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Nero Overview

Nero creates software applications and platforms that help consumers simply enjoy their photos, videos and music. Its free Nero MediaHome platform enables consumers to access, enhance and share their digital content across PCs, smart phones, tablets and online social networks. Nero also produces a top-selling multimedia software suite, which contains powerful applications for media management, video editing, video converting, file back-up, content syncing and disc burning.




Manufacturer: Nero
Price (RRP): from $12.99 to $109.99
Platforms: Windows® 10 (32/64 bit)
Windows 8.1 (32/64 bit)
Windows 8 (32/64 bit)
Windows 7 SP1 Home Premium, Professional or Ultimate (32/64 bit)
Windows Vista SP2 or later (32/64 bit)
Windows XP SP3 (32 bit)

iOS 8.0 and higher
Android 4.0 and higher
Requirements: Windows® 7 SP1 Home Premium, Professional or Ultimate (32/64 bit), Windows® 8 (32/64 bit), Windows® 8.1 (32/64 bit) with April 2014 Update, Windows® 10 (32/64 bit)
2 GHz AMD or Intel® processor
1 GB RAM
5 GB hard drive space for a typical installa
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Product Details

Nero 2018 Platinum

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Nero 2018 Platinum helps you organize your media collection like never before and brings your PCs, laptops, smartphones, tablets and even your personal online drive closer together. Share files with friends, burn them to disc or even put them on any USB device.

What can the Nero Platinum 2018 Suite do for me?

Import, Create & Edit
Burn, Copy & Archive
Organize, Play & Stream
Rip & Convert
Secure, Encrypt & Compress
Stream & Download

Import, Create & Edit

The video editing program provides you with maximum creativity, extremely easy handling, and the best results for your movie projects. Captivate your audience using express or advanced video editing, with over 800 effects and new movie templates including drop zone effects. Black bars on widescreen TVs are now also a thing of the past. With the new 1-click bar-remover, you can upgrade your photo and video material and prepare it for the optimal movie experience on a big TV screen. And: Platinum is vertical video-ready! Upright videos and photos from your smartphone can now easily be imported and edited as a vertical video, and thanks to the new vertical video template, can be put perfectly into the limelight.

Burn, Copy & Archive

Start enjoying Nero intuitively with Nero QuickStart and get to grips with the most important tasks in next to no time. What’s more, the speed doesn’t stop there: Be it audio CDs, DVDs, or Blu-ray Discs™, you can copy and burn photos, videos, music, and data for the long term using the proven Nero burning technology. And if you want maximum security, SecurDisc 4.0 provides password protection and 256-bit encryption so that nobody can access what you want to keep private.

Organize, Play & Stream

  • Everything under control! Have you lost perspective of your photo archives on your PC? Multiple copies of photo duplicates? The brand-new Nero DuplicateManager Photo (only in NMH in Platinum) provides quick assistance. It finds duplicated photo folders and photo duplicates quickly and reliably, sorts out your photo archive, retrieves valuable storage space, and tidies up your media center Nero MediaHome. Here, you can now also archive and play your movies and TV series with ease. Movie titles and movie posters are automatically created in the process. Be it video-DVDs, music CDs, music files, photos, slide shows, videos, movies, or TV series, you can play anything – even your 360-degree pictures, conveniently using the new Nero 360 VR Player!

Rip & Convert

  • Bring together what belongs together: Import all formats, including even high quality HEVC (H.256), and convert them to almost any format you need. Rip video DVDs*, AVCHD*, and Blu-ray Discs™*, and simply reuse the files for new projects. With 1-click conversion, you can send audio CDs directly to your connected mobile device. In the process, Nero automatically ensures the easiest conversion mode with the best sound.

Secure, Encrypt & Compress

  • ackup your valuable media data with the integrated Nero BackItUp and all your data is in good hands! You can now use Nero BackItUp to protect all your memories on your PC or laptop: Backup your data automatically in 3 target destinations, e.g. on a USB hard drive. Only click on one button to start your backup. Secure your data according to your desired backup interval. Continuous data backup is also possible so that Nero BackItUp continuously protects new data in the event of updates.

