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CDRWIN 10 Giveaway
$24.99
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Giveaway of the day — CDRWIN 10

An ideal burning software package for starters and professionals!
$24.99 EXPIRED
User rating: 69 (70%) 30 (30%) 51 comments

CDRWIN 10 was available as a giveaway on June 19, 2018!

Today Giveaway of the Day
$49.95
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Fast and efficient 4k video converter.

CDRWIN 10 is concentrated and proven burning power for your CD-, DVD- and / or Blu-ray-writer with a new and modern interface, which offers the most important functions quickly and clearly arranged. Equipped with a state-of-the-art technology, CDRWin 10 is providing those qualities, which already made the predecessors very successful: reliability, velocity, comprehensive functionality and a straightforwardness that directly leads to success.

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System Requirements:

Windows 7/ 8/ 10 (x32/x64); CD/ DVD/ Blu-ray compatible burner; 512MB RAM (1 GB RAM recommended); an MP3-Codec installed on your system (supported MP3-Codecs: Windows Media Player up from version 10 and the freeware LAME lame_enc.dll)

Publisher:

Engelmann Media GmbH

Homepage:

https://engelmann.com/en/goldenhawk-cdrwin-10/

File Size:

17.5 MB

Price:

$24.99

Comments on CDRWIN 10

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#33

To all with registration problems: Please start our software by right-clicking and selecting the option "Start as administrator". Then try the registration again. If you still have problems, please contact us at help@engelmann.com! Registration is still open for 48 hours.

Reply   |   Comment by Tim  –  Last month  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+4)
#34

Installation and registration worked fine for me. Is it so hard to change the language from the default Deutsche to English? It was one of the first things that came up during the installation.

Reply   |   Comment by Jerry  –  Last month  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
#32

I have successfully registered this giveaway without asking for the serial but used this serial which was given in an earlier message:

I simply installed the software and when I first ran it and it had the request serial window show. I shut the program then reopened it and a new window showed offering the option of entering a serial from the clipboard.

As I had earlier copied the above serial number; I pasted it and hey presto; program opened offering full use and without the earlier warning of 7 days left of trial version showing.

I am running Win 10, 64 bit.

Easy, peasy.

Reply   |   Comment by Kareena  –  Last month  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
#31

To be clear this is a different program than the original CDRwin. The original program was a great little piece of software. I have no idea how this rates. Of course it would help if I could get the registration code and try it.

Reply   |   Comment by Wayne  –  Last month  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
#30

Software failed to activate. Several attempts, kept getting an error message in German.

Reply   |   Comment by Nathan Dion  –  Last month  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+2)
#29

It puzzles me how someone can rate a program that they can't try due to no serial number being received.

Reply   |   Comment by Brian  –  Last month  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)

Brian, it is very simple, the whole giveaway is being rated... if one cannot even get a license due to vendors incompetence then they get a negative user vote for making the activation process impossible. Also one can still run the program in free demo mode too so it is not as if one cannot even run the program. I don't see much significant improvements over the original CDRWIN 6.x from when the original author retired from working on it back in 2011

Just adding support for burning CD-R on BD writers which might have worked anyway seeing as the burning API is pretty standard.

Reply   |   Comment by TK  –  Last month  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
#28

Ben Dover,
I still use cd´s and I have a cd Audio burner too and I crate many cd´s with my favorite songs and I have high demeand´s of the quality of the music so for me are Spotyfi just bad and for those as have qvantity* before quality, that´s why I allways want to use CD Disc to play my music on real Cd Disc Players

Reply   |   Comment by Mattias  –  Last month  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (-1)
#27

I am trying to install this to my D: drive instead C: drive but this installer would not let me change the drive letter to install it on D: drive.

Reply   |   Comment by Roy Bazylewicz  –  Last month  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+1)
#26

CDRWIN is a great little product historically and this version still runs with my XP O.S.

Reply   |   Comment by jon  –  Last month  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+14)

jon, This worked! TY jon :)

Reply   |   Comment by Nathan Dion  –  Last month  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (-1)
#25

1.cdrwind10 not eccepting net connection Request serial number.
2. uninstalling problem

Reply   |   Comment by vijayathwani  –  Last month  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+1)
#24

HTTP ERROR 500 when the link they send in the email is used....

Reply   |   Comment by arbi  –  Last month  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+3)
#23

"Ihre Anfrage konnte nicht bearbeitet werden.
Derzeit können keine Seriennummern ausgeliefert werden. Bitte versuchen Sie es später erneut."

Google's translator says: "Your request could not be processed.
Currently no serial numbers can be delivered. Please try again later."

