CD-DVD Tutorials - Herong's Tutorial Examples

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Copyright © 2007 by Dr. Herong Yang. All rights reserved.

CD/DVD Tutorials This free book is a collection of tutorial notes taken the author while he was learning CD related technologies and software. Topics include CD types, physical parameters and logical formats; reading or playing, recording or burning CD, file formats used related to CDs.

Table of Contents

About This Book

Audio CD (Compact Disc Digital Audio or CD-DA) Format

Audio CD (CD-DA) Physical Parameters

Audio CD (CD-DA) Data Structure

Audio CD (CD-DA) Tracks and Indexes

Audio CD (Compact Disc Digital Audio or CD-DA) Players

Audio CD (CD-DA) Player Devices

Opening Audio CD with Windows Media Player

Playing Music Track with Windows Media Player

Audio CD (Compact Disc Digital Audio or CD-DA) Rip Music

Rip Music to MP3 with Windows Media Player

Checking MP3 Files Generated by Windows Media Player

Rip Music to WMA with Windows Media Player

Checking WMA Files Generated by Windows Media Player

Installing FreeRIP

Rip Music to WAV Files with FreeRIP

Checking WAV Files Generated by FreeRIP

Rip Music to MP3 Files with FreeRIP

Checking MP3 Files Generated by FreeRIP

Rip Music to WMA Files with FreeRIP

Checking WMA Files Generated by FreeRIP

Rip Music with FinalBurner

WAV Audio File Format

WAV - WaveForm Audio Format

MP3, MPEG-1 Audio Layer 3, Encoding Format

MP3 Encoding and File Format

Editing MP3 ID3 Tags

Converting MP3 to WAV

Burning MP3 Music to Audio CD

Steps to Burn MP3 Files as Audio Tacks

Creating Your Own Album

Adding MP3 Folder to Windows Media Player Library

Windows Media Player Settings

Burning MP3 Music to Audio CD

Windows Sound Recorder

Recording Sound with Sound Recorder

Playing Sound with Sound Recorder

Compressing WAV Files with MP3 Encoding

Validating MP3 Compression Output

WAV File Compression List

ISO 9660 Standard for Data CD

CD Track Types - CD-ROM Modes

ISO 9660 Standard - File System for CD-ROM

cdrtools - ISO 9660 Command Line Tools

isoinfo - ISO 9660 Command Line Tools

"isoinfo -l" - List of Files and Their Locations

"readcd" - Read Raw Data From CD

"devdump" - Browsing Raw Data from CD

Recording Data on CD

Archiving Files on CD - Compress with WinRAR

Installing Final Burner

Creating ISO 9660 Image with FinalBurner

Checking ISO 9660 Image with FinalBurner

Burning ISO 9660 Image to CD with FinalBurner

Validating the Finished Data CD

Unused Space on Writable CDs

VCD (Video CD) Standard

What Is VCD?

Movie VCD File Directory Structure

File Directory Structure on an Example Movie VCD

Playing Movie VCD with Windows Media Player

Playing DAT Files with Windows Media Player

DVD (Digital Video Disc) Standard Format

What Is DVD?

What Is DVD-Video?

DVD Video (Movie) File Directory Structure

"Big Fish" - Movie DVD File Directory

Playing Movie DVD with Windows Media Player

Copying VOB Files - Copy Protection Error

TOC (Table Of Contents) on CDs

Where Is TOC Located on a CD

"readcd -fulltoc" - Reading TOC with "cdrtools"

"readcd -fulltoc" - CD-DA (Audio CD) Sample

"readcd -fulltoc" - Data CD Sample

"readcd -fulltoc" - Multi-Session Data CD Sample

"readcd -fulltoc" - VCD (Video CD) Sample

"readcd -fulltoc" - DVD Sample

IsoBuster - A Nice CD GUI Tool

Downloading and Installing IsoBuster

Viewing CD-DA (Audio CD) Track Layout

Viewing Data CD Track Layout

Viewing VCD Track Layout

Viewing DVD Track Layout

MPlayer - The Movie Player

Downloading and Installing MPlayer

Playing DVD VOB Files with MPlayer

Playing VCD DAT Files with MPlayer

Playing MPEG Video Files with MPlayer

Playing MP3 Music Files with MPlayer

Playing WAV Music Files with MPlayer

Playing WMA Music Files with MPlayer

vStrip - Rip and Manipulate DVD VOB Files

Downloading and Installing vStrip

Ripping Off VOB Files from DVD with vStrip

Listing Data Streams in Movie VOB Files

Demuxing (Demultiplexing) Data Streams in Movie VOB Files

Splitting Large Movie VOB Files with vStrip

mpgtx - Manipulating MPEG Files

Downloading and Installing vStrip

Printing MPEG Encoding Information with mpgtx

Printing MP3 Encoding Information with mpgtx

Slicing MPEG Files by Play Time Ranges with mpgtx

Demuxing (Demultiplexing) MPEG Files with mpgtx

Splitting/Joining MPEG Files with mpgtx

CD/DVD - File Name Extension and Format Types

.MP3 File Name Extension - MP3 Files

.WAV File Name Extension - WAV Files

.WMA File Name Extension - Windows Media Audio Files

.ISO File Name Extension - ISO Files

.DAT File Name Extension - VCD Media Files

.INF File Name Extension - AUTORUN.INF Files

.IFO File Name Extension - DVD Information Files

.VOB File Name Extension - DVD Video Object Files

.AVI File Name Extension - Audio Video Interleave Files

.MPG File Name Extension - MPEG Files

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Keywords: CD-DVD, CD-ROM, VCD, DVD, Music, Data, Audio, Video, Rip, Burn, Play