Compact Disks: What, Why and How

  • Alka Bansal
  • Dipti Arora
Keywords: Compact disk, Storage media


This article introduces the basic concept of compact disks (CDs), their types and uses. The technology behind CDs and CD burner is discussed in brief. It describes in detail how to use CD burning software Adaptec Easy CD Creator 4 to burn various types of CDs like data CD, audio CD, and multisession CD. Other features of the software are also introduced.

How to Cite
Bansal, A., & Arora, D. (2003). Compact Disks: What, Why and How. DESIDOC Journal of Library & Information Technology, 22(4&5).