Microsoft KB Archive/107986
CD-ROM XA, Extended Architecture Information Pack Article ID: Q107986 Revision Date: 14-DEC-1995
The information in this article applies to:
- Microsoft CD-ROM XA Information Packet
The “Microsoft CD-ROM XA Information Packet” provides detailed technical information about CD-ROM XA. The XA stands for Extended Architecture: the extensions of the basic capabilities of CD-ROM to permit more powerful use of audio in CD-ROM applications.
This information is useful primarily to programmers who are developing CD-ROM applications and need detailed programming information on CD-ROM XA.
If you would like to obtain a copy of the “Microsoft CD-ROM Extensions v2.10 Data Sheet,” please contact Microsoft Product Support by calling (206) 454-2030. The information is available as an Application Note.
CD-ROM XA, Extended Architecture Information Pack
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This Application Note contains information about the Extended Architecture (XA), the extension of the basic capabilities of CD-ROM used by the Microsoft CD-ROM programs. This is a technical specification document that programmers and developers may find useful.
Application Note Contents
- An Introduction to CD-ROM XA
- CD-ROM XA Disc Format
- CD-ROM XA Data Retrieval Structure
- Audio Data Representation
- Future Extensions (reserved)
Note: Microsoft does not support the CD-ROM extensions directly. It is the responsibility of the CD-ROM drive manufacturers and other OEMs to support the CD-ROM extensions.
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