Burning CD with song titles?

Patton Echols p.echols at comcast.net
Thu Mar 20 03:16:21 UTC 2008

On 03/19/2008 08:17 AM, Rashkae wrote:
> Mike Adolf wrote:
>> Anyone know how to burn quality CDs including the song's title and 
>> author. I've tried K3b. It allows you to type in titles and authors and 
>> more, but after burning, the titles and authors are not on the CD?
>> Mike
> If you're trying to create a music CD to play on CD players, then no,
> you cannot.  Music CD's have no method of storing that kind of
> information.  The only reason the computer can sometimes find that
> information when you put in a music CD is because the computer connects
> to a database of known music CD's over the internet to identify the disc
> you inserted and download the relevant info... However, if you make
> custom discs, there is no way your disc will be in that database (ie, it
> only works for mass produced CD's)
I thought there was an index on a mass produced CD .  .  .  otherwise, 
how does the computer know what disk to search for?

Another, related question:  Is there a way to make a byte for byte copy 
of a music CD?

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