PassMark Software

CD-Maker - Make your own PassMark Test CD/DVD

PassMark CD-Maker™


Latest release date:
8 September 2009

Free to existing customers.

Windows 95, 98, NT4, ME, 2000, XP, 2003 Server, Vista, Win7, 2008 Server.
(95 and NT requires IE4 or higher)

16 MB RAM, between 1 GB and 50 GB of free disk space.

See also
BurnInTest software

Related hardware
PassMark Test CD and DVD product page

The PassMark BurnInTest optical drive test routine requires a PassMark Test CD/DVD/BD. You can either purchase these discs from PassMark Software or produce your own CD, DVD and Blu-ray discs using CD-Maker.

The advantages of using our discs are twofold. Firstly, our discs are pressed rather than burnt. This results in less errors and the resulting discs are more reflective (giving a better signal to noise ratio). Secondly, the PassMark test DVD and Blu-ray discs are dual layer discs, while many writeable DVDs and Blu-ray discs, as well as Blu-ray burners, are single layer only.

Thus, when possible we recommend you use our optical drive test discs or a combination of pressed discs and burnt discs.

PassMark CD-Maker generates the necessary disk files, through which it is possible for the tester to burn the data CD, DVD and Blu-ray discs with your own optical disc burner.

Download Software

Download the CD-Maker utility here* (Zip file, 126KB)


There is a Readme file and Help file with the software. See the readme file for installation instructions.


CDMaker Screenshot


* A program such as WinZip is required to uncompress these files.

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