WinDVD 8 is the most advanced, most entertaining way to enjoy watching movies on your PC! As the world?s most popular software DVD player, WinDVD 8 continues the tradition of excellence by including the latest in high definition audio & video technologies, TrimensionDNM for the smoothest motion playback, and fun new features such as Quick Clip and Reverse Playback, to create the ultimate DVD experience. Imagine sitting in the theater with the full screen and the immersive surround sound entering your ears. WinDVD 8 gives you the same sensation, the total indulgence of cinematic experience - either at home or on the road. Whether it's a Hollywood movie, art movie, or a home video clip, WinDVD 8 gives you the full power over the viewing and listening experience.
WinDVD 8 - the world's #1 DVD and video playback software, with over 175 million copies sold worldwide. Enjoy crystal-clear, smooth playback of your standard and High-Def video and audio. Whether you're a movie buff, frequent flyer, or just like to watch video clips, WinDVD 8 gives you the best digital entertainment experience.
InterVideo Launches WinDVD 8 With Windows Vista Compatibility and High-Definition Video/Audio Technologies! WinDVD 8 takes video and audio playback to the next generation with Windows« Vista(TM) compatibility. Offering an unprecedented list of new and expanded features, the new version delivers the smooth, crystal-clear video and rich surround sound users have come to expect from WinDVD.
WinDVD 8 is available in two versions. WinDVD 8 Platinum will appeal to power users who want the latest audio/video technologies, such as H.264 and VC1 support, and the ability to integrate with the Media Center and UPnP home networking. WinDVD 8 Gold is designed for movie lovers and business travelers who just want an easy way to enjoy high-quality movie playback. Both versions are Windows Vista-compatible.
The World's #1 DVD and Video Playback Software!
- Breathtaking Quality Video
- Plays All Formats - HD Ready
- Windows Vista Ready
- Home Theater Surround Sound
- Fun Extras: Boss Key, Color Themes, and more!
Features of WinDVD Platinum 8.0 :
Spellbinding Video and Audio Quality :
? NEW! Top Video Technologies. Intel Clear Video and nVidia Pure Video graphics acceleration for the ultimate in High-Definition Playback.
? NEW! Intel Core 2 Duo Support. Multitask and still enjoy smooth video with the latest Intel chips.
? TrimensionDNM Advanced. Experience crisp, judder-free video with Digital Natural Motion, the most advanced motion video technology.
? Cinematic effect. Provides a more "film look" playback.
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? Progressive De-interlace. WinDVD has superior deinterlacing options to make sure your videos look great on any kind of screen.
? SmartStretch. Fills your widescreen TV when viewing 4:3 movies, by intelligently stretching only the edges of the video and maintaining the center portion of the image.
? Video Effects. Customize and improve the look of your film with Cinema Enhancement, Old Film, Sharpness, deinterlacing, and more!
Great Audio Features :
? Superior Audio Center. WinDVD 8 provides a centralized audio controller which incorporates all the great audio features. It includes support for Dolby Digital, Dolby Headphone, Dolby Virtual Speaker, DTS« Digital Surround Sound and SRS TruSurround XT for a full, immersive listening experience.
? Speaker Control. Adjust the sound balance of your speakers and get the best out of your digital home entertainment experience.
? SRS audio technologies. The SRS audio technologies in WinDVD 8 enhance the dialog quality of a movie or the rich bass tones of your music.
? 96 kHz/24 Bit Audio Decoding. WinDVD takes care of the audiophiles out there by supporting 96 kHz/24 bit audio decoding.
? IVHP (InterVideo Headphone). Experience superior surround sound with InterVideo?s IHP technology, offering a virtual surround sound effect on standard headphones.
? InterVideo Hall Effect. WinDVD 8 Platinum has presets for three types of "audio spaces": Sydney Theater, Chicago Theater and New York Theater. Users can further adjust the room size and audio warmth for a personalized listening environment.
Universal Format Support :
? The Latest in Video formats. Play HD or standard definition video encoded in any of a range of formats, recorded from HDTV, camcorder, or downloaded from the Web.
? Standard Definition Video. Play your video clips in any of the standard-definition formats, including DVD-Video, DivX«, Real« Player, 3GPP, QuickTime«, Windows Media, AVI, MPEG 4.
? H.264 Support. WinDVD 8 Platinum supports H.264, the next-generation disc standard. This provides the most efficient encoding of standard as well as High-Definition video.
? 3GPP/3GPP2 File Format Support. Preview the video you captured from your mobile phone, or clips that were sent to you!
? HDTV Support. WinDVD 8 can navigate and decode MPEG2 Transport Stream video so users can watch captured HDTV programs. WinDVD 8 also provides navigation tools so users can easily select content to view.
? Subtitle Control. Watch downloaded AVI, WMV, or DivX file with external subtitle files. These files are typically downloaded separately, and WinDVD 8 not only merges the subtitle file with the movie, but allows you to adjust the placement, subtitle color and size.
? The Most Dynamic Audio. Bask in glorious sound with support for Dolby«, DTS and SRS Technologies
? Dolby Digital EX. WinDVD allows you to enjoy the highest quality audio by expanding 5.1 channel sources to up-to 8 Channel (7.1) speaker systems.
? NEW! Dolby Pro Logic IIx. Takes 2-channel (stereo) audio from movies and music and transforms it into 5.1 channel surround sound that you can pipe through your home theater set up. Choose Movie or Music modes to optimize your listening experience.
? Dolby Virtual Speakers. Dolby Virtual Speaker technology uses an advanced psychoacoustics algorithm to create a compelling 5.1 surround sound environment using two speakers only.
? Dolby Headphone. Combines 5.1 surround signals to create a vivid surround sound environment on standard headphones.
? DTS 2.0 Audio. Support 2-channel digital sound for titles with DTS technology.
Fun Extras :
? NEW! Boss Key. Now you see it, now you don't! One click pops the player out of the way.
? NEW! Color Themes. Personalize the look of your player to match your mood or your desktop.
? Instant Replay. Jump back to the line you missed, or catch that action sequence again!
? QuickClip 2. Grab your favorite movie scene as an animated picture file that you can easily share with friend via email or your mobile phone!
? Smooth Reverse Playback. WinDVD 8 supports smooth reverse playback without frame drops.
? Video Desktop. Select Video Desktop from the display subpanel to let the movie play in the background, just like Windows wallpaper.
? LanguageMate. Use LanguageMate to help learn new languages or refresh old skills. Watch a movie in a foreign language and repeat sentences and phrases to practice.
? Pan and Zoom. WinDVD Platinum 5 lets you click and drag to pan across or zoom in on any part of the screen to get a closer look. Pan and Zoom are also ideal for optimizing playback for a wide-screen display.
? NEW! UPnP Client and Server. Now WinDVD 8 Platinum supports UPnP home networks both as a Server or a Client. Set up content in folders, set permissions, and make available through the network. Client plays back content from other UPnP-certified devices within a system.
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? MyPlayback. Create your own playlists with audio tracks or video files from DVDs, VCDs, SVCDs and CDs. Bookmark favorite spots and save them as a file (.bmk) for later, or export to a friend.
Changes in WinDVD Platinum 8 :
- nVIDIA Purevideo HD
- Intel Clear Video
- Dolby Pro Logic IIx
- Pro Logic II
- UPnP Media Server
- Color Themes
- Boss Key
- High Definition File Playback (1080i, 720p):
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- MPEG-2 HDTV (Transport Stream)