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Burn 2.5.1 released

* Fixed VoiceOver issues (Thanks to: Josè Tralli, Vainer Broccoli, Roberto Fortunati and IBRISAN).
* Better VoiceOver support for English, Dutch and Italian languages (Italian thanks to: Josè Tralli).
* Fixes converting files to DVD-Video mpg.
* New 64-bit PowerPC G5 and Intel build.
* Added support for m4a audio tags.
* Fixes bug preventing to edit CD-Text tagless audio files.
* Fixes problems with CD-Text when re-ordering, adding or deleting Audio-CD files.
* Other CD-Text bugs fixed.
* Several bug fixes for Burn on Mac OS X 10.3.9.
* Doesn't re-encode Audio-CD files all ready in the right format.
* Support for re-ordering multiple files on audio and video discs.
* Updated PowerPC G4, G5 ffmpeg-mt build.

Posted by Maarten Foukhar 2011-01-16

Burn 2.5 released (12-30-2010)

* Fixes a problem with authoring DVD-Video discs.
* Added support for a joliet long filename hack (103 characters). (thanks to mkisofs).
* Fixed a problem with 'Apple Intermediate Codec' video files.
* Fixed some aspect ratio problems.
* Creates an .isoInfo file to make Audio-CD iso files reproducible in Burn.
* Fixes copying Audio-CD discs (would crash).
* Fixed French spelling error (thanks to: Alexandre Leroux).
* Fixed problem with mono audio files (fixes the chipmunk problem :-).
* Fixed NTSC VCD size (used for calculating bars).
* Fixed DV conversion to NTSC DVD or SVCD.
* Updated convertion engine, new ffmpeg binaries (thanks to the FFmpeg developers).
* Fixed some sync issues with mp4, m4v and mov files.
* Ac3 sound of avi files is used when converting to DVD mpg.
* Added support for QuickTime chapters.
* Fixes mount / eject setting (after burning) (Thanks to: Brian D. Wells.).
* Other bug fixes.

Posted by Maarten Foukhar 2011-01-08

DVD Subtitler 0.1b release

A beta application to test subtitle support in future releases of Burn.

Posted by Maarten Foukhar 2010-06-15

Burn 2.4.1 released

- Updated Spanish localization. (Thanks to: J. Pablo Pérez)
- Fixed a problem with remuxing external MPEG2 streams.
- Keeps track of temporary files and only deletes those files ((when files should be deleted on quit).
- Sorts files dragged from the Finder.
- Improved Greek icons.
- Better progress when adding individual audio files.
- Fixed a problem when trying to open 'Copy Help' (German localization).
- New iconset thanks to Lachlan Coles (see 'Extras' on Burns site).

Posted by Maarten Foukhar 2010-04-26

Burn 2.4u released

- Fixes a problem with burning DVD-Video discs.
- Fixes a problem with burning Dual Layer DVD discs.
- Added Italian localization. (thanks to Stefano D'Armini)
- Better compatibility of files in AUDIO_TS and VIDEO_TS folders. (thanks to Brian D. Wells)
- Added support for '.dvd' files and corrected display of images bigger than 4GB. (thanks to Hajo Nils Krabbenhöft)
- More realistic default CD and DVD sizes when no disc is present.
- Better size calculation for Audio-CD and (S)VCD discs.
- Much better error handling.
- Better support for foreign filenames and strings.
- Adjusted the data list to work more like the Finder.
- Added menu item to go the Burn site (to all localizations).
- Much more accurate Audio-CD disc creation (fixes noises on Audio-CD discs).
- Added appropriate volume label limits.
- Added 'rmvb' and 'mts' extensions to media types that can be converted.
- Now creates titles instead of chapters on menu-less DVD-Video discs.
- Removed 'pls', 'midi' and 'm3u' files from the types since they don't work.
- Fixed copying disc when using one drive to copy and burn a disc.
- No Spanish localization this version (hopefully temporary).
- Better loging.
- Adjusted interface to better fit to Apple Interface Guidlines.
- Replaced Console with 'Details' in alerts.
- Some spelling errors fixed.
- Cleanup of the complete source (Burn was born in 2003).
- A lot of bug fixes.

Posted by Maarten Foukhar 2010-04-21

Burn 2.3u released

Changes include new way of creating Audio-CD discs, DVD-Audio improvements and Spanish localization.

Posted by Maarten Foukhar 2009-05-21

Burn 2.2u released

- Added Korean localization (thanks to: Jeremy Yun).
- Added Greek localization (thanks to: Sotiris Papathanasiou).
- Improved Chinese (traditional) localization (thanks to: Sato).
- Seperate G3 build (due to broken Altivec detection in ffmpeg).
- Fixed the binaries to work on 10.3.9 - 10.5.6 again.
- Fixed a bug where dvda-author asks for a config file.
- Progress while preparing DVD-Video / DVD-Audio discs.
- Fixed a miscalculation preventing to create DVD-Video discs.

Posted by Maarten Foukhar 2009-04-05

Burn 2.1u released

- Added latest version of ffmpeg-mt.
- Uses multiple cores when encoding (thanks to ffmpeg-mt).
- RealVideo (1.0 - 4.0) support (thanks to ffmpeg-mt).
- Doesn't create a title menu with one title.
- Fixed wrong free space display for certain discs.
- Better logging support for finding problems with authoring.
- Removed unused images from the main application (saving some space).

