Writing CD

Karl Larsen k5di at zianet.com
Fri Mar 28 18:44:00 UTC 2008


Caleb Marcus wrote:
> On Fri, 2008-03-28 at 05:47 -0600, Karl Larsen wrote:
>
>   
>> Caleb Marcus wrote:
>>     
>>> On Thu, 2008-03-27 at 18:32 -0700, NoOp wrote:
>>>
>>>   
>>>       
>>>> On 03/27/2008 06:02 PM, Karl Auer wrote:
>>>>     
>>>>         
>>>>> On Thu, 2008-03-27 at 17:46 -0700, NoOp wrote:
>>>>>       
>>>>>           
>>>>>> You can then convert your mp3's to wav files which are what most older
>>>>>> audio cd's use. 
>>>>>>             
>>     Here is the problem. The oldest CD player I own is in my Dodge 
>> Durango 1999 model. I discovered some of my music cd's will not play on 
>> that. I looked deeper and it 100% failed to play a music cd with .mp3 files.
>>
>>     
>
> .cda files don't actually exist on a standard audio CD... they're just
> an abstraction used by Windows to represent tracks on a standard audio
> CD, which don't correspond to files. Try browsing an audio CD in Ubuntu
> with the file manager... you can't. Red Book audio CDs don't have a
> filesystem, they're just plain audio.
>
>   
>>     It played other cd's just fine with good audio on 4 big speakers.
>>
>>     I bought a I-Pod and discovered it would play only .mp3 files. I had 
>> to d/l some special files with Windows codex stuff to convert the older 
>> cd's .cda to .mp3. It is weird but the way it is in the world of music.
>>
>> Karl
>>
>>     
>
> You weren't converting cda files to mp3 files... you were ripping the
> PCM data off the CD and encoding it into mp3.
>
>   
    I will not argue. All I know is the Sound Juicer software called 
them .cda and I had to set it to change them to .mp3 which it now does.

Karl


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