Read Windows Live File Format CD on Ubuntu

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

On Sat, Sep 24, 2011 at 7:49 PM, Ioannis Vranos
<ioannis.vranos at> wrote:
> 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.

Just scrolled down at your link, and it says that indeed the "Live
Format" is UDF, and the next table below it, looks like ISO 9660 as I

Ioannis Vranos

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