Nero Standard 2018 is the slimmed down version of Nero Platinum 2018. It comes packed with many of the best features of the comprehensive Platinum edition, including all of the same mobile apps. It provides you with the ability to stream straight to Android and iOS smartphones. You can also do the reverse; send video from an Android and iOS mobile device and burn it immediately, thanks to the updated "AirBurn" feature.
Like many other products in the Nero range, Nero Standard 2018 has support for geotagging, called "Places". That means media filmed on a smartphone, tablet or other compatible device can be organised by its location metadata.
The software has also been updated with a new look and feel. The brand new launcher is now organized into five sections: "Manage & Play", "Edit & Convert", "Rip & Burn", "Backup & Rescue", and "Extras".
The help section has also been improved in this version, with comprehensive guides to walk you through the process of managing content and completing projects.
While Nero Standard 2018 is a slimmed down version of its big brother, it still has support for cloud storage in various ways. Nero BackItUp is essentially a storage service that lets you access and play back content from anywhere. Media is organised by date in MediaHome, Nero's content manager, and segmented according to media type as well.
Nero Standard 2018, also houses some really cool modules. Nero Recode, for example, rips disc contents or regular audio and video files, and converts them to a particular format, to play on a certain device, or burn them to disc. Nero Burning ROM is again at the the core of the package; burning CDs, DVDs or Blu-rays. With it, you can optionally encrypt your content or split it across multiple discs. If you run the suite on a dual monitor system, then you'll be able to preview your content full-screen on the second display as well.
The downside of Nero Standard 2018, is you lose the ability to play back Ultra HD (4K). Otherwise, apart from extra content and video effects and the "stashimi" recorder, the main difference between this and the Platinum suite is the price tag.
We don't have any change log information yet for version 19.0.10000 of Nero Standard 2018. Sometimes publishers take a little while to make this information available, so please check back in a few days to see if it has been updated.
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