The NVIDIA® PureVideo™ Decoder* is a plug-in for Microsoft® Windows® Media Player and Media Center Edition enabling smooth and vibrant videos.
designed-for-MCE.jpgMillions of end users are harnessing the power of the PC to bring photos, videos, music, multimedia and DVDs to life in their living room, on their desktop and on the road. The NVIDIA® PureVideo Decoder plug-in combines the industry’s highest quality DVD and MPEG-2 playback with rich surround sound audio and provides the best experience with Microsoft® Windows® Media Player and Windows Media Center Edition.
Featuring Dolby® Digital surround sound audio and hardware-accelerated video on all Microsoft DirectX® compatible graphics processors, the NVIDIA PureVideo Decoder, a plug-in for Microsoft Windows Media Player and Media Center Edition, delivers unmatched color fidelity and smooth DVD, video, and TV viewing. The NVIDIA PureVideo Decoder is also the best way to experience NVIDIA PureVideo on your NVIDIA® GeForce® 6, 7 and 8 Series GPUs, enabling smooth, vibrant, and vivid videos.
The NVIDIA PureVideo Decoder is the first software decoder to receive the "Designed for Media Center Edition" certification, ensuring that it will deliver premium video quality and unmatched performance for Media Center PCs. In addition, the NVIDIA PureVideo Decoder supports the transcoding function for Windows Mobile Portable Media Centers found within Windows Media Player.
* Enables DVD viewing with Microsoft® Windows Media® Player or Microsoft Windows® Media Center Edition
* High quality MPEG-2 decoder supports any third party software application based upon Microsoft DirectShow®
* Enables PureVideo technology on GeForce 6 and 7 series GPUs, for features such as spatial temporal de-interlacing, inverse telecine, and bad edit correction
* Dolby® Digital surround sound decoding
* Minimizes CPU utilization by offloading the MPEG-2 decoding onto the graphics processor
* Enables advanced de-interlacing
* Decodes high-definition MPEG-2 streams for ATSC tuners
* Supports Windows Mobile-based Portable Media Centers allowing end users to transcode MPEG-2 content into Windows Media Video 9
* S/PDIF pass through for external decoding of Dolby Digital and DTS (compatible hardware required)