Stream & Download

  • The Nero Music Recorder included in Nero Platinum 2018 is your ticket to the world of music: Listen to the hits of your favorite bands and discover new songs by accessing over 100,000 online radio stations and thousands of concerts, music videos, and fan content. Music Recorder records music as a non-DRM-protected MP3 file. These can then be copied to your mobile device.

Nero Standard 2018

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Make the most of your digital life with Nero Standard 2018. The classic under a new guise brings you brand-new features and numerous improvements to the expected, easy services.

What can the Nero Standard 2018 Suite do for me?

Import, Create & Edit
Burn, Copy & Archive
Organize, Play & Stream
Rip & Convert

Import, Create & Edit

Classic creations made particularly easy. Send your videos, photos, and music from almost any device to your PC, drag them to the Nero Video 2018 screen – and soon you will be right there in your home multimedia studio! In next to no time, you can be editing your videos with creative effects, adding transitions, inserting striking captions, and saving time with the help of countless templates. With the new 1-click-remover for black borders, you can make your movies fit for the widescreen TV in your living room. You can even export individual scenes from a long video in one go. As if this were not enough, easily create top-quality movies and slide shows as well as DVD-Videos™ and Blu-ray Discs™ from your holiday memories, and more much.

Burn, Copy & Archive

Whether it’s on CD, DVD, or Blu-ray Disc™, you can copy and burn your precious data with the reliable, industry-leading burning specialist thanks to Nero Standard 2018. This is made even easier with Nero QuickStart, which can now be activated using Drag & Drop via the Nero desktop icon, meaning that the most important tasks are completed in a flash. And with SecurDisc 4.0 – including 256-bit encryption, password protection, and disk optimization technology – you can be certain your files will last. Furthermore, burn high-quality audio CDs with automatic sound enhancement and album covers.

Organize, Play & Stream

  • Great multimedia playback and organization. No more searching for the right file: With the new and improved media center, Nero MediaHome ensures that you can easily organize and play music, videos, photos, movies, and TV series, and integrate them into your projects. You can now also play your personal archive of movies and TV series, including movie titles and movie covers, and stream movies wirelessly to the TV in your living room. To do this, you can also use the free Nero StreamingPlayer App as a convenient remote control for your media archives on your PC, or play your movies, photos, and music directly via the app on your mobile device.

Rip & Convert

  • Wrong format? That won’t happen anymore: Be it video DVDs*, audio CDs*, or video or audio files*, Nero Recode 2018 converts practically everything to suitable video and audio formats. It’s especially easy to create job lists for scheduled conversions. And with the 1-click conversion from video discs and audio CDs directly to your mobile device, things are now easier than ever! Connect your device, select the tracks, transfer them – done! Even the latest mobile devices are supported. And with Gracenote®, you can now sort and play music on your mobile device with the help of album covers.

Nero Burning ROM 2018

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Set new standards with the proven burning technology of Nero Burning ROM. Want to copy and import data and music and burn them to your preferred type of disc? Want to keep data safe and secure? Want to create discs with maximum reliability? No problem with the latest version of Nero Burning ROM, which uses SecurDisc 4.0 and much more to ensure the best results.

What can Nero Burning ROM 2018 do for me?

Rip
Copy
Burn
Protect

Rip

If you need to save your Audio CDs and individual songs as files on your PC, smartphone or MP3 player, just convert them to the required format accurately and at lightning speed. Nero Burning ROM has it all: from MP3, MP3 PRO through AAC and FLAC to APE – including song titles and album details. Now original album art is integrated into the audio file thanks to built-in Gracenote® technology, allowing you to easily browse your playlists and play your music in complete comfort.
Nero Burning ROM 2015 supports recording on up to 32 different CD, DVD or Blu-ray writers simultaneously. This kind of data processing during burning is being achieved through sophisticated technology, which integrates different device types and coordinates data streams for perfect results.

