Burn ISO to Disc in Windows without any Software

You might have used several disc image burning softwares to burn ISO files to CD/DVD discs like, ImgBurn, ISOBurn, Nero etc. These softwares provide various options for burning ISO files to discs.

But if you just need to burn ISO file to disc, you don’t need any third party software. Starting with Windows 7, Microsoft has started to provide ISOBURN utility with Windows itself. ISOBURN is also called “Windows Disc Image Burner” utility. You can burn ISO files and IMG files to CD/DVD discs using ISOBURN.

So, if you are running Windows 7, 8 or Windows 10, you can natively burn disc without any third-party software. Burning process is very simple, you don’t have a lot of options to set. You just need to enter an empty disc into your CD/DVD drive and click on Burn and you are done. Let’s see how it works?

SEE ALSO: How to burn ISO to disc using Command Prompt?

What do we need?

Nothing Special is required. You just need ISO file that you want to burn and an empty CD/DVD Disc. In this tutorial we have used the ISO file with name Example.iso.

How to burn ISO file to disc in Windows without any software?

Step 1

First of all, get your ISO file ready. For easy access, you can keep your ISO file on desktop. Right-click on Disk Image file and select “Burn to disc image” option.

right-click on image file and select burn disc image

Windows Disc Image Burner utility will start. It will show you the name of your selected ISO file and your Disc Burner Drive. We will use this utility to burn ISO file to CD/DVD disc without any third party software.


Step 2

Now, if you click on Burn button without entering an empty disc, it will show you an error saying “There is no disc in your disc burner…

windows disc image burner no disc error

Enter an empty disk of required capacity into your Disc Drive and then click on Burn to start burning.

ISOBURN click on burn

Step 3

The capacity of the required disc depends on the size of ISO file you are burning. If you have ISO file less than 700 MB in size, you can use a CD disc and if ISO file size is more than that, you have to use a DVD disc.

Windows Disc Image Burner utility will first check the inserted disc for errors.

windows disc image burner utility

After successful verification, ISOBURN utility will burn ISO file to inserted disc.

burning the image file to disc isoburn

Step 4

Last step of burning process is finalizing the disc, once finalized, disc will eject automatically.

finalizing the disc

Now disc image burning process is complete. You can now close Windows Disc Image Burner utility by clicking on Close button.

close windows disc image burner after burning the disc

SEE ALSO: How to make bootable CD/DVD using ImgBurn?


Burn ISO to Disc using ISOBURN utility in Windows

Above tutorial explained, how you can burn disc image files to CD/DVD discs without using any third-party software. Windows Disc Image Burner (ISOBURN) utility provide basic but sufficient functionality to burn discs.

Hope you liked the process of burning ISO files to Disc without any software. Feel free to write your suggestions and problems in comments down below.

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