How to burn CD or DVD? (CD/DVD Burning Methods)

What do I need to burn a CD or DVD?

  • For burning a CD you need to have a writable CD drive or writable DVD Drive.cd_dvd_burning
  • For burning a DVD you need to have a writable DVD drive.

How many ways to burn the files into a CD/DVD?

It depends on what type of CD/DVD you want to create, for instance, you can create DVD movies. Audio CDs, saving files on a CD/DVD …. etc.

Below are some of the options which you might need to create your CD/DVDs:

  • Burn files and folders.
  • Burn backups
  • Create an Audio , MP3s, WMAs CD/DVDs
  • Burn movies (in different formats such as VCD, SVCD, DVD, Blue-ray…etc)
  • Burn images on CD/DVD to be displayed on a CD/DVD player as a slide show.
  • Copy CD/DVD to another one.
  • Add more files to a pre-burned CD/DVD.

How many CD/DVD burning methods I can implement?

  • Copying files into the CD/DVD disk directly using the copy and paste command (using a DVD writable drive on a Laptop)
  • Using a Burning software such as Nero burning room, Ashampoo Burning studio …etc

Note: You can find FREE tools in my other website including FREE burning tools.

Can I burn my files on a CD/DVD more than one time?

  • For normal CD/DVDs (like CD-R, DVD+R, DVD-R) you cannot because they are designed to be used only for one time, However you can add more files to those CD/DVDs if there are still enough space + the first burning method has included a multisession option enabled.
  • For rewritable CD/DVD (like CD-WR, DVD+WR, DVD-WR) yes you can use them as much as you like but every time you want to use them you need to format them using your CD/DVD writable drive.

Note: For more information regarding CD/DVD types and how to handle them you can refer to the CD/DVD Important notes page.

How can I implement the CD/DVD burning process?

Watch Firas showing you how to burn CD/DVDs using different methods in three Parts.

CD/DVD Burning methods Part 1

In the below video you will learn:

  • Windows Built in burning methods.
  • Introduction of Nero Burning Room.
  • Ways of using Nero Burning Room.
  • Opening new burning interface depending on which burning method you’re planning to use.

Video - CD/DVD Burning Method PART1

CD/DVD Burning methods Part 2

In the below video you will learn:

  • Burning Process using Nero Burning Room.
  • Adding more files into an existing used CD/DVD.
  • How to copy CD/DVD.
  • How to use CD/DVD image files.

Video - CD/DVD Burning Methods PART2

CD/DVD Burning methods Part 3

In the below video you will learn:

  • Making Video DVDs.
  • Making Audio CD from MP3 files.
  • Tips for Audio CDs.
  • Making Video CDs with menus.

Video - CD/DVD Burning Methods PART3

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4 Thoughts to “How to burn CD or DVD? (CD/DVD Burning Methods)”

  1. koos pieterse

    Hi There Man
    thanks for the article

  2. harish bhardwaj

    After reading all above details of burning CD I could not understand the method please make it simple to understand and to implement the method given.

  3. Thank you Harish for your comment, if you want the information simple, then this is how is goes:

    you can burn CD/DVD either by using Windows operating system or a special software like nero or ashampoo ..etc..

    Hope this has answered your question..


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