How to burn photos to CD in Windows 11 (step by step)

Learn how to burn photos to a CD in Windows 11 with this step-by-step tutorial.

You don't need to use an extra program for burning photos onto a CD in Windows 11 because Windows 11 has a built-in tool for burning CDs, and this guide will teach you how to use this tool.

Steps

1. Insert a blank (empty) CD into the CD/DVD burner drive of your PC.

2. Open File Explorer.

Open Windows 11 File Explorer

3. Open the folder that contains the photos you want to burn to CD.

Folder with photos

4. Select all photos. You can select all photos at once by pressing the Ctrl + A keys on your keyboard.

Select photos

5. Click on the ⋯ (3 dots) located in the top menu of File Explorer.

6. Click on Burn to disc.

Burn to disc option in File Explorer

7. A “Burn a Disc” window will appear. In this window, you enter a name for your CD.

8. Select the With a CD/DVD player option.

9. Click on Next.

Burn a Disc window

10. A new File Explorer window will open, and it will open the CD/DVD drive folder. Click on the ⋯ (3 dots) located in the top menu of File Explorer.

11. Click on Finish burning.

Finish burning option in Windows 11 File Explorer

12. A “Burn to Disc” window will appear. In this window, you can edit the title of your CD.

13. You can select a recording speed.

14. Click on Next located at the bottom of the window.

Burn to Disc window

Windows 11 File Explorer will now burn your photos to your CD.