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BURNER(1) General Commands Manual BURNER(1)


burner - Simple and easy to use CD/DVD burning application for the Gnome Desktop


burner [options] [uri] [uri] ...


This manual page documents briefly the burner command.

Burner is a disc burning application. It is designed to be simple and easy to use. It allows one to create data CD/DVD, audio CD, to copy CD/DVD and to burn images. It has some nices features, such as a song, image and video previewer. It can also search for files (thanks to beagle) and display a playlist and its contents.


This program follows the usual GNU command line syntax, with long options starting with two dashes (`-'). A summary of options is included below. For a complete description, see the Info files.

Open the specified project.
Open an empty audio project.
Open an empty data project.
Copy a disc.
Cover to use.
Open a video project adding the URIs given on the command line.
Uri of an image file or a cue file to be burnt (autodetected).
Force burner to display the project selection page.
Open the blank disc dialog.
Open the check disc dialog.
Open a data project with the contents of burn:/// URI.
Burn the specified project and REMOVE it.
X display to use.
-?, --help
Show summary of options.


Burner manual page was written by Philippe Rouquier <> and Luis Medinas <>.

January 11, 2009 GNOME