Categories



Still have a problem? Ask for help at our discussion forum.

Search


Advanced Search

 »  Home  »  Computer Encyclopedia Page 2  »  What is ISO 9660?
What is ISO 9660?
Published  07/2/2011 | Computer Encyclopedia Page 2 | Unrated
What is ISO 9660?
One comes across this term when writing a CD. ISO 9660 is a file format for CDs. It was necessary to create a standard file system since competing operating systems created CDs that were not compatible with other operating systems. The ISO 9660 file format is an old format and is used in CDs since it guarantees maximum compatibility with standalone CD players. This standard format has been extended to increase its functionality. The Joliet extension allows the use of filenames larger than eight letters and containing non-ASCII characters. The El Torito extension allowed optical media to be made bootable. ISO 9660 is being replaced by UDF.
How would you rate the quality of this article?
1 2 3 4 5
Poor Excellent

Verification:
Enter the security code shown below:
img


Add comment
Comments


Popular Articles
  1. List of IrfanView Shortcuts
  2. When replying to a message in Outlook, a copy goes into the Inbox
  3. Precautions to take while using internet in Cyber Cafes
  4. List of uTorrent Shortcuts
  5. BIOS Beep Codes for AMIBIOS (American Megatrends Inc.) and Award BIOS
No popular articles found.