How to burn an MP3 CD with Nero Burning Rom (step-by-step)

This tutorial will show you step by step how to burn an MP3 CD with Nero Burning Rom.

You can make and burn an MP3 CD with MP3 music files and folders.

How to burn MP3 music files and folders to a CD using Nero Burning Rom

Nero Burning Rom is a well-known program for burning and copying CDs, DVDs, and Blu-ray discs, and other disc-related tasks.

It's easy to use and has a lot of extra features.

You can visit the product page for more information about the program.

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Tips:

1. Insert a blank (empty) CD into the CD burner drive of your computer.

2. Open Nero Burning Rom.

A “New Compilation” window will appear.

Note: If the new compilation window does not appear, you click on File located in the top left corner and then choose New from the drop-down menu.

Open a new compilation window in Nero Burning Rom

3. Select CD from the selection menu located in the top left corner of the “New Compilation” window.

4. Click on CD-ROM (ISO) to select this option.

Nero Burning Rom CD-ROM (ISO) option

5. Click on the New button at the bottom right of the “New Compilation” window.

Nero Burning Rom New button

6. In the right section of Nero Burning Rom, you go to the location on your computer where the songs or folders are stored you want to burn to a CD.

7. Drag the songs or folders from the right section (File Browser) to the left section (Disc Content).

Drag MP3 songs or folders to Disc Content section in Nero Burning Rom

Tip: At the bottom of Nero Burning Rom you can view how much MB in file size you have left on your disc (how much music you still can add to your disc).

Nero Burning Rom total size on disc

8. When you're ready, you click on Burn located in the top tool bar.

Nero Burning Rom Burn button

Or you click on Recorder located in the top menu, and then click on Burn Compilation.

Nero Burning Rom Burn Compilation menu entry

A “Burn Compilation” window will appear.

9. In the Writing section, at Write speed, you can select a burning speed. The maximum speed you can select depends on the capacity of the CD burner of your PC and the capacity of the CD.

10. At Number of copies, you can enter the number of copies. This option is for people who want to burn more copies of the CD.

11. When you're ready, you click on the Burn button at the bottom right of the “New Compilation” window.

Nero Burning Rom Burn Compilation window

Nero Burning Rom will start burning your MP3 CD.


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