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CD player won't play any CDs burned on my mac

I'm trying to burn some CDs to play on my 1997 CD player but so far no luck I first burned mp3s on it and then I realized old CD players don't play mp3s Then I burned .wav files as an audio CD but I ...
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Macbook Pro Touchbar and USB SuperDrive, shows that the disc is empty but it has a recorded video

I am using a 2017 Macbook Pro laptop (with touchbar), using High Sierra 10.13.6. I have several old discs with videos taken from many years ago (from around 1995!) and we can play these on a DVD ...
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Can be iPhone used to burn CD/DVD?

Is it possible to burn CD/DVD with iPhone and USB CD/DVD Writer? I have a camera module for the iPhone to make it as if it has USB female socket instead of lightning one. I’ve verified it works for ...
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How to burn multiple copies of a cd

Is there an app or a native way to burn multiple copies of the same CD or DVD on a Mac with OS X in one go? As in, when the first disc is burnt, it pops out and you insert the next disk and it ...
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Mac doesn't detect CD-ROM properly

I have a CD-ROM 700 MB, 80 Minute Recordable Disc that I want to burn a video on, and with some help I've found Burn and DVDStyler. However, both do not recognise my CD-R. When I enter the CD-ROM, a ...
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CD doesn't appear on Desktop [closed]

Whenever I insert a CD in my external burner/reader, it does not appear on my Desktop. Therefore I cannot copy to it. I cannot eject it either without restarting my computer and holding the option key....
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Metadata to ensure audio CD has tracks in the correct order when burned from iTunes

I have a public domain audiobook from librivox.org which I want to put on CD for a blind friend.  I want to add a table of contents to the beginning of each CD.  The total length will take six CDs ...
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Identify type of CD?

I have a disk with almost no labeling. I can tell by looking that it's a CD and not a DVD. I can tell by looking closer which side is which (mfg. part/batch number) and that it is blank (writing ...
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How to make bootable CDROM or USB from floppy?

I have a bootable floppy that boots just fine on old PCs. I want to boot it however on my 2015 Macbook Pro, which does not have the BIOS (whereas my 2013 MBP did). So I cannot on the 2015 model even ...
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Can't burn newly created playlist to CD with iTunes 12.1

I just want to burn some music for my Mom to a CD-R. I've done this multiple times. If I check MP3 CD box, I receive message stating all music is not MP3, and it won't allow. If I check other option, ...
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Software for burning AAC files to MP3 CDs?

iTunes is lacking some features I could really use for burning MP3 CDs for the car audio system. Ability to convert AAC to MP3 Ability to group non-album songs into folders In itunes, the process ...
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Need to burn FAT32 CD from Snow Leopard

Please tell me how to burn a FAT32 CD under Snow Leopard (10.6.8). I have tried multiple approaches, including creating a FAT32 .dmg properly sized for the disc, and burning from the Finder or from ...
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Can I save some steps when burning same playlist over and over?

iMac OSX 10.8.5 I am often producing demo CDs for a musician. The steps are insert blank scroll to playlist right click and choose burn click ok wait for jingle - this scrolls to the playable CD ...
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Pioneer DVD-ROM will not eject after some time of system usage

I'm having an odd issue where after my Mac Pro works for a certain amount of time (it seems variable), the drive will no longer seemingly be recognized. It shows up in the hardware profile for the ...
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How do I make an ISO image out of a folder using Toast?

I've seen guides on how to do it using Disk Utility and the hdutil command but when I search the net for something that involves using toast, I came up blank. I've looked around toast (version 11) ...
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How to break an audio file into tracks when burning to CD

I have a lecture that fills an entire CD when I burn it using iTunes. The problem is, it isn't broken into tracks, it is a single track and it makes jumping around difficult. How can I break it out ...
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Why is my Mac Mini unable to burn CD's using Finder? I'm getting error 0x80020063

I'm having trouble burning some files to CD's using the finder. Every time I attempt to do so, disc verification hangs at 0%, followed by a bad media error (0x80020063). I've already attempted to use ...
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How to clone an audio CD (including pauses between tracks) under Mac OS X Mountain Lion?

I need to clone an audio CD, including the defined pauses between tracks. Under Linux, cdrdao would do the trick for me, but I cannot get the version from MacPorts to work — it will not read ...
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MacBook Pro CD burning is not permanent

I am trying to burn a bootable CD to update my harddisk firmware. This is what I have tried: Using Disk Utility: pressing burn, selecting the bootable image, speed = maximum possible (24x), verify ...
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How to burn Windows compatible CD on Mac OS X Mountain Lion

I burned a CD with pictures and PDFs on my Mac Pro but my Windows machine cannot read the CD. Should I have burned the disc differently to make it Windows-readable?
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Burning songs to a virtual CD

I have a playlist of 180 songs that I downloaded from the internet. I imported it into iTunes, but all the data for the songs was put into their name. for example: 001 - artist - song title was put ...
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Exponential CD burn times in iTunes 10.6.1 (7) on OS X 10.6.8

The more I try put on a CD and the closer I get to the 80 minute mark, the longer it takes to burn with it on occasion never finishing, the time rises exponentially. I never try and burn more than 80 ...
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Why are some disk images bigger when burned?

I've got a couple of DMGs that should fit on a CD (one per CD) but burning softwares (Disk Utility & Toast) say that they are 2 or 3 times bigger and thus need a DVD. Why is that ?
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Running AppleScript When Inserting a Blank CD

I want to automatically burn a cross-platform data CD with the same contents each time a blank disc is inserted, and eject it when done. To that end I created a very simple AppleScript that does just ...
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How to entirely burn all 700MB of a CD while data is smaller?

I want the whole surface of the CD to be burned, is there a way to do this with a image disk for example or do I have to add junk ?
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How do I duplicate an audio CD on Lion without importing tracks into iTunes?

I want to create an exact duplicate of an audio CD on my Mac (Lion). Is there a way that does not involve to import the CD into iTunes? I just don't want to remember that I have to delete the tracks ...
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Is there a way to burn into a virtual CD-R instead of burning into a real one?

There is some .m4b files from the iTunes store that I bought, and from what I understand, these files cannot be converted into .mp3, unlike the .m4a files. To put those files into another audio ...
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How can i burn a Windows 7 USB to an ISO?

I'm trying to install Windows 7 from a USB onto a bootcamp partition. No working :( So, I thought I might try and burn the bootable win 7 usb to a dvd or ISO (and then burn that ISO to disk). How ...
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make a bootable DVD from an ISO

Is there an APP to make a bootable dvd i am using snow leopard but i do have access to a lion machine. I have an ISO from a legal copy of windows 7 it is a back up cd and yet i am having a hard time ...
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How do you burn a CD in iTunes?

How do you burn a CD within iTunes? I want to be able to burn some music to a CD, but I just can't find the option.
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How to calibrate a superdrive's laser for CD and DVD burning?

Since I bought my Macbook Pro 5.1 two and a half years ago I could barely burn DVDs and CDs. I have read some discussions on the Apple forums that pointed a potential solution that didn't work for me: ...
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Convert bin/cue image to iso format on OS X?

How can I convert an .bin/.cue image to .iso format? ... preferably free.
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How can I burn a CD with folders containing MP3's to listen to in a car?

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 ...
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Burning Data+Audio Disc

It's been a long time since I've ever had to burn something that isn't just a set of data, or an ISO (via Disk Utility), but now I have to burn a Multi-Session disc. Are there easy ways of burning a ...
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