Definition - What does Disco mean?
Disco is an optical disk authoring software application for Apple's Mac OS X. Disco provides capabilities for audio disk/file burning, multiple disk file spanning, disk image creation and creating a searchable discography. Disco is a less-expensive alternative to Roxio Toast.
Disco was developed out of a collaborative effort between Austin Sarner and Jasper Hauser and released in 2007 as shareware. Users were required to pay a licensing fee after reaching a seven disk maximum on the same computer.
The Disco application has been offered as freeware since July 2011.
Techopedia explains Disco
Disco provides tools and features for professional-grade mixing and music arrangement, such as dual audio decks, cross fader, automatic mixing effects and looping. Completed mixes may be burned to a disk with one click. Disco also integrates with iTunes and includes a built-in playlist editor.
Key Disco application features include:
- Usage of all internal and external Apple-supported CD/DVD burners
- Multi-session CD support
- Rewritable CD/DVD disk burning and erasing feature
- Dual-layer DVD support
- Supports burning based on file systems, such as Hybrid, UDF, ISO 9660, HFS+ and Joliet
- Option for easy switching between audio CD or MP3 production
- Changeable track order with a drag and drop feature
- Ability to make CDs according to AUDIO_TS and VIDEO_TS folders
- Spanning capability for effortless backup creation
- Ability to automatically divide several files on multiple disks to accommodate size constraints
- Ability to make disk images from disks and files in formats like ISO, CDR and DMG
- Ability to make CDs in disk image formats like ISO, CUE/BIN, IMG and DMG
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