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Trier Jan 23, 2002 06:07 PM

.cda instead of .cdg
 
Hallo can anybody help me.
I have just bought somse CD+G in Denmark, but the file format is .cda instead of .cdg, whats the differens.

Hope to here from you proes.

trier

Keymaster Jan 23, 2002 07:47 PM

If your refering to the files displayed when you browse the CD with Explorer they are Audio CD tracks so they will display as .cda like all other Audio CD tracks. The CD+G audio tracks just contain the graphics (lyrics) in unused sub-code of the Audio track (Windows doesn't know the difference). Only certain readers and specific software will read and process the graphics sub-code. All other software including Windows and most media players just ignores the sub-code. There are actually no files on an Audio CD, so Windows creates 44 byte files to provide information on the tracks on the CD.

Trier Jan 25, 2002 04:02 PM

And what software do i need, to read the cdg disk.

Trier

Keymaster Jan 25, 2002 07:40 PM

CAVS has a shareware player PlayCDG available from www.cavs-usa.com and CDGDisk is freeware and can be downloaded from ***********.tyrannosoft.com/discplayer.html


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