Easy CD Creator v4 - Page 1
With the increasing
popularity and falling prices of CD-Recordable (CD-R) drives,
many are finding CD-R drives within their budget. A CD-R
drive has tremendous benefits. It allows you to backup your
data cheaply and reliably. Data stored in a CD lasts for
many years and the media is compact and easy to store. Unlike
tape cartridges, which need a dry place for storage, you
do not require such special conditions for a CD-R disc.
Adaptec EasyCD Creator
A CD-R disc
is well accepted as the ideal medium for data storage, data
distribution, software authoring, and multimedia due to
its cost effectiveness and the almost religious proliferation
of CD-ROM drives worldwide. As the CD-R disc is a write-once
medium, the recorded data has inherent protection against
There is a plethora
of CD-R software out in the market such as Easy CD Creator,
Nero, WinOnCD, et cetera. I use Easy CD Creator to
backup my files (it has an easy-to-use interface) and Nero
for CD-to-CD copying as well as MP3 to Audio CD creation.
announced the release of the Easy CD Creator 4 on September
10th, 1999. With its release, host of new features have
been added, allowing you to have more fun out of your CD-R
drive. Some of the
new features include:
CD Creator 4 Deluxe goes way beyond the software that
came with your CD-Recorder, and all earlier deluxe editions.
Now it's easier than ever to create music, photo, video,
and data CDs. Access music on the Internet. Fine-tune
your music tracks. Edit and enhance photos and videos
with a pro's touch. Save and share data with confidence.
And, CD Guide™, a new animated character, takes you through
the steps of creating your CDs.
for MP3 Music Support, all you need to do to create audio
CDs is to drag-and-drop the MP3 files onto the CD Layout,
skipping the traditional way of converting the MP3s into
.WAV format (.WAV is a standard Windows format for sound
files) before adding them to the CD Layout. DirectCD
is now integrated into Easy CD Creator v4 Deluxe and is
your usual software for your CD-RW drive.
new feature is Take Two. Take Two is a disaster recovery
software which lets you safely backup and restore your hard
disk in 3 easy steps (more on it later).