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dvdisaster provides a margin of safety against data loss on CD and DVD media caused by scratches or aging media. It creates error correction data which is used to recover unreadable sectors if the disc becomes damaged at a later time.

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Recent releases

  •  30 Jul 2006 19:18

    Release Notes: This version adds full support for putting error correction information into ISO and UDF images (as an alternative to creating separate error correction files).

    •  27 Mar 2006 19:30

      Release Notes: This release tests images against their checksums during a media scan. File creation can resume after encountering and removing out-of-space conditions on hard disc. A new experimental codec is provided for storing error correction data within the image.

      •  15 Jan 2006 20:36

        Release Notes: This release speeds up error correction file generation, adds Czech localization and manuals, and contains initial support for FreeBSD.

        •  18 Oct 2005 20:56

          Release Notes: This version is capable of determining the image size from the UDF/ISO file system to improve size recognition for -RW/+RW media. A couple of small improvements have been made to support more CD/DVD drives, polish existing functionality, and weed out some minor bugs.

          •  03 Aug 2005 21:04

            Release Notes: This version introduces an improved strategy for faster reading of defective media.


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