Top honors for Nero 6.6 by Editors and Readers alike
Glendale, CA (January 27, 2005) — Nero Inc., leaders in digital media technology, continues to outrank its competitors with Nero 6 Ultra Edition Version 6.6, the most comprehensive digital media suite available. With its award–winning tradition, Nero 6 Ultra Edition is not only honored by editors, but also by readers of top publications:
PC Magazine Editor’s Choice Award
Nero 6.6 received the Editor’s Choice award in PC Magazine (December 13, 2004) with a 4.5 out of 5 rating. This prestigious award recognizes outstanding performance and achievement for computer hardware software and electronics. “Nero has undergone a steady stream of improvements that now make Nero 6 Ultra Edition 6.6 the clear market leader,” wrote Don Labriola. “If you want a comprehensive solution that can handle a broad spectrum of content creation, backup and delivery chores, then Nero 6.6 is the package for you.”
Laptop Magazine Editor’s Choice Award
Nero 6.6 took the Editor’s Choice award and 4.5 stars in Laptop’s January 2005 issue. “Among those who know disc burning, Nero is probably the most revered name in the field, and deservedly so,” wrote William Van Winkle. “When we talk about keeping a curtain of simplicity over a wealth of functionality, Nero is the master.”
Maximum PC Third Annual Softy Awards
After winning the Kick A S S award in Maximum PC’s December 2004 issue, Nero 6.6 won a Softy Award in the February 2005 issue, which recognizes the finest, the fastest and the most innovative apps, utilities and games of 2004. “(Nero 6.6) It’s an absolute must for anyone who’s got an optical drive in the house,” wrote Maximum PC. “If you take the time to play with the other toys in the box, you’ll find that many of the 15 bundled applications and utilities rival stand-alone products that sell for the same price as the entire Nero suite.”
Computer Shopper Reader’s Choice Awards
Nero 6.6 was awarded a Reader’s Choice Award in the February 2005 issue of Computer Shopper as one of the Best 49 Winning Hardware and Software Products, Sites and Services. “DVD / CD Utility – Nero 6 Ultra Edition,” wrote Computer Shopper. “Handling CD / DVD-mastering and packet-writing chores with aplomb, Nero 6 also comes with excellent movie-authoring and DVD-playback tools, as well as the ability to encode to MPEG-4.”
Videomaker Magazine’s 2004 Best Products of the Year
Nero 6.6 Ultra Edition won the “Best Disc Burning Suite” award in Videomaker’s 2004 Best Products of the Year awards in the February 2005 issue. “… Nero ups the ante with version 6.6, bringing several new features and applications to the mix and earning this year’s Best Disc Burning Suite award,” wrote Videomaker Magazine. “An all-in-one solution with cutting-edge disc burning applications (including dual-layer DVD support), Nero 6.6 also bundles video editing, DVD authoring, DVD slideshow creation, photo editing, and media organization and playback software, all in an elegant interface that won’t dominate the normal everyday operations of your computer.”
“It’s an incredible honor to be recognized for such outstanding achievement, functionality and design by the top publications in the industry,” said Udo Eberlein, President, Nero Inc. “These prestigious awards show how strong and successful Nero has become and are a tribute to how hard we have worked to get here.”
Nero provides state-of-the-art software solutions for the global digital media market. Since the company was founded in 1995, its products have established a loyal clientele of more than 160 million users throughout the world.
Nero offers the industry’s most reliable CD/DVD-software applications. Its award-winning flagship product, Nero 6, includes all the applications and functionalities needed in the digital media field. Other Nero products include the MPEG 4 based audio/video technology – Nero Digital, the simple and complete photo solution – Nero PhotoShow Elite, and SIPPS and SIPPSTAR PBX, which provide voice-over IP solutions for private and business customers.
Nero products are globally distributed by leading hardware manufacturers, international distribution partners and online portals, as well as directly via www.nero.com. Nero Inc. in Glendale, California, USA and Nero K.K. in Yokohama, Japan are subsidiaries of Nero AG, based in Karlsbad, Germany.
Nero, Nero Digitaland SIPPS are trademarks of Nero AG and its subsidiaries. Any other product names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners.
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