The LaCie d2 Desktop DVD±RW with USB includes the innovative LightScribe technology that allows you to burn silkscreen-quality labels directly onto CDs and DVDs with a laser instead of a printer. LightScribe uses a combination of your CD or DVD drive, specially coated discs, and enhanced disc-burning software to produce precise, professional labels. The result is an impressive iridescent image composed of art, text, or photos of your own creation. The LaCie d2 DVD±RW Drive features the fastest DVD record speed on the market in a sturdy design. Burn professional-quality, personalized DVDs with the included authoring software for Windows users. Import video and audio footage from your DV camcorder and burn projects onto DVD discs. Completed DVDs can then be played back on virtually any DVD player. Back up valuable data, share photos, and archive MP3 libraries and MPEG-2 DVD video. With the ability to quickly store digital data on CD or DVD media, the LaCie d2 DVD±RW Drive allows you to burn up to 8.5GB or more than two hours of theater-quality video on large-capacity DVD. This rewritable drive features Hi-Speed USB 2.0 for easy connection to your PC, and is compatible with Linux.Create totally customized DVDs with the bundled Easy Media Creator Suite 9 DVD/CD multimedia software for Windows users.