The Unofficial DVD-Audio Specification


These pages contain a description of the contents of the AUDIO_TS directory on a DVD-Audio disk. The official specifications are not publically available and no reference has been made to them during the writing of this documentation. All information has been gained from the examination of the content of DVD-Audio disks produced by commercial authoring software.

At the moment these pages are little more than rough notes and hypotheses, but information is being added constantly.

The contents of the DVD-Audio "zone" (i.e. the AUDIO_TS directory) consists of the following elements:

In addition, if the disk is copy-protected using CPPM, two additional files called DVDAUDIO.MKB and DVDAUDIO.BUP are present in the AUDIO_TS directory.

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