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Toast 6 Titanium Version History

The following list details the version history for all Toast 6 Titanium updates.
Toast 6 Lite contains a subset of Toast 6 Titanium features.

Toast 6 Titanium v6.1.1

Includes all previous version 6 updates, in addition to:

  • Resolves an issue with poor performance due to QuickTime 7.
  • Resolves an issue with burning audio disc images.
  • Resolves an issue with the "Toast It" contextual menu.
  • Can now correctly create a DVD Music Albums with a large number of tracks.

Toast 6 Titanium v6.1

Includes all previous version 6 updates, in addition to:

Data:

  • Resolves an issue where Custom Hybrid format fails to write temporary partitions on Mac OS 10.4 (Tiger).
  • Resolves an issue where Mac Volume format results in "error -36" on Mac OS 10.4 (Tiger).
  • Resolves an issue where the HFS partition of discs created in Mac Volume or Custom Hybrid format has errors in the Master Directory Block when using the "Optimize on the Fly" option.
  • Correctly records to DVD-R DL (dual layer) media for data disc formats.
  • Resolves an issue where the Plextor 716 recorder detected CD-RW media as DVD-RAM.

Audio:

  • Following discussions with Apple, this version will no longer allow customers to create audio CDs, audio DVDs, or export audio to their hard drive using purchased iTunes music store content.

Video:

  • Resolves an issue with DV encoding on Mac OS 10.4 (Tiger/QuickTime 7).
  • Resolves an issue where export of movies to DV results in "error -50" on Mac OS 10.4 (Tiger/QuickTime 7).
  • Aspect ratio of video produced in Final Cut Pro now correctly detected and preserved when encoded.
  • Correctly records to DVD-R DL (dual layer) media for DVD-Video. Resolves an issue where -R DL dual-layer media was detected as +R DL double-layer media and recording failed or the layer break was set incorrectly.

Copy:

  • Resolves an issue with copies failing from images unable to be mounted or unmounted on Mac OS 10.4 (Tiger)

Deja Vu Backup Scheduler:

Updated Deja Vu v3.1 for Mac OS 10.4 (Tiger). To install Deja Vu for Tiger, follow the instructions in the Toast Setup Assistant. Deja Vu is located in the System Preferences.

 

Version 6.0.9

Includes all previous version 6 updates, in addition to:

Data:

  • Resolves an unexpected quit when preparing a disc with very specific sizes of data files.

Audio:

  • Left and right audio channels are no longer reversed when burning DVD Music Albums (requires Toast with Jam 6).
  • Resolves an issue where sub-menus in very large DVD Music Albums would link to an incorrect track (requires Toast with Jam 6).
  • Audio is now properly encoded in DVD Music Albums for tracks that are option-dragged into the content area (requires Toast with Jam 6).

Video:

  • Resolves an issue where artifacts may appear when encoding using High Quality settings or when reencoding existing content.
  • Resolves an issue where multiplexed MPEG files with AC3 or MPEG audio may fail the MEI verification test.
  • DVDs without menus now correctly start playing with the first title on the disc.
  • Resolves an issue where the Abort option would not abort the encoding process.
  • Creating video discs from PVR content no longer has A/V synchronization issues.
  • Resolves an unexpected quit when preparing a disc with certain video files.
  • Files sizes for pre-existing MPEG content are now calculated correctly when determining disc capacity.

Copy:

  • Addresses a minor security issue in the Toast Disc Image Mount kernel extension. See http://secunia.com/advisories/13476/ for more details.
  • Copy window now displays correct information about DVD-Video source discs.

General:

  • Resolves an issue where existing data may be overwritten on a DVD+RW if the blank disc is inserted immediately when the "Insert Disc" sheet is displayed.
  • "Toast It" contextual menu now properly follows the post-recording verify preferences.
  • Addresses an issue where over 90% of CPU cycles is used while erasing a disc.

Version 6.0.7

Support fixes and error corrections for:

  • 8 GB doule layer data DVDs
  • Double layer DVD music albums
  • Double layer video DVDs
  • Uncompressed Video_TS burning to double layer media
  • Uncompressed double layer copying of unencrypted DVDs

Note: Double layer burning requires capable DVD recorder and double-layer media.

Setting the layer break is performed automatically for Toast authored DVDs. Any previously authored VIDEO_TS content will be scanned for a suitable non-seamless cell boundary that results in the most equal distribution of data across layers.

The disc capacity gauge near the red Record button offers a third toggle option of DVD DL, which calibrates the gauge for the increased capacity of double-layer media.

The disc capacity gauge near the red Record button offers a third toggle option of DVD DL, which calibrates the gauge for the increased capacity of double-layer media.

