cdr and cdr-audio

does anyone know the differences between a regular cdr and a cdr-audio cd ??????????????

a fairly comprehensive detailed explanation in consumer terms would be greatly appreciated

thank you, joan.
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joanbAuthor Commented:
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Jason_SCommented:
Are you asking the diffrence between a music CD, and a data CD?

CD-R is a rewriteable drive assignment.
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bekayeCommented:
This page should give you more than you would want to know about CDs:

http://www.ora.com/reference/dictionary/terms/C/Compact_Disc_Read-Only_Memory.htm

if i understand what you all asking, there is no real difference between cdr and cdr-audio except for marketing purposes.  when you decide what you want burned to the cdr, your software will pick the right format for the burn.
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joanbAuthor Commented:
JasonS

in detail, what is the difference between a music cd and a data cd ?????

we require a detailed explanation.

thanks, joan.
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Jason_SCommented:
pwoolford:  Can you be more specific?  There are hundreds of links at this site.

joanb:  The basic format of the two is the diffrence. (I would tell you more if I new off the top of my head.) Are you simply trying to understand it, or is there a reason for needing the information?
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pwoolfordCommented:
Sorry, you will just have to look through.  I had a quick look at the second batch and this looked like what you wanted to know.  Please feel free to delete my answer if you feel it is not comprehensive enough
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bassoonplayerCommented:
Dear Joan,

I just purchased both a CD-R and a
CD-R Audio and was wondering the same question. The CD-R was about a dollar cheaper. Is the CD-R for data only? is what I am wondering. There is nothing on the package of the regular CD-R telling me it won't work for audio. It would be wonderful to know.
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