NTI Adds Unique Dynamic Drive Support, Live Update Technology to CD-Maker 6
All-in-One Solution for Data, Music, Photos and Videos Ensures Optimal Support for User's CD or Recordable DVD Drive
IRVINE, CA - April 3, 2003 - Widely recognized for developing the industry's easiest CD and DVD burning software, NewTech Infosystems, Inc. (NTI), announced today that it has enhanced CD-Maker 6 with Dynamic Drive Support (DDS) and Live Update, NTI-exclusive technology. DDS eliminates time-consuming software/hardware compatibility issues, while Live Update optimizes the software for the user's burner. CD-Maker simplifies today's digital lifestyle by providing a single, low-cost solution for recording data, audio, photos and video on CD-R, CD-RW, DVD+R, DVD+RW, DVD-R, DVD-RW discs. In addition, the versatile software can be used to make copies of unprotected CDs and DVDs. NTI's "Compare CD Utility" ensures that copies are identical to the original. The new version of CD-Maker 6 will be unveiled at NTI's FOSE Booth H443 in Washington, D.C. April 8-10.
With affordable pricing, an easy-to-use interface, and the most complete set of CD and DVD burning features on the market today, NTI CD-Maker 6 is an essential tool for both experienced and novices. By storing files on CDs or DVDs, users can free-up their hard drive's capacity, protect mission-critical information and share information. With CD-Maker 6, even users who are not administrators can now burn CDs on Win 2000 and XP.
NTI CD-Maker's advanced technologies provides businesses and government agencies with a reliable solution for creating audio files of meetings, videos for training and orientation, multimedia presentations, and photo albums. The same software can be used to create mixed-mode, CD Extra and custom CDs.
Many of the powerful features that are included with CD-Maker aren't available with other CD/DVD software programs. For example, in addition to providing extensive editing capabilities, CD-Maker 6 offers complete support for CD-DA, WAV, MP3 and WMA tracks; MP3 and WMA CD layouts with autorun and playlist support; on-the-fly multi-track volume balancing and the ability to record live directly to a CD or a hard drive from a stereo, cassette, TV, VCR or a microphone. Recordings can also be enhanced with professional effects and by filtering out unwanted pops, clicks and hisses.
For multimedia applications and videos, NTI CD-Maker offers on-the-fly AVI to MPEG-1 conversion, VCD/SVCD SlideShow support with music or narration in the background, and VCD/SVCD Menus.
Other features offered with NTI's award-winning CD-Maker include:
-- Next-generation, step-by-step user interface
-- Media Sensing - Detects the correct speed available from the media and the drive
-- Smart Decision Support - Automatically selects the correct writing method
-- Session Explorer - Retrieves data from damaged CDs
-- Overburn Support - Burns to the edge of the CD for increased capacity (adds 2½ plus minutes or up to 40MB)
-- Buffer UnderRun Support
-- Advanced, Built-in Caching
To complete the package, CD-Maker includes an enhanced version of NTI's popular JewelCase Maker. In addition to providing more than 100 background templates for creating CD and jewel case Inserts, JewelCase Maker now supports Curved Text for CD labels and support for both 8 and 12cm discs.
"NTI CD-Maker 6 delivers all the advanced features power users expect but it's so easy, even novices are proud of their results," said Bill Yao, President and CEO of NTI. "It's an all-in-one CD/DVD burning solution for storing data files, organizing digital photos, creating a video library and enhancing music collections. And," he added, "it's cost-effective, because with CD and DVD support, you can choose the capacity you need."
Pricing and Availability
NTI CD-Maker 6 can be used with any Windows 95/98/Me/NT 4.0/2000 or XP Home/Professional system and is available for an estimated retail price of US$69.99. Retail customers can purchase CD-Maker 6 from leading retail stores and NTI's online store at www.NTIus.com, as well as other online retailers. Businesses can obtain a Volume Site License directly from NTI at a discount price based on volume. The OEM bundle version of NTI CD-Maker 6 is also available for CD and DVD drive manufacturers and PC / notebook system manufacturers.
About NewTech Infosystems (NTI)
NewTech Infosystems ("NTI") is an industry leading developer of powerful, feature-rich, and easy-to-use software for CD and DVD recording. NTI has developed and delivered innovative recording and backup solutions since being founded in 1993. As a pioneer in the world of CD recording technologies and software, NTI released the world's first CD Copy software in December of 1995. With the debut of NTI Backup NOW! in 1998, NTI was the first software developer credited with bringing state-of-the-art optical recording technology to the realm of computer data backup and recovery, a field traditionally dominated by magnetic tape technologies.
The NTI family of products includes: NTI CD-Maker, NTI Backup Now! ®, NTI DriveBackup!, FileCD and Dragon Burn. NTI differentiates itself with superb user-friendliness that effectively enables powerful exploration of multimedia functionalities built on the principle of "Power with Simplicity." NTI products are currently available in multi-lingual versions, and are distributed and available through retail outlets, on-line purchasing, volume licensing and OEM's.
NTI is headquartered at: 5 Mason Drive, Suite 150, Irvine, CA 92618.
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