Speaking to NERO7/DVD/NeroVision specifically; also some comments about Nero7 in general which may become dated. None of these comments apply to Nero6 except where noted:
The Nero7 version of NeroVision is a total disaster. In a nutshell, the end-product doesn't work. DVDs made with this utility have inoperable menus. The Nero6 version of this utility worked quite nicely. I don't know what Nero thinks they are doing in this latest release. Clearly it is an early beta version of the software, not a real product, and is chock full of bugs. They respond very slowly to both succinct or detailed bug reports, and when they do, their responses are uselessly brief, point to one of several obviously canned responses, and which makes clear they didn't really read the submitted bug report at all. Often, the canned answer ends with something like this: "We have an issue which will be addressed in an (unspecified) upcoming release." -With their "issue" being a major tool of Nero7 Ultra Edition doesn't work.
In other words, they don't really seem to care.
Also, as of now, several updates of the Nero7 upgrade later, the software still calls itself "Nero7 DEMO" even though it has the bought and paid for serial. Mind, it works like the regestered version, but its disconcerting that it doesn't even know what it is. Finally, the update software, which worked well with Nero6, and worked with individual components, are clumsily activated, and done en masse, in a single huge download. On top of that, 'update' (when you find it) does not work the way it is supposed to and a barrage of error messages ensues.
My strong recommendation is to AVOID NERO7 like the plague, until they have resolved numerous and serious bugs. They are moving slowly, so this may be a LONG time.
The only other components of NERO7 which I have significant experience with are BurningROM and RECODE, which work OK. However, NeroVision (Nero7) is a disaster. I can't speak to the rest of the package because I had not occasion to use them -however NeroVision is one of the lynchpins of the package.
A shame, because Nero6, repeat SIX, was actually decent for the most part. Disappointing for me, because I was looking forward to some nice things promised in Nero7.
Review by AHLayne
Jan 4, 2006 Version: 220.127.116.11
OS: WinXP Ease of use: 8/10
Value for money: 1/10