The No.1 Movie Experience on the PC now delivers
New Dimensions in Movie Entertainment
PowerDVD 8 supports the best audio and video formats, to deliver a true HD movie experience.
High Definition Playback
* Blu-ray Discs - Enjoy the best video quality and an enriched movie experience with interactive features and next-gen movie navigation. Display advanced content such as crew commentaries, access online content and games, zoom in to details.
* High-Definition video formats - play MPEG-4 AVC (H.264), MPEG-2 HD, WMV-HD, and SMPTE VC-1 files.
* Optimized Output for widescreen displays - Get the most of your movies with up to 1920 x 1080 image resolution.
* CyberLink TrueTheater™ Stretch technology - Display 16:9 and 4:3 videos on your monitor, regardless of its size.
* CyberLink TrueTheater™ Lighting technology -Enhance image details, and naturalize colors, with adaptive adjustments to chroma and luminance. Select your preferred profile.
* Hardware acceleration - Optimization for high-definition graphics processors from Intel, NVIDIA and ATI ensure ultra-smooth playback on the PC.
* HDMI connectors - You can reduce the number of cables to only one and still take full advantage of high-definition audio and video.
High-Definition and Home Theater Audio
PowerDVD delivers uncompressed HD audio and surround sound to make the most of your home-cinema setup, bringing movies to life in your living room.
Supported Audio Formats
# Dolby TrueHD (7.1-channel)
# Dolby Digital EX (7.1-channel)
# Dolby Digital Plus (7.1-channel)
# Dolby Meridian Lossless Packing (MLP)
# DTS-HD (7.1-channel)
# DTS (5.1 channel)
# DTS 96/24 decoding
# DTS-ES (Discrete and Matrix)
Supported Audio Technologies
# CyberLink TrueTheater™ Surround
# Dolby Pro Logic IIx surround sound
# Dolby Virtual Speaker
# Dolby Headphone
# DTS Neo:6
Smart DVD Utilities
Notebook Maximizers Augment Battery Performance
PowerDVD enhances the movie experience for notebook PCs:
* See-It-All delivers complete movie mxperience running on notebook batteries -
See-It-All ensures that a movie can be watched in full by calculating a notebook's battery power versus the remaining movie length and adjusting the movie playback speed accordingly. PowerDVD's intelligent technology ensures the more you play, the more accurate the estimate becomes.
* Built-in mobility features save battery power -
PowerDVD's power-saving mobility controls can extend movie viewing by up to 30%.
Read-It-Clearly Keeps the Movie Screen Clear of Text
Read-It-Clearly lets you enjoy unobstructed viewing while watching 1 or 2 sets of language subtitles. Using a standard-sized monitor, you can select to watch the subtitles of a 16:9 DVD within the black bars on the bottom of your monitor.
Say-It-Again… Never Miss a Word
Whether you missed that crucial Hollywood moment, your favorite actor wasn't speaking clearly, or you are simply practicing your listening skills in a foreign language, Say-It-Again automatically repeats what was last said—with a simple click of a button.