Quick Details

  • Version: 1.7.2
  • File size: 6.09 MiB
  • Date released: Friday, January 18, 2013
  • Supported operating systems: Windows XP**/Vista/7/8; Windows Server 2003**/2008. Both 32-bit and 64-bit Windows editions are supported.
  • Supported languages: English, Chinese(Simplified), Chinese(Traditional), Dutch, French, German, Russian, Spanish, Ukrainian

Installation Instructions

Both 32-bit and 64-bit versions of Explore&Burn are available as a single self-extracting archive executable which runs all of the required setup components when launched.

Download and run ExploreBurnSetup-1.7.2.exe, and follow the on-screen instructions of the installation wizard to install Explore&Burn.

If you experiencing problems installing Explore&Burn or have any other questions regarding its use, feel free to contact us by sending a message using the form on our support page.

System Requirements

  • A computer equipped with one or more internal or external CD/DVD burners;
  • 4MB of free disk space for installation.


What's new in version 1.7.2?

  • Fixed the issue when on Windows XP the installer created registry values AllocateCDRoms and AllocateDASD of incorrect type, thus prohibiting access to media burning devices for non-administrative users.

What's new in version 1.7.1?

  • Added again "About Explore&Burn" and "Explore&Burn Settings" Start Menu items, which was removed by mistake in version 1.7.

What's new in version 1.7?

  • File system builder for DVD-Video Disc Burning Wizard was rewritten from scratch for maximum compatibility with consumer DVD players.
  • Removed nag-screens in trial version.
  • Bug fixes.

What's new in version 1.6.5?

  • Added a help file for better user experience.

What's new in version 1.6.4?

  • Fixed the bug when the Misc tab of the Settings dialog is not visible on Windows XP.
  • Added the ability to burn a DVD movie by right-clicking the parent of the VIDEO_TS folder.
  • Added the option for DVD-Video Disc Burning Wizard to create an empty AUDIO_TS folder if it doesn't exists.

What's new in version 1.6.3?

  • The installer can automatically download and install the required prerequisite for Windows XP and Windows Server 2003 - Microsoft Image Mastering API v2.0 (KB932716).

What's new in version 1.6.2?

  • Fixed the bug when DVD-Video discs burned in Windows 7 cannot be played back correctly on some of the consumer DVD players.
  • Fixed the bug when the burning wizards can sometimes perform only partial burn verification.
  • Fixed the bug when the burning wizards can mistakenly report about failed burn verification.
  • Fixed the bug when the Disc Info property page extension shows wrong track type for data tracks on a DVD.

What's new in version 1.6.1?

  • Fixed the bug when a registration fails if an user's name contains non-latin characters.
  • Updated Spanish, Chinese Simplified and Chinese Traditional translations.

What's new in version 1.6?

  • License changed to shareware;
  • Removed all menu items from the Windows Explorer context menu except "Burn files to disc...", "Burn image to disc..." and "Burn DVD-Video disc...";
  • Fixed the bug when settings of the DVD-Video Disc Burning Wizard is not saved.
* This setup package contains both native 32-bit(x86) and native 64-bit(x64) versions of Explore&Burn.
**In order to work properly in Windows XP and Windows Server 2003, Explore&Burn requires KB932716 update package from Microsoft to be installed.