In some cases, you want to take backup copies of your archive to an optical disc, or you want to create bootable discs to restore the computer in case something goes wrong, or you want to create DVDs with your favorite personal moments.
For all these needs, you should have a capable recording device on your computer and, of course, a recording software installed on your computer.
Personally, I prefer to use lightweight applications and utilities inside my computer for my needs. Therefore, I found a lightweight CD / DVD / HD DVD / Blu-ray burning software to perform the above operations. Application name “ImgBurn” and it supports all versions of Microsoft Windows operating system from Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT4, Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows 2003, Windows Vista, Windows 2008, Windows 7 and Windows 8.
In this guide, you’ll find instructions on how to use ImgBurn to create or burn ISO files and how to burn your files to an optical disc (DVD/CD, Blu-ray disc).
How to use ImgBurn to create or burn ISO files or burn files to an optical disc.
Step 1: Download and install ImgBurn.
1. Download it From “ImgBurn”. Here. (Click on one download window for the list and then select download)
2. Choose “Run” in the pop-up window.
3. selectThe next one” on screen 1 of ImgBurn’s setup wizard.
4. Accept it the license agreement and select “The next one“.
5. Leave the default settings and choose “Next”.
6. Leave the default installation location (unless you use another location to install programs) and select “Next”.
7. selectThe next one” in the folder options in the start menu.
8. When the installation is complete, select “.Termination” and start using ImgBurn.
Step 2: How to use ImgBurn.
When the ImgBurn application starts, you should see the following window on your screen:
Note*: Basic operations that can be performed using ImgBurn are explained below.
Features of ImgBurn:
1. Burn the image file to disk: Use this feature if you want to burn an image file (such as .ISO, .BIN, .NRG, etc.) to an optical media disc (such as CD-ROM, DVD-ROM, or Blu-ray disc).
2. Create an image file from disk: Using this feature, you can create an aa file into an image file (such as .ISO) that contains all the data content of your favorite optical disc (CD, DVD, or Blu-ray disc).
3. Check the disk: Using this feature, you can check the content between the image file and the original optical disc.
4. Burn files/folders to disk: Use this feature to burn/save your archives to CD-ROM or DVD-ROM.
5. Create image file from file/folders: Using this feature, you can create an image file from your files or folders.