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schwine
Feb 15, 2008, 05:10 PM
What is the best LightScribe software for Mac OS X (10.4.11 Power PC)?

Thanks for any tips.



DMBGuru
Feb 15, 2008, 05:12 PM
http://www.lacie.com/products/product.htm?pid=10096

"LaCie LightScribe Labeler for Mac"

It's supposed to be pretty good I hear.

John H. Maw
Sep 14, 2009, 06:56 AM
The LaCie software doesn't seem to work now in Snow Leopard (not for me anyway). Sort of reasonable, as the software hasn't been updated for some time. The only one that I have working is Simple Labeler http://www.lightscribe.com/downloadsection/mac/index.aspx?id=852. As the name suggests it is quite basic, but quick and easy to use.

Sincere
Jan 19, 2010, 01:03 PM
Disc Cover (http://www.belightsoft.com/buy/disccover.php) works, but isn't free. It's alright, better than the simple labeler but I was looking for something better than it when I came across this post. Any more ideas?

Andrey_C
Feb 5, 2010, 09:22 AM
If you have Roxio Toast 9 or 10, you should already have light version of Disc Cover RE included in the suite.

clarkmichelle
Feb 8, 2010, 07:37 AM
+1 for "Lacie software". A good option in my personal opinion. All the best!

Ttownbeast
Feb 16, 2010, 12:15 AM
the biggest problem with Lightscribe for a Mac is it is easy to find the simple labeler but not the full template version I did the work here for you, this is the link to the proper labeler to fully use Lightscribe:

http://www.lacie.com/support/drivers/driver.htm?id=10061
edit:
OK the info gets even better now the normal settings for the lightscribe labeler are a little washed out even in the highest contrast setting BUT here's the good news you can fix that by opening a terminal window and upping the print quality if you follow the instructions here:

http://www.lightscribe.com/downloadSection/pse/

Just scroll down to the instructions for Mac and click on the little link marked "here" in the paragraph to figure out how--it will cause the burner to take a bit longer to burn a high contrast label but well worth the time.

Piplodocus
Oct 13, 2010, 02:58 PM
I was looking at getting a Freecom drive (It's slim, buspowered reading, FW400 too, and Aluminium). Are these drivers/software universal enough to use on that, or would it have to be a LaCie drive?

milbournosphere
Jan 12, 2011, 11:45 PM
Plus 1 for lacie's software. For the record, I've had no problems with their software running on Snow Leopard.

N2thevoyd
Dec 14, 2011, 08:45 PM
Disc Cover (http://www.belightsoft.com/buy/disccover.php) works, but isn't free. It's alright, better than the simple labeler but I was looking for something better than it when I came across this post. Any more ideas?

Disclabel Is The Best. It's Not Free But It's Worth Every Cent.
smileonmymac.com

Tobias-Funke
May 15, 2012, 03:35 PM
What is the best LightScribe software for Mac OS X (10.4.11 Power PC)?

Thanks for any tips.

Recently got rid of an old Dell that had two Lightscribe drives in it. Very nice to make Lightscribe discs but I have a new Mac Pro and wanted to shift all to it. I found that you can download the Lightscribe software easily but it only runs the simple version meaning no custom labels using one's one pictures and such.

If you open Roxio Toast and go to Disc Cover RE, you can actually make your own disc using your own graphics and text. You must export the template you make but you can send it right to Lightscribe and it will make your disc from there.

It is noticeably slower than the PC but you can still get what you want. Maybe it is me but I had yet to see this mentioned anywhere.

Thus using Lightscribe is easier now on my MAC. Believe it or not, some people still want CDs. Long live Rock and Roll!!

Hope this helps anyone doing a Google search for "Lightscribe for mac images for simple label" since the simple label maker via the Lightscribe download allows for words to be put on a disc, you cannot do images. Using Toast gets around this.

Have fun!!:D:D:D:D

Running Mac Pro Tower with OS 10.6.8