Welcome to the New International CD-i Association!

This website is dedicated to the Compact Disc Interactive system. It provides you with lots of technical background information, downloads, overviews and other resources on CD-i.

What's New (Full revision history)

August 17, 2017
  • Added documentation for a wider range of OS-9 products to the Microware OS-9 Documentation section. Also added CD-I IFF documentation to the Authoring Manuals section.

    July 24, 2017
  • Added section containing CD-i Full Functional Specification (Green Book) documents under the heading CD-i Documentation.

    October 7, 2009
  • Included Technical Note #076 titled Differences between the Philips 18x and 605 Development Platforms. It can be found in the Philips Interactive Media Technical Notes section.

    October 5, 2009
  • The previously unreleased document Mono II Player Status has been included under the CD-i Technical Documentation / System section.
  • Technical Note #061, titled Software Sprites in CD-i has been included in the Philips Interactive Media Technical Notes section.

    October 4, 2009
  • Created a section to house Philips Interactive Media Technical Notes under the heading CD-i Documentation. Included the first document designated Technical Note #069, titled Technical Status of the Philips 910 CD-i Player.

    October 16, 2005
  • The Complete CD-i Players Overview section has been updated with information concerning CD-i Emulation. Containing a brief description of the first serious attempt at CD-i emulation in CD-iCE and the newly released and active project CD-i Emulator.

    September 30, 2005
  • CD-i Fan has released his CD-i Emulator version 0.5.2 from the official cdiemu.org website with a time limited trial edition available for free download. The full unlimited CD-i Emulator is available for an initial payment of 25 Euros with free future updates on the base case version. The links section has been updated accordingly.

  • CD-i FAQ
  • CD-i FAQ 2000 Edition
  • - The most up-to date and accurate CD-i FAQ available on the web
  • CD-i FAQ 2000 Edition - Italian version

  • The Complete CD-i Players Overview - All CD-i players ever made
  • The Complete CD-i Accesories Overview - All available optional accesories
  • CD-i Related Technologies - CD-i subset players like Photo-CD and CD-BGM

  • CD-i Development Player Downloads - Utilities for usage on a CD-i development system
  • PC/Windows Downloads - Utilities for usage on a PC
  • CD-i Application Downloads - Runtime software for Video-CD and Photo-CD
  • CD-i Disc Images Downloads - Software for usage on a CD-i player
  • CD-i Homebrew Downloads - Projects from the ever growing CD-i homebrew scene

  • CD-i Player Manuals - User instructions for various models of CD-i players
  • CD-i Full Functional Specification (Green Book) - Official specification of the CD-i system
  • CD-i Technical Documentation / System - Documents related to the CD-i system
  • CD-i Technical Documentation / Software - Documents related to CD-i software applications
  • CD-i Technical Documentation / PIM Technical Notes - Documents from Philips Interactive Media
  • Microware OS-9 Documentation - Technical manuals for OS-9 products
  • Authoring Manuals - Manuals for CD-i development equipment and software
  • Philips Media Brochures - Authoring hardware and software and professional players
  • The Interactive Engineer - Newsletter for CD-i developers

  • CD-i Articles - Articles related to CD-i written by me and others
  • Classic ICDIA Articles - Archive of articles published by the ICDIA

  • CD-i Promotional Videos - Promotional videos in MPEG-1 format
  • Historical advertisements and publications - CD-i landmarks in print
  • Press Information - Chronicling various press releases for CD-i

  • ICDIA CD-i Software Archive - The world's largest CD-i software collection
  • Philips/OptImage/PMpro Technical Support Site - Official mirror of the former cdprosupport.com
  • CD-i Links - CD-i on the Web

  • More about the ICDIA - Mission statement
  • Site revision history - All additions made to this site

  • E-mail & Contact

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