## How many minutes is 700 MB?

700 MB is calculated to 80 minute in CDDA (Compact Disc Digital Audio) format.

Has a 700 MB disc capacity?

CD-R

 Media type Optical disc Encoding Various Capacity Typically up to 700 MiB (up to 80 minutes audio) Read mechanism 600-780 nm wavelength (infrared and red edge) semiconductor laser, 1200 Kibit/s (1×) to 100Mb/s (56x) Write mechanism 780 nm wavelength (infrared and red edge) semiconductor laser

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 is CD 700 MB?

Back to CD’s As you can guess, the ‘M’ in ‘700MB’ refers to a mebibyte, not a megabyte. And you will find CD’s that have ‘730MB’ printed on them. They store the exact same amount of data as those with ‘700MB’.

Why are CDs 80 minutes?

Although records spiral the other way – outside to in, the idea is much the same. When CD’s first came out, the limit was 74 minutes, but they were able to lower the track width slightly and accommodate 80 minutes. The Standard was varied to allow this. There is a maximum track limit of 99 tracks too.

Why are CDs 70 minutes?

The real limit for CDs started at 72 minutes, not 74 minutes, since this was the maximum length of the U-Matic videotapes which were used for audio masters. And that Furtwängler recording of Beethoven’s Symphony No.

## How many MB does a CD hold?

700 MB
A standard 120 mm, 700 MB CD-ROM can actually hold about 703 MB of data with error correction (or 847 MB total).

How many mega bytes will a 63 minute CD hold?

CD-recordable media that can hold approximately 580 MB of data (63 minutes). 640 MB. CD-recordable media that can hold approximately 650 MB of data (74 minutes). 700 MB.

Why are CDs 74 minutes long?

The original target storage capacity for a CD was one hour of audio content, and a disc diameter of 115 mm was sufficient for this, however both parties [Sony and Philips] extended the capacity to 74 minutes to accommodate a complete performance of Beethoven’s 9th Symphony.

### How many megabytes will a 63 minute CD hold?

Can you fit more than 80 minutes on a CD?

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.

Are there CD R longer than 80 minutes?

There have been some CDs released that approach the 90-minute mark, but I suspect that these are CD-Rs – individual burned CDs – because this is possible using “overburning.” …

## How many minutes are on a 700-megabyte CD?

As a general rule, one minute of a compressed audio file is approximately equal to 1 megabyte of data. Thus, a 700-megabyte CD can hold close to 700 minutes of compressed music files.

How many minutes of music can an audio CD Hold?

An Audio CD can hold max. 80 minutes of music. 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.

Why can’t I burn an MP3 to a 700 MB CD?

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.

### What is the maximum length for a CD-R?

Anything higher than that is too large for a single CD-R. You would either need to create multiple projects or change the media to a DVD-R. For audio CDs, the maximum length for audio is 79 minutes. The website will usually let you know if your uploaded audio is too long.