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)

March 12, 2022
  • Added Engineering 5.0 and FPD v8.04 disc images to the CD-i Downloads / CD-i Disc Images Downloads section.
  • Added recovered technical note #055 on pre-release CD-RTOS problems to CD-i Documentation / PIM Technical Notes section.
  • Added new Conference Proceedings and Articles section under the header CD-i Articles, for now with just recovered Proceedings of the First CD-i Software Conference (CDIC1).

  • February 15, 2022
  • Added NIRD Discussion Document to Authoring Manuals section.

  • February 9, 2022
  • Added archive.org SCP file links to the OS-9 Disk Images Downloads section.

  • February 3, 2022
  • Added a new CD-i Books section with descriptions of books about the CD-i system under the header CD-i Documentation.




  • CD-i FAQ
  • CD-i FAQ 2020 - The most up-to date and accurate CD-i FAQ available on the web


  • CD-i OVERVIEWS
  • Complete CD-i Players Overview - All CD-i players ever made
  • Complete CD-i Accessories Overview - All available optional accessories
  • CD-i Related Technologies - CD-i subset players like Photo-CD and CD-BGM


  • CD-i DOWNLOADS
  • PC/Windows Downloads - Utilities for usage on a PC with DOS or Windows
  • OS-9 Disk Images Downloads - Software for usage on a CD-i / OS-9 development system
  • CD-i Development Player Downloads - Utilities for usage on a CD-i development system
  • 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 DOCUMENTATION
  • CD-i Player Manuals - User instructions for various models of CD-i players
  • CD-i Service Manuals - Repair instructions for various models of CD-i players
  • CD-i Technical Documentation - Technical documentation for various models of CD-i players
  • 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
  • CD-i Full Functional Specification (Green Book) - Official specification of the CD-i system
  • CD-i Books - Books about the CD-i system
  • OS-9 Books - Books about the OS-9 operating system
  • Microware OS-9 Documentation - Technical manuals for OS-9 products
  • Authoring Manuals - Manuals for CD-i development equipment and software
  • Authoring Book(lets) - General books and booklets about CD-i authoring
  • Philips Media Brochures - Authoring hardware and software and professional players
  • The Interactive Engineer - Newsletter for CD-i developers


  • CD-i ARTICLES
  • CD-i Articles - Articles related to CD-i written by me and others
  • Classic ICDIA Articles - Archive of articles published by the ICDIA
  • Conference Proceedings and Articles - Archive of CD-i conference proceedings and articles


  • CD-i PROMOTIONAL MATERIAL
  • 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


  • CD-i RESOURCES
  • 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 Dev Research Site - Mirror of the former cdidev.emuvibes.com
  • CD-i Links - CD-i on the Web


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

  • E-mail & Contact

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