If you are using laptop or desktop then its must comes with limited Hard Disk space which some times runs out of space. If you want to share or kept data safe then you might consider CD or DVD as they are easy to use and portable too.
Most you must be having DVD drive on your laptop or desktop, new Ultrabooks doesn’t comes with DVD drive but you can always go with portable DVD drive which can be attached with it.
Windows 7 or higher OS comes with in-built DVD burning capabilities but they offer limited functions like it wont allow you to copy disk into Image file, for this you can use lots of tools, there are some paid one too like Nero but here are some good freeware tools which are designed to create CD/DVDs.
First in our list is CDBurnerXP, don’t go with its name, it will work fine on your Windows 8 too. CDBurnerXP is a free application to burn CDs and DVDs, including Blu-Ray and HD-DVDs. It also includes the feature to burn and create ISOs, as well as a multi-language interface.
burn all kinds of discs
audio-CDs with or without gaps between tracks
burn and create ISO files
data verification after burning process
create bootable discs
bin/nrg ? ISO converter, simple cover printing and much more!
Operating Systems: Windows 2000/XP/2003 Server/Vista/2008/Win7/Win8 (x86 / x64)
BurnAware free is a full-fledged, easy-to-use, free burning software which allows users to write all types of files such as digital photos, pictures, archives, images, documents, music and videos to CDs, DVDs and Blu-ray Discs. With BurnAware Free, you also will be able to create bootable or multisession discs, high-quality Audio CDs and Video DVDs, make and burn disc images, copy and backup discs.
ImgBurn is a lightweight CD/DVD/HD DVD/ Blu-ray burning app for Windows. ImgBurn supports a wide range of image file formats – including BIN, CCD, CDI, CUE, DI, DVD, GI, IMG, ISO, MDS, NRG and PDI.
It can burn Audio CD’s from any file type supported via DirectShow / ACM – including AAC, APE, FLAC, M4A, MP3, MP4, MPC, OGG, PCM, WAV, WMA and WV. You can use it to build DVD Video discs (from a VIDEO_TS folder), HD DVD Video discs (from a HVDVD_TS folder) and Blu-ray Video discs (from a BDAV / BDMV folder) with ease.