HOME BZU Mail Box Online Games Radio and TV Live Cricket Score All Albums
Go Back   BZU PAGES: Find Presentations, Reports, Student's Assignments and Daily Discussion; Bahauddin Zakariya University Multan Welcome to all the Students Articles Computer & Programming

Thread Tools Search this Thread Rate Thread Display Modes
Old 04-11-2008, 10:59 PM   #1
.BZU. .BZU. is offline 04-11-2008, 10:59 PM


LightScribe is an innovative technology that uses a special disc drive, special media, and label-making software to burn labels directly onto CDs and DVDs.
Because the labels are laser-etched--not printed--there's no ink, no smudging, and no peeling.
Your labels can be whatever you want them to be. Create one-of-a-kind designs with your own photos, text, and artwork using your label-making software. Or choose from the many free backgrounds the software provides. You may also visit LightScribe's label gallery for free downloadable designs.
Once you have create your design, be sure to follow these three steps:
  • Burn your data (music, photos, video, etc.) in the LightScribe drive.
  • When your data burning is complete, open the drive and flip the disc over.
  • Burn your LightScribe label. Remember, the same drive that burns your data burns your label too.

The laser inside a CD/DVD disc drive with LightScribe technology focuses light energy onto a thin dye coating on the label side of the disc. Only LightScribe media has this special coating.
The light from the laser causes a chemical change in the dye coating that shows up on the disc. With laser precision, the drive renders the text and images that you created for the label.
There are three different layout modes for burning labels:
  • Full mode. Although it takes longer, this is the mode to use for a full-disc image.
  • Content mode. Perfect for creating artful borders around the center of the disc.
  • Title mode. Great for a small amount of text or graphics. This is the quickest mode.
LightScribe labels burn in concentric circles, moving outward from the center of the disc. Images with the largest diameters will take longest to burn.


Learn all about the three things you need to burn LightScribe labels: LightScribe hardware, LightScribe software, and LightScribe media.

Hardware refers to LightScribe-enabled drives. You must have a drive (either included in your PC or notebook or purchased separately as an internal or external drive) with LightScribe technology.

To confirm that you have a LightScribe-enabled drive, look for the LightScribe logo on the outside of your drive or your computer.

Label-making software comes with most hardware products. There are many different types of LightScribe-enabled software. The type you get will depend on your hardware.

Labeling software may also be purchased separately or SureThing Express can be downloaded for free.
Once you've installed your software, you can create unique designs with your own photos, artwork, and text. Your software also includes backgrounds that have been created especially for LightScribe. Use the backgrounds as they are, or embellish them any way you like.
In addition to label-making software, you'll also need the LightScribe System Software. Each hardware manufacturer will provide the optimal version for their systems, but you can also download a universal version. In some cases, the LightScribe System Software is included in the labeling application. Otherwise, it needs to be installed separately.

LightScribe CDs and DVDs have a special coating that interacts with the laser from your LightScribe-enabled drive. You must use LightScribe media (CDs and DVDs) in order to burn a label onto your discs.

A few things to remember about LightScribe media:
  • LightScribe discs are gold, and the designs appear in grayscale, similar to a black-and-white photograph (even if you create your design in full color). New color background discs will be available in 2006.
  • Any LightScribe media works in any LightScribe drive.
  • Currently, media is available in CD-R, DVD+R and DVD-R.
  • Software and media carry the LightScribe logo on the packaging.


Forget the filing cabinet and toss your stapler. Your home office is going digital.
Your office is a mess? Try using this acronym to decide what to do with all of that paper:

Throw it away or recycle it.
Refer it to someone else.
Act on it.
Save it in the place where it belongs.
Halt it (in the case of junk mail or subscriptions you don't need).

Using your computer to take care of your finances can save you considerable time and headaches. There are no stamps to lick, no paper cuts, no math errors, and you have an opportunity to save some hard-earned money.

Most personal-finance programs allow you to pay bills online, organize your budget, track investments, print checks, and keep your expenses organized for taxes.

With just a few clicks, you can see where you're overspending, which investments are under-performing, or determine if it's time to refinance. With the powerful financial software available, it's almost like having a little financial advisor looking over your shoulder.
However you do your finances in your home office, you should back them up on CD at least once a quarter (once a month is even better).
Note the contents on the CD, including the date, the file format, and anything else that might help you identify the disc later without having to pop it into your computer.
A laser-etched label can give your discs a polished look for eye-grabbing self-promotion, or simply more effective archiving. LightScribe Direct Disc Labeling technology and a specially coated disc enable you to burn professional-looking photo and text labels right onto your CDs and DVDs. Now all your important data files will be instantly identifiable, granting you a new level of convenience and efficiency.
Take the same precautions with your digital data as you would with your Social Security number, credit card numbers, and other private information. When you burn your archives to disc, lock them up with your other financial concerns. Consider a fireproof safe, which protects your valuable information from both burglars and disaster.

You know one thing that won't protect your personal information? Your garbage can. The primary source of identity theft is not super-skilled computer hackers breaking into your computer from a telephone booth. It's dumpster divers picking through broken eggshells and banana peels to steal your bank and credit card statements, and other personal documents. The best way to fight identity theft is to put a shredder right next to your desk. You can even buy a shredder that will slice and dice old CDs!

Your home office is your second office?

A handheld computer can save you from having to enter data into a computer more than once. Handhelds can store contacts, schedules, to-do lists, e-mail, practically anything that their larger counterparts can—but they fit into your pocket or handbag. And by regularly syncing up with your computer, you can update the information anytime and access it from your office, too.
The benefits of moving your finances to digital media far outweigh the risks, and that's not even considering the extra space you'll free up in your office where that extra filing cabinet used to be!

¸.*´¸.*´¨) ¸.*´¨)
(¸.*´ (¸.
Bzu Forum

Don't cry because it's over, smile because it happened

.BZU.'s Avatar

Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: near Govt College of Science Multan Pakistan
Posts: 9,675
Contact Number: Removed
Program / Discipline: BSIT
Class Roll Number: 07-15
Views: 2103
Reply With Quote

compact, discs, label, light, scribe

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
I Am A Moderate Muslim; the label I have given myself thecool Chit Chat 1 12-11-2011 04:02 PM
Amazing Light Art.. Raheel Designed Pictures 0 02-03-2010 12:12 PM
Fight red light VS green light irfishahpk Audio/Video Section 0 28-09-2009 10:21 PM
Light off honay par irfishahpk Quotes 3 23-08-2009 08:46 PM
How to Burn Label on the Disc using Light Scribe Technology .BZU. PC and Windows Tutorial 0 04-11-2008 11:10 PM

Best view in Firefox
Almuslimeen.info | Cloud Computing | Dedicated server hosting
Note: All trademarks and copyrights held by respective owners. We will take action against any copyright violation if it is proved to us.

All times are GMT +5. The time now is 12:43 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.2
Copyright ©2000 - 2021, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
This website uses cookies to improve your experience. We'll assume you're ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish.