DVD and video playback for Blu-ray Disc and HD DVD
For movie lovers looking for the best that high-definition has to offer, WinDVD« 9 Plus Blu-Ray delivers superior picture quality and audio performance on your PC. Maximize your DVD viewing experience with Blu-ray Discs, the new standard in high-definition. Enjoy standard DVDs with HD-quality upscaling, play home movies in HD and watch movies on the go with advanced laptop enhancements.
True High-Definition is Here:
Play Blu-ray and HD DVD discs* Plus Blu-ray
Enjoy your favorite Hollywood blockbuster movies in high-definition, and play Blu-ray Disc and HD DVD movies you create yourself.
Advanced Interactive Content Support Plus Blu-ray
Full BD-J and HD DVD advanced navigation support lets you take advantage of next-generation interactivity to access pop-up menus or picture-in-picture features, without interrupting your movie.
Fully Compliant with Content Protection Systems Plus Blu-ray
Ensure worry-free playback now and in the future with support for HDCP, AACS and BD+.
HD Audio Technologies Plus Blu-ray
Enjoy high-definition audio performance with support for Dolby« and DTS?.
Superior Video Quality:
Watch standard DVDs at near-HD quality with captivating surround sound.
New! Unique All2HD Up-scalingPlus & Plus Blu-ray
* Convert standard DVDs to crisp high-definition video with motion enhancement for outstanding color and clarity.
* Fine-tune Frame Rate and Increase Size
Increase frame sizes up to full high-definition 1080p/60i resolution while maintaining crisp edges.
New! Digital Natural Motion Plus & Plus Blu-ray
Keep fast-moving objects sharp and crisp using the latest motion compensation technology. The software detects the original frame rate (24, 25 or 30 frames per second) and intelligently fills in frames on the fly to create judder-free playback at all frame rates.
New! AVCHD? Camcorder Compatibility Plus & Plus Blu-ray
Enjoy direct playback of high-definition home movies recorded with the latest AVCHD and Blu-ray Disc camcorders from Canon, Sony, Panasonic and Hitachi. Your video can be copied from the AVCHD disc, hard drive, memory card or Blu-ray Disc.
New! De-snow and De-block Filters
Remove digital noise from low-resolution video and blocky digital artifacts from compressed video.
Top Video Technologies
Experience the ultimate in high-definition playback with support for ATI AVIVO? and NVIDIA« Pure Video? graphics acceleration.
Make sure your videos look great on any kind of screen, including plasma, LCD or DLP.
Fill your widescreen TV when viewing 4:3 movies. SmartStretch intelligently stretches only the edges of the video and maintains the center portion of the image.
Extend playback time by shutting down unnecessary processes.
Be sure to catch the ending of your movie with unique speed control that lets you select the time remaining for playback.
Watch your movies in 4:3 standard or 16:9 widescreen.
Virtual Surround Sound
Enjoy simulated surround sound, even when listening on headphones or stereo speakers.
The Best Audio Technologies:
High-Definition Audio Technologies Plus & Plus Blu-ray
Take advantage of the master-quality audio available on your high-definition Blu-ray Disc and HD DVD movies with Dolby« Digital Plus, uncompressed Dolby« TrueHD and DTS« HD.
Dolby Pro Logic IIx? Plus & Plus Blu-ray
Transform 2-channel (stereo) audio from movies and music into 5.1-channel surround sound, or expand 5.1 sources up to 9-channel (7.1) speaker systems. Choose Movie or Music modes to optimize your listening experience.
96 kHz/24-bit Audio Decoding Plus & Plus Blu-ray
Take your movie experience to the next level with more realistic sounds and more accurate response that is capable of delivering both the subtle detail and even greater dynamic punch.
DTS« Surround Audio
Bring clarity and depth to any soundtrack with superior digital theater surround sound for the PC. The standard version supports 2-channel digital sound for titles with DTS technology. Plus and Blu-ray Plus support up to 6 channels.
SRS Audio Technologies
Selectively enhance movie dialog or music, or create a virtual surround effect on 2 speakers.
Combines 5.1-surround signals to create a vivid surround sound environment on standard headphones.
Broad Format Support:
HD-Video Disc Formats Plus Blu-ray
Play any high-definition DVD with support for all Blu-ray Disc and HD DVD video encoding formats, such as MPEG-4-AVC (H.264), MPEG-2 and VC1.
H.264 Support Plus & Plus Blu-ray
Smoothly play back the next-generation format for premium content and downloaded video, in standard as well as high-definition.
Play your video clips in any of the standard-definition formats, including DVD-Video, DivX«, Real Player«, QuickTime«, Windows Media« and AVI.
Navigate and decode MPEG-2 Transport Stream video so you can watch captured HDTV programs. Easily select content to view with handy navigation tools.
3GPP/3GPP2 File Format Support
Preview the video you capture on your mobile phone, or clips that are sent to you.
Watch downloaded AVI, WMV or DivX files with external subtitle files. These are typically downloaded separately, and WinDVD 9 not only merges the subtitle file with the movie, but also allows you to adjust the placement, subtitle color and size.
More Video Effects and Playback Controls:
Pan & Zoom Plus & Plus Blu-ray
Click and drag your mouse to pan across or zoom in on any part of the screen for a closer look. These tools are also ideal for optimizing playback for a widescreen display.
Quickly find the tools you need in a redesigned interface that\'s clutter-free and easy to navigate.
Now you see it, now you don\'t! Hide WinDVD 9 from your screen with one click.
Easily hide navigation controls to show just your video.
Enhanced UPnP Client
Play content from other UPnP-certified devices within a home network, with enhanced thumbnail views of available clips on the network.
The new capture controls make it even easier to grab your favorite movie scene as a still picture or animated clip, which you can easily share with friends via email or mobile phone!
Jump back to a line you missed or catch an entire action sequence again.