ArcSoft TotalMedia Theatre Enhance your movie watching experience with tons of cool features and options that you just can't get from a standard DVD player. With a stylish, intuitive interface that makes it easy for beginners, and a wide assortment of advanced options that video enthusiasts crave, ArcSoft TotalMedia™ Theatre does everything but pop your popcorn.
* ArcSoft TotalMedia Theatre was previously named ArcSoft Digital Theatre
Universal Player, including Blu-ray
In addition to playing commercial and homemade DVD movies, TotalMedia Theatre plays Blu-ray discs, AVCHDs, CDs, VCDs, and a variety of multimedia files, including QuickTime, RealPlayer, DVR-MS, WMV HD, and H.264 HD videos.
For Blu-ray, TotalMedia Theatre fully supports the entire specifications and can play back:
Blu-ray movies (BDMV, BD Live), including all Hollywood movie discs, with full support for Java games and Internet interactivity
Personal recorded BD-R/RE discs (BDAV)
Best Performance on High Definition (HD) Content Playback
ArcSoft TotalMedia Theatre supports playback of all three Blu-ray disc video formats: High Definition MPEG-2, AVC, and VC1's well as all kinds of other High Definition (HD) content: WMV HD, Quicktime HD, DivX HD, and H.264 HD. Support includes both 1280x720 (720p) and 1920x1080 (1080p). The smooth playback and excellent performance (lower CPU usage) make TotalMedia Theatre the obvious choice for your video-watching needs.
Next Generation Home Theatre
ArcSoft TotalMedia Theatre fully supports the next generation audio formats used in Blu-ray discs: LPCM, AC-3, DD+, and MLP. Of course, it also supports Dolby Surround, Digital 5.1 (AC-3), and a virtual speaker mode. Once your favorite soundtracks are playing, fine-tune your audio experience with our broad 10-band equalizer. Pick from a variety of presets, or customize the sound to your personal taste.
Windows Media Center Edition Plug-in
The program comes with a Windows Media Center Edition plug-in built right in! The plug-in provides a "10 foot" user experience: big buttons and compatibility with your remote control mean you can use TotalMedia Theatre to watch your Blu-ray movies from the comfort of your couch.
ArcSoft TotalMedia Theatre includes full support for High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP), a form of digital rights management. As part of its HDCP support, TotalMedia Theatre controls content over both DVI (Digital Visual Interface) and HDMI (High Definition Multimedia Interface) connections.
Watch AACS-Protected Discs
AACS (Advanced Access Content System) is the copy protection technology for Blu-ray. ArcSoft TotalMedia™ Theatre fully supports playback of AACS-protected discs.
Tired of those blank borders when you watch a 4x3 movie on a 16x9 screen? Smart Stretch intelligently stretches your videos with minimal distortion to fit across the entire display. The center of your movie stays proportioned while the stretching is limited to the far sides of the screen.
Auto Enhance Video
Intelligent, real-time color enhancing makes your movies look picture-perfect and vivid, frame after frame.
On a flight and don't have time to finish a movie? Time Stretch lets you watch a two hour video in an hour without losing video and audio quality.
ArcSoft Virtual Speaker
The ArcSoft Virtual Speaker includes a speech booster, virtual surround module, and a fully customizable Smart Bass amplifier to turn an otherwise bland stereo or headphone sound source into an intense aural generator.
Fine-tune your audio experience with a broad 10-band equalizer. Pick from a variety of presets, or customize the sound to your personal taste.
Save your screen space for your movie, not your playback controls. Access common navigation commands while watching a full-screen movie without using the main control panel.
Convenient links within the program make it easy to stay on top of the latest versions and updates.
MPEG-1, MPEG-2, VOB, ASK, M1V, M2V, WMV, DAT, VRO, DVR-MS, H.264 HD, MP2, MOV, DV AVI, VC1, TS, TRP, TP, M2TS, RM (RealMedia with RealNetworks codec installed), and DivX AVI (with DivX codec installed)
MP3, WAV, WMA, and audio CDs
Don't just watch movies - experience them! Check out these cool features:
Full support to play
Blu-ray (BDMV, BDAV, BD-Java),
AVCHD, DVD, VCD, CD
High definition interactive content, including BD-Java
High definition multimedia files: QuickTime, RealPlayer, DVR-MS, WMV HD, DivX HD, H.264 HD
Advanced video decoding
VC1 (SMPTE 421M)
Support for music playback: CDs, MP3 CDs, and other music discs
Region code setting
AACS support for Blu-ray
Easy to use: pop-up menu, shortcut keys for playback actions
For TotalMedia Theatre with DVD playback:
Windows XP SP2/Vista 32
Intel Pentium 4, Pentium M, or equivalent; AMD Athlon 64 or equivalent
24 MB free hard disk space
128 MB RAM (256 MB recommended)
16-bit color display at 800x600
For TotalMedia Theatre with Blu-ray playback:
Windows XP SP2/Vista 32
Intel Pentium EE 3.2 GHz, Intel Core Duo, or equivalent; AMD Athlon 64 or equivalent
120 MB free hard disk space
512 MB RAM (1 GB recommended)
NVIDIA GeForce 8400 and above, or AMD(ATI) HD2400 and above.
Notes: AMD(ATI) graphic cards are only supported on Windows Vista 32 at this time. Please contact AMD for updated drivers.
256 MB graphics card or above
HDCP compliant display for digital output (HDMI connection); TV or VGA monitor for analog output