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Ashampoo Burning Studio Free

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Ashampoo Burning Studio Free

  -  91.42 MB  -  Freeware
  • Latest Version

    Ashampoo Burning Studio Free 1.24.13 LATEST

  • Review by

    Sophia Jones

  • Operating System

    Windows 10 / Windows 11

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Ashampoo Burning Studio Free is a disc burning software developed by Ashampoo GmbH & Co. KG. It caters to both beginners and advanced users, providing a comprehensive suite of tools for burning CDs, DVDs, and Blu-ray discs. The software aims to offer a hassle-free experience while ensuring high-quality results in various disc-related tasks.

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Effortlessly burn data
With Ashampoo Burning Studio FREE, burning data to CD, DVD, or Blu-ray discs is a breeze. You can easily update or delete existing discs, including rewritable media (RW), if supported. No matter what hardware you have, this freeware handles it all.

Free audio burning software
For audiophiles, it offers a great tool to extract audio from CDs and create music CDs in various formats such as MP3, WMA, and WAV, ensuring top-notch quality.

More music on your disc
MP3 and WMA audio discs are also supported, allowing you to enjoy hours of music on a single disc. The built-in normalization feature ensures consistent volume levels, and the integrated player makes selecting the right tracks a breeze.

Burn movies and copies with ease
Not only can you burn standard videos, but it also supports HD and Full HD videos if the required files are available in a prepared folder. Creating video CDs (VCD) or super video CDs (SVCD) is also a straightforward process. Additionally, making disc copies is just a few clicks away.

Password-protected backups
With powerful backup functionality, it ensures maximum safety for your burned files. You can burn or backup any file to internal or external storage media, including USB flash drives. The refined compression technology ensures efficient use of space, and you can add an extra layer of security with password protection.

Free ISO burner
Handling disc images like a pro is made easy with Ashampoo Burning Studio FREE. Whether you need to create or burn disc images in Ashampoo's ASHDISC format or standard ISO and CUE/BIN formats, this software has got you covered.

Always up-to-date burning software
The app is fully compatible with Windows 11, 10, 8, and 7, and the software receives regular updates to keep up with the latest developments in Windows and hardware.

Upgrade to Ashampoo Burning Studio Premium for even more features
If you're looking for limitless possibilities, consider switching to Ashampoo Burning Studio Premium. This powerful shareware comes with added benefits, including scratch protection for discs, instant restoration of your most recent projects, a powerful video editor for creating home movies, and a plethora of new templates, themes, and menu designs for your multimedia projects.

  • Data Burning: Easily burn data files, documents, images, and folders to CDs, DVDs, or Blu-ray discs.
  • Audio CD Creation: Create audio CDs from various audio formats like MP3, WAV, FLAC, and more.
  • Video DVD Authoring: Convert and burn video files to DVD format for playback on standard DVD players.
  • Disc Image Creation: Generate ISO and CUE/BIN files from discs or folders for archival or replication purposes.
  • Disc Copying: Make exact copies of CDs, DVDs, or Blu-ray discs, preserving the original quality.
  • Disc Spanning: Automatically split and burn large data sets across multiple discs.
  • Backup and Restore: Securely back up your important files and restore them when needed.
  • Disc Erasing: Erase rewritable discs to reuse them for other purposes.
  • Design and Print Covers: Customize disc covers and labels for a personalized touch.
Installation and Setup

Installing Ashampoo Burning Studio Free is a straightforward process. Users can download the software from the official website or FileHorse and run the installation file. The setup wizard guides users through the necessary steps, including accepting the license agreement and selecting installation preferences. Within a few minutes, the software will be ready to use on the user's system.

How to Use
  • Data Burning: Select the "Burn Data" option from the dashboard, add files/folders, choose the burning settings, and start the process.
  • Audio CD Creation: Choose "Create Audio CD," add audio files, customize settings (e.g., pause between tracks), and click "Burn."
  • Video DVD Authoring: Opt for "Create Video DVD," add video files, arrange their order, customize menus (if desired), and initiate burning.
  • Disc Image Creation: Select "Create Disc Image," specify the source (disc or folder), choose the output format, and begin the process.
  • Disc Copying: Click "Copy Disc," insert the source disc, select the destination drive, and let the software create an identical copy.

Q: Can I burn a DVD that will work on any DVD player?
A: Yes, it supports DVD authoring that creates discs compatible with standard DVD players.

Q: Does the software support Blu-ray burning?
A: Yes, the program supports Blu-ray disc burning, but please note that this feature may not be available in the "FREE" version.

Q: Can I create multiple copies of the same disc simultaneously?
A: It allows you to create one copy at a time. To create multiple copies simultaneously, consider using the paid version or specialized duplicating software.

Q: Is there a limit to the size of data I can burn on a single disc?
A: The maximum data size you can burn on a single disc depends on the type of disc (CD, DVD, Blu-ray) and its storage capacity. The software will notify you if your data exceeds the disc's limit.

Q: Can I create and burn disc images from non-copy-protected DVDs or CDs?
A: Yes, it can create disc images from non-copy-protected DVDs or CDs.


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Ashampoo Burning Studio Free 2024 is available as a freeware offering, allowing users to access a wide range of disc burning features at no cost. However, Ashampoo also offers a PREMIUM version with additional functionalities and customer support, available for purchase at a reasonable price (only $13).

System Requirements
  • Operating System: Windows 7/8/10/11 (32-bit or 64-bit)
  • Processor: 1 GHz or higher
  • RAM: 2 GB or more
  • Hard Disk Space: 250 MB for installation
  • Optical Drive: CD/DVD/Blu-ray writer (for burning discs)
An Internet connection is required to activate the program. The program license is verified repeatedly at regular intervals.


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  • Intuitive user interface.
  • A diverse range of burning capabilities.
  • Free to use with a vast array of features.
  • Efficient disc spanning for large data sets.
  • Supports various disc formats and disc image creation.
  • Some advanced features may be limited in the free version.
  • Frequent updates might require re-familiarization with new functionalities.

It offers a compelling suite of disc burning tools with a user-friendly interface, catering to both novices and experienced users. The software excels in its data burning, audio CD creation, and video DVD authoring capabilities. While some advanced features might be limited in the FREE version, it remains a solid choice for basic disc burning needs.

For those seeking more advanced functionalities, exploring the premium version or considering alternative like Nero Burning ROM could be worthwhile. Ultimately, Ashampoo Burning Studio Free remains a commendable and reliable free option for all your disc burning requirements.

  • Ashampoo Burning Studio Free 1.24.13 Screenshots

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What's new in this version:

- Burn data with ease
- Handle and burn ISO images comfortably
- Rip audio discs with track detection and create your own music CDs in various formats
- Password-protected backups
- NEW: Multiple application backgrounds available
- NEW: Improved Windows 11 compatibility
- NEW: New versatile cover search
- NEW: Enhanced database for disc detection and metadata
- NEW: Burn engine compatible with current hardware

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