Best DVD burning software

By Raffizzz ยท 17 replies
Feb 20, 2007
  1. Please help me find a good dvd burning software, that will let you burn dvd same quality as regular dvd's.

    Thanks ]
  2. SNGX1275

    SNGX1275 TS Forces Special Posts: 10,742   +421

    Are your burned dvds comming out substantially worse than the source material?

    If so, you may want to invest the time to read guides on Doom9 or VCDHelp to learn how to use free software and tweak your conversions for the best quality possible.
  3. marcuskarl73

    marcuskarl73 TS Rookie

  4. zipperman

    zipperman TS Rookie Posts: 1,179   +7


    What came with the burner ?
    Hardware makers recommend what they include with it.
    Don't buy oem Optical drives.
    I'm happy when it's Nero.It came with my Sony Dual Layer DVD+-RW.
    I use Nero Express but just getting started with DVD burning.
    My CD-r's videos copy ok.My I'st movie dvd was ok.
  5. Samstoned

    Samstoned TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,018

    I have 2 oem necs work great
    why pay for bloated unuseable software bundled with the drive

    don't mention what your burning
    data disc or authoring dvd movies
    deep burner is free and very good
    if authering use dvdlab pro
    if making movies or changing format use nero or mainconcept
    to make a svcd or dvd mpg then use dvdlab pro to author
  6. zipperman

    zipperman TS Rookie Posts: 1,179   +7

    My Nero 6 is very useable

    Thats why i bought a Sony with Nero included.
    Raffizzz asked for opinions,thats mine.
    I like the Express option.
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  7. agi_shi

    agi_shi TS Rookie Posts: 385

    Try CDBurnerXP Pro... It's free, EXTREMELY easy to use, is NOT bloated, and it burns with quality in mind.
  8. tech10

    tech10 TS Rookie

    I've been told that CloneDVD is actually the best.
    Any suggestions?
  9. zipperman

    zipperman TS Rookie Posts: 1,179   +7

    One more comment.Most cd and dvd rom drives include burning software
    like Nero and recommend you use it or what came with the drive.
    If you got no software cd i recommend Nero.
  10. Daveskater

    Daveskater Banned Posts: 1,687

    My drive is OEM, I already had all the screws, cables etc so didn't need a retail version, or the software, and it works great.

    If you're burning dvd files like .vob, .iso etc then Clone DVD 2 is very good. Nero Vision 4 is good for burning mpeg files, you can put menus on as well. I've tried it with avi's but it can't transcode them well (it says 7 hours remaining but it never goes down) so I convert them to .mpg first.
  11. tech10

    tech10 TS Rookie

    Mine did come with Nero but it doesn't want to copy dvd movies. Is there a way to get it to perform this?
  12. Daveskater

    Daveskater Banned Posts: 1,687

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  13. chunkyfunkymunk

    chunkyfunkymunk TS Rookie

    current answer to this question is what? May 2008

    What is the current answer to this question??
  14. kimsland

    kimsland Ex-TechSpotter Posts: 14,523

  15. windbell32

    windbell32 TS Rookie

    I always use Aimersoft DVD Creator, it can easily convert all popular video formats (AVI, MP4, MPG, MPEG, 3GP, WMV, ASF, RM, RMVB, DAT, MOV, FLV, etc) to DVD and burn DVD movie played on portable and home DVD players, that's very good
  16. FoReWoRd

    FoReWoRd TS Booster Posts: 204

    Try nero 7 its great.....

    or....dvd fab platinum
  17. chunkyfunkymunk

    chunkyfunkymunk TS Rookie


    Can you give more details. Especially if you have used other softwares recently and then chose between the two. I have found you can't really find the differences of these burning softwares unless you use the current versions on your system at the same time.

    Nero 7 seems expensive and bloated but maybe good things come with the price. Mostly I am concerned with ease of interface. And that it plays all DVD's that I burn on any player on the planet...

    thanks for your ideas and input...keep them coming
  18. chelseamick

    chelseamick TS Rookie

    I've tried Roxio & Nero 8 and had problems with them both and I'm now using ConvertXTo DVD and its great and seems a lot faster than the others with very few failures
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