Definitions for "MultiRead"
Keywords:  osta, rom, dvd, logo, rws
A standard that was developed to allow standard CD-ROM drives and other playback devices, including DVD-ROM drives, to read various CD formats, including CD-RW discs. A similar standard, termed Super MultiRead, is being developed to provide similar compatibility for the different forms of DVDs.
The ability of any drive to read all of the following types of media: CD-DA, CD-ROM, CD-R, and CD-RW. MultiRead is a standard developed by the Optical Storage Technology Association (OSTA).
CD-ROM and DVD-ROM devices that are able to read all of the disk formats, including: CD, CD-R and CD-RW.