To record on a CD in any format simply. This takes the CD-R or CD-RW. The difference between these two types of disks is that CD-R files are written once and then erase them would be impossible. Whereas with a CD-RW you can delete unnecessary files and record new ones as many times as needed. The volume of these drives is that they are easy to write text documents, pictures, photos, music, small videos.

Instructions for recording information to disk

Insert the disk into your computer or laptop. Open the disc on the computer. The system can automatically open the folder with the disc. But if the computer does not, open "My computer" and find the CD/DVD drive.

Highlight those files and folders that you want to transfer to disk. When you need to grab them with the mouse cursor and drag it to the disk. Or press the right mouse button and from the list that appears choose "Copy". The same mouse button click on open drive and add files using the "Paste".

The files will be transferred to the disk. However, this does not mean that they are written. If you try at this stage to pull the disk from the drive, the necessary files on it will not appear. To write files, click the right mouse button on an empty space in the folder, and in the appeared window choose "write these files to CD". This will open a wizard window for writing files to disk.

In the window titles for the CD-ROM drive is named "drive", you can choose any to remember what information is recorded on the media. Or you can leave the disk without a name. You can also mark the box "to Close the wizard upon completion of the record file, but this is also optional. To continue the recording process, press Next.

The disk will start recording what will signal the green stripe. When she reaches the end and disappears, a new window will appear "Ready". Hence, the process is completed. Recorded disc should pop out of the computer. You can re-insert it into the drive to verify the files on it. This disk can be used.

Other recording program

There are separate programs burn discs that require installation on your computer. These programs have a user-friendly interface and help the user clear instructions in the process of writing to the disk. Using them is simple: insert the CD in the drive and run the program on the computer, and then follow the instructions.

The most popular and convenient among burning programs is Nero. It allows you to record different types of information on different types of drives, does it quickly and reliably. Another handy program is BurnAware Free. As the name implies, it is presented in the free version, although it exists and a more full paid version. But in order for no problems to burn a disc, the program fits very well. No inconvenient functions, everything is simple and clear. Of course, in the commercial version contains more features that will be useful for advanced users, such as the ability to copy CDs or create images.

More powerful program is Ashampoo Burning Studio Free, free version, but it will please the user a wider range of functions than that of BurnAware Free. The disadvantages are slow loading. Similar programs there are several dozens, so that they can always choose the most suitable option.