LightScribe

Introduction

Forget markers and adhesives. With this innovative technology, it's easy to make affordable, silkscreen-quality disc labels without a printer. LightScribe Direct Disc Labeling technology burns labels directly onto your CDs and DVDs with laser-etched precision, using the same disc drive that burns your data.

No more markers

Your discs will be adorned with attractive gray-scale images similar to black-and-white photography. And now you can take your creativity and individuality one step further with a new spectrum of colored-background LightScribe CDs!

Leave no file behind

LightScribe: Hardware, Software and Media

LightScribe is a complete system that enables you to burn labels directly onto discs. Three elements of the LightScribe system work together to make precise, high-quality labels:

  • Hardware* — LightScribe-enabled optical disc drive
  • Software* — LightScribe-supported software applications
  • Media* — LightScribe-specific discs with a thin dye coating

*Note: The LightScribe-enabled DVD drive and software come pre-installed on certain HP PCs, while LightScribe media is sold separately.

Burn labels onto disc

Burn labels onto disc

  • Burn — Capture a music mix, digital video, or photo archive. Burn the data to CD or DVD.
  • Flip — Turn the disc over.
  • Burn — From your LightScribe labeling software, load a standard or custom background and complete your label with text.

Use LightScribe your way

Use LightScribe your way

LightScribe is a complete system that enables you to burn labels directly onto discs. Three elements of the LightScribe system work together to make precise, high-quality labels:

  • Professionals can back up client and project data and then make bold, clear labels for categorizing and easy organization.
  • Music lovers can burn songs to CD and embellish discs with customized labels featuring track listings or personal photos.
  • Video enthusiasts, filmmakers, and photographers can archive and distribute footage using pro-quality labels with a creative finishing touch.