CD Writer Suite

Version 4

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CD Writer Suite v4 is the latest version of Anodyne Software's recording package, which now supports both CDs and DVDs. It contains three programs:

bulletCDwriter v4: create audio CDs that can be played back on a standard audio CD player or on your CD-ROM drive
bulletCDbackup v4: back up hard disk partitions to data CDs or DVDs, and access the backups as removable TOS partitions (using ExtenDOS 4)
bulletCD InScriptOr v4: create standard ISO9660 CDs or DVDs that can be read on almost any system, including TOS, MagiC, Windows and Linux

CD Writer Suite v4 offers:

bulleta modern interface
bulletrecording at 4x CD speeds on 68030 and faster systems
bulletrecording at 2x CD speeds even on 68000 systems
bulletreliable writes, time after time
bulleteasy installation: no dongle required!
bulletsimulate-before-writing feature (where supported by the hardware)
bulletsupport for Buffer-Underrun-Free recording (also known as "burnproof" recording)
bulletsupport for many SCSI3/MMC-compliant CD and DVD recorders, as well as many legacy devices from HP, Philips, TEAC, Plextor and Yamaha

To create CDs or DVDs, you will need the following items in addition to CD Writer Suite v4.10:

bulletExtenDOS 4
bulletAtari or Atari-compatible system, including:
bulletAtari ST or STe, with 1 MB RAM (4 MB required for CD InScriptOr) and Link96/Link97 host adapter
bulletAtari Falcon030, TT030 or other Atari-compatible with SCSI or IDE interface
bulletA compatible CD/DVD recorder device (see the ExtenDOS 4 documentation for a list); since current DVD recorders have IDE interfaces only, systems without an IDE interface will also need a SCSI-to-IDE converter in order to use a DVD recorder
bulletBlank media, as appropriate for your hardware; the following media types are supported: CD-R, CD-RW, DVD-R, DVD-RW, DVD+R
bulletA supported operating system: TOS 1.4 and above, MagiC, MiNT or Geneva.

IMPORTANT: CD Writer Suite v4 is now available as a free download! The English installation files and manuals are here. The French installation files and manuals are here.  Also, a user has kindly provided German resource files and installation instructions which are available here (note that the included manuals are in English).

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Last updated 4 April 2019 by Roger Burrows