This content is rated TV-MA, and is for viewers 18 years or older. Are you of age?
Sorry, you are not old enough to view this content.

How To Video: Print a CD sleeve in iTunes

About Video Transcript

How To Video: Print a CD sleeve in iTunes

1:43 /

Brian Tong shows you how to take your album art and make a custom CD cover in iTunes.

[ Music ] ^M00:00:08 >> Brian Tong: Nothing shows you care more than making a CD mix for that special someone. Hey, dude. Check this out. I made this CD mix just for you. >> Oh, OK. Cool. Cool. Well, thanks, man. >> Brian Tong: I'm Brian Tong with CNET.com, and we'll show you how to make it even flashier by printing a CD sleeve for it from iTunes. The first thing you'll need to do is create a playlist in iTunes, and I'm going to name it "My BFF Mix", and then drag and drop songs from your music library onto the playlist that will become your mix CD. If you purchase your songs from an online store, they'll come loaded with album artwork that you can see here in the corner of iTunes, but if you have songs within album art, you can download the images directly from websites like amazon.com or discogs.com. Now, select your song without the album art in iTunes, and drag and drop the picture file into the bond corner, and now your song has artwork. Once you have that all taken care of, you can make your CD sleeve. So we're going to go to file in the menu bar, and then print. You'll see a few different options such as Mosaic and Single Cover, and if you want to really be creative, you can even create your own custom album art, and attach it to songs and create your own personalized CD sleeve. When you're happy with what you've got, print out your CD sleeve, trim down the edges, and you'll be making new friends in no time. >> Brian Tong: Hey, check this out. I made this cool mix, and then I made this custom CD case for you. >> Oh. >> Brian Tong: Pretty cool, huh. >> Cool. Hey, what are you doing right now? >> Brian Tong: I don't know. Nothing. >> Let's go grab a bite, man. >> Brian Tong: Really? >> Yeah. I love you. >> Brian Tong: Cool, man. >> Let's go. >> Brian Tong: I'm Brian Tong for CNET.com with your how-to for printing your own CD sleeves in iTunes. Use it wisely. [ Music ] ^M00:01:36

New releases

The tiny Samsung Portable SSD T1 pack a crazy punch
1:59 January 23, 2015
CNET editor Dong Ngo shares some of his inspiring thoughts with the one-of-a-kind and totally awesome Samsung Portable SSD T1 driv...
Play video
'Star Wars' supercut shows every GUI in the 1977 film, Ep. 189
4:24 January 23, 2015
This week on Crave get a glimpse of the future with drug-trafficking drones, a solar-powered plane circling the globe and Russia's...
Play video
This costly cooker is a culinary master
1:48 January 23, 2015
Replace your current stash of small appliances with the $299 Instant Pot Smart.
Play video
You built a time machine... out of a rice maker?
1:47 January 23, 2015
It won't send you back to the future, but the Tim3 Machin3 from 3 Squares will cook rice and quinoa quickly and automatically.
Play video
Netpicks: What to watch this weekend
1:53 January 23, 2015
For a really, really limited time Amazon is giving away its award-winning show, Transparent.
Play video
Panic sweeps nerd nation over Apple Watch battery life
3:00 January 23, 2015
The Apple Watch battery may not be as magical as some hope, T-Mobile will look past customers' bad credit scores, and more electric...
Play video
Wink Relay smart home control pad falls short of its potential
2:28 January 23, 2015
The benefits of an in-wall smart home control panel seem obvious, but too many limitations and still in-development features hold this...
Play video
NHT SuperBuds: $99 in-ear headphones won't get you high, but they go low
1:39 January 23, 2015
The cannabis-themed SuperBuds are a well-designed and affordable earphone geared toward those who listen to bass-centric music
Play video