Mac OS X Yosemite -Make/ Burn CD or DVD using Finder app

How to make or Burn CD/ DVD using Finder app in Mac without iDVD. You can make a copy  of your Movies, favorite Video, Music, Data, Take back up as well Presentation copy for college or school in a CD or DVD in the Finder of your Mac. Make CD or DVD on Mac either using Optical DVD drive of your Mac book Pro, Mac Book Air, iMac or using External DVD drive like, Apple USB Super Drive.  Finder app is enough, so you’ve not need for any extra app such as iDVD, or third party app to download and installed. Burn DVD of your photo album, movie, and memorable moment then share it, with your friends, family member and relatives. You can make a CD or DVD using Finder, iTunes and iPhoto apps which are the Perfect apps of the apple. Even burn disc which has made through Mac, it can also run easily on Window or other OS of Desktop. So finally, learn beneath steps for, how to make or burn CD or DVD using Finder app of OS X Yosemite.

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Steps On how to Burn CD or DVD using Finder app

Step 1. Insert a blank disc into the optical drive of your Mac Or into the External Drive

Before go to step 2, you can see a pop up as a dialog box, Click the Pop-up Menu, then Choose open Finder. Select “Make this action the default” this options for that, if you like when you insert a blank disc into the optical drive that open every time with Finder app. The disc appears on your Mac screen/ Desktop.

Step 2. Double – Click the discs to open its window, then drag the files and folders and drop into the window which you want to burn.

Aliases (this is a Small file or folders that are links to the actual items) to the files that are placed into the disc’s window. Don’t worry for your original file or folders are not deleted or moved.  Learn more about Aliases.      burn DVD using Finder on Mac OS X Yosemite

Step 3. In this step you can rename & arrange path of the files. Because read the bellow text notes.

Note – when the disc burned completely, the items on the disc have the same location and name that they have in the disc window. After the disk burned you cannot change them.

Step 4. Now follow the beneath given instruction after Select File >> Burn [Disc].

The files that the aliases point to are burned to the disc. Moreover if your add folders to the disc that contains aliases they are also burned to the disc.

You can burn same files to discs multiple time using then create a burner folder.

Read if you eject disc without burning disc, a burn folder with the items you copied to the disc is created and placed on your Mac desktop. To complete burn process, Click the burn icon (yellow color wheel) which you can see in the above given picture next to the folder of the finder sidebar, or Hold down the Control Key as you click any disc, then choose the Burn Disc from the shortcut menu.

I hope this article on, how to make/ Burn CD or DVD using Finder app on Mac OS X Yosemite has become more useful to you.