DVD software are used to burn DVDs. Because DVDs are different from regular CDs they need different hardware and software, when it comes to reading or writing on them.
In reality, there is not much need for free dvd burning software because most DVD burners come with an OEM version of some type of DVD software or the other. For most people such OEM version free dvd burning software is good enough but some people prefer additional features and therefore they need other free dvd burning software.
As in most cases, internet has many free dvd burning software that can be downloaded by any one. But caution must be exercised before downloading free dvd burning software. It is always a good idea to read the reviews of free dvd burning software before actually downloading, installing and running them. Particular attention must be paid on the system requirements and compatibility issues of free dvd burning software. If an incorrect free dvd burning software is run on a computer, it might cause permanent damage to a DVD writer.
Not only compatibility, there are other issues with free dvd burning software, as well. In fact, many free dvd burning software actually contain viruses and bugs. Such �corrupted� free dvd burning software might also prove to be extremely detrimental to a computer or to a DVD writer.
Apart from being �bugless� and 100% compatible, a good free dvd burning software should have an easy to navigate interface, it should support all standard formats and should use the best possible writing technologies in order to preserve the audio and video quality.
DVDs and DVD writers have become quite popular mainly because their costs have come down considerably. They are also far ahead in quality and storage capacities in comparison to normal CDs. Due to the increase in their popularity free dvd burning software are also in demand. It might be a little bit early to say that DVDs would become more popular than normal CDs but the way their costs are coming down and the way their technology is improving, they are surely going to give normal CDs a good competition in a few years from now.