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Using iTunes to burn an Aiff CD- is it even possible?

Hi all,
All I'm trying to do is to burn a CD that will play in my car. I can play store-bought CDs (AIFF), but my car stereo doesn't read mp3s that I burn with iTunes. I figure my only option is AIFF. Can you burn a playlist from iTunes that converts the mp3s to AIFF? I know I'll get way less songs because AIFF files are so large, but I'm desperate. I tried going into preferences and selecting the AIFF encoding option, but the CD still didn't play. Any help would be great appreciated.

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Burning a CD from iTunes

will result in a CD with AIFF files on it.
This is done automatically.

Create your play list, select it and hit the burn button. The resulting CD will be readable in any regular CD player


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while we are on the subject,

unless the files that you imported into iTunes are originally MP3, why dumb them down to that format.

If you import from a regular CD, set the import format to something less lossy. AAC or Apple Lossles.

Keeps the sound quality better than MP3.


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while we're on the subject

Thanks! I appreciate your help ;}

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