How to Copy Music From One Music CD to Another

By Wesley DeBoy

Things Needed

  • Computer with CD burner
  • Windows Media Player
  • ITunes
  • Music CD
  • Blank CD-R
You can copy a music CD using a recordable CD.

Copying music from one music CD to another CD is a task that can be completed by using software already installed on your computer. If you have a PC, you can use Windows Media Player to copy music from one CD to another. If you have a Macintosh computer, you can use iTunes to copy music from one CD to another. This process can be completed in a few minutes on either type of computer.

PC Operating System

Open Windows Media Player, and put the music CD you want to copy music from into your CD burner.

Click the “Rip CD” button, and the music CD will be imported into Windows Media Player.

Eject the CD from your computer.

Insert a blank CD-R (CD Recordable) into your CD burner.

Click the tab labeled “Burn” in Windows Media Player.

Drag the music from the music CD you imported into the “Burn List,” which is located on the right side of the “Burn” tab inside the Windows Media Player.

Click the “Start Burn” button, and the music from your music CD is copied to another CD.

Mac Operating System

Open iTunes, and put the music CD you want to copy music from into your CD burner.

Select “Yes” from the dialogue box that appears, and the music CD is imported into iTunes.

Eject the CD from your computer.

Insert a blank CD-R (CD Recordable) into your CD burner.

Click “File,” and choose “New Playlist” to create a new playlist within iTunes.

Drag the music from the music CD you imported into the new playlist, which is located in the column on the left side of iTunes.

Click "Playlist" to highlight it, and click “Burn Disc.” Click “Burn,” and the music from your music CD is copied to another CD.

About the Author

Wesley DeBoy has been a writer since 2004. He has a variety of arts and entertainment articles published on various websites. DeBoy specializes in writing about professional audio, music and computer technology. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in telecommunications production from Ball State University.