Burn on Mac read on PC

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  1. jbachandouris macrumors 68040

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    I need to burn a photo disk on my MBP to be read on a PC as my junky HP laptops optical drive is not being seen by the system. Toast looks good, but not at $99. Anything free or cheap that will work?

    I googled it, but there's just so much out there.
     
  2. hwojtek macrumors 6502a

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    In Finder, File -> New burn folder usually works quite well.
     
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    Really? That easy? I spent a few hours trying to fix the HP so I wasn't thinking straight by midnight!
     
  4. hwojtek macrumors 6502a

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    Make sure you right-click it after copying all the items you want to burn into it. There's the "Burn folder to the disc" menu entry hidden somewhere over there :)
     
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    Will that burn it so it can be read on a PC?
     
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    Since it's only a nicer front-end to the burning software built into the system (like the Disk Utility or Burn Folders are) - yes. It all just works.
     
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    Yes. I use it all the time when making CD/DVDs to take to work.
     

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