Validating the Finished Data CD

This section describes a tutorial on how to validate the final data CD.

When FinalBurner finished writing the ISO image on the CD, you should some validation on the final CD.

The first validation should be done with Windows Explorer:

The second validation should be done by coping all files from the CD back to harddisk to make sure all files can be read back correctly.

If no errors, the quality of the data on the CD is good. Put it in safe and clean place.

Table of Contents

 About This Book

 Audio CD (Compact Disc Digital Audio or CD-DA) Format

 Audio CD (Compact Disc Digital Audio or CD-DA) Players

 Audio CD (Compact Disc Digital Audio or CD-DA) Rip Music

 WAV Audio File Format

 MP3, MPEG-1 Audio Layer 3, Encoding Format

 Burning MP3 Music to Audio CD

 Windows Sound Recorder

 ISO 9660 Standard for Data CD

Recording Data on CD

 Archiving Files on CD - Compress with WinRAR

 Installing Final Burner

 Creating ISO 9660 Image with FinalBurner

 Checking ISO 9660 Image with FinalBurner

 Burning ISO 9660 Image to CD with FinalBurner

Validating the Finished Data CD

 Unused Space on Writable CDs

 VCD (Video CD) Standard

 DVD (Digital Video Disc) Standard Format

 TOC (Table Of Contents) on CDs

 IsoBuster - A Nice CD GUI Tool

 MPlayer - The Movie Player

 vStrip - Rip and Manipulate DVD VOB Files

 mpgtx - Manipulating MPEG Files

 CD/DVD - File Name Extension and Format Types

 References

 PDF Printing Version