Copy

Would you like to share your movies and play your favorite songs in the car or living room too? Copy CDs, DVDs and Blu-ray Discs™ with quality and sound that are in no way inferior to the original. Audio CDs are also quickly reproduced – including CD text and original album details along with original album art.

Burn

  • You don’t need anything other than the industry’s top specialist solution for burning all disc types, whether you want to immortalize your favorite memories on CD, DVD, or Blu-ray Disc™. Create ISO images or burn your Video Disc structures and disc images to new media. Burned audio CDs gain even more richness of sound, thanks to filters and other adjustments as well as automatic sound improvement that allow you to match the sound to your taste. What’s more, Gracenote® technology means you can now also have original album art on MP3 CDs and MP3 DVDs for your new car radio. And with the Nero CoverDesigner you can create genuine visual works of art from your burned pieces.

Protect

  • When it comes to security, you’ll be up there with the pros, as with the SecurDisc 4.0 technology your files are in the best of hands. With industry-standard 256-bit encryption, digital signature and password protection, no one but you can access your burned data archive. And since Nero stands for durability and readability, even scratched discs will still be playable thanks to adjustable data redundancy.

nero Recode 2018

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Annoyed by PC error messages because it can’t read the file you want to play? Nero Recode is the solution! Whether video or audio files, for import or export, smartphone recordings, DVD-Video™ or Blu-ray Disc™, the ripping and converting specialist converts everything to the right format for your devices.

What can Nero Recode 2018 do for me?

Import
Rip
Convert
Edit

Import

It’s easy to import films from your disc* or copy your videos and music right to the start screen of Nero Recode. And you can sit back and relax during the process, as Nero Recode achieves fantastic results when importing any file from Blu-ray Discs™, AVCHDs, or DVD videos, or from video and audio files.

Rip

Fed up of the complications involved in converting your films or music to play on any device? We have the answer! Nero Recode makes it easy to rip DVDs*, AVCHDs*, and Blu-ray Discs™* in a way that works for each of your devices. Even conversions of Blu-ray Discs™ to 2D, HD, and SD formats are supported. And if you’d like to have your video disc and audio CD content with you all the time and in any location, you can even use Nero Disc to Device to rip directly to your device. Thanks to its optimized encoding technology, this is now even faster and more straightforward.

Convert

  • Would you like to transfer your video and audio files from your PC to your tablet or smartphone? Whether for your mobile device, PlayStation®, Xbox®, or MP3 player, Nero Recode will always find the right format! Easily create job lists for scheduled conversions or make things easier yet with 1-click conversion of Video Discs and audio CDs: Connect your device, select the tracks, transfer them – and you’re done. And for even greater convenience, you can now sort and play your music tracks by album cover thanks to Gracenote® technology. By the way: By using the free Nero MediaHome WiFi Sync App you can easily transfer your media archive to portable devices, too.

Edit

  • Have an upside-down video after holding your phone the wrong way when recording? Nero Recode has simple 1-click trimming tools to correct video orientation and to rotate, crop, and cut videos in whatever way you like.

Nero Video 2018

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If you want to produce videos and slide shows in a simple, quick and professional manner, Nero Video 2018 leaves nothing to be desired: Nero Video now has a full range of special goodies for you!

Feature overview

Manage
Create
Templates
Export & Burn
Stream
Play

Manage

Easily transfer your videos and photos from mobile devices, external hard drives, USB sticks, camcorders, and HD and 4K cameras to your computer, and store them centrally in your media library Nero MediaHome for further editing, with a wide range of information such as date, location, or people shown. Here, you can also watch your movies and TV series and archive them at lightning speed. Movie titles and movie posters are automatically created in the process.
Even have your entire collection sorted by the people that are in it: Spend a few minutes identifying friends and family in your photos and Nero will take care of the rest. Nero face recognition helps quickly to find and select photos among all the people in your photo library.

