Cyberlink PowerDVD Ultra is the latest evolution of the world acclaimed DVD software program that offers maximum video and audio playback entertainment on the PC. It comes complete with numerous customizable video/audio controls that can deliver the highest quality viewing and listening experience. Cyberlink PowerDVD Ultra incorporates support for high-definition audio and video, true 8-channel home theater audio playback, virtual surround sound, as well as complete controls and extra features for DVD enthusiasts.
Enjoy High-Definition Movies
PowerDVD delivers award-winning playback quality for movies on the PC.
# High-definition movie content -The best video quality out there, with support for video formats like AVCHD and Blu-ray Discs*.
# Advanced video technologies -See the beauty in each shot of every scene with TrueTheater? Technology.
# Home theater audio - Enjoy movies on the PC as if you are right at the cinema, with support for Dolby, DTS, and other home theater technologies.
# Smart DVD utilities - Save battery power on your notebook (See-it-All), move language subtitles (Read-it-Clearly), and auto loop a section of dialog (Say-it-Again), with PowerDVD's award winning DVD controls.
Remix Your DVD Movies
PowerDVD lets you create new stories based on existing movies, or simply express your creativity and opinions in unconventional ways.
# Movie Remix - Put Remix Your DVD Moviesyour own touches to a movie by re-ordering scenes,adding subtitles, inserting animated PiPs, and recording a voice-over
# Watch other people's remixes - Download remixes from MoovieLive and see what other people have created.
# Share your remixes online - Upload your remixes to MoovieLive and let others share in your unique vision.
Collect Movie Information
PowerDVD helps you build a library of movie facts and figures, combining personal notes and disc information. Sync your Collect Movie Informationmovie collection to your MoovieLive account.
# Your movie collection - Create a collection of movies, and keep a record of your viewing experience. Gather data and trivia about the DVDs you watch.
# Reviews & ratings - Write reviews about the movies you've seen. Give a quick 5-star rating and compare that with what others like through the global rating.
# Quick movie stats - Quickly check how many PowerDVD users enjoy the same movies as you. PowerDVD lets you see the number of viewers, remixes made, reviews written, and DVD owners.
Connect via MoovieLive
PowerDVD gets you connected with other users via MoovieLive.com. You can see global ratings for the movies you watch, access information about the movies other people are watching too.
# Upload & download remixes - Download remixes to see different takes on a movie. Upload your own remixes to share with other PowerDVD users.
# Make friends - Find other people who are interested in the films you like, then get connected.
# Publish your thoughts - After writing a review of a movie, why not share your review with other PowerDVD users? MoovieLive lets you upload your review, and adds your ratings to the community's global rating.
# See what others have to say - Read reviews from other PowerDVD users and browse MoovieLive's database for tons of details about the movies you love (and loathe!).
Features of PowerDVD 8 Ultra:
* Unsurpassed Video Quality :
- Intensely Vivid Images : CyberLink's second-generation dynamic video technology (CLEV-2) delivers DVD movies with greater luminance and more natural colors.
- Smart Video Deinterlacing: Intelligent frame-by-frame analysis produces ultra-smooth DVD playback by eliminating ghosting, feathering, and other elements.
- Multi-Display Ratios: CyberLink Pano Vision (CLPV) supports both 4:3 and 16:9 DVD content and displays with stretching technology to naturally optimize the display ratio of content with the available monitor.
* Superior Audio Fidelity :
- Cinematic Surround Sound: CyberLink Multi-Channel Environment Impression -2 (CLMEI-2) creates a realistic feeling of being at the cinema by expanding 2-channel audio sources into 8-channel audio systems.
- High-Definition Audio: Creates sound quality better than CD audio. Support for DVD-Audio and DVD-Video delivers extra-crisp 192 KHz, 24 bit stereo audio and 96 KHz, 24 bit sound.
- Virtual Surround Sound: CyberLink Headphone and CyberLink Virtual Surround let you enjoy a wider sound image and virtual surround experience via two speakers or headphones.
* The Ultimate Support for All Formats :
- DivX Pro: PowerDVD 6 enables the direct playback of files created using DivXR Pro, which improves the level of video compression by 30% more than the original DivX format.
- Support for all DVD/CD Formats and Variants: DVD-Video, DVD-Audio, DVD+VR, DVD-VR, miniDVD, VCD 2.0 and SVCD.
- Support for a Broad Range of Media File Formats: Playback a wide variety of media file formats from their HD or directly from a disc including formats such as MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MPEG-2 HD, WMV, WMV-HD, MP3, WAV, DivX Pro, or H.264.
* Complete Controls:
- With PowerDVD 6 users have comprehensive easy-to-use mouse and keyboard controls for enjoying DVDs. Two new features provide fun ways to enjoy audio: Audio Equalizer Presets adds atmospheric effects to movie or music playback, and Audio Pitch Scaling enhances music while playing Karaoke discs. Other features include: Parental Controls, Dual Subtitles, closed captioning support, angle switching, and Video Bookmarks, among many others.
* Powerful Expandability
- Expandability options including a Mobility Pack allowing road warriors save battery power while watching DVDs via a notebook, and MPEG-4 AVC (H.264) Pack for playing video files compressed using this next-generation DVD standard.