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disk image

A file that contains a copy of a hard disk or optical disk, copied bit for bit from the original. The image is used to replicate its entire contents to another disk, and the destination disk is an exact duplicate of the original, including all data, free space and slack space. See ISO image, free space, slack space and cloning software.
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For many years, WinISO ruled as the best disc image tool set in the world
The inclusion of a grey disc image at the margin of each text reference helps one find and identify its corresponding CD track.
Among the other features of the software are: an authoring editor, which manages all authoring functions, including assigning audio, video, and still picture asset files, and browse and select action; a premastering function to verify and test the DVD-Video files; and disc image output directly to a DLT.
The disc image is copied onto the Rocket Replicator's hard disk.
7GB disc image in about 20 minutes, thus freeing up host resources that would otherwise be used for the recording process.
By combining these features with DVD Copy 4's support for Internet Copy and Burn DVD-Video to Disc Image features, consumers have even more video playback options.
The Multiplexer is the first software able to output a specification-compliant Enhanced VOB file, as well as additional playlist and information files used to generate an HD DVD disc image.
HD DVD Standard Content authoring -- Scenarist HD now supports additional audio stream types (Dolby Digital Plus and Dolby TrueHD), and disc image formatting and output.
Burn DVD-Video to Disc Image -- Using this new feature, movie enthusiasts can copy their home movie as a disc image and then save it to their PC for burning their DVD-Video at a more convenient time.
It provides professional-level control for disc image creation, including the placement of the layer break and the orientation of the track path.
5 include a Disc Image Loader that enables users to mount disc image files in a virtual drive as if they were discs in a physical drive; a DivX-to-DVD Creator that makes it easy to convert DivX content to DVD for playback in the living room; DVDInfo Pro for testing the performance of drives and media; support for LightScribe Direct Disc Labeling Technology in Label Creator, the suite's disc and label artwork creation component and support for Media Center PC PVR files.
Features include a built-in 160GB hard drive, dual password protection modes, DHP Dynamic hard drive partition technology, and the ability to load disc images to hard drive and rename the partition.