Toast Updated to Version 8.0.1

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Date: Thursday, March 15th, 2007, 08:15
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Toast, the long-standing CD and DVD burning application by Roxio, has been updated from version 8.0 to 8.0.1 as of Wednesday.
The update, which requires the user to log into the Roxio web site to download, offers the following bug fixes and improvements for the recently-released version 8.0 of the product:
-DivX encoder has been updated to version 6.4.
-Resolves a number of issues related to audio playback within Toast.
-Resolves an issue where save options are available while the encoding sheet is visible.
-Resolves a potential crash situation with multiple disc images mounted.
-Correct disc number is now always shown when reburning a failed disc in a spanned set.
-Some error messages have been updated to provide additional details.
-Resolves an issue which limited audio crossfade to 20 seconds.
-ToastAnywhere now correctly works with Audio projects.
-Cosmetic issue relating to fades icon has been corrected.
-Make changes to Effects will now prompt users to save project before exiting Toast.
-Media Browser preview will now stop automatically when saving a disc image
Improved accuracy of displayed recording speed.
-Resolves an issue where a disc is ejected after extracting audio tracks.
-Photo Discs created on Japanese language OS will now function properly in Windows.
-Helvetica font being disabled will no longer cause Toast to crash.
-Saved audio projects from Toast 7 will now open correctly.
-Menu title now appears correctly in preview for video projects.
-Resolves an issue related to closed captions not being available for selection in Toast Video Player.
-Write session option is now preserved correctly.
-Resolves a potential crash situation when selecting TiVo in the Media Browser.
-Index points are now always correctly burned in CD audio projects.
-Resolved an issue where Peak Regions or Split-Regions in some audio files are not recognized.
-Toast will now correctly display the date a TiVo show was recorded if no metadata is present.
-Cosmetic changes to mouse-over tooltip which appears in Media Browser for TiVo shows.
-Resolves issue related to using assets in the Roxio Converted Items folder.
-Audio CD length is now correctly updated with applying crossfade or trim effects.
-Resolves an issue related to opening some saved audio projects with effects applied.
-Toast now correctly displays when lead-in is being written for audio CDs.
-Resolves an issue where some tracks from CD Spin Doctor may not transfer correctly.
-Removing crossfades will no longer reset pause to 2 seconds if no gap is set.
-Resolves an issue related to burning an ISO 9660 format disc image.
-Improvements to estimated size calculation for video projects.
Toast 8 retails for US$99.99 and requires a G4, G5 or Intel-based Macintosh running Mac OS X 10.4.8 or later, QuickTime 7.1.3 or later and 300 megabytes of hard drive space to install. The program also urges the user to have at least 15 gigabytes of free drive space available when using Toast’s DVD backup compression features.
The program is a universal binary and runs natively on both PowerPC and Intel-based hardware.
If you’ve had either positive or negative experiences with the new version, let us know.


roxiologo.gif
Toast, the long-standing CD and DVD burning application by Roxio, has been updated from version 8.0 to 8.0.1 as of Wednesday.
The update, which requires the user to log into the Roxio web site to download, offers the following bug fixes and improvements for the recently-released version 8.0 of the product:
-DivX encoder has been updated to version 6.4.
-Resolves a number of issues related to audio playback within Toast.
-Resolves an issue where save options are available while the encoding sheet is visible.
-Resolves a potential crash situation with multiple disc images mounted.
-Correct disc number is now always shown when reburning a failed disc in a spanned set.
-Some error messages have been updated to provide additional details.
-Resolves an issue which limited audio crossfade to 20 seconds.
-ToastAnywhere now correctly works with Audio projects.
-Cosmetic issue relating to fades icon has been corrected.
-Make changes to Effects will now prompt users to save project before exiting Toast.
-Media Browser preview will now stop automatically when saving a disc image
Improved accuracy of displayed recording speed.
-Resolves an issue where a disc is ejected after extracting audio tracks.
-Photo Discs created on Japanese language OS will now function properly in Windows.
-Helvetica font being disabled will no longer cause Toast to crash.
-Saved audio projects from Toast 7 will now open correctly.
-Menu title now appears correctly in preview for video projects.
-Resolves an issue related to closed captions not being available for selection in Toast Video Player.
-Write session option is now preserved correctly.
-Resolves a potential crash situation when selecting TiVo in the Media Browser.
-Index points are now always correctly burned in CD audio projects.
-Resolved an issue where Peak Regions or Split-Regions in some audio files are not recognized.
-Toast will now correctly display the date a TiVo show was recorded if no metadata is present.
-Cosmetic changes to mouse-over tooltip which appears in Media Browser for TiVo shows.
-Resolves issue related to using assets in the Roxio Converted Items folder.
-Audio CD length is now correctly updated with applying crossfade or trim effects.
-Resolves an issue related to opening some saved audio projects with effects applied.
-Toast now correctly displays when lead-in is being written for audio CDs.
-Resolves an issue where some tracks from CD Spin Doctor may not transfer correctly.
-Removing crossfades will no longer reset pause to 2 seconds if no gap is set.
-Resolves an issue related to burning an ISO 9660 format disc image.
-Improvements to estimated size calculation for video projects.
Toast 8 retails for US$99.99 and requires a G4, G5 or Intel-based Macintosh running Mac OS X 10.4.8 or later, QuickTime 7.1.3 or later and 300 megabytes of hard drive space to install. The program also urges the user to have at least 15 gigabytes of free drive space available when using Toast’s DVD backup compression features.
The program is a universal binary and runs natively on both PowerPC and Intel-based hardware.
If you’ve had either positive or negative experiences with the new version, let us know.

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