CD and other disc drive terms

Updated: 10/17/2017 by Computer Hope
Top 10 Disc Drive Terms

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DVD
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BD
CD
Optical disc
CD-IN
DVD-R
CD-R

Number

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A

Access light
Anamorphic
ATAPI
ATRAC
Audio CD
AutoPlay

B

BD
BD-ROM
Blue book
Bronzing
Buffer underrun
Burn
Burner

C

Laptop CD-ROM trayCable select
Caddy
CD
CD spindle
CD-E
CD-i
CD-IN
CD Player
CD-PROM
CD-R
CD-R drive
CD-ROM
CD-ROM tray
CD-ROM XA
CD rot
CD-RW
CD-WO
CDDA
CDDB
CDFS
CDRFS
Chapter
Coaster
Coaster toaster
Compact Disc
Country codes

D

Blank CD spindleD:
DAE
Demo disc
Disc
Divx
DLA
Drive
DVD
DVD decrypter
DVD forum
DVD player
DVD shrink
DVD spindle
DVD-5
DVD-9
DVD-10
DVD-18
DVD-R
DVD-RAM
DVD-RW
DVD+R
DVD+R DL
DVD rot
DVD+RW
DVD+RW Alliance
DVD+R9
DVD-R

E

Eject
El Torito
EVD

F

Fast forward
Freedb
FullScreen

G

Golden disk
Green book

H

HFS
HD DVD
HD-ROM
High Sierra
Hybrid

I

ISO 9660
ISO image

J

Jewel box
Joliet

K

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L

Laser
Letterbox
LiveCD

M

Magneto-optical recording
Master
Matsushita Kotobuki Electronics
Md5sum
MKE
MO
Multiple sessions CD-R

N

Nero

O

Off-line storage
Optical disc
Optical drive audio connector
Optical media
Optical storage
Orange book

P

Panasonic interface
Pause
PCM
Phase change
Play button
Pwrite

Q

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R

Red book
Regional codes
Restore disc
Rewind
Rigid disk
Rip

S

SACD
Selector channel
Slave
Slot load disc drive
Source data disk
Spindle
Storage
SVCD

T

Track
Tray

U

UBCD

V

VCD
Vesicular film
Virtual image

W

White book
Widescreen
WORM

X

X

Y

Yellow book

Z

Zone locks

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