Downvoted and waste of my time. :(

Reply   |   Comment by Ant  –  Last month  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
#22

Like the majority of responses here, I jumped through all the usual hoops, only to be met with the following error message prior to registration: "Currently no service available or internet connection is broken." This does make one wonder exactly how many of the 'positive' voters were actually able to install this software.

Reply   |   Comment by Fantyparts  –  Last month  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+2)
#21

Same issue as everyone else.

Reply   |   Comment by Puckmeister  –  Last month  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+5)
#20

I followed what they need, to check to subscribe to their newsletter, provided them with two different emails waited an email from them for the key for no avail. Then i tap the flag I saw a message saying. " no service avaiable or internet connection" "Zurzeit ist dieser service nitchdug" verfugbar oder es bestehl keine Internetverbindug"

It doesn't work, wonder so many are not getting anything in their email.

Reply   |   Comment by Cecile  –  Last month  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+6)
#19

The pop-up window that asks for the email address to send the serial number fails. It starts in English, then switches to German, but does not respond to the entry of the email address.

Reply   |   Comment by Michael  –  Last month  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+7)
#18

Getting a "Currently no service available or internet connection is broken" message when I enter my Email address to get a serial number. Error has been happening for past 2 hours.

Reply   |   Comment by doseas  –  Last month  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
#17

I also get an error message in German...can't get serial number to activate.

Reply   |   Comment by JMD  –  Last month  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+6)

JMD, You should have changed the language from the default Deutsche to English.

Reply   |   Comment by Jerry  –  Last month  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (-2)

Jerry, Uhmm no, After one properly clicks to get a serial number in English, the error message appears in German. The language issue (a non-issue for me) had nothing to do with their problem activating this. Please see the countless other responses with the identical problem..

Reply   |   Comment by JMD  –  Last month  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+1)
#16

Anyone getting this message

Ihre Anfrage konnte nicht bearbeitet werden.
Derzeit können keine Seriennummern ausgeliefert werden. Bitte versuchen Sie es später erneut.

Means

Your request could not be processed.
Currently no serial numbers can be delivered. Please try again later.

Tried three different email addresses

Reply   |   Comment by Robert Pitts  –  Last month  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
#15

BTW installs and runs under windows Vista without windows versions issues It could also run under XP SP2 or 3 since the executable is configured to be loadable under NT-4.0 but the setup.exe sets minimum NT version to NT-5.1 which is Windows XP ... sadly the licensing procedure is not functional for the giveaway so far so we are stuck with the free demo version.

Reply   |   Comment by TK  –  Last month  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+1)
#14

The thing installed - no serial number - screen then shows German
No worth the time

Reply   |   Comment by John  –  Last month  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+7)

John, the german

"Ihre Anfrage konnte nicht bearbeitet werden.
Derzeit können keine Seriennummern ausgeliefert werden. Bitte versuchen Sie es später erneut."

translates into

"Your request could not be processed.
Currently no serial numbers can be delivered. Please try again later."

So the giveaway process is not currently working as promissed in the readme.txt file.

Reply   |   Comment by TK  –  Last month  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+2)
#13

Will it allow us to upload the track listing album name artist names and other meta data for the created CD to online databases? So when the CD in inserted into another internet connected machine it can retrieve the full information for the disc and not just be limited to the basic CDTEXT data that only has album name and track name and artist for each which is fine for a car CD player but insufficient for a computers media player.

Reply   |   Comment by TK  –  Last month  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+1)
#12

Completed serial form, no serial via email... hmm...

Then I tried to uninstall and reinstall and the serial window won't pop up now! Guess I won't be trying this software.

Reply   |   Comment by Mr. Frog  –  Last month  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+7)
#11

Sorry guys... this one I won't even bother downloading... the interphase looks like it is only useful for AUDIO..... Let me ask you: when was the last time you used a cd?? this is obsolete, rendered useless! At least for me...

Reply   |   Comment by Ben Dover  –  Last month  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
#10

Never received serial number via email :(

Reply   |   Comment by Anna  –  Last month  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+1)
#9

Installed on two personal PC. Link was sent on second attempt only. Registration key newer arrived.

Reply   |   Comment by Juri  –  Last month  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+4)
#8

Program installed correctly, however when I try to enter the serial number it will not take it? I received the serial number via email, start the program, the registration pop up opens, I click on enter serial, I insert the serial number form clipboard, and then hit ok, but nothing happens and I am left with the pop window sitting there not accepting the valid serial number??

Please advise as to how to fix this issue. Thank you.

Reply   |   Comment by Craig Timmreck  –  Last month  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+3)
#7

BurnAware Free beats CDRWIN 10 hands down.

Reply   |   Comment by consuella  –  Last month  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+23)
#6

Soft was good on Win9x (original CDRWin) because contained driver that was not build-in in OS.

