ImgBurn, since its first release in October 2005, has served for numerous users to burn images, audios and videos to CD/DVD. Though there is no upgrade since its update on 16th June 2013, the program keeps attract users’ attention.
If you are looking for answers on problems, such as what is ImgBurn used for, is ImgBurn Mac available or are there any alternative to ImgBurn, you are here in the right place to get to know about ImgBurn.
ImgBurn, as it name implies, is a program designed with the main feature to burn images to CD/DVD or create images from CD/DVD Disc, but also allows users to burn other files to CD or DVD.
The program is lightweight with a size of 3.8MB for the newest V184.108.40.206. Comparing to other CD/DVD burning software, ImgBurn is quite smaller and saves a lot of space on Windows PC.
However, being lightweight, the program has its own disadvantages in multi-functionality and personalization. For example, the input and output are limited in several formats, even some of them are not mainstream formats any more; or the absence of basic tools to edit or customize the CD/DVD output for different occasions.
Yes, as you may have realized or been told that there is no ImgBurn for Mac, since ImgBurn support all Windows OS, Linux and other x86-based Unixes, but MacOS.
At the time when ImgBurn first came to public, Windows OS dominated (still now) in the computer world, and it is no wonder that ImgBurn didn’t develop a Mac version. While, according to the fact that the latest version of ImgBurn was released in 2013, it is much likely that there will be no ImgBurn Mac from LIGHTNING UK! in the future.
Now that we understand there is no ImgBurn for Mac, we should also get that all the so-called ImgBurn Mac are talking about the alternatives that can function as equivalently as ImgBurn but work on a Mac.
In fact, as time goes by, the UI and some of ImgBurn features seems to be outdated. When speaking of DVD burning in nowadays, people are more concerned about burning all kinds of videos to DVD, instead of image, for the sake of escalating power from a mobile phone to create beautiful and cool videos anytime and anywhere. Therefore, many DVD burning software that once deemed ImgBurn as a rival in the past time have evolved a lot to meet today’s needs.
On DVD Burning, Cisdem DVD Burner is absolutely the best alternative to ImgBurn for Mac. Cisdem DVD Burner can fast burn all popular videos like MP4, MOV, AVI, WMV, MKV, FLV, M2TS, etc. to DVD/DVD folder/ISO files quickly and easily. Also, it outperforms ImgBurn with more features, for instance, editing videos with a basic set of tools and personalizing videos with menu templates. What’s more, it is extremely easy to use and helps to maintain the original video quality in DVD outputs.
Launch Cisdem DVD Burner on Mac and insert a blank record-able DVD into your Mac. Then click the "folder" or "video" button on the top right corner to add your videos or directly drag your video files to the burning software.
Use the editing tools to customize your videos before burning, such as crop, rotate, add watermarks, effects or subtitles.
Use different menu templates to personalize your DVDs. Also you can modify the menu template by clicking on the contents to customize your DVD menu.
Preview the video, then click the red “burning” button to burn. This process will take you a few minutes and you can save it as DVDs, DVD folders and ISO files.
Besides Cisdem DVD Burner, there are also some recommended alternatives to ImgBurn for Mac. Here we list 3 for your choice.
The Mac Slideshow DVD Burner from DVD-PHOTO-SLIDESHOW is originally a tool to burn photos to slideshow DVD, but now has evolved to add the feature of burning videos to DVD too. Users are allowed to burn photos, audios and videos to DVD, or encode the slideshow as MP4/MOV to play on mobile devices. Even, the program provides a set of tools to personalize the DVD output by adding effects, theme styles, menu templates and basic editing features to customize the DVD if you like.
iSkysoft DVD Creator is a stylish program to burn video, picture and audio to DVD or other DVD-friendly formats. With its neat and user-friendly interface, users can process the burning extremely easily. Not only builds in the feature to burn DVD disc, iSkysoft also allows users to edit the videos before burning.
Still, there are various menu templates within the program for DVD personalization, even you can download more menu templates on its website.
Leawo DVD Creator is another program to burn DVD both on Mac and Windows PC. It supports to burn virtually all videos to DVD, also burn pictures into slideshow DVD. One thing makes Leawo DVD Creator differ from other DVD creators is it fast speed to burn DVDs. No matter how large the video input, this program processes DVD burning faster than others. In addition, it allows users to make basic editing on the video for customization.
Times are different now and maybe it is the time to forget ImgBurn, not only because ImgBurn turns out to be not the only or the best free dvd burner to burn photos or videos, but also for the reason that there are so many other choices out there to keep up with times. You can find the reasons why you need to find an alternative to ImgBurn:
So, according to above, here we bring 2 options on alternative to ImgBurn for Windows users.
Platform: Windows 10/8/8.1/7
Official website: https://www.ashampoo.com/en/usd/pin/5510/burning-software/burning-studio-20
Ashampoo Burning Studio is absolutely a super powerful program to burn data to discs. It includes all the necessary features you will need to do a DVD burning, it guarantees a successful burning, also preserves the original data quality in DVD outputs. Here is a list of its main features, quite impressive:
Also, it is quite easy to use with its neat yet informative interface. It supports multi-language. Though such a powerful program won’t come with a competitive price, it is worth a try, especially for those advanced users who want to burn professional-looking discs.
Platform: Windows 10/8.x/7
Official website: https://www.roxio.com/en/products/creator/
Roxio Creator NXT 6 is another versatile program to burn CD and DVDs on Windows, which is qualified to be a good alternative to ImgBurn. Not only supports to burn a lot of media files (audio, video, photos) to disc, it also builds in some great and useful features that today’ users would love very much, have a glance at its main features listed as following:
However, Roxio doesn’t offer a free trial, you will need to buy the license to use its service. It is OK to make such a commercial investment, it does guarantees a 30-day money back if the program fall short of your expectations.
ImgBurn has its advantages, but it is not irreplaceable today as that as in those old days. We have so many good choices for ImgBurn for Mac, also excellent alternatives to ImgBurn on Windows, most of them cater to users’ needs and bring high quality DVD output.
Rosa has worked in Mac software industry for more than eight years. She believes that the purpose of software is to make life better and work more productively. In addition to writing, Rosa is also an avid runner.
But Cisdem DVD Burner is not free, right? It is commercial ware, and costs $39.99. Any free alternative to ImgBurn for Mac?