Create

Captivate your audience using express or advanced video editing, with a myriad of effects including tilt shift, old movies, slow motion, titles, transitions, audio filters, keyframe animation, and much more! Black bars on the widescreen TV are also now a thing of the past. With the new 1-click bar remover, you can glam up your photos and videos and be all set for the optimal movie experience on the big TV screen. Nero Video 2018 is also vertical Video-ready now! You can easily import and edit upright videos and photos from your smartphone as vertical videos thanks to the new vertical video template, and put them perfectly into the spotlight.

Templates

  • Instantly to individual masterpieces thanks to more than 50 movie templates and countless effects: With 18 new movie templates, including drop zone effects, you can create your very own movies on themes such as family, celebrations, children, traveling, action, etc.

Export & Burn

  • With Nero Video 2018, you won’t have to make any compromises when choosing your format. Edit your movies in the highest quality with in 4K, Full HD and SD. Export individual scenes from long movies in one go. Add the finishing touch to your DVD-Videos™ and Blu-ray Discs™ with new, high-quality disc menus for the selective jump to the desired scene. Design your disc cover to your liking with the Nero CoverDesigner.

Stream

  • Nero Video 2018 will win you over with its sophisticated streaming features: Would you like to play slide shows or videos on your TV, music from your media library on your smartphone, or videos on your tablet? All that’s possible with the free Nero Streaming Player App. What’s more, with the free Nero MediaHome WiFi Sync App, you can wirelessly transfer your photos and videos in a flash from your mobile device to your PC, or vice versa. Both apps are available for iOS and Android devices.

Play

  • Whether it’s the morning, afternoon, or evening, you can play audio and video files in a wide variety of formats whenever you want. Playback of photos, elegant slide shows, video DVDs, and even Ultra HD videos, including 4K, is now even easier. And there’s a brand new feature: You can now easily manage and play your archive of movies and TV series – because it’s your own prime time!

Nero MediaHome

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Bring an end to time-consuming searches for your vacation photos, favorite movies, or desired songs. Nero MediaHome Unlimited sorts out your digital life. Be it music, photos, videos, movies, TV series, audio CDs, or DVD-Videos™, and whether on your PC or mobile device: Nero MediaHome is the universal media center for archiving, organizing, creating, and playing your files!

What can Nero MediaHome 2018 do for me?

Archive
Create
Stream
Play

Archive

Give your multimedia files a home: Send photos and movies to your PC wirelessly from your iOS or Android mobile device and by USB from external hard drives or memory sticks. Import music files or rip music from audio CDs and, thanks to Gracenote® technology, even include original album covers. With items archived in clearly arranged categories and sorted by date, faces, places, favorites, or personal tags, you can now find all your media even more quickly. In addition, you can also connect directly to Windows Media® Player and iTunes® media libraries.

Create

Want all your media in one place? Then it’s a good time to quickly make things even better than they were before! Nero MediaHome Unlimited is there to help you with the usual fantastic quality! Refine photos with automated tools and a variety of effects, create slide shows from photos and videos, and enhance them with music, movie design templates, and credits. Create music playlists or entire albums including photos or videos. Burn video clips and slide shows in DVD-Video™ or Blu-ray Disc™ formats with menus, for playing back on DVD or Blu-ray Disc™ players. And thanks to built-in Gracenote® technology, you can even burn audio CDs and MP3 discs including original album covers.

Stream

  • You can count on the full streaming power of Nero to give you access to your photos, slide shows, music, videos, movies, and TV series from anywhere! Use the Nero Streaming Player App for your iOS and Android device as a remote control for your PC-based media library and simply play everything wirelessly on your living room TV. XBOX®, PlayStation®, and other home network devices are also supported. And the best thing: You can access your entire media archive, as sorted by you. At long last, finding whatever you’re looking for!

