The label has a glossy look, as the dye is located under a 0. DiscT 2 was scrapped in but later developed further into what is now known as Labelflash technology, which was released in December of If you are not sure whether you have a LabelFlash drive, the quickest way to find out is to read the documentation that came with your drive or computer. You consent to our cookies if you continue to use our website. So what went wrong with LabelFlash?

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I use the term “CD” many times to describe a DVD as well, but will continue in the future to say, “disc”.

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Labelflash – Wikipedia

The major difference you will immediately see between LightScribe and LabelFlash discs is their color. Views Read Edit View history. Unlike LightScribe media, the dye on Labelflash discs becomes lighter when penetrated by a laser. Tom’s goes for the burn”. Many, nevertheless, prefer the glossy, silvery look of Labelflash discs.

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This is possible due to the way the disc drive burns the design and the fact that graphics and text are written to the disc due to the the darkening of the ink, while the ink of Labelflash discs lightens to create an image and can only become so light.


The finished product is nowhere near as legible as labels on LabelFlash discs, but you can labelflawh it quite well if you ,abelflash the disc to the light.

If you are going to put the contents of data discs on your labels I burnrr suggest choosing Arial Narrowwhich will give you a little more room to write. Since the discs are more expensive than regular DVDs, I have not been much inclined to experiment. Production of Labelflash media was halted on December 22, Retrieved from ” https: This time, click on the little box that says DiscT 2 Mode.

LightScribe vs. Labelflash: A Disc Labeling Cold War

I happen to have a LabelFlash drive and I was able to use this technology a couple of times. The LabelFlash was a nice added feature, I thought, but I didn’t plan on using it much—and Lqbelflash haven’t. Do see my comments about this software in the next section.

Once burned, a label cannot be erased from the disc. Here I have an archive disc with just a few files on it that I used as a test, on the Outer Ring Positive template. So, let’s change the label to something a little more appealing. Microsoft Surface Arc Mouse review: Though the two may be comparable in some ways, LightScribe and Labelflash really have labeldlash lot of differences that may make each one more optimal than the other in certain situations.

Be aware, though, that the company that produces Nero has bruner very vigilant against piracy in the past, so an older version that you find online, even from a legitimate site like oldversion.

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Read this review and see whether Microsoft’s Surface Arc Mouse is a good fit for your needs: LabelFlash turns the blue area of the disc clear burnrr the laser works on it, which makes the disc label very readable. LabelFlash provides additional templates on their website, but there is no way to add them to the software. Hewlett-Packard discontinued support labelflaash LightScribe technology in The images are written in concentric circles, starting from the center.


Don’t go by this picture’s quality—this is what happens when you find that your poor old digital camera has finally given up the ghost and you have bugner take pictures with your semi-smart phone.

But without company support, there’s no incentive for the consumer to buy a LabelFlash drive, and without consumer support there’s no incentive for the discs to be less expensive and more widely available.

However, because the hub center of every LightScribe disc contains a series of bars that let the disc drive know the exact rotational position of the disc, one can add more to a previously burned label or burn it again to sharpen the contrast. I had to select it, replace it with a space, and then backspace to delete the space. Here’s what I found out. I have some thoughts on the reasons why Xvd is more common than LabelFlashwhich I will talk about at the end of this article.