Long filenames in cdrs

By Amigosdefox
Jun 18, 2002
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  1. I use nero burning rom to copy my mp3 files into cdr media. When I choose burn I close the wizard and in the Iso tab i choose Iso level 2 (max 32 characters)
    mode 1 Under format
    iso 9660 under character set
    joliet
    allow pathdepth of more than 8 directories is selected
    allow more that 255 charcters in path.

    When I select "burn" i get promted that some files (with long names) need to be renamed to be compatible with the joliet format. Is there a way, if not with nero with another program, to burn files onto cdr with filenames of any length? As if the cdr were another hard disk?
  2. Mictlantecuhtli

    Mictlantecuhtli TechSpot Evangelist Posts: 4,916   +9

    Joliet format limits filenames to 64 characters. If you need longer filenames, you'll need to use Rock Ridge format, but it's not supported in Window$.
    Also, if you get that message "files need to be renamed" etc. it could be that the filenames don't match the specifications. Forbidden characters in Joliet are *, /, :, ;, ? and \.
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