Create and Manage Your Digital Life
Welcome to your digital life
Nero 8 brings a world of digital opportunities to your PC. The award-winning suite lets you organize your multimedia projects easily, helping you get the most from your digital content!
Nero 8 Startsmart
* Direct access to all features from the project launcher
* High Definition format support
* Data restoration on damaged discs
* Xbox 360™ and PlayStation® 3 streaming features
* Blu-ray Disc and HD DVD burning support
* SecurDisc data protection support
* Copy a disc with just one click
* Graphics optimized for Windows Vista®
* Continual free updates
Nero StartSmart makes creating projects fun and simple
Nero StartSmart 8 – One-Click Project LauncherNero StartSmart, the project launcher for Nero 8, lets you directly access features and perform one-click functions. The intuitive interface makes creating and managing digital projects easy and enjoyable. Optimized for use with Windows Vista®, Nero StartSmart even has an integrated newsfeed system.
Nero 8 is the solution for your multimedia projects
Nero Vision 5 – Video Editing and AuthoringNero 8 has the tools to help you handle all your multimedia projects. Whether you plan to create a music mix with MP3 files, edit vacation videos, touch up digital photos, make a slide show, or convert content to play on a mobile device, your results will be professional and dynamic.
Nero 8 takes home entertainment around the house
Nero Home 3 – Media Management SystemOrganize and manage all your multimedia files with Nero’s home media center. Nero 8 lets you use your Xbox 360™ or PlayStation® 3 to stream High Definition video content and surround sound audio files to enjoy in the comfort of any room in your house.
Nero 8 offers increased data security
SecurDisc Viewer – View SecurDisc protected filesNo more worries over losing data! Nero 8 has back up features that let you rest easy knowing your data is safe in case of a complete system crash or a damaged disc. Restore data from discs damaged due to burning errors. SecurDisc technology gives you peace of mind.
Your last vacation, your brother’s wedding, your daughter’s graduation – do you record every memorable moment on video? Now get more from your camcorder recordings. With Nero 8 you can easily edit High Definition content in AVCHD format with professional results. Insert chapters and menus, and even enhance videos and slide shows with background music. Enjoy your favorite TV shows without interruption simply by editing out the commercial breaks.
Are you a music lover and want to keep your favorite songs close at hand? Convert your music collection to MP3 format and experience listening pleasure at home and on the go. Impress your friends at your next party by mixing and editing your favorite songs with professional effects and tools. With Nero 8, you get crystal-clear audio for your video files and up to 7.1 surround sound.
Do you have hundreds or even thousands of digital photos saved on your hard drive? Give your pictures a touch-up with tools that let you make improvements, add visual effects, and much more. Surprise your kids by presenting a family slide show on your television set! No more searching through tons of files for the images you want. With Nero 8, it’s easy to organize your photos!
Do you have High Definition video content but no blue laser burner? Convert HD content easily into AVCHD format, and compress content without losing quality. Your HD content can then be burned to a normal DVD and played on a Blu-ray Disc player or PlayStation® 3 for the ultimate blue laser experience.
Want to bring your video content along with you? With Nero 8, you can simply convert DVD content to play back on an iPod® or PSP™. Use the world’s fastest MPEG-4 encoder to compress DVD content while maintaining optimal quality, then burn to a CD or save to a USB stick, Flash memory, or an SD card.
Nero 8 offers unlimited MP3 support. Convert your audio files to MP3, the world’s most popular audio format, and enjoy your favorite songs at home or on the go.
Share the latest news of your life with friends right over the Internet! Post your best videos and photos with easy upload to online communities like My Nero, YouTube, and MySpace.
Turn your living room into a real media center and experience home entertainment like never before! Stream live TV to an Xbox 360™ or PlayStation® 3. Connect your game consoles to a TV and enjoy your favorite shows in any room in the house!
Don’t miss another episode of your favorite series! Use your PC to record all your favorite shows. The EPG support in Nero 8 makes selecting and recording broadcasts easy! Even if the phone rings while you’re watching TV, with the Time Shift feature you can take your phone call, and then resume watching your show exactly where you left off!
No more wasted time changing CDs at your next party. With Nero 8, you can create playlists and stream music from your PC to your stereo for uninterrupted tunes all night long!
Rip and Burn
Rip audio CDs and non-copy-protected DVDs quickly and easily with the world’s leading burning engine. Burn audio files or data to CD, DVD, Blu-ray Disc, or HD DVD. Want to burn movies to DVD? With DVD-R Dual Layer and DVD+R Double Layer support, you’ll get more data on a disc than ever before!
Nero DiscCopy Gadget
The Nero DiscCopy Gadget is optimized for use with Windows Vista® and lets you copy a disc with just one click from the Vista® Sidebar!
With Nero 8 and a SecurDisc-compatible drive, you can burn CDs and DVDs with password protection against unauthorized access, or add a digital signature to ensure that your sensitive data remains unchanged. SecurDisc increases the readability of data even on damaged discs, and also lets you know when a disc is nearing decay, so you have time to save the data to another disc. The SecurDisc Copy Protection feature prevents unauthorized duplication of confidential PDF documents.
No more worries about losing data from damaged discs or burning errors! Nero 8 lets you restore data from scratched or burn-damaged discs.
With the SecurDisc technology within Nero 8, you can ensure increased readability of your data even on a damaged disc. In addition, the early warning system in SecurDisc examines CDs and DVDs to determine if an aging disc is in danger of decay, so you have time to back up the data on another disc.