[CentOS] Creating an iso image of a audio CD with K3B

Robert Moskowitz rgm at htt-consult.com
Tue Jan 13 02:02:24 UTC 2009

Filipe Brandenburger wrote:
> Hi,
> On Sun, Jan 11, 2009 at 19:31, Robert Moskowitz <rgm at htt-consult.com> wrote:
>> So far I have seen how to read the Audio CD and make a directory of WAV
>> files with a control file for later burning to CD, but I want an iso
>> image that I can archive and burn audio CDs to use as they get used up.
> No.
> The name "iso" comes from ISO-9660, which is the standard that defines
> how *data* CDs work.
> See here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ISO_9660
> So, you can only have an "iso" for a data CD, not for an audio CD.
> I believe many CD writing programs (especially graphical ones like
> Nero) can create a "project" to burn an audio CD, and maybe some of
> them can "export" this project in form of one big file that has all
> the contents in it, but this file won't be an "iso", it will be an
> exported project for that specific program. AFAIK there is no standard
> for this, in fact, I don't even know if any of the CD burning programs
> actually can do this.

It seems once upon a time I did this. But as I think about it, it was 
probably a CD of pictures. THat is data...

> What is it that you're trying to do? If all you want is to distribute
> the files as a single big/huge file download, maybe you should create
> a zipfile with the wav's inside. It would still require the receiving
> end to manually unzip it and burn it, but it might be closer to what
> you're trying to accomplish.

I want a single archived file so that as the CD gets used and abused, I 
can easily burn a new one, just as easy it is to make a CD of a data iso 

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