iTunes handles music on a Mac: it plays, imports and exports music, podcasts and videos and can create CDs and DVDs too.
It’s unbelievably easy to make a CD with all your data backed up on it.
Instead of just playing a CD in your Mac, import all the tracks to iTunes. Here’s how.
Use Apple System Profiler to see what kind of optical drive your Mac has.
How to back up to a CD.
Preliminary information about the need for backups and what to back up.