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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.


- 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.

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

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

- 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

- 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