Nero 8 is a software solution that brings the digital world to your PC with features that make it fun and easy to create multimedia projects with high-quality, professional results. Create MP3 mixes and edit vacation videos in High Definition format. Share content around the world with simple Internet upload functions. Burn a disc with just one click, and then enjoy it in any room in your house with versatile streaming features. Rest easy knowing your data is safe in the event of a system crash or a damaged disc. Nero 8 lets you live the digital life with cutting-edge technology and world-class features.
New and Improved Features in Nero 8 :
* Direct access to all features from the project launcher
* High Definition format support
* Xbox 360Γäó 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 VistaΓäó
* Continual free updates
The Ultimate Solution for Your Digital Life
Nero 8 Ultra Edition, the newest version of the worldΓÇÖs best-selling multimedia suite, brings the digital world to your PC. Now itΓÇÖs easy to organize and manage all your multimedia files, as well as create and edit new digital content. NeroΓÇÖs sleek design and user-friendly tools make completing projects fun and enjoyable.
* NEWUser-friendly and intuitive interface-(Nero StartSmart)
* NEWOne-click Rip, Burn and Copy functions
* NEWEasy export and share to YouTubeΓäó, MySpace?« and My Nero
* High Definition format support
* Stream to Xbox 360Γäó and PlayStation?« 3
* Backup files to CDs, DVDs, HD DVDs, and Blu-ray Discs
* Optimized for Windows Vista?«
ImageStartSmart makes creating projects fun and simple
Nero StartSmart 8 ΓÇô One-Click Project LauncherNero StartSmart, the project launcher for Nero 8 Ultra Edition, 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.
ImageNero 8 Ultra Edition is the solution for your multimedia projects
Nero Vision 5 ΓÇô Video Editing and AuthoringNero 8 Ultra Edition 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.
ImageNero 8 Ultra Edition takes home entertainment around the house
Nero Home 3 ΓÇô Media Management SystemOrganize and manage all your multimedia files with NeroΓÇÖs home media center. Nero 8 Ultra Edition lets you use your Xbox 360Γäó 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.
ImageNero 8 Ultra Edition offers increased data security
SecurDisc Viewer ΓÇô View SecurDisc protected filesNo more worries over losing data! Nero 8 Ultra Edition 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. Recover your data quickly and easily and create discs that are password protected. SecurDisc technology gives you peace of mind.
Create and Edit
Your last vacation, your brotherΓÇÖs wedding, your daughterΓÇÖs graduation ΓÇô do you record every memorable moment on video? Now get more from your camcorder recordings. With Nero 8 Ultra Edition 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 Ultra Edition, 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 Ultra Edition, itΓÇÖs easy to organize your photos!
Convert and Share
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 Ultra Edition, you can simply convert DVD content to play back on an iPod?« or PSPΓäó. Use the worldΓÇÖs 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 Ultra Edition offers unlimited MP3 support. Convert your audio files to MP3, the worldΓÇÖs 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, YouTubeΓäó and MySpace?«
Turn your living room into a real media center and experience home entertainment like never before! Stream live TV to an Xbox 360Γäó or PlayStation?« 3. Connect your game consoles to a TV and enjoy your favorite shows in any room in the house!
DonΓÇÖt miss another episode of your favorite series! Use your PC to record all your favorite shows. The EPG support in Nero 8 Ultra Edition makes selecting and recording broadcasts easy! Even if the phone rings while youΓÇÖre 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 Ultra Edition, you can create playlists and stream music from your PC to your stereo for uninterrupted tunes all night long!
Rip and Burn
ImageRip and Burn
Born2BurnΓäó? Rip audio CDs and non-copy-protected DVDs quickly and easily with the worldΓÇÖs 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, youΓÇÖll get more data on a disc than ever before!
