We want to offer our customers
high-quality, reliable and user-friendly software solutions without compromising on innovation and
Nero develops software applications and platforms that enable users to smartly edit, organize, backup, convert, and share their photos, videos, and music.
In addition, Nero produces the highly successful multimedia software suite Nero Platinum with well over 200 applications (video editing, local & cloud-based backup, duplicate detection, automatic image tagging & archiving, and much more). Nero Platinum bundles 7 high-quality programs into one multimedia software suite for your PC, making it a true value for money winner.
Nero Platinum - Amazingly good!
Nero creates software applications and platforms that help consumers simply enjoy their photos, videos and music. Its 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.
Headquartered in Karlsruhe, Germany, Nero maintains regional offices in Karlsruhe, Germany; Glendale, Calif., USA and Hangzhou, China.
Nero Quality Statement
Nero aims to provide high quality software solutions with reliability and ease of use, without compromising on innovation and cutting-edge technology. Nero products are developed with the following goals in mind:
Nero leads the way in digital lifestyle technology
With award-winning digital multimedia solutions that lead the industry in sales and technology, Nero continues to develop products that make living a digital life easy and fun. Over 240 million Nero users worldwide enjoy products and applications that integrate key technologies designed to improve the digital life.
Convert your audio files with the Nero AAC Codec
Nero AAC reference quality MPEG-4 and 3GPP audio codec
The final word in optical disc security
Safeguard data with SecurDisc - Nero developed SecurDisc technology to bring you ultimate data protection.
SecurDisc is the comprehensive, state-of-the-art protection solution for CDs, DVDs and Blu-ray Discs, offering multiple levels of protection for data, music, photo and video files. Nero products utilize SecurDisc 3.0 technology for optical disc protection to ensure disc data readability regardless of scratches, age or deterioration, advanced password and encryption protection against unauthorized access, digital signature feature to protect against content manipulation and an early disc deterioration detection feature to alert you to back up your data.
Manage your music collection - With Nero and Gracenote®
Nero has teamed up with Gracenote to bring you leading audio entertainment technology for organizing your music collection. Get the most accurate, up-to-date artist, track, title and album information for more than 80 million songs on more than 60 million CDs when you rip, burn and play back your music. Nero products have integrated Gracenote music recognition technology so you can efficiently organize and enhance your music library with just a few clicks.
Create dynamic next-generation content
Next-generation technology from Nero and Blu-ray Disc gives today's multimedia enthusiast the very best in cutting-edge tools. By incorporating Blu-ray Disc data and authoring support into Nero products, you'll get the most from your Blu-ray Disc players and burners when you author, edit, and burn High Definition content in Blu-ray format.
Burn labels directly onto discs
Customize CDs and DVDs with Nero and Labelflash™
Integrated with Labelflash™, Nero products give you the tools to add the final creative touches to your CDs and DVDs. Without using printed paper labels, Labelflash™ utilizes state-of-the-art dye layer technology to quickly and directly burn labels onto discs with your own custom designs, logos, graphics and text for truly professional-looking discs.
Burn labels directly onto discs
Professional Laser-Etched CDs and DVDs with LightScribe
Lightscribe uses special label-making software to etch labels directly onto CDs and DVDs with laser technology. Because labels are not printed on paper, there's no smudging, peeling or waste. Nero has integrated Lightscribe into their products to give you professional-looking discs directly from your burner.
Software piracy comes in many forms, but is broadly defined as the illegal duplication, use, sale, or distribution of copyrighted software. Nero software comes subject to a license agreement that specifically states the terms and conditions under which the software may be used, transferred, or distributed legally. Duplicating Nero software without a license to do so is not permitted. Piracy, including violation of the license agreement, is copyright infringement and may be punished under both civil and criminal law in the United States and internationally
Common Types of Software Piracy
Counterfeiting: Counterfeiting is what many people think of when they think of software piracy. Counterfeiting is the duplication and sale of software with the intent to pass off the illegal copy as a legitimate copy produced by the software company. Much of the software offered for sale at deep discounts on online auctions is counterfeit software. In their efforts to fool the buying public into believing that the product is authentic, counterfeiters often reproduce the graphics and packaging of the actual software. Because the company owns the rights to those graphics, this reproduction is independent and additional infringement of copyright and other intellectual property rights of the company.
Unbundling: Some of Nero programs are distributed as OEM (original equipment manufacturer) software. These are only legally distributed when “bundled” with specified hardware. Unbundling occurs when the OEM disk is not sold with the bundled hardware. Unbundling violates the software license and constitutes copyright infringement. Nero clearly marks its OEM software “Licensed for use with the sale of a CD/DVD recorder only.”
Duplicating: It is copyright infringement to duplicate and distribute any of Nero’s software, including OEM software, even if there is no attempt to pass off the software as a legitimate disk made by Nero. End users are not authorized by Nero to copy the software for anyone else—be it a friend, relative, coworker, or internet acquaintance.
Key-genning: Software downloaded from Nero website—www.nero.com—is activated by inputting a unique serial number Nero gives to its customer. A key-gen or key generator is an application that creates fake, yet still valid, serial numbers.
Activating software using a key-gen number is unlawful. Nero blacklists key-gen numbers and people using blacklisted numbers are not entitled to upgrades or product support.
Reselling: Nero software may be transferred by end users only under very limited circumstances set forth in the license agreement. Retail versions may only be transferred with all of the original packaging. The end user may not retain a copy. The end user must delete the program from the end user’s computer and destroy any back-up copies. Downloaded serial numbers may not be transferred. Demo, trial, and promotional versions of Nero software may not be transferred or redistributed. These versions are clearly marked “ NOT FOR RESALE ” on the face of the disk. In addition, trial versions of the software are only operable for a limited time. Demo, trial, and promotional versions do not entitle users to product upgrades or product support.
To report suspected piracy, e-mail [email protected]ro.com.
All reports are kept confidential.
Nero works with CSC® on enforcing their brand rights.
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