Even though there are several free disc burning software available for Windows, majority of Windows users still prefer the reliable Nero program when it comes to disc burning. For the past two years, Nero has been offering a free tool named Nero Kwik Media and has just updated the software to v12.
For those who aren’t familiar with Nero Kwik Media, it’s a free software to easily manage, edit, and share your music, pictures, videos, and other data. Kwik Media also lets you create photobooks and picture slideshows. It includes all the features of Nero BurnLite software and some additional features. The user interface is simple and intuitive.
It also includes disc burning feature to create DVD-video, audio CD, and MP3 disc.
Please note that Nero Kwik Media 12 setup tries to install the Nero Ask toolbar, make Ask.com your browser home page and new tab page, also tries to set Ask as your default search provider. Be sure to deselect those options if you want to avoid installing the toolbar. Another thing you may want to disable during the installation is “Always open multimedia files with Kwik Media” option if you don’t want to open all your music, photos, and videos in Kwik Media.
Event though Kwik Media officially supports Windows XP, Vista, and Windows 7, it works great on Windows 8 as well. We tested it on Windows 8 Pro (64-bit) and can confirm that it works flawlessly on Windows 8 as well. Visit the download page to download your copy of Nero Kwik Media 12. A single installer is available for both 32-bit and 64-bit Windows versions.
As with the case of previous versions, Nero Kwik Media download size is ~171 MB and takes no ness than 400 MB of space on your drive. If you are looking for an alternative to Nero Kwik Media, you can use Windows Live Movie Maker. And if you need a good burning software, we suggest you install either CDBurnerXP or BurnAware.