[QUOTE=MediumRare;2279000]There haven’t been new versions of CD-Speed for a while and Nero is becoming increasingly strange.
I purchased Nero v6 a while back (obviously). But I haven’t bothered to install it for a while as I haven’t really felt a need to use any of the functions in Nero. Other apps have worked “well enough” for me.
But out of curiousity I downloaded and installed the trial version of Nero 9. [U]GOOD GRAVY![/U] Longest install time of any app I’ve run across! EVER!
Yes, strange. [B]Very[/B] strange.
[QUOTE=MediumRare;2279000]And by the by, Erik has outed himself as the author of Plextools! (see the banner on his new site).
I’ve primarily been using the last version of Plextools that I know of (Professional LE v3.13, right?) in spite of a number of annoying bugs in it.
I’m not trying to point any fingers at Erik as I’m of the opinion that the reason those bugs are still there is probably because Plextor apparently abandoned Plextools … probably as a “cost saving” measure.
Plextor IMO has also turned very strange.
Buuuuuuut … yes I think I’d be willing to pay something for a non-buggy equivalent of Plextools. Especially if it extended support to future versions of Windows or … be still my heart! … other, alternative operating systems.
More to the current point, I think I’d be willing to pay for Opti Drive Control as soon as it does something more for me than the current tools I’m still using.
But for now I think I’ll hold off on paying until I can at least change the window size of the app. The “1 year support period” is also a reason to wait IMO. The earlier I hand over my money the sooner I find myself having to hand over more money to get an update/bug fix.
Just my personal two cents FWIW …
P.S. Is there an explanation which I could be pointed to as to why the Disc Quality function is “not supported” for my Plextor PX-760A? Speaking from the uninformed bleachers, I naively expected that when I paid more to get a Plextor I’d be able to [I][U]do more[/U][/I] with it. So it’s pretty surprising to find out I have to switch to my Sony Optiarc AD-7240S to run a test function.