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Steve121178

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Original poster
Apr 13, 2010
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As the title says, what would you recommend? I mainly want to create audio CD's and burn data to DVD for backup purposes.

A free app would be great but I don't mind paying for something that's really good. (Not keen using iTunes to create CD's...).

Thanks.
 

Fishrrman

macrumors Penryn
Feb 20, 2009
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Without question, "Toast Titanium" is the premier app for CD/DVD burning and content creation on the Mac.

But as Weaselboy suggested above, try "Burn" first -- it may be all that you need.

There is also another free app out there you might try called "SimplyBurns".
 

Macman45

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Jul 29, 2011
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Somewhere Back In The Long Ago
Burn, or simply a right click and burn will work if you aren't after anything sophisticated like menus, custom audio etc etc.

I guess Roxio is probably the best and we do have a copy installed on one machine....it does a great job with BRD too, but it's not the cheapest option out there.
 

netslacker

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Jan 21, 2008
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As mentioned by Dave, there's support for what you want to do built into iTunes for audio CD or finder for data CD/DVD. Disk Utility can also burn various disk images. After many years on a Mac I've never used anything else to burn a disk other than when I created a movie DVD.
 

kagharaht

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Oct 7, 2007
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Disk Spanning Backup

I do like Burn. I haven't checked if there is anything new with it. What I missed with Toast is Disk Spanning. So that way you can just burn a Folder full of stuff and it will span to disk automatically.
 
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