How to make an MP3 CD with Windows Media Player

  • Windows Media Player offers users the ability to burn or copy audio files to blank CDs. You can then listen to these CDs using a standard CD player. You can own a portable, home or car MP3 CD player which gives you the ability to listen to hundreds of songs on one CD. By creating a data CD using Windows Media Player, the CD player is able to read the CD from an MP3 CD, and then play the files saved on that CD. Things You Will Need
    Blank CD
    Windows Media Player
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  • Insert a blank CD into your computer’s CD drive.


  • Open Windows media Player.
  • 3 Click the “Burn” tab at the top of Windows Media Player. An arrow will be made visible at the bottom of the tab.
  • Click the arrow and a list box will appear.
  • Place the cursor on “Data CD or DVD” to select the option.
  • Click “Songs” under the “Library” category in the left column of Windows media Player. Files saved in Windows Media Player will appear in the center of the program.
  • Hold down the “Ctrl” key and click on each song you want to add to the MP3 CD.
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  • Drag MP3 files to the “Burn List” located on the right side of Windows Media Player.
  • Click “Start Burn” at the bottom of the program. The MP3 CD is created.

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