Burn pictures or videos to a CD or DVD

If your computer includes a CD or DVD recorder, you can copy pictures and videos to a writeable disc. This process is called burning a disc.

To burn pictures or videos to a disc

  1. Insert a writeable CD or DVD into your computer's CD or DVD recorder.

  2. In the dialog box that appears, click Burn files to data disc.

  3. In the Burn a Disc dialog box, type a name for this disc, and then click Next.

    It might take several minutes for the disc to be formatted in the default Live File System format. When the formatting is complete, an empty disc folder opens.

  4. Open Windows Photo Gallery by clicking the Start button Picture of the Start button, clicking All Programs, and then clicking Windows Photo Gallery.

  5. Select the pictures and videos that you want to copy to the disc. To select more than one item, hold down the CTRL key while you click the files you want.

  6. Drag the selected pictures and videos from Photo Gallery to the empty disc folder.

    As you drag files into the disc folder, they are copied to the disc.