Disco

Licence: Shareware ($29.95)
Version 1.0.3 | Release Date: 2008-03-02 | Download
  • Fixed crashes and failed burns caused by compatibility issues between smoke and many graphics cards
  • Fixed a Core Graphics problem that caused unnecessary logging to console
  • Fixed crash when attempting to burn multiple copies of a disc
  • Fixed a crash on startup when Disco was launched on a mac without a build in disc burner
  • Fixed a variety of other crashers
  • Fixed graphical glitches that appeared with Leopard
  • Fixed issue where transparency settings were not always used
  • Fixed issue where window shadow would not be drawn properly on a cold launch
  • Removed the redundant burn confirmation step after reburn was clicked
  • The second batch of localizations:
    • Many fixes in French and Spanish
    • Added support for: German, Greek, Hungarian, Italian, Norwegian, Russian
  • Several other minor tweaks and enhancements
Version 1.0.2 | Release Date: 2007-03-05 | Download
  • Data disc copying drastically improved (block level duplication)
  • The first batch of localizations:
    • Japanese
    • French
  • Locking bug when reburning a copied disc fixed
  • Reliability of spanning improved
  • Some minor tweaks and enhancements
  • The introductory price has now expired
Version 1.0.1 | Release Date: 2007-02-13 | Download
  • Fixed compatibility issue with some nVidia cards
  • Fixed occasional crashing bug
Version 1.0 | Release Date: 2007-02-12 | Download
  • Disc Naming has been greatly improved
    • Redesigned the disc name field editor to be easier to see
    • Added the ability to have Disco warn you when burning an untitled disc
    • Added the ability to auto-append the date in international format to untitled (or all) discs
    • There is no longer a character limit on names
    • The disc name field now resizes with the window width
  • Discography has gone trough some major improvements (again)
    • Discography has been moved to a Core Data back-end
    • Indexes of previous versions of Disco are automatically imported
    • Drastic speed improvements where made for both indexing and loading of indexes
    • Spanned burns are now correctly indexed by Discography
    • Audio CDs are now also indexed by Discography
    • Listing of indexed discs now includes burn date
    • Conflicts with discs having the same name in Discography are resolved
    • Discography now properly updates the index list to reflect the latest burns
    • The index list is now sorted by date, and the result lists are sorted by name.
    • Double clicking on a disc now only shows result for that specific disc
  • Smoke now works on almost any Quartz Extreme capable Mac
    • Based on your machine configuration, Smoke will enable or disable advanced options
    • General stability and performance of Smoke has been improved
  • Interface changes
    • You can now minimize the Disco window while burning
    • The file list view is now resizable
    • Preferences have been redone, now contains a burning pane
    • The default interface transparency has been decreased
    • Some terminology has been revised to be more human-readable
    • Transition animations have been optimized to be smoother
    • Many other smaller UI changes have been made
  • General changes
    • Reliability of Spandex has been improved greatly
    • Issue where imaging or storing a large disc would hang at 99% has been resolved
    • File size calculation speed and accuracy have been improved
      • This fixed an issue where Spandex discs would have to much data burned to it, creating a coaster
      • This greatly improved the speed of Discography indexing
      • This solved numerous smaller issues
    • Burning progress is now accurate for dual layer DVDs
    • Sensitivity of motion sensor issues have been resolved
      • Motion sensor preference has been turned off by default
    • Fixed and issue where the name of a disc sometimes could be determined
    • We now have support for .toast disc image files
    • Full Unicode support has been added for displaying/copying/imaging/indexing discs with unicode characters
    • Numerous occasional coastering issues have been fixed
    • Fixed an issue where hitting Reburn before the previous disc was mounted would not eject disc
    • We added a tooltip to the disc name label in the Disc Info view to ensure long disc names can be read.
    • We have made many small memory and cpu usage optimizations
    • We added custom professionally created sounds effects, for when a disc was burned successfully and for a coaster
Version 1.0b5 | Release Date: 2006-12-03 | Download

- Spandex has been greatly improved and introduces a new “just works” principle to the whole process
- Discography has also been greatly updated and now offers full media cataloging
- Includes the Sparkle software update framework for smooth software updating
- Drastically enhanced help files
- We have reset the trial burns for all public beta 2 users, and we have upgraded the amount of trial burns to 7
- The Disc menu now has options to Append To or Copy a disc when it's finished burning
- The Disc menu now has an option to go to the Disc Info view
- The Disc Complete view now has a New button allowing you to create a new disc
- You can now open and add files using the File Open menu option
- When the total time of audio files doesn’t fit on an audio disc we now default to a file disc
- Fixed several issues with burning audio CDs
- Fixed an issue where quitting when you where in the insert disc view, leading up to a burn, wouldn't ask for confirmation
- It is no longer possible to burn a disc that doesn’t contain anything
- Disco now checks if it is already launched to prevent two copies to run at the same time
- We now show the current burning speed in the Burner Info window
- In the custom file view items now have a tooltips showing the full file name and location
- Disco now chimes when a burn is successful
- The scroll-bars now properly change opacity when transparency is turned of in preferences
- We now make sure to remove the dock badge when Disco is quit
- Disco no longer allows multiple copies to be open at the same time
- Updates to a variety of graphics in the app
- Significant amounts of sizzle added and steak removed

Version 1.0b4 | Release Date: 2006-11-06 | Download

- Added a preliminary help file
- Now only successful burns count as trial burns
- Resets trial burns for all public beta 1 users
- When copying an Audio CD, track order is maintained
- Creating a Video DVD based of a VIDEO_TS folder is now done properly so that home DVD players can play them
- Names and spaces are now always capitalized and replaced with underscores
- Now adds the ISO9660 file system to DVDs
- A disc can now be ejected by the command+E keyboard combination, or by going to the Disc menu
- Erasing a CD/DVD-RW can now also be accessed by the Disc menu option
- Spanning now properly handles ejecting all discs and mounting the final disc
- Burning CUE/BIN files has been improved
- Fixed the issue where the disc name was not preserved if the ready to burn step was cancelled
- The burner info now immediately updates for the drive selection made in preferences
- Now automatically defaults to an external drive with media present
- File size calculation has been improved
- Size calculation of dual layer DVDs has been improved
- Discography now properly adds the index when Spandex was used
- Improved error checking for disc storing so it longer stalls if it can't be copied
- Smoke performance improved
- Fixed several crashes related to Smoke
- Transparency can now be disabled
- Added a preference to set the burning speed
- Improved the layout of the custom files view
- Application icon now has all required size resources
- Dragging files to the dock icon on start now automatically adds them to the custom files list
- The dock icon now has progress indication when needed
- The dock icon now bounces when a user's attention is needed
- Updates to a variety of graphics in the app

Version 1.0b | Release Date: 2006-10-29 | Download

- Audio burning
- Disc erasing
- Numerous bug fixes

Version Beta | Release Date: 2006-10-23 | Download

- Initial private release