burn folder DVD

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by Dotty, Jul 16, 2007.

  1. Dotty macrumors member

    Mar 28, 2006
    Hay, i have a solo mac mini (standard combo drive) and i have recently attached an external DVD writer.

    How do i burn stuff off using the standard burn folder? Im having to use an app called dragonburn at the moment to burn off simple data DVDs.

  2. Mac21ND macrumors 6502a


    Jun 6, 2007

    When you insert a black DVD disk into your external drive, Mac OS X should "mount" the DVD to your desktop. By mount, I mean a picture (icon) of a DVD or CD will appear on your desktop. If you double-click on this icon, a window will appear. You then simply copy and paste any files you want to burn into this window. There should be a "burn" button also listed in that window.

    It's pretty straight forward hopefully...

    Good luck.

    Edit: it just occured to me that you may already know that (hence your question...) sorry if I dumbed it down.
  3. Dotty thread starter macrumors member

    Mar 28, 2006
    Thanks! i got it now, i kept clicking ignore and it wasnt doing anything!

    I get how it works now and i feel kinda embarrassed!

    Thanks anyway :)

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