Nero Burning ROM, also known as Nero, is a software application used for creating CDs and DVDs. Users could add data, audio, and video files to CDs and DVDs or copy one disc to another. Nero also allows users to create discs from ISO images, create bootable CDs, rip audio CDs, and other features. The ease-of-use that Nero provides makes it a popular choice for many computer users.
Nero was first released in 1997 by Ahead Software (now known as Nero AG). The software was commonly bundled with new CD and DVD Rewriteable drives as a limited functionality version. A fully functional and featured version of Nero is available to purchase at many electronic and office supply retailers, as well as online. It is available for Windows operating systems and Linux (as a separate version).