ImageNero 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 Ultra Edition 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 over lost data! With SecurDisc technology, you can back up files, drives, and entire systems to internal or external hard drives. For maximum protection, create a bootable CD to recover an entire system after a crash. Need to access your data even when youΓÇÖre on a business trip? Create backups over the Internet to an FTP server and access important data from anywhere you go! Plan automatic backups to regularly secure your data and receive e-mails confirming your backup.
With the SecurDisc technology within Nero 8 Ultra Edition, 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.
* Image Nero StartSmart 8 One-Click Project Launcher
* ImageNero BackItUp 3 Complete Backup Solution
* ImageNero Burning ROM 8 Expert CD and DVD Burning
* ImageNero BurnRights Easily Deployable Burning Rights
* ImageNero ControlCenter Simplified Customization and Configuration
* ImageNero CoverDesigner 3 CD and DVD Label Design
* ImageNero DiscSpeed 4 Improve Optical Drive Performance
* ImageNero DriveSpeed 3 Complete Optical Drive Control
* ImageNero Express 8 Easy Interface CD and DVD Burning
* Image Nero Home 3 Media Management System
* ImageNero ImageDrive 3 Virtual Drive Setup
* ImageInCD 5 Packet Writing Solution
* ImageNero InfoTool 5 Drive and Disc Analysis
* ImageNero MediaHome 3 UPnPTM Streaming Solution
* ImageNero Photoshow Express 5
* ImageNero PhotoSnap Photo Editing
* ImageNero PhotoSnap Viewer Photo Viewing
* ImageNero Recode 2 The WorldΓÇÖs Fastest Video Converter
* ImageNero RescueAgent Improved File Recovery
* ImageNero Scout Database Technology
* ImageSecurDisc Viewer View SecurDisc protected files
* ImageNero ShowTime 4 DVD and Multimedia Player
* ImageNero SoundTrax 3 Professional Audio Mixing
* Image Nero Vision 5 Video Editing and Authoring
* ImageNero WaveEditor 4 Audio Editing and Recording
General System Requirements
* DVD-ROM drive for the installation
* Windows?« 2000 (SP4 or later), Windows?« XP (SP1 or later), Windows?« ServerΓäó 2003 (SP1 or later), Windows?« XP Media Center Edition Windows Vista?«
--Gadgets are not available for Windows Vista?« x64
--Nero ImageDrive currently supports Windows?« 2000 and Windows?« XP (32 Bit only)
* Windows?« XP Professional x64, Windows?« Vista?« x64 (all applications except InCD, and Nero Scout work in the x86 emulator, which allows 32-bit applications to run)
* DirectX 9.0c or better
* Windows?« Internet Explorer?« 6.0 or higher
* 1 GHz Intel?« Pentium?« III processor, AMD SempronΓäó 2200+ or equivalent
* Minimum 256 MB RAM (for Windows Vista?« minimum 512 MB RAM)
* 1.2 GB hard drive space for standard installation of all components
* Up to 9 GB available drive space for DVD images and temporary DVD files
* Graphics card with at least 32 MB video memory and a minimum resolution of 800 x 600 pixels and 16-bit color settings. However, we recommend 24-bit or 32-bit for true color.
* CD and/or DVD/DVD-RAM recorder
* Installation of the latest WHQL (Microsoft?« Windows?« Hardware Quality Labs) certified device driver strongly recommended
* Internet connection with DSL 1000 speed or higher for the registration and the update of the Nero 8 help files and other functions. It is also required for the activation of the complete functional range (DVD, MPEG-2, MPEG-4, and AVC), which will be required 30 days after installation. This activation is free of charge. The costs for the Internet connection are carried by the user.
* To install Nero 8 you must have administrative rights for all operating systems higher than Windows?« 2000.
* For capturing and burning in real time: at least 1.6 GHz Intel?« Pentium?« 4 processor or AMD SempronΓäó 2600+
* At least 1.4 GHz Intel?« Pentium?« processor with 256 RAM for TV recording and DVD video editing
* Drive with SecurDiscΓäó support
* 16-bit Windows?« compatible sound devices and speakers