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Name UDF Disc Image
Other names  
Identifiers PUID:  fmt/1738
Classification Aggregate
Description UDF Disc Image is a format that stores contents and structure of an optical disc which can be transferred on the other media. It uses Universal Disk Format (UDF) file system developed for optical media by the Optical Storage Technology Association (OSTA). It is a portable format that is recognized by several operating systems, and considered to be a successor of ISO 9660 capable to manage read/write media in better capacity. UDF is used for computer data storage for a broad range of media, including DVDs and Blu-Ray disks. A disk image is a uncompressed copy of the contents of a disk or a folder, it can facilitate certain types of backup and recovery strategies. Please see ID: fdd000348 from Library of Congress and other links attached to this entry for further information.
Byte order  
Related file formats Has lower priority than UDF-ISO 9660 Bridge Disc  
Has lower priority than Apple Partition Map - ISO 9660 - UDF Hybrid Disk Image  
Is subtype of UDF-ISO 9660 Bridge Disc  
Is supertype of ISO 9660 Disk Image File  
Technical Environment  
Supported until  
Format Risk  
Developed by None.
Supported by None.
Source The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints / The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints
Source date 17 Aug 2022
Source description  
Last updated 17 Aug 2022
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