Writing on the fly

On the fly


In computer terms, writing on the fly refers to the process of copying information from one media type directly to another without an intermediate step. An example of such a process is when a copy of a CD (compact disk) is made directly from one CD-ROM drive to another CD-ROM drive in the same computer without first saving an image of the source CD to the hard drive. This option is usually found in CD or DVD burning software.

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