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soundtrack

1. the recorded sound accompaniment to a film
2. a narrow strip along the side of a spool of film, which carries the sound accompaniment

soundtrack

The audio that is recorded on movie film, a video or game. Soundtracks may be analog or digital in one or more channels (mono, stereo and multichannel). The term may also refer to a separate audio album that contains the music from a movie.


Film Quad Track
For movie theaters, quad track 35mm film includes one analog and three digital formats (SDDS, Dolby and DTS). The DTS is a time code that synchronizes with the soundtrack on CD-ROM (see DTS). (Image provided under the Creative Commons Attribution ShareAlike 3.0 License, www.creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)
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