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The Architect.mac
19th September 2005, 12:48 PM
Hi all

I ordered Toast 7 through streetwise and delivery has been pushed back to the end of the month.

i am looking at cancelling and buying online and downloading.

i notice a few members already have it - did you download it.

how much cheaper is it to download. Is the only thing you don't get is the manual??

Cheers for info

:)

TAK
19th September 2005, 01:26 PM
I believe the download is just an image, so you can burn it directly onto a CD yourself. The manual is included in a PDF file on the disc.

Probably cheaper to download too as you don't have to pay for the box it comes in and the factory CD.

-TAK

MacNut
19th September 2005, 01:31 PM
I did and just burnt my own disk and can print the manual if need be. It saved me roughly $12au and postage so close to $au20.

Instant gratification :lol:

The Architect.mac
19th September 2005, 02:02 PM
Decision made currently downloading - cheers

Bart Smastard
19th September 2005, 02:09 PM
Where are you downloading it from? Roxio directly or elsewhere?

neilrobinson
19th September 2005, 02:24 PM
you download it from roxio directly - you receive a link in an email they send you :)

neil

The Architect.mac
19th September 2005, 02:25 PM
yep roxio directly

TorranceTM
19th September 2005, 02:45 PM
I am very pissed at Roxio for not offering an upgrade path for their current international users of Toast and Popcorn, I guess since Microsoft stopped offering product upgrades a lot of other vendors are starting to do the same thing.

Bart Smastard
19th September 2005, 05:05 PM
Something tells me the prices on the roxio.com.au site are in in USD
http://roxio.com.au/en/products/mac_products.jhtml
That or the USD has dropped to match the AUD :D

The Architect.mac
19th September 2005, 05:58 PM
It gives a drop down menu for quote pricing in a few currencies incuding Aus and US.

By default it includes a CD for 20 more so you untick that and it costs $99 US or $136 Aus online.

It also lets you charge your card in a few currencies - i took a gamble on US - i have won in the past !!

Streetwise price of $115 looks pretty good but im happy with the download and toast 7 is not burning, just nicely toasting.

Cheers

rob05
19th September 2005, 06:01 PM
I prefer to buy it as that way I always have the original CD incase of any problems down the track.

Rob

Febs
19th September 2005, 06:54 PM
So the rebate coupon is for US customers only? Bugger. :(

I'll buy a boxed copy later this month. Good that it comes with DivX Pro 6 too - it's not even out yet! :D

Cheers,
- Febs.

DJY
19th September 2005, 10:21 PM
I wasn't going to buy this one (I use Toast 6) thinking I'd wait till the universal binaries versions or MacIntel version came out... otherwise I'd have to repurchase next year or use Rosetta.

anything "must have" in Toast 7 compared to 6?

Graham
20th September 2005, 08:54 AM
Originally posted by DJY@Sep 19 2005, 10:21 PM
otherwise I'd have to repurchase next year or use Rosella.
And that would make you as sick as a parrot.

I'll get my coat.

queraxus
20th September 2005, 09:09 AM
Originally posted by rob05@Sep 19 2005, 06:01 PM
I prefer to buy it as that way I always have the original CD incase of any problems down the track.

Rob
You could always burn the disk image that you've downloaded, for backups ...

The Architect.mac
20th September 2005, 10:02 AM
Its ROSETTA

like the translating stone not the imitating bird B)

DJY
20th September 2005, 06:25 PM
Originally posted by The Architect.mac@Sep 20 2005, 10:02 AM
Its ROSETTA

like the translating stone not the imitating bird B)
oops!
fixed... anyone able to answer the question though?