Nero 9 StartSmart Essentials is a basic free version of Nero Burning Rom. It was previously bundled with OEM PC or burner with limited features. Now Nero has put it for everyone to download. This version CANNOT burn audio CDs from MP3s. This version of Nero 9 contains simply data burning and disc copying features for CDs and DVDs. Additional features and functionality are available with an upgrade to Nero 9 full version.
tip: To keep your system clean, it is recommended to deselect the Ask.com toolbar options during the installation.
Ashampoo Burning Studio 2009 is much better alternative ( currently available free from vnunet ) which is capable of Burn and update data discs, Back up your data to single or multiple discs, Rip and burn music, Burn movies and photos to DVDs and data discs, Copy CDs, DVDs and Blu-ray discs, Create and burn disc images, Erase rewriteable discs, Expert burn functions for full control Label Designer.
This works on Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Vista.
Download Ashampoo Burning Studio 2009 [ 16.7MB ]
tip: Leave "Get full version key" checked during installation to start the process of receiving your free registration key