CNET Editors' review
People who don't need the back-up, burning, and mobile transferring functionality offered by Nero's full-service Multimedia Suite might be better served by Nero Video Premium HD, which is the developer's standalone video-editing tool. This program is essentially a more feature-packed version of Nero Vision Xtra, which has also enjoyed some upgrades lately (namely improved background rendering and the ability for users to export movies to Flash Video).
Video Premium HD is a straightforward and fairly quick install that will require a system reboot and a whopping 1.7GB of space on your hard drive (by comparison, Sony Vegas takes up about 230MB). The interface is clean and intuitive as video editors go. Upon launching the program, you're greeted with a variety of project options, such as make a movie, capture video to hard drive, and make a Blu-Ray disc.
The movie creation pane is much less cluttered than that of Vegas Movie Studio Platinu and as such it's the friendlier option for entry-level users. The top-left corner contains a preview pane, whereas directly to the right are three clearly tabbed sections for managing media, selecting effects, and viewing properties. The bottom half of the window is dominated by the editing section, which is viewable as a timeline or storyboard. Adding content to this pane is as simple as dragging and dropping, and the actual editing will be a piece of cake for anyone who has any experience with basic audio or video production apps.
In addition to including all of the standard video-editing tools found in Xtra, Video Premium HD offers Blu-ray disc authoring and playback as well as the Nero Creative CollectionPack. This feature pack consists of 50 unique transitions effects; a picture-in-picture effects generator with more than 65 layouts; and 25 movie theme packs with menu templates, transitions, backgrounds and music tracks. The program supports a variety of file formats for importing, and will export to eight different video types, including Flash, WMV, and MP4. As with pretty much any video manipulation software these days, Nero will also let you upload your creations directly to the Web.
Nero Video Premium HD offered up some mixed results during our performance testing. Our system slowed noticeably while using it, which in itself isn't a huge problem considering you aren't likely to be doing much else while editing a video. However, the time it took to start a new project seemed interminable compared to the competition--it took a full seven minutes to launch a new movie editing job, which is slow for consumer-level software. However, rendering speed for exported video files is right on target, and the results played back smoothly in our tests.
Nero Video 2014 is the only fully integrated video editing product that combines easy organizing, with powerful video editing and authoring as well as superb playback of all your media. If you're looking for a unique solution to capture and organize your footage, edit and author video and slideshows and to play them back on your TV or PC, Nero Video 2014 is the answer. With its task oriented home screen including a drop zone for files it has never been easier to get right into your desired project and achieve perfect results in no time. You will also like the unique media organizer making sorting, pre-selecting, and using your preferred files in your video project a blast. With fast and easy yet very creative Express video editing you can achieve pro looking results in no time. Switch to advanced editing, within the same user interface, to get full control and multi-track editing with versatile key-frame handling for video effects and animations. High quality video export to file, the web, and fully customizable Hollywood style DVD and Blu-ray Disc; is easy to do with Nero Video 2014. Finally playback of your video discs and files is at your fingertips. Even use Play to TV streaming to present your latest video or slideshow on the big screen in the living room via network streaming right away. Effectively organizing footage -One library for all photo, video, music on your PC -Find, sort, and tag favorite assets in your footage -Easily transfer favorite assets to your editing and authoring projects Powerful Video Editing -Nero Video Express editing achieves pro-results in no time -Hundreds of powerful drag & drop video, transition, text and PIP effects -Powerful advanced multi-track editing with full control and superb key-frame handling Superb Video Authoring and Disc Burning -Superb disc authoring and burning with Hollywood-style 2D and 3D menus templates -Fully customize your menus in advanced authoring mode
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"Crappy product and customer service"
Version: Nero Video 2014 15.0.01700
I see no pros to this product
The product itself
I purchased this software in the hopes that it would help me get a large video file onto a dvd. It didn't work for me. I emailed the company because it advertised a 14 day money back policy. Here's what is said in the confirmation email when i purchased the product:
A CONSUMER has in principle a fourteen-day statutory right of withdrawal. "Consumer" is any natural person who enters into a transaction for a purpose that may be attributed neither to their commercial nor to their independent vocational activity.
