What are some alternatives?
When comparing Astroburn and MagicISO, you can also consider the following products
ImgBurn - What in the Heck is IMG Burn? We all need to copy discs from time to time.
UltraISO - CD image files are easily created with UltraISO.
CDBurnerXP - Free CD, DVD, ISO, HD-DVD and Blu-Ray burning software with multi-language interface. Everyone, even companies, can use it for free.
WinCDEmu - WinCDEmu is an open-source CD/DVD/BD emulator.
AnyBurn - AnyBurn is a light weight but professional free CD / DVD / Blu-ray burning software
Brasero - Brasero is an application to burn CD/DVD for the Gnome Desktop.