Burn My Files quick start guide
How to Burn Music Files to CD or DVD
To burn a music disk, run Burn My Files and click on the "Burn Music Disk" menu option to identify that you wish to burn a Music disk.
If you have not already done so, insert your CD or DVD media into your CD or DVD recorder. Burn My Files should automatically identify the type of burner you have connected to your computer and display it in the Device field together with the type of disk that you currently have inserted.
Note: If Burn My Files does NOT detect your burner, or when a new disk is inserted, click the Refresh button. Note:
- The total capacity of a blank CD is approximately 702 megabytes.
- The total capacity of a blank DVD is approximately 4.7 gigabyteS.
Types of Audio Burning
This method of burning writes music files directly to the CD or DVD. No conversion of the music file formats takes place. This method is usually used when you wish only to play songs on your PC by selecting individual music files to play with your multimeida software (e.g. iTunes or Real Player).
This method of burning converts music files into a format that will enable them to be played in a car or home stereo (as well as your PC). Due to the conversion process, the size of the music files changes.
In order to create a CD that will play in your car on on your stereo you must record all the tracks in a single session, and the session must be closed. To do this, click on the OPTIONS button and tun off "Multi-session Disc" and "Import Last Track".
Select the Music that you wish to Burn
Click the Add Files button to open the file selection window and chose the music that you wish to burn.
Use the SHIFT key or the CTRL key to select groups of files with your mouse. When you have selected the files you wish to burn, close the window.
Burn My Files will automatically determine the volume of data that you have selected to burn. The colored graph indicates the volume of data selected.
Note: When you burn a CD Audio disk, Burn My Files commences the file conversion one the music file has been added to the burn list. Each file may take up to 30 seconds to convert, at which time the "duration" of the file will be displayed and new file size will be calculated and added to the volume bar.
GREEN: The volume of files selected is less than the capacity of the disk. It is OK to proceed.
YELLOW: The volume of files selected is approaching the capacity of the disk. It is OK to proceed.
RED: The volume of files selected exceeds the capacity of the disk. You need to reduce the volume of files selected. The "Burn Files" button will be grey and you will not be able to burn if you have exceeded the capacity of the disk with your selection of files.
To remove a file, select the file and click the Remove button. To remove all files, use the "Remove All" button.
You are ready to burn your Music disk. Click the burn button to start your burn.
Download Burn My Files
- Click the "Download Now" button below and download "BurnMyFiles-Setup.exe" to your computer.
- Run "BurnMyFiles-Setup.exe" and follow the on screen installation instructions.
- Once installed, open Burn My Files from the desktop icon or Windows Start menu.