Toast 9

Toast (software)

Toast is a CD and DVD authoring and media conversion software application for Mac OS X. Its name is a play on the word 'burn', a term used for the writing of information onto a disc through the use of a laser.

Discs can be burned directly through Mac OS X, but Toast provides added control over the process as well as extra features such as file recovery for damaged discs and cataloging and tracking of burned disc contents.

Toast 9 is a Universal Binary application and requires a PowerPC G4, PowerPC G5, Intel Core-based or newer Macintosh running Mac OS X v10.4 or later.

History

Toast was originally developed by Dr. Markus Fest and his company Miles Software GmbH and distributed by Astarte. In 1997 the product was purchased by Adaptec, and later transferred to Roxio (then a division of Adaptec).

Version history

  • 9.0 (2008-03-17)
  • 8.0 (2007-01-08)
    • Blu-ray disc burning
    • TiVo and EyeTV integration
    • Inclusion of some audio CD features from Jam
    • Updated GUI featuring easier usage and animation
    • Supports TivoToGo, a feature of Tivo DVR's that allows transferring programs from a TiVo to a computer.
  • 7.1.2 (2006-11-18)
  • 7.1 (2006-06-30)
    • Universal Binary
  • 7.0 (2005-08-30)
  • 6.0 (2003-09-02)
    • Bonjour sharing for CD/DVD burners over local networks
  • 5.2 (2002 late)
    • CD TEXT
    • Support for Mac OS X 10.2
    • Support for CD burning at 52X speed
    • Toast VideoCD QuickTime codec enhanced to support multiple G4 processors
  • 5.1.2 (2002-02-07)
    • Support for Sony CRX200E, a double density CD-R burner (1.3 GB)
  • 5.1.1 (2002-01-16)
    • Support for more DVD burners
  • 5.1 (2002-01-07)
    • Mac OS X support
    • dmg disk image support
  • 5.1 Preview 1 (2001-07-18)
    • Mac OS X support
  • 5.0.1 (2001-04-18)
    • No longer conflict with Apple's own burning applications Disc Burner and iTunes CD burning
  • 4.2
  • 4.1.2
  • 4.1
  • 4.0 (1999)
    • Referred to as "Toast 4 Deluxe"
  • 3.8.1 (1999)
  • 3.8 (1999-03-01)
    • USB CD-R/RW drive support
  • 3.7
  • 3.5.7
  • 3.5.6 (1997)
  • 3.5.4 (1997)
  • 3.5.3 (1997)
  • 3.5.1
  • 3.5 (1997-05-20)
  • 3.0.5 (1995)
  • 3.0.3
  • 3.0.2
  • 3.0
  • 2.5.8
  • 2.5.1
  • 2.5
    • Referred to as "TOAST CD-ROM Pro"

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