Take the 2-minute tour ×
Ask Different is a question and answer site for power users of Apple hardware and software. It's 100% free, no registration required.

I have 4 CDs I made from music tracks using iTunes and I was wondering if those are MP3 or some other format. Is it possible to read them with a non-MP3 player, such as a car CD player?

share|improve this question
add comment

1 Answer 1

up vote 2 down vote accepted

If you create a playable CD with iTunes, then the software converts them to a format that can be played through any hi-fi or CD player and burns that to a disc. If it was a data CD you used, then that works in a similar way to a USB flash drive, just copying the files and burning them to a CD. These will not be playable in a CD player, but you can get the files off from a computer. Hope this helps.

share|improve this answer
    
I think I selected Audio Cd, is it readable then? –  Jefffrey Dec 27 '10 at 17:05
    
Yes, that should be fine, and should play like any other CD in any CD players. Go ahead and try it out! Cheers. –  Ali Maxwell Dec 27 '10 at 17:06
    
Worked fine, thanks. –  Jefffrey Dec 27 '10 at 20:28
    
Excellent, your welcome –  Ali Maxwell Dec 27 '10 at 21:12
add comment

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.