VCDs and SVCDs. Moreover, the program allows you to schedule automatic backups that you can set to to burn your new media as often as you want. Alternatively, you can set up alerts to remind you to backup your media.
Create images, erase and rip discs, and save projects
The application also features an audio CDs ripping tool and another one which helps you create covers, cases and booklets and edit the paper format it comes in. It is possible to create ISO, IMG and CUE images, as well as burn them to discs and create bootable DVDs, CDs or Blu-rays.On a side note, the tool comes with a streamlined editor that you can use to create custom covers and inlays.
Last but least, you can generate a modified copy of an existing disc, erase a rewritable one or finalize it. Stats can be generated with just a click of the button, while you can also save projects, so that you can complete them at a later date.
Evaluation and conclusion
CPU and memory usage can be affected from time to time, depending on the process you are running, yet you should know most tasks are completed in a fair amount of time. The interface is appealing and user-friendly and our tests did not return any issues, such as errors, crashes or freezes.
All things considered, Ashampoo Burning Studio is a strong contender in the burning software category and thanks to its powerful feature pack this software will accommodate the needs and requirements of the vast majority of users.
Burn files and folders on data CDs/DVDs/Blu-ray discs
Burn Audio CDs from WAV, MP3, FLAC, WMA and Ogg Vorbis files
Burn MP3-CDs from your MP3 files
Burn Video DVD, Video CD (VCD) or Super Video CD (S-VCD)
Create and burn CD/DVD/Blu-ray disc images
Burn speed and other options can all be set automatically
Make copies from audio, video or data discs easily
Interactive troubleshooting assistant for solving hardware and media problems
Save project files so that you can burn the same discs again later
Erase CD-RWs / DVD+RWs / DVD-RWs/ DVD-RAM/ BD-REs
Integrated support for over 1,700 CD, DVD and Blu-ray burners
And Turn off antivirus software before install software