A portable CD writer can be of great use. If you travel allot and need to back up allot this unit can be a live saver. Your Hard Drive can crash at any second and you could loose all your data if you don’t back up. With the increase in viruses and hackers it is more important to back up than ever. Luckily these portable CD burners are very easy to use.
Some sort of burning software will have to be installed to use a portable CD writer. Windows is able to burn data to a CD but it is really much better to install software that was specially designed for burning data. With the unit you will probably get Nero, Nero is one of the best software out there for burning data to a disc. This makes it extremely easy and fast to back up your favorite CD or movie.
The USB CD burner is plug and play. Meaning you plug it in install Nero and start writing. No need for settings or options. Some of these USB CD burners include software that enables you to compress a DVD and back it up on a CD. This is the perfect way to back up all your DVD’s in case they scratch. You can also use this to put any video from your computer on a CD that can then be viewed on a TV. Some of these unites also feature back up by pressing only one button. This is very fast and convenient.
They work with any computer anywhere all you need is the software. This means that you can even use it for your laptop if it does not have a CD writer in it. And do not worry about them being big and bulky and they have shrunken in size as technology advanced.