Roxio Easy CD andDVD BurningGetting Started Guide

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ContentsIn this guideWelcome to Roxio Easy CD and DVD Burning . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4System requirements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5Installing your software. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6About Easy CD and DVD Burning. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7More great projects . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8Completing a typical task . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9Where to find more information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13

Welcome to RoxioEasy CD and DVD BurningWelcome to Roxio Easy CD and DVD Burning. Designed for beginnersand experts alike, Easy CD and DVD Burning makes easy work of all yourdisc burning projects. Use it to: Create standard audio CDs, MP3 discs, and audio DVDs with menus Digitize LPs and audio tapes Backup your computer Make disc copies Create professional-looking video DVDs Create advanced format and bootable discs, Enhance photos, create slideshows, stitch multiple photos to createpanoramas, and easily share your projects on Facebook andGoogle Make personalized disc labels and jewel case covers4Roxio Easy CD and DVD Burning Getting Started Guide

System requirements Microsoft Windows 8, Windows 8 Professional, or Windows 8Enterprise (32- or 64-bit); Microsoft Windows 7 SP1 Enterprise,Home premium, Professional or Ultimate (32- or 64-bit); MicrosoftWindows Vista SP2 (32- or 64-bit); Windows XP SP3 (32-bit). Intel 1.6 GHz Pentium 4 processor or AMD equivalent, and1 GB RAM(or the minimum specifications required by your operating system) 1024x768 DirectX 9.0c compatible graphics card with at least 16-bitcolor setting, sound card, DVD-ROM drive Hard drive with at least 1GB free space for installation Windows Media Player version 10 or greater Internet Explorer 7 or greaterCompatible drive for program installation and disc burning Roxio Easy CD and DVD Burning Getting Started Guide5

Installing your softwareFollow these steps to install Easy CD and DVD Burning:1Insert the Easy CD and DVD Burning installation disc into your discdrive. The setup program starts automatically, or you can doubleclick the setup.exe file on the disc.2Follow the on-screen instructions to install the software.Once the installation process is complete, you can startEasy CD and DVD Burning by clicking the Easy CD and DVD Burning tileor icon on your Start screen or desktop.Note: Windows may ask for your permission during theinstallation process. Please grant your permission whenrequested so the installation can be completed.6Roxio Easy CD and DVD Burning Getting Started Guide

About Easy CD and DVD BurningHere’s a brief description of the components included inEasy CD and DVD Burning. Roxio Home Roxio Home is the starting point that lets you accessthe components and tools you need for all of your digital mediaprojects. Use Roxio Home to: Open all of your Easy CD and DVD Burning applications andutilities Copy discs, create data discs, and save large sets of data as discimage files Create Audio CDs and MP3 discs Convert audio CDs to digital music files Erase and finalize discs. (Find these projects and more under theTools menu.) Music Disc Creator Use Music Disc Creator to create musiccompilations to play on your home or car stereo, portable musicplayer, DVD player, or on your computer. Using audio files from yourmusic CDs, hard drive, or DVD-Video sources, you can create audioCDs and MP3/WMA discs. PhotoSuite Use PhotoSuite to enhance, edit, and share yourdigital photos. PhotoSuite includes AutoFix , which automaticallyadjusts exposure, saturation, and sharpness. Sound Editor Use Sound Editor to record and edit sound clipsand audio files, and to create your own audio mixes. UseEasy CD and DVD Burning’s new LP & Tape Assistant to captureaudio from an analog source (such as an LP or audio cassette) tocreate a digital audio file. BackOnTrack Use BackOnTrack to automatically protect thevaluable files on your computer. You can create custom backups(Just my music files, for instance) or back up everything on yourcomputer.Roxio Easy CD and DVD Burning Getting Started Guide7

More great projectsEasy CD and DVD Burning includes several project assistants whichprovide a step-by-step guide to help you create professional-lookingdigital media projects. Digitize LPs and Tapes Create digital audio files from your oldLPs and tapes in just a few simple steps. You can then edit andenhance your audio files, and even use them in yourEasy CD and DVD Burning projects. Create Slideshows Create a high-resolution photo slideshow injust a few clicks, including background audio and Pan and Zoomeffects. Share Photos and Share Videos Use these assistants to uploadfiles to YouTube, Facebook, and Google . Capture Audio from Sound Card Easy Audio Capture lets youquickly capture (record) audio from analog sources (such as LPrecords, tapes, or Internet radio), using a connection from your audioequipment to your computer’s sound input. Capture Video Use Media Import to import video to yourcomputer. Create Labels and Create Labels - Advanced Create disclabels and disc inserts such as front or back covers or booklets.Once you’ve completed a project, you’re ready to print, burn, or e-mail theproject to friends. You can also extend your project using the advancedfeatures of other Easy CD and DVD Burning components, such asPhotoSuite, Label Creator, or Music Disc Creator.8Roxio Easy CD and DVD Burning Getting Started Guide

