bchunk converts a CD image in a ".bin / .cue" format (sometimes ".raw / .cue") to a
set of .iso and .cdr tracks.
The bin/cue format is used by some non-Unix cd-writing
software, but is not supported on most other cd-writing
image.bin is the raw cd image file. image.cue is the
track index file containing track types and offsets.
basename is used for the beginning part of the created
The produced .iso track contains an ISO file system, which can be
mounted through a loop device on Linux systems, or
written on a CD-R using cdrecord.
The .cdr tracks are in the native CD audio format. They can
be either written on a CD-R using cdrecord -audio, or converted
to WAV (or any other sound format for that matter) using
It is advisable to edit the .cue file to either MODE2/2352/2048 or
MODE2/2352/2324 depending on whether an ISO filesystem or a VCD is
The format itself does not contain this feature and in an ambiguous
case it can only guess.