Nero is a very simple application. Express this is a really fast way to be able to burn your system, burn computer backups and DVD backups. Nero Express like I say make menu items makes for your DVD's for your home videos that kind of stuff. Nero has a back it up system which is you basically backup everything on your hard drive. You restore files with a click. And so that way your backing them up onto DVD so if you have a problem with your system drive crashes and you had you know five hundred of your precious family photos on that drive you don't have to worry about it. You can put it back in. And Nero backup will take care of that. You have Nero cover designer. This is a simple tool so that you can design covers to print out on your own printer. Whether it be an HP or whatever you have. It's a great little tool. Nero has a WAV editor. A WAV editor means, a WAV is a popular format for audio files and so a WAV editor is used specifically for cleaning up audio files and so that way you have some basic tools within there. If you have some audio that you want to remove hiss or manipulate in some way before you burn it to CD.