Burn Folders are a great feature of OS X that allows users to quickly and effortlessly burn data to optical disc. Because Burn Folders use aliases to burn data, you'll always have the latest version of your files backed up without creating unnecessary duplicates on your hard drive.
In this quick tip, we'll take a look at exactly what you need to do to keep your important data backed up, as well as some caveats to be aware of when using Burn Folders. By the time you're done, you can be confident that the only thing getting burned is your data--not you!
Dan Lourenço is a web developer and seasoned IT professional from Cambridge, MA. He enjoys staying abreast of the latest advancements in technology, with a focus on the web and Apple hardware/software. In his free time, he enjoys writing and has contributed articles to guy.com, bwone.com, and MacTuts+.
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