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Adware, or advertising-supported software, is software that generates revenue for its developer by automatically generating online advertisements in the user interface of the software or on a screen presented to the user during the installation process.
BlindWrite, the successor to BlindRead, is a computer program that writes to recordable CDs.
CBS Interactive Inc. (formerly CBS Digital Media Group) is an American media company and is a division of the CBS Corporation.
CloneCD is proprietary optical disc authoring software that makes exact, 1:1 copies of music and data CDs and DVDs, regardless of any Digital Rights Management (DRM) restrictions.
A CloneCD Control File is a text descriptor with the extension.ccd used by CloneCD to mark the properties of a CD/DVD image.
This article is a comparison of notable software applications that can access or manipulate disk image files.
Copy protection, also known as content protection, copy prevention and copy restriction, is any effort designed to prevent the reproduction of software, films, music, and other media, usually for copyright reasons.
A cue sheet, or cue file, is a metadata file which describes how the tracks of a CD or DVD are laid out.
In signal processing, data compression, source coding, or bit-rate reduction involves encoding information using fewer bits than the original representation.
Data position measurement (DPM) is a copy protection mechanism that operates by measuring the physical location of data on an optical disc.
In computing, a directory is a file system cataloging structure which contains references to other computer files, and possibly other directories.
DiscJuggler is a professional CD/DVD recording software program, able to duplicate multiple CDs at once with its ability to simultaneously drive multiple CD recorders and replicate virtually any existing standard CD.
A disk image, in computing, is a computer file containing the contents and structure of a disk volume or of an entire data storage device, such as a hard disk drive, tape drive, floppy disk, optical disc or USB flash drive.
Download.com is an Internet download directory website launched in 1996 as a part of CNET.
FLAC (Free Lossless Audio Codec) is an audio coding format for lossless compression of digital audio, and is also the name of the free software project producing the FLAC tools, the reference software package that includes a codec implementation.
Freeware is software that is available for use at no monetary cost.
An Internet Protocol address (IP address) is a numerical label assigned to each device connected to a computer network that uses the Internet Protocol for communication.
In computing, iSCSI is an acronym for Internet Small Computer Systems Interface, an Internet Protocol (IP)-based storage networking standard for linking data storage facilities.
An ISO image is a disk image optical discs.
Korea is a region in East Asia; since 1945 it has been divided into two distinctive sovereign states: North Korea and South Korea.
LaserLock is a CD-ROM copy restriction technique.
The family of Macintosh operating systems developed by Apple Inc. includes the graphical user interface-based operating systems it has designed for use with its Macintosh series of personal computers since 1984, as well as the related system software it once created for compatible third-party systems.
macOS (previously and later) is a series of graphical operating systems developed and marketed by Apple Inc. since 2001.
In computer programming, the term magic number has multiple meanings.
Media Descriptor File (MDF) is a proprietary disc image file format developed for Alcohol 120%, an optical disc authoring program.
Metadata is "data that provides information about other data".
Microsoft Windows is a group of several graphical operating system families, all of which are developed, marketed, and sold by Microsoft.
Monkey's Audio is an algorithm and file format for lossless audio data compression.
Neowin is a technology news website.
Nero Burning ROM, commonly called Nero, is an optical disc authoring program from Nero AG.
An NRG file is a proprietary optical disc image file format originally created by Nero AG for the Nero Burning ROM utility.
NTFS (New Technology File System) is a proprietary file system developed by Microsoft.
NTFS volume mount points are specialized NTFS filesystem objects which are used to mount and provide an entry point to other volumes.
Optical disc authoring, including DVD and Blu-ray Disc authoring is the process of assembling source material—video, audio or other data—into the proper logical volume format to then be recorded ("burned") onto an optical disc (typically a compact disc or DVD).
Parallel ATA (PATA), originally, is an interface standard for the connection of storage devices such as hard disk drives, floppy disk drives, and optical disc drives in computers.
PC World, stylized PCWorld, is a global computer magazine published monthly by IDG.
A RAM drive (also called a RAM disk) is a block of random-access memory (primary storage or volatile memory) that a computer's software is treating as if the memory were a disk drive (secondary storage).
SafeDisc is a copy protection program for Microsoft Windows applications and games that are distributed on optical disc.
Small Computer System Interface (SCSI) is a set of standards for physically connecting and transferring data between computers and peripheral devices.
SCSI Pass Through Direct (SPTD) is a proprietary device driver and application programming interface (API) developed by Duplex Secure Ltd.
SecuROM is a CD/DVD copy protection and digital rights management (DRM) product developed by Sony DADC.
Shareware is a type of proprietary software which is initially provided free of charge to users, who are allowed and encouraged to make and share copies of the program.
Softpedia is a website from Romania that indexes information and provides primarily software information and downloads.
TrueCrypt is a discontinued source-available freeware utility used for on-the-fly encryption (OTFE).
VHD (Virtual Hard Disk) is a file format which represents a virtual hard disk drive (HDD).
Windows 2000 (codenamed NT 5.0) is an operating system for use on both client and server computers.
Windows 7 (codenamed Vienna, formerly Blackcomb) is a personal computer operating system developed by Microsoft.
Windows 98 (codenamed Memphis while in development) is a graphical operating system by Microsoft.
ZIP is an archive file format that supports lossless data compression.