Blu-ray Disc format authoring and playback
With Nero 8 Ultra Edition users can now author and play back High Definition content in Blu-ray Disc format with the Blu-ray/HD DVD Video Plug-in. Brilliant 3D menu templates and advanced authoring features up to 1080i combined with playback support for commercial Blu-ray Discs and those created with Nero 8 combine for the ultimate home entertainment experience.*
SmartEncoding for AVCHD
SmartEncoding detects when incoming AVCHD source content is compliant with the destination format. This lets Nero 8 Ultra Edition users save time by skipping the recoding step for AVCHD content when the destination file is also AVCHD.
Home entertainment enhancements
Nero 8 Ultra Edition users who stream content to rendering devices such as game consoles can now fast forward and pause files. This lets Nero 8 Ultra Edition users answer the phone, get another cup of coffee, or let the dog out for a walk without having to restart their movie!
Increased encoding options
Nero 8 Ultra Edition users can now encode content with video pre-processing options for color correction and noise removal. The video pre-processing enables the user to enhance and modify the content prior to encoding. Advanced features include adaptive de-interlacing and adaptive frame rate conversion.
Mini HD DVD-Video authoring and playback
Nero 8 Ultra Edition users now have all the advantages of working with Mini HD DVD-Video by authoring, writing, and playing back HD DVD-Video format content on regular DVD- R/RW media. The Mini HD DVD-Video format supports resolutions up to 1080i and MPEG-2 and Dolby® Digital 5.1 audio tracks can also be added. The Blu-ray/HD DVD Plug-in is required for this feature.*