Though there is no dearth of CD/DVD writers, Nero has stayed a leading solution provider when it comes to burning discs. Nero is now giving away Nero 10 lite for absolutely free. All you have to do is go to their site and download the lite version. This version should support all the basic needs of a normal home user.

This version of Nero BurnLite 10 contains simply data burning and disc copying features for CDs and DVDs. Additional features and functionality are available with an upgrade to Nero Burning ROM or Nero Multimedia Suite 10.

Minimum system requirements for Nero BurnLite 10

  • Windows® XP SP3 (32-bit), Windows Vista® SP1 (32 and 64-bit), Windows® 7 Home Premium, Professional, Enterprise or Ultimate (32 and 64-bit)
  • 2 GHz AMD or Intel® processor
  • 512 MB RAM (1 GB RAM for Windows Vista® or Windows® 7)
  • 300 MB hard drive space for a typical installation of all components (including temporary disk space)
  • CD or DVD recordable or rewritable drive for burning
  • Third party components such as Microsoft Windows® Installer 4.5 and Microsoft Silverlight™ are shipped with the product or automatically downloaded if not included in the package
  • An Internet connection is required (DSL-1000 and higher recommended). Internet connection charges are the user’s responsibility


  • On 64-bit operating systems, applications run in 32-bit emulation mode
  • The devices must be correctly installed and recognized by the operating system for the product to work properly
  • Installation of the latest WHQL certified device drivers is strongly recommended

Supported media for burning

  • CD-R
  • CD-RW
  • DVD±R
  • DVD±RW
  • DVD±R DL

Supported disc formats

  • Data CD (ISO, UDF, ISO/UDF)
  • Data DVD (ISO, UDF, ISO/UDF)

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