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Appendix B: Glossary
Blu-ray Disc (BD)
A next-generation disc format to record, rewrite, and playback high-definition video (HD). The format is also likely to become a standard for PC data storage and high- definition movies in the future.
Bootable disc A disc containing a bootable image that the user can use to start a computer.
A standard that allows you to record both audio and data tracks on a single disc. The audio track can be played on a standard audio CD player and also on a computer CD- ROM drive that offers access to videos, games, databases, etc.
Disc and track-related information on Audio CDs. CD-Text can only be read and displayed by CD-ROM drives and CD players that support the feature.
A writing mode that allows data to be written continuously on the disc, without any interruptions. This mode closes the disc after the writing process.
Dolby Digital audio
An audio compression format developed by Dolby Lab for multiple audio channels. Burn.Now supports 2 audio channels.
A format that allocates most of the DVD disc space to audio and is primarily used for recording high-quality songs and music on DVD. Audio can be recorded on DVD in a wide range of sampling frequencies between 44.1 kHz to 192 kHz and resolutions of 16, 20 or 24 bits, with up to six discrete channels.
A DVD-Audio disc contains two folders: AUDIO_TS and VIDEO_TS. AUDIO_TS stores high-quality audio as .aob files along with still images (for use as menu backgrounds), navigation, and text. A limited amount of conventional DVD-Video data can be recorded in the VIDEO_TS folder.
DVD-Audio discs can only be played in DVD-Audio capable players.