Blu-Ray Disc also known as BD is the latest optical disc storage medium with very high storage capacity. Blu-ray Discs contain 25 GB per layer, with dual layer discs (50 GB).The storage capacity of BD reaches up to 128GB for quadruple layers. The size of the Blu-ray disc is same as of DVD’s and CD’s and is 1200 mm in diameter. It has gained lot of popularity these days but as many of the device still do not support Blu-ray disc it will take some time to cement its place in market.
While present optical disc technological innovation such as DVD, DVD±R, DVD±RW, and DVD-RAM depend on a red laser light to study information, the new structure uses a blue-violet laser light instead. Despite the different form of laser treatment used, Blu-ray items can quickly be created in reverse appropriate with CDs and DVDs through the use of a BD/DVD/CD compatible optical pickup unit.
We’ll be discussing some of the tools that will help in burning Blu-ray disc. The best available free Blu-ray discs burning tools are as follows:
Imgburn is the most popular burning tool which can be used for burning CD / DVD / HD DVD / Blu-ray discs. It is lightweight application and supports various image formats such as bin, di, dvd, pdi, mds, cue, ccd and many more. ImgBurn can also be used to build DVD, HD DVD and Blu-ray Video discs from respective folders.
StarBurn is another awesome free tool that can be used to burn Blu-ray, CD, DVD and HD-DVD discs. This tool has wide variety of burning options and supports all types of storage media like CD-R/RW, DVD-R/RW, etc. The con of this tool is that it does not support network burning, still it is very good tool for home purpose.
Hamster Burning Studio is another powerful tool for Blu-ray disc burning. The best feature of this tool is that it automatically identifies the type, capacity and burning speed of the inserted disc and burns the disc according to the detected information. This app has also variety of themes which gives it a good look.
4. CD Burner XP
CD Burner XP is also used for burning Blu-ray and other discs. It has an extra feature of burning and creating ISOs. This app is popular for burning CDs and DVDs and compatible on all forms of Windows. It supports all discs formats and capable of burning it.
BurnAware is a fast , lightweight and full of features tool that can be used for burning all types of discs including Blu-ray discs. It has several features such as make and burn discs images, copy and backup discs and create bootable CDs and DVDs.