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Burning your own CDs

With Windows Media Player, you can burn your own audio CDs or data CDs from the digital media files stored in your library. Live streams, such as radio stations, cannot be burned to CDs.

You can use the Player to burn the following types of CDs:

Audio CD. Burn music CDs similar to those that you buy. The Player converts tracks from the music playlists in your library into .cda files, and then burns them to the compact disc. Audio CDs can be played in most computers and in home and car CD players that play CD-R and CD-RW discs. You can burn an audio CD from the following file types stored in your library:

To burn a CD, you must have a CD burner attached to your computer and a blank CD to which you can burn tracks.

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