K3b stands for “KDE Burn Baby Burn”. K3b is Nero-like CD/DVD burning software in UNIX-like Operating System. It is an alternate of Nero in ubuntu, where Nero is commercial software in Windows & K3b is open-source software.

It provides a graphical user interface to perform the most common CD/DVD burning tasks like creating an Audio CD from a set of audio files or copying a CD/DVD, as well as more advanced tasks such as burning eMoviX CD/DVDs. It can also perform direct disc-to-disc copies.

K3b Main Features:

  • Audio CD burning
  • Data Cd/DVD burning
  • CD Text support
  • Blu-ray [9]/DVD-R/DVD+R/DVD-RW/DVD+RW support
  • CD-R/CD-RW support
  • Mixed Mode CD (Audio and Data on one disk)
  • Multisession CD
  • Video CD/Video DVD authoring
  • eMovix CD/eMovix DVD
  • Disk-to-disk CD and DVD copying
  • Erasing CD-RW/DVD-RW/DVD+RW
  • ISO image support

Installation Steps of K3b in Ubuntu

The best and easy way to install k3b is either by synaptic or apt-get command.

Installation via synaptic

k3b synaptic

Type k3b and click on apply.

Installation via apt get

# sudo apt-get install k3b

Now Access the K3b.

access k3b

Click on k3b, then below window will appear

k3b installation in ubuntu