Play

  • DVD-Videos™, movie files, music, photos and slide shows, movies, and TV shows: Nero MediaHome plays any file in almost any format with the best output quality. Also, use the integrated Gracenote® technology to display the appropriate album cover for your songs on every device. The free Nero MediaHome WiFi Sync App ensures that you can exchange and play files wirelessly between iOS and Android devices and your media center. This means you can always access your favorite files – both at home and on the go!

Nero Mobile Apps

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Never a day goes by when you don’t get out your smartphone or tablet? We accommodate your habits and, with Nero Mobile Apps, give you new ways to access your multimedia applications in conjunction with your Nero products – but also completely independently of them. You can therefore use Nero Mobile Apps as useful additions and enhancements to Nero Platinum, Nero Classic, or the Nero stand-alone solutions and have movies, pictures, and music in your hand – no matter where you are.

Nero Streaming Player

Would you rather play your music from your smartphone loud and clear through speakers? Fed up of having to watch movies on your tablet screen? Then get streaming! With the Nero Streaming Player App, you can easily and wirelessly play the pictures, movies, and music stored on your mobile devices on smart TVs, your PlayStation®, or other devices in your home network. And whether it’s your favorite song, a slide show of photos from your last vacation, or a blockbuster movie from your media archive, you can also use your mobile device screen as a remote control to play your PC-based media wirelessly on the largest screen in your living room.

Nero MediaHome WiFi Sync App

Have a lot of photos and videos on your smartphone, but less and less storage space for them? Do you have photos and videos languishing on your PC that you’d love to have on your mobile device? With the Nero MediaHome WiFi Sync App, you can wirelessly transfer media from your mobile device to your PC and from your PC to your mobile device. With automatic format conversion, too, if you need it. Simply ensure that your mobile device and your PC are registered on the same network and let the app do its work. That way, you’ll always be well entertained when traveling, commuting to the office, or simply sitting in your living room.

Nero TuneItUp Cleaner & Booster App

Did you know that every time you browse the web, every text you send, or every call you make leaves a trace on your Android phone? Not only are these traces easy to read, but they also rob your mobile device of the power to work quickly. So conserve your battery and clean out the junk. The Nero TuneItUp Cleaner & Booster App scans your phone and gives it the tune-up it needs

Nero BackItUp

  • Connect your Android phone with your computer via AirLink – our newest technology, which guarantees easy discovery and connectivity and makes your back up process even more comfortable! No extra soft- or hardware is needed to work
  • with this handy and brand-new tool, all it requires is Wi-Fi connection. You are no longer in need to use cloud services,
  • as you can save you data in a secure environment
  • on your own PC.

Nero AirBurn App

  • Memories that you only had on your smartphone or tablet can now be burned to CD, DVD, or Blu-ray Disc™ in no time at all using the Nero AirBurn App. Simply select your files, send them to your PC with the app, and Nero Burning ROM will launch your burning project.

Nero KnowHow App

  • Forget hidden features and unused options: The Nero KnowHow App contains all the tips, tricks, and expert advice that will have the biggest impact on your projects. With its replies to your Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ), manuals, video tutorials, and access to the user forum and glossary, all your questions about Nero products and your specific needs are answered.

Nero TuneItUp

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Nero TuneItUp PRO puts you back in control and lets you solve problems individually, or repair them all at once. The automatic monitoring feature will notify you immediately when PC problems are detected, so you can keep your PC in top shape.

Feature overview

Boot Windows Faster
Surf the web faster
Optimize your windows
Update your drivers and programs
Save Power & Energy

Boot Windows Faster

Did you know that during system startup programs are automatically preloaded so they can be started faster later on? Most of these processes slow down your system and are not needed on a day-to-day basis. Nero TuneItUp PRO simply switches off these unnecessary processes, meaning that your Windows will start faster than ever before!

Surf the web faster

Regardless of your internet connection, the wrong browser configuration can seriously slow down your surfing experience. Nero TuneItUp PRO analyses your Internet settings and optimises them with one click!

Optimize your windows

  • During system start Windows loads unnecessary background programs and services that are normally not needed. Nero TuneItUp PRO optimizes the configuration. Certain Windows settings can negatively affect your PC's performance. Nero TuneItUp PRO can automatically optimize your settings and lets you quickly customize your Windows.

