Nero 8 brings the digital world to your PC. Featuring cuttingedge technology and world-class applications, Nero 8 helps you create your own digital life. Whether you want to share videos you’ve shot with a High Deﬁnition camcorder, edit a music mix for your MP3 player, or create slide shows from digital photos to present on your TV, Nero 8 makes living thedigital life easy and enjoyable.
Create and Manage Your Digital Life
Nero StartSmart – Direct feature access Create and manage all of your digital media projects with Nero StartSmart. The easy-to-use and intuitive interface lets you access features quickly, offers an integrated newsfeed system, and is optimized for use with Windows Vista™. Nero StartSmart makes creating projects simple andfun.
General System Requirements • Internet access or fax machine is required to activate certain technologies* • DVD-ROM-compatible drive required for installation • Microsoft® Windows 2000 (SP 4 or later); Windows XP SP1; Windows Server 2003 SP1; Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005, Windows Vista Home/ Business/Ultimate (except for Nero ImageDrive and Nero Search) • Microsoft® Windows XPProfessional x64 Edition/ Windows Vista x64 Edition (all applications except InCD, InCD Reader, Nero Scout, Nero ImageDrive, and gadgets work in the x86 emulator that allows 32-bit Windows applications to run) • Microsoft® Windows Internet Explorer 6.0 or higher • 1 GHz Intel® Pentium® III; AMD Sempron™ 2200+ or equivalent • 256 MB RAM (512 MB RAM for Windows Vista) • 1.5 GB hard drive space for atypical installation of all components • Graphics card: min. 32 MB video memory, min. resolution 800 x 600 pixels, hardware overlay support, and min. 16-bit color settings • CD, DVD, Blu-ray, or HD DVD recordable or rewritable drive for burning and playback • Microsoft® DirectX 9.0c or higher • Installation of the latest WHQL-certiﬁed device drivers is strongly recommended • Internet connection isrequired to use online services Additional Requirements Blue Laser Features • Blue laser reading/writing device for Blu-ray Disc/ HD DVD support (see special blue laser system requirements at www.nero.com) • Up to 25/50 GB hard drive space for Blu-ray Disc/ HD DVD images
Create and Edit Do even more with your audio, video, and photo ﬁles • Create music ﬁles in popular formats, mix songs, and addprofessional sound effects and transitions. • Edit your High Deﬁnition video ﬁles and create your own movies with chapters and menus. • Improve the quality of your digital photos, and use a wide variety of effects and editing tools to create dynamic slide shows. Convert and Share Take multimedia entertainment on the go • Convert your audio ﬁles to MP3 format and compress movies using one of theworld’s fastest MPEG-4 encoders. • Play non-copy-protected DVD content on your iPod®, PSP™, and other mobile devices. • Import and share photos and videos with one click to and from (subject to availability) My Nero, YouTube™, and MySpace®.
Home Entertainment Extend your digital life beyond your living room • Stream, record, and play back multimedia ﬁles on devices throughout your home. •Experience brilliant images and crystal-clear sound when you play High Deﬁnition videos up to 1080p resolution. • Use your PC to record your favorite TV shows, and rewind and pause live TV.
• Rip non-copy-protected CDs and DVDs, and save them to your hard drive. • Copy a disc with just one click using the Nero DiscCopy gadget in the Windows Vista™ Sidebar.
Mobile Features • Nero Mobile is includedas a 30-day trial version • Mobile phone or PDA with Microsoft® Windows Mobile 2003 for Pocket PC/Pocket PC Phone Edition/ Smartphone/Second Edition (SE) and Microsoft® Windows Mobile 5.0 • Mobile hardware platforms (Intel® XScale™, ARM®) • Phone-to-PC connection over Microsoft® ActiveSync, USB cable, or Bluetooth • Not all mobile devices are compatible. Please see www.nero.com for details Other...