The most popular data disc burning software Nero is being offered absolutely free by Nero AG. Since Nero 6, Nero burning suite has become bloat ware, that requires high-end PCs. But now get relief, Nero 9 Essentials is free now and can be downloaded from Nero Download Center.
But don’t expect to get full featured Nero 9 suite for free. It is stripped down StartSmart with basic features, allow to CD and DVD copying and Data CD and DVD burning with possibility to erase discs.
The package is size of 55MB, gives only the essential functions, as well as the lack of manual or help file. The “Rip and Burn”, “Create and Edit”, “Home Entertainment” and “Backup” menus are present in the interface, but are restricted to the paid version of the software, to which you can upgrade directly from the Essentials edition.
How to get it
Just follow the link and enter your email address to activate download button.
PS: It doesn’t give functionality to burn Audio, Video and MP3 discs.