If asknet AG delivers MERCHANDISE to the Consumer, the following cancellation policy shall apply in this regard:
CANCELLATION POLICY (MERCHANDISE)
RIGHT OF WITHDRAWAL
YOU MAY CANCEL YOUR CONTRACTUAL DECLARATION WITHIN 14 DAYS, WITHOUT STATING REASONS, IN WRITING (E.G. LETTER, FAX, E-MAIL) OR ALSO - IF THE GOODS REACH YOU BEFORE THE EXPIRY OF THE DEADLINE - BY RETURNING THE GOODS. THE TIME LIMIT BEGINS AFTER RECEIPT OF THIS NOTIFICATION IN WRITING, HOWEVER NOT BEFORE THE GOODS HAVE BEEN RECEIVED BY THE RECIPIENT (IN THE EVENT OF REPEAT DELIVERIES OF THE SAME TYPE OF GOODS, NOT BEFORE RECEIPT OF THE FIRST PARTIAL DELIVERY), BUT NOT PRIOR TO CLOSING OF CONTRACT AND ALSO NOT BEFORE FULFILMENT OF OUR OBLIGATIONS TO INFORM UNDER ARTICLE 246 2 IN CONNECTION WITH 1 SECTIONS 1 AND 2 OF THE EGBGB AND NOT BEFORE FULFILMENT OF OUR OBLIGATIONS UNDER 312G (1)(1) OF THE BGB IN CONJUNCTION WITH ARTICLE 246 3 OF THE EGBGB. TIMELY SUBMISSION OF THE NOTICE OF REVOCATION OR THE MERCHANDISE SHALL BE DEEMED SUFFICIENT COMPLIANCE WITH THE REVOCATION PERIOD. THE REVOCATION MUST BE SENT TO:
Fax:+49 721 96458-9101
E-mail Address: Customerservice@asknet.com
However when I emailed them, this is what they said:
Thank you for contacting asknet Customer Service
According to our General Terms and Conditions, we cannot cancel an order after the serial number has been delivered. Please find an extract of our Terms and Conditions below ** for further information.
Should you have requested a refund due to technical issues, please let us know.
Please feel free to contact us, if you have any further questions.
asknet Customer Service
3. Customer's Right to Cancel/Legal Instructions to the Customer
3.3 The right of withdrawal, unless otherwise stipulated, in accordance with statutory regulations does not apply in particular to distance-selling contracts for the supply of goods that are produced to customer specifications or clearly tailored to personal needs or which are, due to their characteristics, not suitable for return. The latter is assumed, for example, for software, which is transferred in non-physical form (via download or by sending the license key via e-mail).
So basically, if you're going to purchase this junk, don't download the product because then apparently you lose the right to get your money back. I strongly do NOT recommend this product. I was able to find a much better product and for free no less.
"'Suspected' dirty marketing tricks?"
Version: Nero Video 2014 15.0.01700
I simply state the facts, but suspect that these facts lead to disturbing conclusions! After buying a Toshiba LX830-11D, 23" Touchscreen Computer and playing DVD's with the regular DVD player, I keep receiving an extremely annoying 'pop-up' window that links without my knowledge to 'NERO'. By mistake I click on this window in the forlorn hope that I can make it go away! Boy Oh Boy! do I regret that single click of the mouse! NERO have now hijacked my computer! The 'PRO' in this is that I work for out UK Parliamentary Spokesman on computer related issues. This type of malicious marketing must be made a criminal offense. Parliament can achieve that objective. It is already a Civil Offense!
It will take a long time to bring NERO to face the justice they rightly deserve! Persistence usually pay off.
