K3b stands for “KDE Burn Baby Burn”. K3b is nero like CD/DVD burning software in UNIX like Operating System. It is an alternate of Nero in ubuntu, where Nero is commercial software in Windows & K3b is an open source software.
It provides a graphical user interface to perform most common CD/DVD burning tasks like creating an Audio CD from a set of audio files or copying a CD/DVD, as well as more advanced tasks such as burning eMoviX CD/DVDs. It can also perform direct disc-to-disc copies.
K3b Main Features :
- Audio CD burning
- Data Cd/DVD burning
- CD Text support
- Blu-ray /DVD-R/DVD+R/DVD-RW/DVD+RW support
- CD-R/CD-RW support
- Mixed Mode CD (Audio and Data on one disk)
- Multisession CD
- Video CD/Video DVD authoring
- eMovix CD/eMovix DVD
- Disk-to-disk CD and DVD copying
- Erasing CD-RW/DVD-RW/DVD+RW
- ISO image support
Installation Steps of K3b in Ubuntu 12.04 / 12.10 / 13.04 / 14.04
Best and easy way to install k3b is either by synaptic or apt get command
Installation via synaptic
# sudo synaptic
Type k3b and click on apply.
Installation via apt get
# sudo apt-get install k3b
Now Access the K3b
Click on k3b , then below window will appear