Nero Multimedia Suite

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Nero 2014 (Nero Multimedia Suite)
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Nero 10 running under Windows 7
Developer(s) Nero AG
Initial release 1997 (1997)[1]
Stable release 2015 16.0.04000 / 2 February 2015; 2 months ago (2015-02-02)
Development status Active
Written in C++[2]
Operating system Windows XP with Service Pack 3
Windows Vista with Service Pack 2
Windows 7
Windows 8[3]
Platform IA-32 and x86-64[3]
Size 309.22 MB[4]
Available in English, Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), Czech, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese (Brazil), Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Thai and Turkish[5]
Type Multimedia software
License Proprietary commercial software

Nero Multimedia Suite is a software suite for Microsoft Windows by Nero AG (formerly Ahead Software).[1] Version 12 of this product was released in September 2012.[4]

Included products[edit]

The following applications are included in Nero 2014:[6][7]

Disc authoring
  • Nero Burning ROM: a well-known optical disc authoring program by Nero AG and one of its first products. The product is available separately.
  • Nero Express: a simplified incarnation of Nero Burning ROM targeted at beginners.
  • Nero CoverDesigner: enables users to design and print disc covers.
  • Nero BurnRights: enables administrators to assign required drive access rights to other users. Not included in the Nero 11, is part of Nero Free Tools.
  • Nero DiscSpeed: a disc speed measurement and performance diagnostics tool. Not included in the Nero 11, is part of Nero Free Tools.
  • Nero Info Tool: helps extracting useful system information related to disc authoring. Not Included in the Nero 11, is part of Nero Free Tools.
  • Nero DiscCopy Gadget: a gadget that allows users to perform simple disc burning operations (only for Windows Vista, Windows 7 or later). Not included in the Nero 11, is part of Nero Free Tools.
  • Nero RescueAgent: helps recovering files from damaged or partially unreadable media and restoring files that were accidentally deleted.
Video authoring
  • Nero Vision: This product is available separately. It is a video editing software tool capable of mixing video clips and authoring DVDs.[6][7] The DVDs produced with the software are compatible with a large number of DVD Players.[citation needed]
  • Nero Recode: converts video files and non-copyrighted video DVDs into Nero Digital format, dramatically reducing their size while maintaining the quality.[citation needed] Also allows recoding of non-copyrighted video DVDs to fit onto a smaller DVD format.The product is available separately
Data backup
  • Nero BackItUp: a system backup utility. It was integral part of Nero 6, 7,8,10 and 11 suites.[8][9] With the introduction of Nero 9 Nero BackItUp 4 became a standalone backup product, while its successor, Nero BackItUp 5, was the main application of Nero BackItUp & Burn [10] Later, the product was re-integrated into Nero Multimedia Suite 10 and is now included in Nero 11.[6] The product can also be purchased separately.
Audio editing
  • Nero Wave Editor: audio editing tool capable of recording, trimming, filtering, mixing and exporting audio.
  • Nero SoundTrax: multi-track audio mixing tool capable of creating and exporting audio mixes.

Music Player, Photo Viewer and More

Nero MediaHome (formerly known Nero Kwik Media) connects immediately and automatically to all your photos, your music and videos. All photos, videos and music. Organization, playback, sharing and synchronization. Nero Media Home is available in three versions: with some free apps available for a trial period and some for free. Payment: One that includes all the apps with exception of the Blu-ray, and the other with all apps including the Blu-ray. Add new features, other are available of the Nero kwik media.

Removed tools
  • Nero ImageDrive: a virtual drive utility that allows mounting various disk image files, thus presenting them as physical media to other applications. This tool is no longer included in Nero 9.[6]

Naming conventions[edit]

The suite's name "Nero" is followed by its major version number and a catchphrase. The latter might vary by region (e.g. "Nero 7 Ultra Edition Enhanced" in the United States, "Nero 7 Premium Reloaded" in the United Kingdom and Australia), although the name of core program remains Nero Burning ROM.[11]

The most commonly available versions of Nero are the OEM suites, which are bundled with many optical disc recorders. Some of these suites include only the simplified Nero Express, leaving out Nero Burning ROM.[12]

See also[edit]

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ a b "History of Nero AG". Nero AG Official Website. Nero AG. Retrieved 24 January 2013. 
  2. ^ Lextrait, Vincent (July 2010). "The Programming Languages Beacon, v10.3". Retrieved 5 September 2010. 
  3. ^ a b "Nero 2014 – System Requirements". Nero AG website. Nero AG. Retrieved 24 January 2013. 
  4. ^ a b "Nero Unveils New Multimedia Suite for Editing, Converting and Streaming". Nero Press Releases (Karlsbad, Germany: Nero AG). 24 September 2012. Retrieved 24 January 2013. 
  5. ^ "Languages supported by Nero 10". Nero AG Official Website. Nero AG. Retrieved 17 December 2010. 
  6. ^ a b c d "Applications included in Nero 11 Suite". Nero AG Official Website. Nero AG. Retrieved 2009-10-20. 
  7. ^ a b "Nero 10 Features". Nero AG Official Website. Nero AG. Retrieved 2009-03-19. 
  8. ^ "Nero 7 Manuals -> Nero BackItUp 2". Nero AG Official Website. Nero AG. 2007-03-19. Retrieved 2009-03-19. 
  9. ^ "Nero 8 Manuals -> Nero BackItUp 3". Nero AG Official Website. Nero AG. Retrieved 2009-03-19. 
  10. ^ "Nero - Nero BackItUp 4 Introduction". Nero AG Official Website. Nero AG. Retrieved 2009-03-19. 
  11. ^ "Applications included in Nero 9 Suite". Nero AG Official Website. Nero AG. Retrieved 2009-03-19. Nero Burning ROM is the professional solution for burning your audio, data, and video discs, backing up entire discs, and much more. Features many advanced settings and options and supports a wide range of formats. 
  12. ^ Perenson, Melissa J (2005-03-15). "The Skinny on Burner Bundles". PC World. Retrieved 2009-03-19. 

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