Backup to DVD has become increasingly common due to mature technology and cheap DVD burners, this is why the backup to DVD method is so popular (and with the release of Blu-ray discs, which basically have the same physical dimensions as standard DVDs and CDs, backing up to DVD will become one of the most used backup methods).
Backup4all does not need third party drivers or other cd burning software or DVD burning software installed (like ActiveX, ASPI, etc) to be able to burn a CD or to burn a DVD. The application has a built-in CD, DVD, and Blu-ray burner to backup to CD, DVD or Blu-ray discs directly.
Backup4all does not need third party drivers or other burning software installed to be able to write a backup to DVD because it has its own built-in DVD burners to back up directly to DVD. Furthermore, Backup4all can back up to most CD and DVD formats, including the new Blu-ray and HD-DVD (discontinued) discs.