brasero - Man Page

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


brasero [options] [uri] [uri] ...


This manual page documents briefly the brasero command.

Brasero is a disc burning application. It is designed to be simple and easy to use. It allows 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.

-p,  --project=PROJECT

Open the specified project.

-a,  --audio

Open an empty audio project.

-d,  --data

Open an empty data project.

-c,  --copy=PATH

Copy a disc.

-j,  --cover=PATH

Cover to use.

-o,  --video

Open a video project adding the URIs given on the command line.

-i,  --image=PATH

Uri of an image file or a cue file to be burnt (autodetected).

-e,  --empty

Force brasero to display the project selection page.

-b,  --blank

Open the blank disc dialog.

-k,  --check

Open the check disc dialog.

-n,  --ncb

Open a data project with the contents of burn:/// URI.

-r,  --burn-and-remove-project=PATH

Burn the specified project and REMOVE it.


X display to use.

-?,  --help

Show summary of options.


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


January 11, 2009 GNOME