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    Re - Install Toast 18 Mac OS Catalina not Error 1011

    I had that issue.. you will need to do a complete reinstall because the prefs files that showed ownership/serial number are gone. It will recognize you after you put in your serial number and reinstall the software. Matt
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    Drag and drop issues

    I've had to go back to Toast 16 to be able to actually burn a disc image. I"m not going to get a refund again because I will continue to hold out hope that Corel will fix these errors.
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    Drag and drop issues

    I"m experiencing the same issue. I had purchased Toast 18 before and then got a refund due to all the issues. I thought they got the issues resolved, which some have been resolved but it seems that the size of added m2ts videos still isn't fixed. I dropped 4 videos, between 5 and 6 GB each and the bar at the bottom says that the total is only 3.4 GB. Also when you click on edit for an added movie, you can see the video in the edit window. It doesn't play, you can't click on the timeline and see an image. Guess its still not ready for prime time. I can only hope Roxio gets these issues fixed because this is the best solution for burning blu rays and DVD's. UPDATE: it seems that if you enable encoding "NEVER" thats when it drops a 5GB file size down to about 1.8GB in the bar on the bottom. Even with encoding set to automatic , it gets a mac error code 50 and never writes anything. Also, what happened to selecting Dolby digitial as the audio track?
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    Creating Custom Menus in Toast Pro 16f

    There's no answer because you can't
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    Creating Custom Menus in Toast Pro 16f

    I have modified the Cut (16x9) menu .psd file but I would like to know how do I save it under a different name and have Toast load it as an available choice in the burn menu? I would like to create my own menu .psd files. Would you be so kind as to tell me how I get Toast Pro 16 to recognize the new menu .psd file? Is there an asset list somewhere in application support that determines what menus are available? Thank you for your time and assistance, Matt Caswell
  6. Does anyone know what the hell VNR is in the toast recorder advanced settings.. says it only applies to BD-R's. Thanks matt
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    Toast Titanium Pro 16 Bugs / Issues!

    Mike, I guess I'm a sucker for promises and Corels bullshit ads. I just upgraded to Toast 17 pro ($99) and it has the same interface issues as 16 does, plus when I go to select Blu Ray, it says do you want to install the plugin.. I say yes and it say "We Encountered an Error.. want to try again". So I say Yes , and it shows the same error. I'm going after a refund for this worthless P.O.S.
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    Feature Comparison Between Titanium 15 & Titanium 16?

    Yes.. theme.. template.. same same to me.. but here's the update from my other thread: UPDATE: Toast Titanium 16 Pro: I couldn't get the extra 100 theme/templates to install where they would show up in MYDVD and Corel tech support was the worst ever (No surprise here). Out of Frustration I finally mounted the disk image and then copied the themes .pkg file from the PRO APPS folder and then pasted it into the MYDVD folder. Then I did the install from that location and Voila! The themes are now in the MYDVD product.
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    Toast Titanium Pro 16 Bugs / Issues!

    Just got stupid and paid for the upgrade to Toast 16 Pro. Looks like there's a few new utilities and 1 new feature(the multi-cam feature) and it also looks like Corel Quality Control hasn't gotten any better. Running Mac OS X 10.12 Sierra. In the burning screen when you click on Menu, the drop down selections are transparent so their text is basically lost because of the background showing thru. The same thing on other dropdown menus. See the attached screenshots. From what it seems to me, I paid for a new version that just has a different color scheme, 1 feature most people won't use, and User Interface bugs. I haven't really played with it to evaluate the burning performance but the one blu ray disk I did burn, never got better than 2x on a 6x Blu Ray on a 16x Blu Ray external drive. Also, after I installed the "100 extra" themes for mydvd, there's no way to find them or use them. (See below for an update to the THEME ISSUE) I have chatted with Corel about this and they have sent the issues to the tech department. I'm not optimistic about getting any fixes due to their history of Ignoring Toast 15. I hope they prove me wrong. If you have Toast 15... I would wait before throwing away your money on Toast16. Don't be stupid like me. UPDATE: Toast Titanium 16 Pro: I couldn't get the extra 100 theme to install where they would show up in MYDVD and Corel tech support was the worst ever (No surprise here). Out of Frustration I finally mounted the disk image and then copied the themes .pkg file from the PRO APPS folder and then pasted it into the MYDVD folder. Then I did the install from that location and Voila! The themes are now in the MYDVD product. matt caswell
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    Creator Nxt 5 Missing Features?

    I have gotten a refund and deleted the multitude of files from my Windows 7 on my iMac 27". For now I will stick with Toast for the Mac, although thats another program Corel is treating like crap. Matt
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    Feature Comparison Between Titanium 15 & Titanium 16?

    I bought V16 and aside from add on software I won't use, there's no performance increase and all kinds of user interface bugs. I still can't get anyone to tell me where the 100 themes are. I'm beginning to suspect that they are counting all the different pages inside a theme like for chapters etc as a theme and part of the 100. I'm debating a refund because it's really no better than V15 running under Sierra.
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    Creator Nxt 5 Missing Features?

    I thank you both for your time in answering my questions. I did get it from Roxio and will be asking for a refund.
  13. I'm a Roxio Toast user and perhaps I'm expecting too much but I did some research and from what I could find, there should be a way to add motion menu's to a blu ray/dvd menu but I can't find it anywhere. Also I have been looking for the following features that I thought would be standard based on them being in Toast Titanium for Mac since windows programs always have more features than PC software company versions of software for the mac. 1- Encoding -> NEVER.. in Toast I can turn of encoding so that my m2ts files don't re-encode and waste time 2- Add menu's in Advanced mode. Am I crazy or is MYDVD the only place you can have a menu? I've looked all over and can't find where to add them. In Toast You can just drag them into the media area and they get added to the menu.. truth be told though.. you can't edit any of the text or placement "on the menu". All I'm trying to do is add m2ts files to a blu ray with a motion menu to play when the disk is inserted in a blu ray player. Did I waste my money on this? Is there something out there that will do what I want? I sincerely appreciate the time and assistance that anyone may provide. Thanks matt caswell
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    Edit Menu Buttons In Dvd-Video?

    Am I the only one that still wants to make custom menus in Toast? I hate the generic ones they created. Please... if anyone has figured it out please let me know. Matt Caswell matt AT thecaswells.net
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    Toast 16 - Toast 15 With 1 New Feature And Bugs

    Update: If you burn a Blu Ray to an image file first, then copy that image file to a 6x Blu Ray disc, you can get an average write speed of 6-7x as I did on this test. On Toast 15, I routinely got 6-7x when burning blu ray images with PlexDisc (Amazon) 25gb 6x inkjet printable discs. If you try and burn right from the added video files to the disc without using the image file intermediate file, it will only burn about 2x and take forever. Matt Caswell
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