On NT platform (Win2k/XP/etc) it's just another interface-dummy. Millions of them (and free ones to)

Reply   |   Comment by Vladson  –  Last month  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+9)

Vladson, looks like this company bought CDRWIN of the original developers https://web.archive.org/web/20110904061937fw_/http://www.goldenhawk.com:80/cdrwin.htm

and not done anything inovative with it.

Reply   |   Comment by TK  –  Last month  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+4)
#5

tried 2 diff emails nothing in a hour

Reply   |   Comment by benjamin Scott  –  Last month  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+1)
#4

Not able to get the request to enter email address as the basic to request for the Serial Number!
Have no Iea whatr to do next???

Reply   |   Comment by Jerry T.  –  Last month  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+1)

Jerry T., the tool that offers the broken registration wizard is by default at:

C:\Program Files\CDRWIN10 Free\WebReg.exe

in a 32bit windows or in the x86 varient of the path on a 64bit windows.

Reply   |   Comment by TK  –  Last month  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+1)
#3

I can't place the code. The registration window does not appear when I start the application!

Reply   |   Comment by elka  –  Last month  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+1)

elka, the tool that offers the broken registration wizard is by default at:

C:\Program Files\CDRWIN10 Free\WebReg.exe

in a 32bit windows or in the x86 varient of the path on a 64bit windows.

Reply   |   Comment by TK  –  Last month  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
#2

The CDRWin name has been around since x486 days, a burning software whose development was actually abandoned by author Jeff Arnold a decade and more ago. German software publisher Engelmann revived it, yet now appears to have likewise given up on it, seeing as how CDRWin is nowhere to be found in its current inventory:

https://engelmann.com/en/shop/

The version 10 link on this promotional page nevertheless connects to Engelmann's $25 purchase page, though mysteriously, it's also available from Engelmann for $8 via this Softpedia link:

http://www.softpedia.com/get/CD-DVD-Tools/Data-CD-DVD-Burning/CDRWIN.shtml

so if you like today's GOTD, the purchase price (or re-install price) isn't high.

That said, Engelmann continues to be inexplicably coy about version details, because as with the last time this was promoted on GOTD -- back in April, 2014 -- specifics are non-existent. Assuming that the latest version is 10.0.14.106, then the Softpedia link is good value.

I've used various iterations of CDRWin over the years and found it to be a fairly satisfactory performer. In my experience it was, however, increasingly out-matched in terms of speed and stability by both the free and paid-for versions of Ashampoo's Burning Studio, this latter the subject of ongoing development whereas CDRWin 's seems now to have stopped or been abandoned.

Reply   |   Comment by MikeR  –  Last month  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+57)

MikeR,
"out-matched in terms of speed and stability by both the free and paid-for versions of Ashampoo's Burning Studio"

I prefer ConvertXtoDVD

Reply   |   Comment by Phillip  –  Last month  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+1)

MikeR, best of all, this actually is freeware ... but just for German users. Couldn't find it in German shop either, but on start page where they offer different products (?!? some store items aren't even promoted there) there was a link to free software where you will find cdrwin10. Same link/list on English web site has the same apps except this one.
German free version and gaotd installer are of the same size and version.
Well done - even if you follow the link to vendor above it just takes you to the English page without the option of switching language easily ...

Reply   |   Comment by smurf  –  Last month  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+3)

smurf: well spotted! The fact that it's now being given away indicates that Engelmann no longer have any interest in its further development.

Reply   |   Comment by MikeR  –  Last month  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+3)
#1

it wont accept both my email addresses

Reply   |   Comment by paul  –  Last month  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+7)

paul, It required to give email address? Free CDBurnerXP doesn't require anything

Reply   |   Comment by gregory  –  Last month  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+10)

gregory, yes had to give email address to get license key

Reply   |   Comment by paul  –  Last month  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+2)

paul, Create a third e-mail address and try that?

Reply   |   Comment by Jerry  –  Last month  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (-1)

paul,

If you are using two email addresses from the same email provider, try using a different email provider.

Reply   |   Comment by consuella  –  Last month  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+2)

consuella, If you to jump through so many hoops to get a software key, where some say that the key they received did not work, then this software give away should be given a pass (meaning don't even bother trying to install it). Advice that would be helpful is to check your spam box to see if your key went there. If you are a Gmail user, then you can check your promotions box or updates box. There should be no need to create a different email on a different site. Doing so is really not worth the effort considering that there are no specifics about what this version contains, what updates there may be from a previous version, and the issue with the serial keys received that did not work.

Reply   |   Comment by A Different Paul  –  Last month  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+2)

Paul, It does not work, no matter how many emails you providing them with an email. Click on the flag on top right when you put your email address, you will see the notice it says:
No service available or internet connection is broken!!

Reply   |   Comment by Cecile  –  Last month  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+4)
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