Read Windows Live File Format CD on Ubuntu

Ioannis Vranos ioannis.vranos at
Sat Sep 24 16:49:53 UTC 2011

On Sat, Sep 24, 2011 at 7:22 PM, Colin Law <clanlaw at> wrote:
> I have a friend who uses Windows 7 (I have not managed to convert him
> yet) who is asking for help burning CDs.
> [1] explains that there are two formats that can be used when burning,
> Mastered and Live File Format (of which there are several versions).
> If he uses Live File Format will I be able to read the CD under
> Ubuntu?  I was surprised to find that Google did not help me.  He is
> remote so I cannot try it and see.

I think the "Mastered Format" is ISO 9660, and the "Live Format" is UDF.

Even if this isn't the case, I think both will work in Ubuntu.

Ioannis Vranos

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