Nero Burning Rom enables you to experience your digital media in completely new and innovative ways. With the addition of a Nero Home, media manager, you can now have the complete PC and TV experience. Whether you want to access your media files from the comfort of your living room, or complete digital media projects on your PC, Nero Burning Rom is all you need.

Now, with more features than ever before, this powerful software can transform your digital photos into professional animated slideshows, backup all of your valuable data, manage or search your media files, edit video or photos, create DVDs (including menus), and stream your files over a media server, and compress files to take on the go. Beginners and experts alike will be amazed by what one solution can do. Really, it’s that good.

Your own personal Hollywood movie studio – If you’ve ever wanted to turn your old home videos into Hollywood quality movies, you now can with Nero Burning Rom – among many other digital media projects: create your own professional DVDs, compose beats, edit videos with transitions and menus, compress to various profiles (Mobile, Portable, Standard, Cinema and HDTV), burn a CD/DVD, design CD labels, and much more. These are just some of the ways that Nero Premium can help you explore your creative side.

Save and Restore with BackItUp 2 – Backup your entire system up on spanning over several CDs/DVDs, schedule an automatic backup with Job Scheduler, drag and drop the files you want to save, create an FTP backup, or password protect your data. Whichever you choose, Nero makes sure that your important files stay right where you need them.

Make your memories last a lifetime – and then some! – The days of storing your photos in huge, heavy photo albums are over. With Nero Burning Rom, you can store, manage and edit all of your digital photos with ease. In addition to that, you can turn your photos and videos into slideshows, add transitions and music, burn them to DVD, and then give them to friends and family to watch on their DVD players.

Some of the new features at a glance are:

  • Quick & easy access to all your digital media files from the comfort of your living room using a remote control
  • Integrates TV time-shifting, DVD, video, photo and audio playback
  • Easy wizard setup and user interface
  • Support for all popular media formats
  • Powerful database for storing and organizing of media files into playlists
  • Advanced search options
  • Complete multiple tasks concurrently
  • New Skin
  • Text input using a virtual keyboard
  • On Screen Display
  • 3D Visualizations

Nero Home is the new central application of the Nero 7 package. It has a very flexible user interface allowing adaptation to any kind of display device (TV, plasma, LCD, CRT, vertical display) by scaling in any direction and three different sizes for fonts and thumbnails. It also allows correct aspect ratio display on 16:9 TV sets. It provides easy access to all the media files on the PC for viewing and managing them. It integrates TV time-shifting (Windows XP only), DVD playback and audio/video file playback in an easy-to-use interface.

Nero Home makes it easy to handle photos and to combine them to stunning slideshows with eye-catching effects. All options are provided based on the selected media files so the user isn’t confused by too many options. The powerful, integrated database stores additional meta information for all items to allow powerful search options like “all songs from this artist”. All media files can be easily combined to playlists. Nero Home supports all of the main audio, video, image formats available on the market. The advanced approach allows the user to do several tasks in parallel (e.g. keep an eye on the running TV program and in parallel collecting the images and music for a slideshow).

An easy TV wizard guides the user easily trough the basic setup, like channel search, regional settings, etc. The Nero Home database is open for all Nero applications and guarantees easy access to media files in all supported Nero applications including advanced search options.

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Review by Jared Moya

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