‘Ashampoo’ the German software company offers ‘Burning Studio 2013’, which is packed with a number of surprises. It provides a variety of utilities for adding raft to products and disc-burning including hard drive and system optimizers. This burning suite is simple, compact and user-friendly. It supports social networks, smartphones, latest multi-core processors and cloud services. Apart from burning a complete HD Blu-ray, the software can also be used to create menus for disks. Don’t be surprised that movies can also be compressed to fit into DVD’s.
Features of the ‘Burning Studio 2013’
- Print and design booklets and covers
- Make modified copies
- Create disc images and also burn them
- Wipe out rewritable discs
- Create discs with auto start feature
- Update existing data discs
- Backup files in several DVD’s, CD’s and Blu-ray discs
The interface wears the look of a software suite and not as that of a burning utility. This version sports a compact mode, which can be used to minimize the footprint on the screen. The compact mode acts as another interface and it takes some time to switch between the two interfaces. The compact version appears in the form of a simple circle. The desktop gadget is capable of launching both the interfaces and holds three buttons.
These three buttons when clicked will open only the large interface. The interface in short is slick with plenty of choices.
The audio-disc capabilities were checked by creating a new MP3 DVD with the software. The thermometer controls at the bottom of the screen reveals data about the space that each music file will occupy. The software consumes adequate amount of time to change the bitrates of the MP3 format. While ripping a CD to a PC file, the software worked extremely fast. A one-hour CD can be ripped in two minutes. However, it does not offer the facility to display the song that is being ripped. The progress bar in green indicates the status of the ripping.
This suite is built-in with the capacity to produce data discs and Blu-ray movies. The BD-RE media can be erased within fractions of a second. The software reads the complete disc even if it is copy protected. The extra precaution is highly appreciated.
Slideshows and Movies
This module in the software has the wizard interface, which effectively guides you through the steps involved in performing the task. You are asked to choose the media type and the screen format. Then contents are added in the form of videos and images. You are given the liberty to add contents from the PC and also from the online accounts including Dropbox and Facebook. The only disappointment is that you cannot access YouTube.
More than merely adding images and clips, you can sector them as Birth, Action, Horror, Breaking News and more. You can also add texts, shapes, music and a list of 19 other transitions to your images. You are also free to trim and split the beginning, end and middle of a video clip.
In short, the digital skills of the ‘Burning Studio 2013’ are sure to strike you with awe.
This software is best recommended by technical experts all around the world. If you like to benefit from the whole list of features, the software can be purchased at a price of just $49.99. You can download the free version here.