Update your drivers and programs

  • Outdated drivers have a negative impact on the security, performance and stability of your PC. Nero TuneItUp PRO searches its large database for driver updates and installs them when necessary.
  • Are you sure that the programs on your PC are up to date? Nero TuneItUp PRO shows you all available updates and lets you download and install them.
  • Keeping your drivers and programs up to date helps you close dangerous security gaps and lets you benefit from the latest functions and features.

Save Power & Energy

  • Save energy, and battery life on your laptop, with just one click! Nero TuneItUp PRO offers the best compromise between performance and energy efficiency.

Nero BackItUp

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It’s the secure PC backup you need, for the irreplaceable files you love. Get started with Nero BackItUp to protect your files and memories on your PC or laptop and get them automatically backed up to up to four targets, such as USB hard disks. All you need to do is click one button to set up your backup.

Feature overview

Fully Automate Your Backups
Multiple Targets
Versioning
Encryption & Compression

Fully Automate Your Backups

Relax knowing that your files are safe: You can back up your files daily, weekly, monthly – or whenever you want it! Just set a time and date. You can even choose to set up a continuous file backup and Nero BackItUp will constantly protect new data or files you’ve just updated.

Multiple Targets

Backup locally to another hard disk or external USB drive, burn your files or store them on network attached storage (NAS) – the choice is yours! Either way, our product helps you double-protect your files reliably.

Versioning

  • Unlike other services that only save the latest version of your files, Nero BackItUp even saves earlier versions of files that you want to protect. If you make any changes to a file, all older versions of that file will be kept locally. So even if you delete or damage a file, it’s always restorable!

Encryption & Compression

  • Rest assured that your files are safely stored with hardware-accelerated AES 256-bit encryption. And with our nifty compression algorithm, you can even save a bit of disk space when storing our files to USB disk.

Video Downloader Ultimate PRO

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Video Downloader Ultimate supports Youtube (incl. playlists), Vimeo, Dailymotion, Yahoo, Facebook and many more. Since it's not a browser add-on it is extremely powerful and independent.

Feature overview

Works with any Browser
Convert Downloads
High resolution Downloads
System Requirements

Works with any Browser

Detection and downloads work with Firefox, Chrome, Internet Explorer, Safari and Opera.

Convert Downloads

Convert downloaded videos to MP4 or MP3 to play them on your mobile device or on your MP3-Player.

High resolution Downloads

  • Supports resolutions up to 4K (Ultra HD) on Youtube and other sites

System Requirements

  • Video Downloader Ultimate works with Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8 and above
  • You require a fast internet connection to download the videos

Music Recorder PREMIUM

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Music Recorder is your portal into the music world: Play songs of your every artist and discover new tunes with access to over 100.000 radio stations and thousand of music videos, converts and specials. Automatically record your favorite songs or entire albums, completely legal and for free!

Over 100k live radio stations

Listen to your favorite local radio station or tune into sports, culture or contemporary shows from across the globe.

Millions of songs and music videos

Music Recorder taps into more than 100,000 radio stations and many streaming services such as YouTube, Vimeo and Daily Motion and allows you to find and play any song instantly!
Music videos, concerts, interviews - you got it! Music Recorder also knows what’s playing on radio stations world-wide and let’s you discover new music - not calculated by an algorithm but based on what actual human DJs play on the radio.

Record your favorite songs

Remember the times when you meticulously taped your favorite songs? Pick your favorite songs, albums or artist discographies and let Music Recorder do the recording. Music Recorder automatically saves MP3s including cover art and full ID3 tags.

Burn CD’s and sync to phones

  • Music Recorder records music in non-DRM MP3 files that you don’t rent or license, but own. You can copy all music to your Android or Windows Phone and sync it to your iPhone (via iTunes). Also you can burn it to an Audio CD or stream it to your AirPlay-compatible home stereo.