DVD burner software is a software tool that helps to establish communication with the DVD burner. It functions as an instructor to the DVD burner, by providing information such as how and what to burn.
DVD burner software was introduced to overcome difficulties experienced by the DVD burner hardware component. Such software is capable of reading and writing movies, pictures and home projects. The functions of the DVD burner software include
Copy DVD to CD format, VHS tape to CD format, DVD to DVD, and DVD to VCD, SVCD and DVD audio
Backup DVD to CD format and backup DVD collection with DVD-R or DVD-RW
Download movies of full length
Create DVD or VHS tape library of your own
The software also has the ability to retain images of high quality on copied CDs. Good software uses only a minimum number of steps to create, edit, organize, burn, rescue and share the information. Excellent compression, copy protected movies, episodic and dual layer support are some of the qualities of good software. Some of the burner software available in the market today supports double-layer DVD burning.
One has to consider various factors while buying burner software. The software should use different tools to render easy the copying process. It should have high speed and be compatible with various types of burners, players and DVD discs of different formats.
A variety of DVD burner software is available in the market. One can also download the software from the Internet either free or by payment. Nero 7 Ultra Edition and Roxio Easy Media Creator 8.0 are two powerful burner software programs available.
In order to create discs for DVD video, one must be sure of the configuration of the burning software. If the software is not set properly, the standalone DVD players find it difficult to recognize the discs.
Additionally, the burner software available with DVD burners is a package, which includes three different applications such as a burning program, video-editing program and a DVD / VCD authoring tool.