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Opti Drive Control -> Version History

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Version 1.70
  • Release Date: Jul 10, 2012
  • added seperate start button for partial test (for all read and scan functions)
  • test results can be exported to CSV or HTML automatically
  • Disc quality test: added jitter measurement for BD discs
  • FE/TE: added support for CD and BD discs (for LiteOn Mediatek drives)
  • Transfer rate test: added support for multisession CDs
  • disc label can be read and shown automatically or manually
  • added load/eject button
  • small bug fixes and user interface improvements
Version 1.51
  • Release Date: Jan 14, 2011
  • Improved detection of layer break of Blu-ray discs
Version 1.50
  • Release Date: Sep 15, 2010
  • Application is resizable
  • Disc quality test: POFs are shown with supported BenQ and Plextor drives
  • Disc quality test: Added support for Plextor PX-8xx series
  • Disc quality test: test continues when a read error occurs with Plextor drives
  • FE/TE: Added support for Plextor PX-8xx series
  • FE/TE: Test can now be run with CDs with Plextor drives
  • FE/TE: Added support for double layer DVDs
  • Transfer rate test: layer change position is shown
  • Transfer rate test: fixed rotation speed display for PTP DVDs
  • Transfer rate test: improved access times measurement
  • Create test disc: improved support for BD and DVD-RAM
  • Disc info: track path is shown
  • Increased command time out value
Version 1.48
  • Release Date: Apr 5, 2010
  • Disc Quality test: added option to set fixed scale for BD media
Version 1.47
  • Release Date: Feb 18, 2010
  • Create test disc: CD-RW and DVD-RW data discs will be erased when direct overwrite option is enabled
  • Disc Quality/CD Bler: added support for PX-755 and PX-760 with unlocked firmware versions
Version 1.44
  • Release Date: Nov 4, 2009
  • Bug fixes:
    • Create test disc: unable to write unformatted DVD+RW discs
    • Create test disc: unable to write discs with streaming enabled
Version 1.43
  • Release Date: Oct 31, 2009
  • Load test: message is shown if disc cannot be loaded automatically
  • Bug fix: graph could only show 4.5 GB when empty DVD-R DL was loaded
  • Bug fix: Windows cannot recognize disc when it's loaded while Opti Drive Control is active
Version 1.41
  • Release Date: Sep 14, 2009
  • Bug fix: Disc Quality: jitter was not reported with certain LiteOn drives
Version 1.40
  • Release Date: Sep 9, 2009
  • Added Extra Tests:
    Funnel seek, random seek, random transfer / seek, transfer inner, middle and outer, layer change time
    Spinup, spindown, eject, load and recognition time
Version 1.30
  • Release Date: Jul 29, 2009
  • Added Focus Error (FE), Tracking Error (TE) test for BenQ, Plextor and LiteOn drives
  • Added function to load and display Opti Drive Control and ImgBurn performance information files
  • Added function to show temperature and laser current with Pioneer drives
  • Disc Quality: added support for Pioneer drives
  • Transfer Rate: speed is set before running the test
  • Create Disc: added option to change buffer level update frequency
  • Bug fixes:
    • Read speed could not be changed with OptiArc 724x series
    • Create test disc: unable to burn unformatted DVD-RW discs
    • Create test disc: test results file was burned incorrectly
    • Create test disc: incorrect ISO file size
    • Disc Quality: PIE/PIF/Jitter could not be scanned with older LiteOn drives and double layer DVDs
    • CD Bler: erratic graph was shown when certain display options were set
Version 1.22
  • Release Date: Jun 13, 2009
  • Disc quality: added option to set the jitter scan speed for LiteOn drives
  • Bug fixes:
    • Disc information was not always detected correctly for DVD+R disc types
    • Create test disc: buffer level was not correctly shown
    • Transfer rate: testing CDs may not be possible with external drives
Version 1.21
  • Release Date: Jun 10, 2009
  • Disc quality: added jitter reporting for Plextor drives
  • Bug fixes:
    • Capacity of blank DVD-R DL discs not recognized correctly
    • MID was not shown with HLDS drives for +R media
    • Fixed buffer overflow when checing write speeds
    • Current read speed was not the active selection
Version 1.20
  • Release Date: Jun 7, 2009
  • Disc quality: added support for BD scanning with LiteOn BD-ROM drives
  • Disc quality: added option to skip jitter scanning with LiteOn drives
  • Drive info: improved detection of BD features
  • Drive info: improved detection of DVD region control
  • Improved read speed detection
  • Bug fixes and small improvements
Version 1.10
  • Release Date: May 30, 2009
  • Added themes and customizable graph colors
  • Disc Quality, CD Bler: added option to set Y-scale to a fixed value
  • Bug fixes and small improvements
Version 1.0
  • Release Date: May 21, 2009

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