How many songs can a 700 MB CD hold?

How many songs can a 700 MB CD hold?

Based on the above made up file sizes, a 700MB CD can hold: a. Roughly 280 5-minute songs @ 64bps.

How long is a CD minutes?

74 minutes
Standard CDs have a diameter of 120 millimetres (4.7 in) and are designed to hold up to 74 minutes of uncompressed stereo digital audio or about 650 MB of data.

Why are CDs 80 minutes?

Audio CDs you buy in stores can only have a maximum of about 80 minutes of sound, but if you rip an album to MP3 or AAC format, it will use less than 700 MB of storage space on your PC. In order to convert CDDA to MP3, your computer uses a “lossy” compression process, where some data is thrown out.

Can you fit more than 80 minutes on a CD?

The “Redbook” CD specifications state that CDs contain a maximum of 74 or 80 minutes of music.

How many songs can a CD fit?

A data CD can hold 100 songs. CDs can help transfer files between computers. A blank CD can typically hold about 74 to 80 minutes of music, which is generally not enough to hold 100 songs. But, a blank CD can also hold as much as 700 megabytes of data, which is usually more than enough for 100 songs.

Why can’t I put 80 minutes on a 700 MB CD?

The file size of the source is not important. It’s because the source (mp3, m4a, WAV or AIFF) has to be converted to the native format of an audio CD (16 bit PCM) and that allows only 80 minutes on a 700 MB CD. If you burn an MP3 CD, the songs have to be in mp3-format already and you can fill the disc all the way up to it’s 700 MB.

How many MB is 45 minutes of audio on CD?

Click to expand… CDA files do not contain any sound, they’re just location markers. 1 minute of uncompressed audio is approximately 10 MB, which means 45 minutes of audio will be about 450 MB. As most CDs today are 700 MB, that’s a little more than half the disc.

How many songs can you Burn on a 700MB CD?

How many songs can you burn on a 700MB CD? If each song file is generally 4-5 MB…it seems that you should be able to get well over 100 songs on a CD. But the most I can get is around 18-20.

How much space does 80 minutes of audio take up?

Back in those days, with the limited digital compression formats available, 80 minutes of audio probably did fill up 650-700 MB of space. I’ve tried to do some research on the web, but find myself wasting a lot of time because I haven’t seen this issue addressed anywhere yet.