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CD-R (Recordable) 6

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CD-R Volume and File Structure

We noted above that the logical structure of a CD-R can be identical to what we've already discussed in the sections on CD-DA and CD-ROM. But CD-Rs (and CD-RWs) also support an extended "non-sequential" volume and file structure as specified in ISO 13346 and ECMA-167. All ECMA standards are freely available from

To be continued.... more on volume and file structure.

Last Updated Monday October 15, 2001 17:58:28 PDT