SimpliCD is the first CD-RW
software to provide drag-and-drop access to WAV files, with no audio-ripping application required, along with simple play list conversion from Compact Disc Digital Audio (CD-DA) format to WAV, MP3, or Windows Media Audio formats to save time for users.
Blaster 12-10-32 writes complete CD-R media in approximately 8 minutes (based on writing a 650-MB disc on 12x CD-R media on a system with a minimum, sustained data transfer rate of 1,800 KB/sec.
The CRW8824FXZ uses high performance 8x CD-R and CD-RW
media for optimum recording.
To date, however, the high price of combo drives, approaching $300 with only a 4X write speed, has been a barrier, particularly when standalone CD-RW
drives offer higher write speeds.
The new media price points reinforce Smart and Friendly's leadership position in the CD-RW
market, Solomon added.
And it's even better when you realize that it includes a new version of Easy CD-Pro (a quite capable and intuitive premastering software package enhanced for CD-RW
) plus DirectCD, software that makes it possible to copy files to the optical medium (both CD-RW
At retail, 2X CD-RW
drives have now slipped below $200.
The established new CD-RW
standard Orange Book Part II, Volume 1, Ver.
Ricoh Disc Media and Systems-Center (DMS-C) announced its 8X CD-R/4X CD-RW
drive with a 32X CD-reading capability for mass shipping.
Called the MediaMaster MP9060A, the CD-R/RW/DVD-ROM combination enables users to read DVD-ROM and CD-ROM, write to CD-R, and rewrite to CD-RW