Ashampoo Burning Studio 2012 is an optical disc authoring application that was initially released in 1999. The program is capable of burning CDs, Blu-Ray discs, DVDs, and bootable discs. When burning discs, the user has the option to add files from other sources, such as online social accounts, Dropbox, digital cameras, and smartphones. It also has a feature called ‘Compact Mode’ where the user does not need to adjust the settings when burning. Splash screens, menus, and transitions can be added, too. The program supports ripping music. It supports various audio formats like MP3 and WMA.
Ashampoo Burning Studio 2012 comes packed with an editor for making labels and covers for discs. Users can print booklets, scan designs from CD covers, or use preset themes that come with the package. It also comes with expert functions for changing settings before burning.
Other features of the program include the following:
• Erasing of rewritable discs
• Creation of modified copies of discs
• Slideshow creator for photos
• DVD and Blu-Ray disc authoring
• Copying discs
The program is customizable and there are background colors to choose from. It also comes with a desktop gadget in the form of a small window that shows options for Files, Movies, Copy, and Compact view.