Results 1 to 3 of 3
  1. #1

    Member Since
    Jul 16, 2008
    mac recognizes cd tracks while windows does not...
    I am really confused, because I was putting some cds into my downstairs windows computer and they were all unknown unless hooked up to the internet to get the data using windows media. Even opening the folder showed that it was nothing but track 1.cda

    but on my mac opening the cd folder tells you the cd name/tracks and does NOT need to be connected to the internet to the know it, so I am baffled.

    plus I don't believe it grabs all the stuff the itunes get info tab knows.... by default even before you burn the cd

    I need to make a master of my own cd to send to a duplicator, and can get my cd to have all the tracks/band name/ composer data on mac...... but I am just curious

  2. #2

    hughvane's Avatar
    Member Since
    May 18, 2008
    Amberley, Canterbury, New Zealand
    MacMini 4.1, OS 10.11 and 10.6; Macbook Pro 8.2, OS 10.12, MacBook 4.1, OS 10.6.8
    I note the files are in .cda format, which is not audio, but a means of getting to a CD index. See

    Also, see what happens on your Win computer if you try using VLC player instead of Win media.

    Are you trying to make a data CD or an audio CD?

  3. #3

    Member Since
    Jul 16, 2008
    I am trying to make a cd of my personal .wav files in itunes to send to a duplicator, and it needs to retain the band name tracks, and the add/ info like composer,

    so an audio cd

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Similar Threads

  1. Replies: 1
    Last Post: 10-17-2012, 12:38 AM
  2. Replies: 21
    Last Post: 10-30-2011, 10:51 AM
  3. How can I record any sound playing from my mac and mix tracks?
    By dannieboiz in forum Music, Audio, and Podcasting
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 08-24-2010, 05:58 AM
  4. Windows Live 6 tracks(savings) play on a Mac??
    By dab in forum Music, Audio, and Podcasting
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 09-26-2007, 04:19 AM
  5. Mac recognizes more ram but no performance difference?
    By dorian86 in forum Apple Notebooks
    Replies: 15
    Last Post: 08-25-2007, 12:55 PM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts