Wednesday, June 20, 2007

InfraRecorder 0.43.1

InfraRecorder is a free open source CD/DVD burning solution for Microsoft Windows. It offers a wide range of powerful features; all through an easy to use application interface and Windows Explorer integration.

Main Features

- Create custom data, music and mixed-mode projects and record them to physical compact discs or disc images.
- Create and record disc images.
- Create direct disc copies, on the fly or by using a temporary disc image.
- Erase (blank) rewritable discs using four different methods.
- Import session data from multi-session discs and append more sessions to that kind of discs.
- Fixate discs (write lead-out information to prevent further data from beeing added to the disc).
- Scan the SCSI/IDE bus for devices and collect detailed information about their capabilities.
- Display detailed disc information.
- Read and save audio and data tracks to files (wav. and .iso)
- Scan selected tracks for errors.


- Modern customizable Windows Explorer like interface.
- Drag and drop files from the explorer view of the program and Windows Explorer to the project view.
- Uses different poject view layouts for different type of projects to make the users work easier.
- Features a separate express application designed to guide the user to the most essential tools as quick and easy as possible.
- Fully translatable interfaces for the main application, express application and the shell extension.

Explorer Integration

- Integrates with explorer and adds new shell context menu options.
- Record saved projects and disc images.
- Open and edit saved projects.
- Highly customizable, can be displayed in a submenu and with or without menu icons.
- The shell extension can be registered with any file extension that the user wants.

InfraRecorder 0.43.1 Changes:

* Updated the cdrtools to version 2.01.01a26.
* Included a Finnish translation, thanks to Rami Aalto!
* Removed the error message related to ckEffects.exe.
* Improved the erase feature with support for more recorders.
* Fixed a bug causing the size and position of the main window not to be remembered.
* Fixed a bug causing the explorer view to turn white when double-clicking on a folder in the explorer list view (Windows XP only).
* Improved the program log functionality.
* Fixed a bug making it impossible to import sessions from certain disc types.
* Improved the explorer view performance. Expanding anything under "My Computer" in the tree could on some systems result in a long delay because of slow queries to floppy drives.

Note: TheInfraRecorder installation package does not include the plug-inneededtoencode MP3-files due to patent license restrictions. This doesnotaffect all countries. Visit this page to download the sources or binaries.

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