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I recieved a CD on a MAC formated CD, ho

By ghanson@ll.doc.state.mn. ·
I recieved a CD from a MAC user who sent there data to us and we only have windows 2000 boxes - is there a way to read these CD's.
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by Ann777 In reply to I recieved a CD on a MAC ...

PC's generally cannot read mac disks at all.
There was one program called TRANSmac (see Tucows) which worked, but since the mac doesn't use file extensions (like .txt or .jpg) it's not always foolproof.

OS X starts to use file extensions formac files.

What OS version? Did the MAC user use Toast to burn the data or which format did he/she use?

Generally, Mac cd recording software is able to write in the ISO 9660 format. For instance, Toast comes with popular cd writers but one need to purchase the "pro" version to be able to do so.

It's also possible to build cd's that will be readable in either PC/MAC computers. Describe software is one way to do so...

http://www.charismac.com/Products/Discribe/discribedata.html

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by Keyboard Cowboy In reply to I recieved a CD on a MAC ...

Can you read the cd at all? Can you open the cd, and just not open any files off of it? If that's the case, normally you can just rename the file, and it will work. Make sure you rename the whole word, and add a file extension. Hope that helps.

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