Completing a typical taskEach task is a little different. Some are incredibly simple. Others take alittle time to master. To help you get started, let’s walk though one of themost useful projects—creating a disc that contains files copied from yourcomputer.1Open Easy CD and DVD Burning by double-clicking the icon thatwas placed on your computer desktop during installation. In mostcases, the main Roxio Home window opens with the Home categoryselected. It looks something like this:The Home window includes links to frequently used tasks.On the left side of the window, you will see the names of severalproject categories. Since we are going to be making a data disc, clickthe Data/Copy category.The application window changes and displays a set of tasks that arerelated to protecting or copying the valuable files stored on yourcomputer.2When you are ready, click Burn Data Disc.Roxio Easy CD and DVD Burning Getting Started Guide9

The Burn Data Disc project link in the Data - Copy windowIn the illustration above, a link for the Burn Data Disc project appearsin the suggested projects area near the top of the window and againin the Create section.After clicking either link, the application window changes again. Itnow displays everything you need to set up your project and burn adisc.Burn Data Disc project window with files added.As you can see, the Burn Data Disc project is built into the mainCreator application window, which we call Roxio Home. Someprojects are built into Roxio Home; others open in a separatewindow. Many components that open in separate windows havenames you may know: MyDVD, VideoWave, CinePlayer. They are allpart of your Creator suite.10Roxio Easy CD and DVD Burning Getting Started Guide

3To begin a data disc project, insert a blank CD, DVD, or Blu-ray Discinto your computer’s disc drive. (The project also allows you to addfiles to an existing data disc, but to keep things simple for thisproject, use a blank disc.)4Use the Destination drop-down menu to select the drive holdingyour blank disc. If your computer only has one disc drive, it isselected automatically.Click the Destination menu and choose from the list of availabledrives.5Now you are going to add files to the project.Click the Add button located near the top of the Burn Data Discproject window. Choose Files or Folder from the submenu.A dialog window opens. Use it to select the files or folders you wouldlike to add.Use the toolbars to open the Quick Scan panel, add files, opensaved projects, and delete files from a project.6Near the Add button on the project window toolbar is the NameYour Disc text box. Enter a name for your disc, so it will be easy torecognize the next time you use it.While you are using the project toolbars, notice that they includesome other useful features: The retractable Quick Scan panel makes it easy to select files bycategory. To the right of the Add button is the Projects button that youcan use to easily find saved projects.Roxio Easy CD and DVD Burning Getting Started Guide11

Next to that is the Make Bootable button. Use it to create abootable disc that can be used to start your computer ifsomething should ever go wrong with the Windows operatingsystem.Before burning your data disc, look along the bottom of the projectwindow. Here you can find several project status indicators. Theinformation presented varies from project to project and is updatedwhen you change discs or destination drives.Project information is displayed along the bottom of the window.In this case, the indicator shows the project size, the type of disc inthe drive, and the available disc space.7Now you are ready to burn a disc. To begin, click the large greenbutton on the bottom right corner of the project window. A progressindicator appears, and your files are copied onto the disc.The progress indicator shows a burn in progress.You don’t have to wait for this project to finish before starting one ofthe other projects in Roxio Creator. But you can only have oneproject of each type running at a time.When the project is finished, remove your disc and click Finish. If youwould like to save this project so the same file set can be easilyburned in the future, click the File menu and choose Save.12Roxio Easy CD and DVD Burning Getting Started Guide

Where to find more informationFor detailed information about how to use all of the features ofEasy CD and DVD Burning, see the options described below.HelpMost Easy CD and DVD Burning components have an extensive,searchable Help Center. Each Help Center includes step-by-stepprocedures and answers to frequently asked questions.To access the Help Center, click on the Help menu and choose Help. Toview context-sensitive Help for your current activity, press F1.Roxio online supportIf you can’t find the answers you are looking for in the Help or in thisguide, you can get the most current information from our Web site.Launch your browser and go to Easy CD and DVD Burning Getting Started Guide13

6 Roxio Easy CD and DVD Burning Getting Started Guide Installing your software Follow these steps to install Easy CD and DVD Burning: 1 Insert the Easy CD and DVD Burning inst allation disc into your disc drive. The setup program starts automatically