English Amiga Board


Go Back   English Amiga Board > Other Projects > project.TOSEC (amiga only)

 
 
Thread Tools
Old 16 June 2014, 09:22   #1
tomse
We need more scans!

tomse's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Copenhagen / Denmark
Age: 45
Posts: 320
TOSEC ISO - new maintainer

Thanks to crashdisk I've started getting involved in the ISO part of Amiga TOSEC (or you can blame him if you will ).

It's a field I feel has been neglegted a lot.

So before starting out, I have some questions for you who might have input.

I've noticed that the most common format being used is the CUE/BIN/WAV, ISO and then some minor ones.
While I prefer to have only 1 file for each CD this can cause problems with CD's also containing audio tracks, which excludes ISO for these.

There might also be CD's with more metadata (i.e. some copyprotection) that isn't dumped to ISO / CUE/BIN.

So now the question is:
Are any of you familiar with special CD's for Amiga that has this kind of metadata.

What is the general feeling towards using CUE/BIN towards some other format?

I have yet to decide whether using 2 formats or sticking to one.
Any input here is also very welcome.
tomse is offline  
Old 16 June 2014, 20:18   #2
TuKo
Apollo Team

TuKo's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2014
Location: not far
Posts: 308
I generaly had better experiences with mounting CUE/BIN that ISOs on my classic Amiga.
TuKo is offline  
Old 16 June 2014, 22:56   #3
Crashdisk
Moderator

Crashdisk's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: France
Age: 43
Posts: 1,438
I do not think that there are CDs protected on Amiga, so the ISO standard format is a logical choice.
In any case, do not forget extract sound tracks require suitable hardware, specialized software and good knowledge.
The goal is to make a perfect copy.
To give you an idea of the protocol:
http://redump.org/guide/cddumping/
Crashdisk is offline  
Old 17 June 2014, 09:20   #4
Toni Wilen
WinUAE developer
 
Join Date: Aug 2001
Location: Hämeenlinna/Finland
Age: 45
Posts: 24,545
Having separate audio track files has one nice thing under emulation: all files can be inside single zip and sound track files can still be unpacked separately on-demand which is much faster (and uses less memory) than unpacking whole huge package at startup.

There is no protections but some CDs may have CD+G or CD+MIDI data. (Does any official CDTV/CD32 CD use those?)
Toni Wilen is offline  
Old 17 June 2014, 19:48   #5
rygar
Registered User

 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Poland
Posts: 317
To make perfect copy you should concern also about pre gaps in audio tracks. So try Exact Audio Copy and CUETools 2.1.4.
rygar is offline  
 


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Amiga Hardware Reference maintainer? Geijer support.Hardware 1 09 November 2012 14:08
TOSEC - DAT Pack - Complete (1528) (TOSEC-v2011-04-07) Aral project.TOSEC (amiga only) 4 09 April 2011 11:58
TOSEC - DAT Pack - Complete (1111) (TOSEC-v2009-12-27) Aral project.TOSEC (amiga only) 8 30 January 2010 12:14
tosec iso contribution hippie2000 project.TOSEC (amiga only) 4 10 November 2007 19:30
WinUAE has a new maintainer Paul Amiga scene 13 17 February 2002 07:42

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT +2. The time now is 14:49.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.11
Copyright ©2000 - 2021, vBulletin Solutions Inc.
Page generated in 0.09773 seconds with 13 queries