How to Convert MP3 to a CD
Myra updated on Oct 27, 2021 to Audio Editing Tips
Why Do You Need to Convert MP3 to a CD
Although you can play MP3 files on most devices and programs, there are times when you need to convert MP3 files to audio CD format, e.g. when you want to play music with a CD drive on your computer or with your car CD player. Besides, the CD is also an option for data storage since it is cheap and light compared with hard drives. Given that, you may need to convert MP3 files at one time or another.
How to Convert MP3 to a CD with Windows Media Player
The process of converting MP3 files to CD audio tracks is called burning. To burn MP3 files to a CD, a CD burner is necessary. On PC, there is a built-in CD burner available - Windows Media Player. With it, you are also capable of ripping a CD without any third-party program. Prepare a blank audio CD and follow the steps below to convert MP3 files to CD audio tracks.
Step 1. Launch Windows Media Player.
Step 2. In the Library, click "Burn" in the top-right, click "Burn options" (a checkmark with a drop-down icon), and then choose "Audio CD" or "Data CD or DVD."
Step 3. Insert the target CD into your CD drive.
Step 4. Drag the items you want to copy to the CD from your Library to the list pane to create a burn list.
Step 5. Click "Start burn" to burn selected files to the blank CD.
How to Convert MP3 to an Audio CD Tracks with a CD Burner
Windows Media Player is not the only workable solution to burn MP3 files to a CD. The audio editor, EaseUS MakeMyAudio, is a combination of various audio management tools.
- With the audio recorder, you will be able to record sounds from your computer or the microphone connected.
- The audio cutter allows you to create ringtones, make mash-ups, create music clips, and more.
- Merging audio files is also possible using the audio joiner.
- Audio conversion is no doubt a part of the toolkit that helps to convert audio files between different formats.
And of course, there are a CD ripper and a CD burner that performs CD ripping & burning.
In conclusion, you will convert MP3 files to a CD successfully with such a tool. To convert MP3 to a CD:
Step 1. Launch EaseUS MakeMyAudio on your PC and choose "CD Burner" from its main screen.
Step 2. From the top menu, click "Add Files" to import the audio files you wish to burn onto a CD.
Step 3. Click "Start" to start the burning process and wait for the process to finish.
Step 4. Once it's completed, you see a prompt that says the process has finished.
The Bottom Line
If Windows Media Player can get your needs met perfectly, then it's needless to try other third-party tools. While if you want to do more than just burn MP3 to a CD, you can try an audio toolkit like the one introduced above. Most importantly, it will also be helpful in many other situations in which you need to create, edit, or manage your audio files.