Saw this at
You can download it there. It’s from Ahead’s FTP site.

Just what exactly did you see…


It’s official now on Ahead’s site, including the version history update.

I’m just gonna copy and paste what they say about the and versions.

Changes From Nero to

Bug Fixes:
Fixed wrong file filter mask for *.cda, which would cause .cda files not to show up in the add file dialog of both, Nero and Nero Express
Fixed bug with showing / hiding menu entries
Bootable disc fix: show correct medium size
Fixed UDF multisession support
2nd and higher sessions on DVD-RAM in multisession mode are readable
Problem of detecting some Video CDs is fixed
Improved stability in case on unsupported burn-modes with some recorders
Nero Express: now remembers pause between tracks flag correctly
Nero Express: modality of font select dialog in language preferences was wrong
Nero Express: fixed problem of DVD-Copy with some media
Nero Express: show all files in open file dialog (also hidden ones)
Nero Express: fixed CD-Copy problem with some media when source and destination drives are the same
Nero Express: fixed language change problems in the “More” toolbar
Nero Express: fixed CD Extra page ordering problem
Nero Express: fixed tool-tip problem on burn-settings page
Nero Express: save button on burn status page was not working all the time
Nero Express: deleting files in open file dialog now moves them to the waste basket, instead of deleting them immediately
Nero Express: changing into folders of saved compilations didnt always work
Nero Express: open file dialog combo box shows the right drive / folder now

Added several new recorders
Made some improvements for multisession copy, this improves the copying of Photo-CDs
Added DVD-RAM support: formatting and writing
Configure recorder options button in Nero Express (if supported)
Nero Express: select all option is implemented in “add file” dialog and on audio and video compilation pages

Release date: August 30th, 2002

Nero is the offical Nero version including Nero Express !!! To get more information about the Nero Express features, please click here.

Changes from Nero to

Bug Fixes:

Fixed bug, that caused Nero to treat empty directories as files, if they were cut and pasted in an ISO compilation  

When creating a DVD-Video compilation using the Nero-Wizard, ISO filesystem was generated instead of ISO/UDF which causes DVD-Video disks not to play on stand alone DVD players
Fixed CD-Extra audio session problems that occured with some recorders
Modified Erase CD-RW/DVD+RW/DVD-RW Dialog
Fixed DVD-RW full erase


Added Nero Express !!! For Nero Express features please see the Nero Express product info page
Added several new recorders
Allow MRW-Media to be erased before pre-master burning
Files can be dragged and dropped from a CD or DVD drive into a compilation
Display compilation size and media capacity in the warning dialog for overburning
Allow switching of the medium type while burning “.iso” images

Release date: July 4th, 2002

Changes From Nero to

Bug Fixes:

Full-O-Meter shows the correct size for DVD-R/RW and DVD-RAM
Only Disc-at-once is visible in the recorder settings for DAO/96-only-recorders
Files cannot be dropped to the main window any more while a modal dialog box is open
Resized edit fields on New compilation -> date-tab
Disable multisession for DVD-Video compilations
Fixed a problem in the save track dialog, which occurred hile trying to jump to an index positions within an audio track
New message if you drop an invalid file in a VCD or SVCD compilation
Added the possibility to continue burning even when the compliance test of DVD-Video files fails
Fixed issue with verify and DAO/96 on some drives
NeroExpress: allow only one copy of Multi Session-Compilations
Nero Express: Fixed rare Unexpected Errors at the beginning of the burn process with some drives
Nero Express: WMA plug-in shows different messages for corrupted, wrong or copyright protected files


Added several new recorders
If possible, Image-Compilations now allow to change the compilation type (DVD,CD, …)
Added multisession support for bootable discs (note: track linking is only possible with non-bootable multisession discs)

Release date: September 30th, 2002

What is DAO/96 ???
Sometimes i burn in DAO 96 Sometimes in DAO… anyone can explain or anyone have a faq ??


DAO/96 = RAW-DAO-96

DAO/96 = RAW-DAO-96

Yes but what is this ?

When i do use DAO and when i do use DAO/96 ?
Any Reader can read cd burned DAO96 ?