Audio tracks and PC content on CDR?

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#1

Hi everyone,
On 1 CDROM , I want to put a software + some audio tracks. The goal is that on the PC, the user can access and install the software, and when the CD is removed from the PC and put in a stereo, he can listen to the music (burnt as .wav).

Is there any way to do this "hybrid CD" ?
I'm already doing Hybrid CD using from a Macintosh using Toast (PC user don't see the Mac content and same thing for Mac users) so this would be basically another kind of hybrid CD....

Thanks for any hint, I have access to both PC software and Mac but would rather do this on my PC ( I mostly use Nero 5.5)

Mathias


#2

Yep you can write both audio and data in one cd using nero. Just do a mixed mode cd (one of the options when clicking on “new compilation”).

The data will be written first, while the audio files will follow. Data will appear as track 1 on your stereo (silence).


#3

Or write the audio to the cd, but don’t close it.
When finished you burn the data part to this cd (start multisession i think)
The advantage is that the data is unreadable for commen cd audio players so you wont get a awful lot of noise on the first track


#4

Originally posted by Crowley
Or write the audio to the cd, but don’t close it.
When finished you burn the data part to this cd (start multisession i think)
The advantage is that the data is unreadable for commen cd audio players so you wont get a awful lot of noise on the first track

Have you actually tried this?

In order for this to work, i suppose one should first click on audio cd in new compilation to write the audio files (starting a multissesion cd at this point will write the audio files as data). Then one should continue by starting a new session, probably “start multisession” (using TAO and “don’t finalize”) in order to write the data files. This however would create a non standard cd, that most probably won’t be readable in any stereo.

This is actually a way to protect home made cds form being copied by applications such as nero or feurio. CDProtector uses this procedure.