How to Burn DVDs on iMac

There are many reasons to burn DVDs on your iMac: You can burn DVDs of important data as a backup. Or you can burn a DVD of your photos and home videos to share with friends and relatives. No matter what you want to burn, the process is simple.

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Insert the blank DVD into your iMac's DVD-R drive, which is located on the right side.

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Your iMac will display a dialog box.

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Enter a name for your DVD in the box that appears and specify the format you want to create. Click "OK."

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An icon for your DVD will appear on your iMac's desktop.

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Drag the files and folders you want to burn onto the DVD to the new icon.

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Click on the DVD icon to highlight it. Select "File," then "Burn disc."