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  • White Book

    The White Book, which was released in 1993 by Sony, Philips, Matsushita, and JVC, is the specification document for Video CD (VCD). 

  • CD-RW (compact disc, rewriteable)

    CD-RW (for compact disc, rewriteable) is a compact disc (CD) format that allows repeated recording on a disc. 

  • CD burner (CD recorder)

    A CD burner is the informal name for a CD recorder, a device that can record data to a compact disc. 

  • Purple Book

    The Purple Book is the informal name for Philips and Sony's specification document for the double-density compact disk (DDCD) format. 

  • access method

    In computing, an access method is a program or a hardware mechanism that moves data between the computer and an outlying device such as a hard disk (or other form of storage) or a display terminal. 

  • multisession CD

    A multisession CD is a recordable CD format (like a CD-R) that allows the recording of a compact disk to be conducted in more than one recording session. 

  • CD-Bridge Disc

    A CD-Bridge Disc (sometimes just called a bridge disc) is a compact disc (CD) format that includes extra information on a CD-ROM XA (extended architecture) track, so that the disc can be played on either a CD-i (interactive) player attached to a tele... 

  • enhanced CD (E-CD)

    Enhanced CD (E-CD) is a compact disc (CD) format that enables discs to be played on either a CD player or a multimedia-capable device, such as a CD-i player, or a DVD-ROM, or CD-ROM drive, where added material can be displayed. 

  • Virtual Storage Portal (VSP)

    Another meaning for VSP is vertical solutions provider. 

  • CD-ROM XA (Compact Disc - read-only-memory, extended architecture)

    CD-ROM XA (Compact Disc - read-only-memory, extended architecture) is a modification of CD-ROM that defines two new types of sectors that enable it to read and display data, graphics, video, and audio at the same time.