Wednesday, November 11, 2015

BurnAware Free Portable, Free Burning Software and DVD Copying Software!
"This program is worth the download just because it erases burned discs. The fact that it can burn just about any type of disc you would need is a major bonus. BurnAware Free is very close to a must-have utility for anyone who burns discs regularly." — staff (December 15, 2013)
"BurnAware worked smoothly on Windows 8.1 Pro during our evaluation, without hanging, crashing or popping up error messages. It is compatible with older Windows editions as well, including XP." —Elena Opris, (October 17th, 2014 15:01 GMT)
"Nice easy interface. Versatile. Seems to work very well." —Alec Armour (a user), (August 17, 2015)
BurnAware is a family of compact, easy to use and efficient tools for CD, DVD and Blu-ray Disc burning and copying.

Size: 35.3 MB (37,113,856 bytes) Packed Size: 8.53 MB (8,945,664 bytes)
SHA-256: DBF266F9535F2060D3D812CE6D112C06075C5F7E378B75350C094CC17CC6479E

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Size: 34.1 MB (35,794,944 bytes) Packed Size: 668 KB (684,032 bytes)
MD5: DB520D3CA58686510CC131F9E51915FE

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BurnAware Pro #GIVEAWAY

Size: 1.27 MB (1,335,296 bytes) Packed Size: 696 KB (712,704 bytes)
MD5: 753367BF626D743FA910102B456C0F1E


Release Details

Developer: Burnaware &
Compare Editions: The free edition does not include some features, please see the comparison
Requirements: Windows XP or later
License: Freeware (personal use)—EULA
Source: Included in the package (.ini, .nsh files)

DIY/Do It Yourself: Upgrade to the Latest Release

Requirements 7-Zip, NPP/Notepad++ or other text editor, Launcher Generator/PAL, Installer/PAI.

  1. Get the latest portable app. template, and extract the content with 7-Zip.
  2. Get the latest BurnAware Free release.
  3. Put it in the same folder as the extracted template, in our example C:\0TEST, then extract the installer by following this guide.
  4. Let's prepare the binaries:
    1. Move License.rtf file from burnaware_free_10.9\embedded folder to burnaware_free_10.9\{app} folder,
    2. Search for *.lng files then move them all to BurnAwareFreePortable\App\BurnAwareFree\lang, overwrite anything inside it. Move all *.lng
      Paste them into App\BurnAwareFree\lang
    3. Select all the remaining files in burnaware_free_10.9\{app} folder and move them to BurnAwareFreePortable\App\BurnAwareFree folder. Move remaining files
      Paste them into App\BurnAwareFree
  5. Browse to BurnAwareFreePortable\App\AppInfo and open appinfo.ini file with NPP. Replace the [Version] section with the latest version number. Make sure the PackageVersion entry is in 4 place digit, eg. not 10.9.0 nor 10.9,Update version
  6. Run PAL, paste the template folder address C:\0TEST\BurnAwareFreePortable, and click Go—a new launcher will be created, Create new launcher
  7. Test the new launchers by following this guide.
  8. When all is OK, then delete the BurnAwareFreePortable\Data folder and run PAI, paste the package folder address C:\0TEST\BurnAwareFreePortable, and click Go—to create the installer package. Create installer
  9. Use the installer package to upgrade your portable application. Don't forget to at least backup your Data folder before any upgrade :)
  10. If you find any changes that's not handled by the launcher, consult the PAL help file to modify the launcher yourself or ask for our paid upgrade support.

Portability Notes

  • BurnAware do not have portable mode. It stores its settings in Windows data folder while running.
  • Make sure it exits cleanly before plugging out your thumbdrive.
  • You can help by sending request to the official developer to add "portable mode" to their future release.

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