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what is cd-text?
Authored by: baronworm on Sep 15, '06 09:14:30AM
No, it's not quite the free-for-all feature that you may be envisioning.

It's a way to embed some metadata into an audio cd, so that compatible CD players (esp. in car stereos...) can display the song data while that song is playing. In my experience, it's usually just the artist and title that get displayed.

As you can probably imagine, CD-text is particularly handy for mix CD's full of obscure songs. :-)

for more info:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/CD_Text
http://www.ncf.carleton.ca/~aa571/cdtext.htm

This is another addition that brings iTunes/OSX a little closer to matching the Toast feature list. :-)

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