CD-DVD burning...

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Pete
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Post by Pete » Fri May 19, 2006 11:08 pm

Here's just a tip from my side of a great burning application that also is free.
Which means you dont need to steal any burning software ;)
Also there's a big common problem with the comercial burning softwares that they actually
can't burn from an ISO file, due they have their own format.

Iam not saying that all comercial burning softwares
can't burn from an ISO file. (But most common cases they dont)
Which leads to that you have to mount your iso trough DaemonTools forexample and from your burning software choose the DaemonTools VirtualDrive as the source drive. I dont like that.

So well there's a free burning software who can actually burn from an ISO file, and it have also much more features, i have burnt many Linux CD's from this program and they all worked well.

The only bad thing is that it comes with a toolbar
Yea well those arent hard to getrid of, but it's kinda annoying.
Well anyhow for those who is intressted have a look at it = D

Burn4Free
http://www.burn4free.com/
Features

# Burn4Free burn data (CD and DVD) and audio from different files types
(WAV, FLAC, WavPack, WMA, M3U (mp3 winamp compilation) , MP3, MP2, MP1 OGG and CDA (normal cd audio tracks)

# Low cost burning : you can burn and dvd copy- backup data - cd with only 2 clicks
# CD-R/CD-RW/DVD-R/DVD+R/DVD-RW/DVD+RW/DVD-RAM drives
(SCSI - IDE/EIDE - USB) are supported

# Multi languages: many languages are available, choose your favorite
# Print Compilation, select layout, colors and items to print
# 4 way to burn your CD/DVD: you can choose the way you prefer to burn a CD/DVD
(fly window, right click from explorer, internal add window, derag & drop

# Burn and save .ISO files
# DVD dual layer support (check Compatibility menu)
# Print Compilation
# Burn MP3 compilation
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Stead
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Post by Stead » Sat May 20, 2006 12:51 am

personally i recommend this free tool, which actually has a link from an ms page, (free tool praised by ms? how bizare!)

anyway the url is

http://isorecorder.alexfeinman.com/isorecorder.htm

this could be any easier to use, simply double click on the iso file and you will get an iso burning wizard with an xp style interface :o

hope its of some use, theres not much you can go wrong with, its incredibly straightforward to use, although i think it only works with xp, oh and of course its free!

Matthias
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Post by Matthias » Sat May 20, 2006 2:19 am

GUIs are for wimps. Real men use cdrecord :D

ThePhysicist
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Post by ThePhysicist » Sat May 20, 2006 7:51 pm

Matthias wrote:GUIs are for wimps. Real men use cdrecord :D
Wheels are for wimps! Real men go by feet! :twisted:

Coviti
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Post by Coviti » Sat May 20, 2006 9:47 pm

How about cdrtools frontend? It looks like it belongs in NT 4.0, but it still works.

Matthias
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Post by Matthias » Sun May 21, 2006 8:27 pm

Coviti wrote:How about cdrtools frontend? It looks like it belongs in NT 4.0, but it still works.
wtf? It's just not full of stupid, bloating eye-candy like Nero...

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Post by Coviti » Mon May 22, 2006 2:26 am

True, Nero is so fat it takes about two hours to install. It just isn't as efficient as Nero 5, which I use all the time, and, I might add, is much less bloated than Nero 7.

However, I heard that somebody's SoC project will be to design a much better frontend for cdrtools. If that works out I'll try it, and see if I like it better than cdrtfe.

Matthias
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Post by Matthias » Mon May 22, 2006 3:59 am

<troll>It won't be better than k3b anyway, so what's the point?</troll>
Anyway, to be honest i can't think of a better cd recording application on windows than cdrtfe. It is so concise and yet quite fully-featured, small and fast. And if you don't like the way it looks... tough luck i guess :p

Coviti
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Post by Coviti » Mon May 22, 2006 4:20 pm

I can live with it. I'm just saying it could stand a little improvement, while remaining non-bloated. Why isn't there a k3b port for Win32? :cry:

Matthias
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Post by Matthias » Mon May 22, 2006 4:39 pm

Coviti wrote:I can live with it. I'm just saying it could stand a little improvement, while remaining non-bloated. Why isn't there a k3b port for Win32? :cry:
I've already suggested some minor changes to the author of cdrtfe, and he was very open-minded about my suggestions. If you have any real suggestions, why don't you send him an eMail? I'm sure he'd react in some way...
Anyway, there will be a k3b port for Windows because KDE4 will be ported to Windows.

oiaohm
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Post by oiaohm » Tue May 23, 2006 2:46 pm

Sorry Matthias bad news K3B is not on the win32 port list yet as part of Kde 4. I asked the core developer with a lot of praise because it is great.

Triangle
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Post by Triangle » Mon Nov 13, 2006 7:05 pm

ISO burner is a really good tool to use to burn ISO. It is very easy to use, small and reliable. Give it a glance
http://www.ntfs.com/iso-burning.htm

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Post by tomleem » Tue Nov 14, 2006 1:31 am

ThePhysicist wrote:
Matthias wrote:GUIs are for wimps. Real men use cdrecord :D
Wheels are for wimps! Real men go by feet! :twisted:
Like the vehicle Fred Flinstone drives? :lol:
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Post by forart » Mon Nov 20, 2006 11:43 am

GPL-incompatible (closed too) software is not good for ROS.

Check out Infra Recorder !

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Post by ThePhysicist » Mon Nov 20, 2006 2:59 pm

Cool! Nice program, I hope they will add support for DVDs soon!

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