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I have a bunch of podcats that I've downloaded as mp3's. I'd like to burn them to a CD in a single directory, call it "podcasts-1". Next week when I download more I'd like to add them to the CD (if there's space) in a directory called "podcasts-2".

I used to do this on a Windows box using DeepBurner. It super simple but for some reason I've had no luck on my new Macbook Pro. I tried creating a "new image from folder" using the Disk Utility application but that didn't play in the car.

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You should use iTunes to burn the MP3 CDs. If I remember correctly, MP3 CDs are very slightly more complicated than just a folder on MP3s on a CD. iTunes does an excellent job. I've also had luck with LiquidCD.

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Seems like I was able to burn MP3's using iTunes as you suggested, although I couldn't figure out how to get the mp3's into a separate folder. Essentially, I just need to burn a "data" disc...nothing special, as long as mp3s are on the disc, perhaps in folders/directories, that's all I need. – codecraig May 10 '11 at 1:24
iTunes used to burn MP3 CDs with folders (based on playlists, albums, whatever you selected), but that stopped in version 4 (I think) and now it's just a flat structure with all the songs on the root level. – CajunLuke May 10 '11 at 14:00

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