I just reviewed this product as an Amazon Reviewer and wanted to let my friends know that this is a great little program. Are there better ones out there? Yes, BUT for the price you can't go wrong.
I have a lot of different programs that do what this program does
however, I found this program to be very easy to use. If you need
something quick and with little effort on your part, this is the
So far the kids and I have made photo slideshows and a
basic video for my son's graduation. They were able to use this program
with little assistance at ages 8 + 10. My other programs would have been
very difficult for them. This is a great drag and drop program for
There is even a simple photo editing program that is
very simple to use. It even has an auto fix button or you can control
the settings to your photography liking. Besides the basic touch ups you
can clone, touch up, brush fill, create cut outs, use special effects
such as changing to water painting, solarize, watercolor, add snow,
change the color, use mirror effects and so much more. We have started
playing with panorama section, haven't created our first yet but our
next photo excursion we will focus on this.
Great for beginners with all these features a great program to build on.
The photo program also has a way for you to create photo projects such as cards, calendars, collages, posters, and so much more.
Once you create something in Roxio Creator you can quickly and easily share it through the Facebook or Google Share button.
I love that I can use Roxio Creator NXT to create my DVDs. I was in
dire need of a back up cleaning out of my system and created about 10
DVD's of data just to save it clean out the computer. I even used the
program to create labels for the DVDs.
You can even create music DVDs or RIP and convert your DVD's digitally to be saved later on your MP3 player.
There are so many features and for under $60.00 you can't go wrong.
If you don't have any programs at all, this is a win, win.
From the Manufacturer
Capture, create, and share all your digital media with Roxio Creator NXT. Easily edit and enhance videos and photos, then share them on smartphones, iPads and iPhones, and popular websites. Get creative with amazing video effects, convert movies to 3D and edit HD video. Easily retouch and enhance photos, and create artistic graphics and unique photo projects. Enjoy a complete audio solution with the power to rip, mix, burn, and share music. Burn, back up, copy, and preserve files to CD, DVD, and Blu-ray Disc. The built-in tutorials and printable instructions help get you started fast.
Key Features and Benefits
Videos and Movies
- Easily edit standard and HD videos
- Add pro-quality video effects, including picture-in-picture, titles, and scrolling credits
- Rotate video with one click; auto-adjust color, brightness, and contrast
- Stabilize shaky video taken with handheld cameras
- Turn standard videos into 3D movies, edit in 3D, and create 3D DVDs
PhotoNow with PaintShop Pro:
- Organize, tag, and manage your photos
- Retouch photos with smart adjustment tools
- Share on Facebook, Flickr, and more
- Stitch multiple photos together into panoramic images
- Fix red eye, erase wrinkles and blemishes, even restore old photos
- Turn photos into unique designs with layers, brushes, and text tools
- Create artistic graphics for use online, in videos, or in print
- Make cards, calendars, and other keepsakes
Music and Audio
- Get tunes from CDs and music DVDs
- Digitize and clean up LPs and tapes
- Record Internet radio or any other music playing on your PC
- Edit your audio tracks, enhance them, remove unwanted noise, and more
- Mix favorite songs into DJ style mixes with crossfades and rhythm synchronization
- Automatically add title, artist and genre details to your audio files without retyping.
- Capture streaming video from YouTube or other popular web sites
- Convert standard, HD or AVCHD videos for your PC or big-screen TV
- Convert your video to DivX format to enjoy on DivX-certified devices, such as the PlayStation 3, DVD players, mobile phones, and more
Data and Copy
- Burn or copy discs right on your desktop
- Protect your data and media files with disc encryption and passwords
- Archive up to 50 GB on Blu-ray Discs
- Back up to hard disk, network, DVD or Blu-ray Disc. Schedule unattended backups, or do it manually.
- Easily copy CDs, DVDs and Blu-ray Discs*. Compress a 9 GB movie onto a 4.7 GB DVD.
- Internet connection required for product installation
- Microsoft Windows 8, Professional (32- or 64-bit), Windows 7 SP1 Home Premium, Professional or Ultimate (32- or 64-bit), Windows Vista SP2 (32- or 64-bit), Windows XP SP3 (32-bit).
- For data burning and copy, audio capture and editing: Intel 1.6 GHz Pentium 4 Processor or AMD equivalent, 1 GB RAM. For video or photo editing, conversion and playback, Intel Pentium 4 2 GHz processor or AMD equivalent and 2 GB RAM. Multi-core processor highly recommended.
- 1024x768 DirectX 9.0c compatible graphics card with at least 16-bit color setting, sound card, DVD-ROM drive
- ATI Stream and CUDA acceleration only available with AMD ATI Stream and NVIDIA CUDA enabled graphics cards. Intel Quick Sync Video acceleration only available on 3rd generation Intel Core processors
- Hard drive with at least 3 GB free space for installation. DVD and BD copy, video editing and authoring may require large amount of free disk space, up to 10's of GB.
- Windows Media Player version 10, 11, or 12
- Internet Explorer 7, 8, 9, or 10
- Internet connection required for installation, registration, product updates and some features. Any Internet charges are the user’s responsibility
- QuickTime player version 7 and iTunes version 10 required for some functionality
- TiVo requires a TiVo Series2, Series3, TiVo HD DVR or other TiVoToGo compatible DVR connected to your home network and TiVo Desktop. Does not work with DirecTV -provided TiVo DVRs.
- For video capture: OHCI compliant IEEE 1394 FireWire card for use with DV camera or Roxio Video Capture USB for analog sources
- 3D glasses and other 3D hardware are the user's responsibility