Labeling CDs, DVDs, and Blu-ray discs with your inkjet printer

Over the past couple of years, most of the major printer makers, i.e. Brother, Canon, HP, and Epson, have added CD labelling hardware and software to each company’s higher-end printers. Several of Canon’s top-drawer consumer-grade photo printers, such as the Pixma MG7520 All-in-One and even the company’s ultra-high-end Pixma Pro-100 professional photo printer, for example, support CD labeling via a small tray that you load through a slot just above the output tray, as shown in the image above.

Nowadays, this CD caddy loading discs one at a time for printing is the most common method for printing CDs on an inkjet printer. But, as you’ll see as you read on, there are other methods, too. However, so far the stationary caddy method is, in my opinion, by far superior for printing one-up CD labels. Here, we’ll take a brief look at it and another method designed for users of printers that don’t have a CD disc labeler built-in.

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