Use Cases for Discstarter:
|Autostart Menu / Front-End for CD-ROM / DVD-ROM:
Discstarter's major use case covers all kind of CD menus (also for DVD), e.g. magazine cover mounts, product catalogs, company presentations, digital business cards, handbooks, documentations, online help, e-learning publications, training material, e-books, job applications, software products, driver CDs, etc.
|Start Menu for USB Flash Drives (Removable Media):
Apart from CD-ROMs and DVD-ROMs, another use-case is portable media like USB flash drives which are often used as mass media for deploying offline content, either as giveaway with company or product presentations, for teaching materials or as distribution media for software products. When the user plugs in the USB device, a start menu always makes a good impression. With Discstarter this is easy to create!
Reasons why you should use Discstarter:
Discstarter has proved itself a million times
Many of our customers (mostly publishers) use Discstarter for CD menus of cover mount CDs and DVDs which are bundled with traditional magazines. Over the years millions of CDs with Discstarter-enabled menus have been created and published. There have never been any technical problems with Discstarter!Discstarter provides cross-platform support
Thanks to the full support of HTML, the markup language that is usually used for creating Web pages, you can also run Discstarter menus on non-Windows operating systems such as MacOS or Linux in the default Web browser. This allows you to create your menu content platform-independently without having to stick to the Windows OS.All updates are free of charge
When you purchase a Discstarter license, you get ALL upcoming updates for free (updates for life-time). You always get the latest features and new possibilities for free and when a new Windows version is released you can be sure that your menus will still work as expected!
All Windows versions are supported
Compatibility is one of the major features of Discstarter: No matter if you target Windows 95, Windows ME, Windows 98, Windows NT, Windows XP, Windows Vista or Windows 7 – even Windows 8 is fully supported by Discstarter! Your menus and frontends simply work as expected and you do not have to care about compatibility issues!You can use your favorite design tools
Because all content is created using HTML and CSS, you can use your common design and content creation tools (e.g. mirabyte Web Architect) for your autostart HTML CD menus. There is no need to get familiar with proprietary design tools or authoring systems. Also, in case an external agency creates your content, you can save a lot of money with an HTML-based CD menu.Discstarter can easily be extended