Nero Launches Nero 7 - Offering Innovation, Organization, Power, Speed, Variety, Ease of Use and the Complete Digital Home Experience
Ultimate Digital Media Software Solution For the Digital Home Includes Multiple Applications for Audio, Video, Photo, Data and TV
Karlsbad, Germany (October 10, 2005) - Nero, leaders in digital media technology, today unveiled the much-anticipated Nero 7, the ultimate all-in-one integrated digital media and home entertainment software solution.
Building on the award-winning World’s best selling digital media software, Nero 7 now delivers 18 applications in one powerful suite, including the addition of Nero Home, a new TV and PC multimedia management and distribution system that provides users with quick and easy access to all digital media files from the comfort of their living rooms using a remote control.
“Nero 7 is the culmination of innovative engineering, end-user requests and demands, and industry direction and convergence,” said Richard Lesser, CEO Nero AG, “We have hit the nail on the head with the addition of Nero Home to Nero 7: users no longer need to be in front of their PCs to view and listen to their media files; they can access their entire libraries in front of the TV.”
In addition, Nero 7 includes a number of enhancements and interface redesigns to familiar and popular Nero applications. Users now have the option of customized installation, meaning they can decide to install or not to install each application courtesy of Windows Installer Technology. To learn more about each of the applications included with Nero 7, visit www.nero.com
Complete Digital Home Entertainment Solution
Nero Home is a new and innovative media manager that provides fast access to the user’s entire digital media library via remote control in the designated home entertainment room. Content can be viewed on a plasma, LCD or CRT TV. Nero Home integrates TV time-shifting, DVD playback, music playback and video playback, and has a simplified interface and a TV wizard to walk users through a simple setup.
Search, Organize and Play Back Any Media File with Nero Scout
A new, unique optimized media database provides instant access to the user’s library of media files of all types from any Nero application and Windows Explorer.
Simple and Secure Data Backup
The new and enhanced Nero BackItUp 2 allows users to run scheduled full or incremental backups, back up files directly from Windows Explorer, back up upon login or without logging in, create shadow copies, back up to disc images and perform FTP backup.
Reliable and User-Friendly DVD and CD Recording
Nero Burning ROM 7 and Nero Express 7, the most widely used optical burning software in the industry with the most powerful burning engine in history, have been radically redesigned to maximize ease-of-use, efficiency and speed. In addition, Nero 7 has a project launcher with a new user interface that can access all 18 applications, and has been enhanced to seamlessly guide users of any skill level through simple or advanced digital media projects. Users will have the ability to view, edit and improve their favorite digital photos.
Comprehensive Video/DVD Editing and Authoring and With Blu-Ray and HD-DVD Support
Nero 7 offers playback software offers vibrant picture quality for all DVD formats and is compatible with Nero Digital (MPEG-4), the world’s fastest MPEG-4 encoder, which enables the user to recode non-copy protected movies (DVD-9 to DVD-5) to a CDR/RW, DVD+/-R or a single DVD+R DL disc in DVD-Video format (DVD-9 to DVD-9). In addition, a standard drag-and-drop packet writing application, that supports BD-RE/R (Blu-ray) is included and full 5.1 capturing, editing, mixing, recording and menu creation options and DVD+VR and DVD-VR advanced recording abilities.
New features and applications now support 5.1 and 7.1 audio recording, editing and mixing, along with 32-bit audio and a professional program with the ability to mix and edit for the production of audio CDs and CD compilations. Audio enthusiasts will now be able to incorporate beats, sound sequences and melodies into audio projects, with surround sound mixing.
Whether the user enjoys creating audio playlists of MP3s or entertaining slideshows of photos, editing home videos, burning a backup of DVDs, converting audio & video into MPEG-4 (Nero Digital™) files, sharing content on consumer electronics devices or managing media files with a click of the remote control, Nero 7 in the ultimate digital media solution for digital entertainment.
Nero 7 retail box will be available at participating retailers on October 10, in the USA, Canada and worldwide. Customers can order online at www.nero.com
starting on October 26 for $99.99 and downloadable version for $79.99. Current Nero 6 users can Upgrade to Nero 7 online at a special discounted price on October 26.
Nero provides state-of-the-art software solutions for the global digital media market. Since the company was founded in 1995, its products have established a loyal clientele of more than 200 million users throughout the world.
Nero offers the industry’s most reliable CD/DVD-software applications. Its award-winning flagship product, Nero 7, includes all the applications and functionalities needed in the digital media field. Other Nero products include the MPEG 4 based audio/video technology - Nero Digital™, the simple and complete photo solution - Nero PhotoShow Elite, and SIPPS™ and SIPPSTAR PBX, which provide voice-over IP solutions for private and business customers.
Nero products are globally distributed by leading hardware manufacturers, international distribution partners and online portals, as well as directly via www.nero.com
. Nero Inc. in Glendale, California, USA and Nero K.K. in Yokohama, Japan are subsidiaries of Nero AG, based in Karlsbad, Germany.
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