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  • What is Nero?

    Nero Burning ROM, which is often referred to simply as Nero for short, is an authoring program for optical discs such as CDs, DVDs and Blu-rays. It is integrated with other programs included in the Nero Multimedia Suite.
  • What platforms is Nero available for?

    In its current incarnation, the software is available only for Windows. A Linux version of the application did at one point exist, having been introduced onto the market in 2005, but this was discontinued in 2012.
  • What media formats does Nero support?

    The application is designed to work with a number of media formats. In addition to CDs, DVDs and Blu-ray discs, it is compatible with disk image files, AVCHD data discs, ISO/UDF data discs, bootable data discs and SecurDisc discs.
  • Can it be used to print on discs?

    Yes. The application makes use of LightScribe and LabelFlash to allow users to print labels on discs, thereby customising the discs for a professional appearance after they have been burned.
  • What are Nero's audio-related functions?

    Although more widely used for video media, the application can also be used in conjunction with audio files. It is able to convert audio from one file format to another, and also burn complete audio CDs.
  • Besides Burning Rom, what are the other programs in the Nero Multimedia Suite?

    The current version of the suite also include tools for editing videos, converting video and audio files, converting discs for mobile playback, file organisation and browsing, recovering lost or damaged files, designing covers, recording and mixing music tracks, and handling administrative access.
  • Is it possible to create and burn ISO images?

    Yes. The application includes an easy-to-use procedure for converting files into a disc image, which can then be burned to a disc. the software allows the user to choose from two different ISO types: the standard ISO format, and the proprietary NRG format which is more versatile.
  • Is it possible to rip an audio CD with a customised filename format?

    Yes. When the Save Audio Tracks to Hard Drive is open during the ripping process, open the Source tab; here, you will be able to use the section on the right of the window to alter information for album, artist, year and genre. Next, go to the Output tab and use the drop-down "file name creation mode" list to customise the filename format.
  • How do you burn DVD-video files in Nero?

    Start by going to File, then New. This will open the Compilation window with all the relevant options. Make sure that your media is loaded, and that the proper write speed is showing. Import all of the DVD files from the disc's VIDEO_TS folder simply by dragging them into the VIDEO_TS folder of your new image (leave AUDIO_TS empty. Then select Write Disc and the DVD should be burned.
  • What is Nero's SecurDisc 4.0 technology?

    SecurDisc 4.0 is technology designed to improve security and data protection during the burning process. It offers password protection and authentication, an optional digital signature and checksum storage, all integrated into Nero Burning Rom.


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