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Burn CD/DVD Action

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The Burn CD/DVD action creates a step to burn files or an ISO image to a writeable or rewriteable CD or DVD drive or to create an ISO image.  It supports processing of subdirectories, CD-R, CD-RW, DVD-R, DVD+R, DVD-RW, DVD+RW, DVD-RDL, DVD-RAM, HD-DVD, HD-DVD-RAM, Blu-ray, and Blu-ray E drives and media, supports processing of subdirectories, include and exclude of files and folders, importing previous sessions, configurable logging of operations, a test mode to calculate the size of the image without burning, verifying, and more.  When built, the action finds all matching files and folders (recursively searching for matches if specified), and burns them to the recordable drive or ISO image.


When the step completes, the following temporary macros are created or updated:

BURN_FILE_COUNT = The number of files and folders that were burned to the disc or image
BURN_TOTAL_SIZE = The size (in MB) of the burned image


Burn Tab


Options Tab


Attributes Tab



See the Files.bld sample for a project utilizing this action.
By default, this action is not displayed (existing steps will still be displayed in the Step panes and will build normally).  To show all hidden actions, right-click in the Actions pane and choose Show Hidden.