Toast 6.1 Disables iTunes Integration

Roxio, Inc. has updated its media authoring package, Toast Titanium 6 to support Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger, but at the same time has disabled the ability to burn CDs or DVDs with music bought from Appleis iTunes Music Store (iTMS).

Brought to the attention of The Mac Observer by readers late Tuesday night, buried in the release notes of version 6.1 reads, "following discussions with Apple, this version will no longer allow customers to create audio CDs, audio DVDs, or export audio to their hard drive using purchased iTunes music store content."

Other updates or fixes to version 6.1 include resolving issues of custom hybrid format authoring, Mac volume format fixes related to Tiger compatibility, resolution of issues related to DV encoding with Tiger, and correct recording to DVD-R dual layer media for DVD-Video, among many.

Toast 6.1 Lite contains a number of the same Toast 6.1 Titanium updates, fixes and features, the companyis support Web site confirms.

Toast Titanium version 6.1 requires Mac OS X 10.2 or later and retails for US$99.95.