MP3 + Create Music CD

Lowell Gilbert freebsd-questions-local at
Sun Feb 8 15:24:46 PST 2004

Kent Stewart <kstewart at> writes:

> On Sunday 08 February 2004 04:11 pm, Bryan Cassidy wrote:
> > I have a bunch of mp3s and I want to burn them onto a cd so I can
> > play them in my car cd player. Is there any recomendations on how to
> > go about doing this? Would greatly appreciate it.
> An mp3 CD is a data CD containing mp3's. I would mkisofs it and then 
> burn the cd. I would assume you have to fixate it. I use burncd. 
> I do this with Nero on XP but the concept is the same.

Or if you're looking to create an audio CD out of the mp3s, you
convert them to audio files first.  I use mpg123 to do that (it
creates .wav files) and then use cdrecord to burn them to CD (burncd
doesn't know about the headers in a .wav file), but there are a lot of
other ways to do it.

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