If you would like to link to Xmcd from another web site,
please use the Xmcd main page
CDDB is the CD database system that was originally pioneered by xmcd,
and is now a standard interface adopted by many other client applications.
Wall Street Journal article about CDDB
Read about how xmcd led to the creation of CDDB and its transformation
into Gracenote (PDF format).
USA Today article about CDDB
Read more about CDDB in this 1999 USA Today article.
Wired.com profile on Gracenote and CDDB
Read about Gracenote in this 2004 Wired News article.
Andy McFadden's CD-Recordable FAQ
A good FAQ site about CD-Recordable and related technologies.
Streaming multimedia plug-in for UNIX Mozilla and Netscape browsers by
A high performance MP3 encoder.
A fully open, non-proprietary, patent and royalty-free compressed
audio format, plus encoder and decoder software for it.
FLAC - Free Lossless Audio Codec
A fully open, lossless audio compression format, and the reference
encoder and decoder software.
Home of the FAAC encoder and FAAD decoder software, for the
MPEG-2/MPEG-4 AAC audio formats.
SoX: Sound eXchange
Sound file format convertor utility by Lance Norskog.
The Open Group: X Window System
This is the official X Window System site.
The Open Group: Motif
This is the official Motif site.
Open Motif is a release of The Open Group's Motif software source code,
for open-source platforms (Linux, FreeBSD, etc.).
The Motif developer's community site.
LessTif is a freely-available open-source Motif clone. It is distributed
under the GNU Library General Public License.
The XFree86 Project
The XFree86 Project, Inc. is an organization which produces XFree86,
a freely redistributable open-source implementation of The Open Group's
X Window System.