What has replaced LightScribe?
The best alternative is gLabels, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like LightScribe Simple Labeler are iWinSoft CD/DVD Label Maker for Mac (Paid), Disketch (Paid), TBS Cover Editor (Paid) and Orion Label And Print Studio (Freemium).
What is LightScribe drive?
LightScribe is an innovative technology that uses a special disc drive, special media, and label-making software to burn labels directly onto CD and DVD. More info can be found from product’s manual. Note: – It reads and burns DVD/ CD. – LightScribe software and disc MUST be used for labeling, which are not included.
How do you label a burned CD?
The easiest way to label a CD-R is to whip out that permanent marker and write directly on the disc. It’s also a great way to assure that the disc won’t be readable later on.
Are Sharpies safe for CDs?
Yes, you can use an off-the-shelf permanent marker, but be careful where you write. The easiest way to label a CD-R is to whip out that permanent marker and write directly on the disc. It’s also a great way to assure that the disc won’t be readable later on.
Which side of the CD can you write on?
A CD is read from and written to (by laser) on one side only; a DVD can be read from or written to on one or both sides, depending on how the disc was manufactured. Recordable DVDs (DVD-R, DVD-RW, DVD-RAM) can be manufactured with one recording layer on each side.
What is LightScribe system software and do I need It?
LightScribe System Software is an application that is required by the LightScribe technology in order to be used on compatible drives. In order to create a disc label you must have installed a LightScribe compatible DVD drive of your computer with special disc-labeling software, and you will also need specially coated CDs or DVDs.
Is “LightScribe system software” necessary?
The LightScribe System Software is required for the LightScribe enabled drive to function. It is similar to a driver. The LightScribe System Software may currently be downloaded from either LightScribe System Software, version 188.8.131.52 at cnet.com (negative reviews, though) or at LightScribe System Software, version 184.108.40.206 at Softpedia .
What does LightScribe software do for the user?
The purpose of LightScribe is to allow users to create direct-to-disc labels (as opposed to stick-on labels), using their optical disc writer. Special discs and a compatible disc writer are required. Before or after burning data to the read-side of the disc, the user turns the disc over and inserts it with the label side down.