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iPod & iTunes: The Missing Manual, Second Edition by J.D. Biersdorfer

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Burning CDs

The iPod version of MusicMatch Jukebox Plus comes with a separate CD burning program called Burner Plus. With it, you can record regular audio CDs, MP3 CDs, and data discs. You can even do things like print out CD labels and jewel-case inserts and split up large chunks of data over multiple discs.

Tip

Before investing a lot of time with Burner Plus, check http://www.musicmatch.com for a list of CD and DVD drives that work with the program.

Once you have a CD in your drive, the procedure for making an audio CD of your tunes goes like this:

  1. Click the Burn button under the Playlist window (or choose File Create CD).

    The Burner Plus window appears (Figure 5-19). If there’s a playlist in the Playlist window, its songs appear in the burner’s window.

    The MusicMatch Jukebox Burner Plus program can record everything from audio discs to data backups, and can even help you design a label for the finished disc.

    Figure 5-19. The MusicMatch Jukebox Burner Plus program can record everything from audio discs to data backups, and can even help you design a label for the finished disc.

    If not, your job is to load the songs you want into the Burner window.

  2. Drag songs, albums, or artist names from the My Library window into the Playlist window.

    You can also add audio files from your hard drive by clicking the Add button atop the window.

    Tip

    At the bottom of the Burner Plus window, you can see how much space you have left on the disc as you add more files to it. If you’ve chosen too much music for an audio CD, you have two alternatives. First, you can ...

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