Burning has been verified to work with the following DL recorder mechanisms:

  • NEC 2510A, 3100A, 3500A
  • LG GSA-4120A
  • Sony 700A
  • Teac DV-W58E
  • Logitec LDR-HA125FU2/M
  • Pioneer DVD-RW DVR-108
  • Lacie d2 series

Discs burned with the NEC 3100A, NEC 3500A, LG GSA-4210A, LDR-HA125FU2/M and Sony 700A currently only play back in PCs and set-top DVD players, but not in Macs. This is due to the fact that, at present, the Mac OS Finder does not recognize DVD+R DL as a valid disc type. The NEC2510A and TEAC drive set the disc type as DVD-ROM, which the Finder does accept. Apple is aware of this issue, and a future update to the Mac OS should recognize these discs correctly for playback.

Clarification of steps to create DVD's from preexisting Video_TS folders:

  • "DVD-Video from VIDEO_TS folder" is added to the Video tab
  • "Toast It" contextual menu supports VIDEO_TS folder. Control-click on a VIDEO_TS folder and select "Toast It" to automatically launch Toast, switch to the correct option in the Video tab, and add the folder to the window
  • Automatically creates a "New Disc" entry when a VIDEO_TS folder is added to the main content window. This "New Disc" entry is written as "NEW_DISC" for the UDF portion
  • Automatically adds an empty AUDIO_TS folder immediately prior to recording for improved compatibility during playback in set-top DVD players
  • Automatically removes Mac OS system files from within the VIDEO_TS folder (e.g., .DS_Store, etc.) for improved compatibility during playback in set-top DVD players. Only files with BUP, IFO, and VOB extensions are included in the VIDEO_TS folder

MIDI Karaoke (KAR) Support Explained:

KAR files are supported in Video CD, Super Video CD, and DVD formats (as well as DVD Music Album - requires Toast with Jam 6). MIDI Karaoke files contain synthesized instruments and synchronized text lyrics. Search the Internet for MIDI Karaoke (.kar) for more information.

Miscellaneous Error Fixes

  • No longer returns an error if the mDNSResponder is not running on the system
  • Creating a DVD Music Album with a playlist larger than 2 GB no longer returns a -1310 error (requires Toast with Jam 6)
  • Export of a VOB with 5.1 AC3 audio works correctly (requires Toast with Jam 6)
  • Left and right audio are no longer reversed when burning a DVD with PCM audio
  • Progress dialog is displayed correctly when processing multiplexed MPG files in DVD
  • Fixed re-encoding issue for pre-existing compliant video
  • Fixed status messages during video processing. Preexisting compliant video content that is passed through say "multiplexing" versus "encoding"

Deja Vu Backup Scheduler

Deja Vu installer updates to the correct version for latest Panther compatibility. To install/update Deja Vu, follow the instructions in the Toast Setup Assistant. Deja Vu is installed in the System Preferences. For usage assistance, click on the "?" button in Deja Vu.

Version 6.0.5:

Support fixes and error corrections for:

  • Auto-Play option added to DVD Video. This option begins playing the first title on the DVD automatically when it is inserted into the player (bypassing the main menu). Each title will continue to play automatically, until the viewer chooses the "Stop" or "Menu" buttons
  • 12x and 16x DVD recorders
  • "Write Session / Write Disc" terminology restored to Record dialog Advanced tab
  • Audio CD accepts audio files up to 192 kHz/24 bit
  • Playlist order maintained when drag/drop from iTunes into Audio CD or DVD Music Album
  • 3rd party images supported for image copy
  • Copying from +R discs works correctly
  • PAL VCDs with slideshows and menus playback correctly
  • "Toast It" no longer defaults to "Write Disc" when recording.
  • Custom Hybrid CD burning from a Toast temporary partition works correctly
  • Drag/drop support from web browsers (Safari, IE, Camino) when adding album artwork
  • Option-drag adds artwork to all songs in a playlist
  • Option-delete removes artwork from selected songs in a playlist
  • Playlist titles with invalid Finder characters
  • Adding tracks to playlists
  • Fixed calculation of disc capacity when using Dolby AC3 vs PCM.

Version 6.0.3:

Support fixes and error corrections for:

  • Language support for French, German, Italian and Japanese
  • Summary of number of items and playback duration in Video format
  • Menu item to Duplicate videos or slideshows in Video format
  • Audio Master Quality Recording support for Yamaha recorders
  • Buffer Underrun Prevention option available for combination DVD+R/RW and -R/RW recorders
  • Video disc format accepts more previously encoded content without attempting or requiring re-encoding. Status message may still say "Encoding" while Toast verifies that the file is valid
  • Recording application bundles and installer packages
  • Mounting and copying additional 3rd party image formats
  • Copying complex BIN/CUE formats
  • Selecting different recorders or mounted images for CD/DVD copy source
  • Recorders connected to USB 2.0 ports display full USB 2.0 speeds in Recorder setup. Mac OS 10.2.8 or higher is required for USB 2.0 support
  • Disc space required calculations
  • Progress and time remaining calculations