You can fool all the people some of the time, some people all the time, but never all the people all the time!Normal and courteous policy of Internet traders, allows customers an easy way to 'opt-out' of their product offer. NOT NERO! They make it impossible! That is why I strongly object! Also I note with dismay that my regular DVD player now malfunctions. I will contact Toshiba for customer support. It is difficult not to suspect NERO of corrupting my DVD player software files. in an attempt to prompt me into purchasing their product? Analysis of my computer might provide the evidence to either refute or verify this suspicion?
Updated on Jan 17, 2014
"The problems never end"
Version: Nero Video 2014 15.0.01700
Good music studio items
Easy to work with
Every Nero version has given problems at some time
Customer service and tech support NEVER have a solution, except stating the obvious
I've been a loyal customer to Nero, but every Nero version has given me software and application problems (8, 10, 11 and now 12). I'm not stating their may be malconduct from their part, but whenever their latest version is on the market somehow parts of Nero fail to work. Coincidence? I do not want to point fingers, but 4 times in a row? You tell me...
Nero 12 worked fine until I went on a holiday (PC off). When I returned and wanted to edit and burn a music compilation in Burning ROM, it did not work anymore. I can start the application and even rip audio (why o why not in the Nero overview), but anything else is a problem. I just can't get it sarted. I've tried re-installing after erasing everything, but no avail. In addition I cannot activate Burning ROM by opening an image-file. Express works, but here (and for reasons unknown) there are problems with overburning the CD (82 min instad of 80 min).
Nero Tech support apparently has no idea. I've been sending them everything they claim to need, but the silence is deafening, except for stating that I should try diffferent CD-ROM's and/or at a lower speed (I always prefer to choose the lowest possible anyway. Another good one is that my driver (Plextor) might be the problem. Sorry Nero, I've tried it all in the past...new CD-ROm's, new harddisc, new drivers, new software downloads at Nero.
Come up with a solution instead of stating the obvious. You're the so-called and self-proclaimed experts.
Simply enjoy is their mission.....I haven't had the pleasure for a long time.
Just to make it clear: DO NOT BUY THIS SOFTWARE. It will let you down at some time, and don't expect customer support.
"Nero Vision 12 Has Major problem"
Version: Nero Video 2014 12.0.00200
None, will not work
After a month of trying to get help with Tech support they admitted a major flaw with Nero Vision 12. It only ran one time on my computer, now it just gives an error. The Tech people told me they do not know the answer but have been aware of this same issue with Nero Vision since version 9. I do not believe they are even looking for a solution. So if you buy this software you are taking a chance, it may not work.
"You Will Get Stiffed"
Version: Nero Video 2014
Nero products occasionally work.
Better products for less money
NO customer service
Constant upgrades that are rarely free and most do nothing new.
Did I say NO customer service?
Uses almost all of your memory and huge amount of hard drive space
Their patent activation is good for 3 tries and then you need to purchase the software again or it will not work. "your activation has reached its limit.." and the one I loved the most was "you possibly have an illegal copy of our software."
I had been a loyal customer to AHead software the makers of Nero since their first version many years ago. Over the years with every version and updates and/or upgrades it cost me a lot of money and time.
I would strongly advise everyone to get great software and often great customer service elsewhere. Don't waste your money on people who make a claim that you have pirated their software. Think about being told that your activations are finished and you now have gigs of unworkable software. There is no one home at Nero to call.
There are great companies such as Corel, Sony and Cyberlink that will respond to you and put the customer first. It is time for the users to say NO to companies such as Nero.. Never again!
Um excelente produto."
Version: Nero Video 2014
Gosto muito de fazer edição e gravação oficial das minhas músicas e vídeos.
Gosto de tudo.
Eu gosto totalmente de trabalhar com produtos Nero, pois temos todas as ferramentas que um artista precisa para colocar suas artes em músicas,vídeos e fotos no ar.
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