Posted by Maarten Foukhar 2009-03-07

Merged localizations

Merged the 1.721u localizations to 2.01u. Making a starting point for localizers of languages in the previous versions of Burn.

Posted by Maarten Foukhar 2009-03-04

Burn 2.01u released

- Fixed a crash when using QuickTime 6.5.2.
- Updated dvda-author to the latest version (8.12).
- German localization improvements.
- Brazilian Portuguese localization improvements.

Posted by Maarten Foukhar 2009-03-01

Burn: 2.0u released

Burn is an application to burn most common disks: data disks, audio disks (mp3, audio cd), video disks (VCD, SVCD, DVD-Video, DivX), images and disk copy. Burn makes it easy for everyone to burn.

Changes:

General:
- New interface (thanks to: Pico Mitchell).
- New 512 pixel icons (thanks to:Frank Brancato).
- New burning and erasing dialogs.
- Combining option in burning dialog (when possible).
- Sound effects.
- Shows available space and used in the main window.
- Quickly access options in the main window.
- Rewriten help and available in more localizations.
- A much smaller memory footprint.... read more

Posted by Maarten Foukhar 2009-02-27

Burn 1.721u released.

Mainly a localization update. Burn 2.0u is almost ready.

New:
Finnish (thanks to Markku Reunanen)

Indonesian (thanks to Aryo Sanjaya)

Korean (thanks to Jeremy Yun)

Polish (thanks to Bartosz Petryński)

Posted by Maarten Foukhar 2009-01-27

Burn 1.72u released.

- New icon (thanks to: Frank Brancato).
- New localizations: Swedish, Spanish, Catalan and Chinese (Simplified).

Posted by Maarten Foukhar 2008-03-03

Burn 1.71u released.

- Fixes random crashes.
- Fixes language problems in Panther.
- Now localized versions display the audio tab properly when QuickTime 6 is installed.

Posted by Maarten Foukhar 2007-04-09

Burn 1.7u released

- Added Brazilian Portuguese localization (thanks to: Eduardo Lamblet).
- Added experimental folder calculation (is very consuming though, set it in the Preferences > Advanced).
- Folders dropped in Data tab are added as disk (outside the list).
- Added Growl notifications.
- Now all files show the same as in the Finder (extensions and language).
- Added a option to show hidden extensions.
- Added a user guide.
- Added a FAQ.
- Files can be reordered for Audio CDs, DVD-Video disks, VCDs and SVCDs.
- Reorganized Copy tab.
- Disks can now be dropped in the Copy tab.
- QuickTime 7 is no longer required.
- Now asks if the user wants to create compatible DVD-Video disks (one time).
- Now all aspect ratios are supported for VCD, SVCD disks.
- Corrected aspect ratio handling for DVD disks.
- Now dragging and dropping from iLife applications works.
- Some minor interface changes.
- Several bug fixes.

Posted by Maarten Foukhar 2007-03-07

Burn 1.62u released

Changes:
Fixes a serious bug preventing audio files to be converted to mp3.

Posted by Maarten Foukhar 2006-12-14

Burn 1.61u released

- Added Russian localization (thanks to Michael Krekin).
- Fixed a problem creating compatible DVD-Video Disks in the data tab.
- Movies without audio can now be used on VCD, SVCD and DVD discs.
- Moved the preference option "Create a fully compatible DVD-video
disk" to General since it's used for both Data and Video tab.
- Fixed some small bugs.

Posted by Maarten Foukhar 2006-12-06

Burn 1.6u build 9

Changes:
- In the Italian localization the "Data" tab is now called "Dati"
- In the Danish localization changed a spelling error "Ê" has been corrected to "æ".
- The main folder in the zip file is localized again. It was called "Brand" the Dutch name of Burn.

Posted by Maarten Foukhar 2006-11-26

Burn 1.6u Released

Changes:
- Deense lokalisatie toegevoegd (dankzij Toke Riis Ebbesen).
- Noorse lokalisatie toegevoegd (dankzij Per Trygge Flemmen).
- Engelse spellingsfouten gecorrigeerd.
- Optie toegevoegd voor het forceren van MPEG2 encoderen.
- Aspect ratio problemen opgelost.
- Problemen met referentie filmen opgelost.
- MMX ondersteuning in de encodeerder voor Intel Macs (danzij ffmpeg).
- WMV ondersteuning zonder Flip4Mac (dankzij ffmpeg).
- iMovie projecten ondersteuning (voor 4:3 en 16:9 formaat).
- "PC + DVD" veranderd naar "DVD-Video" (aangezien daar het meeste voor wordt gebruikt).
- Data schijven gebrand met "DVD-Video" formaat zijn ook compatible als dit aangegeven is in de voorkeuren.
- Problemen met het openen van .burn bestanden verholpen.
- Iconen gelokaliseerd (Japanse dankzij Sato Akira).
- Een aantal kleine problemen verholpen.

Posted by Maarten Foukhar 2006-11-26