PowerDVD

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PowerDVD
Developer(s) CyberLink
Initial release 1997; 21 years ago (1997)
Stable release 17 build 2508 (January 17, 2018; 0 days ago (2018-01-17)[1][2]) [±]
Preview release none [±]
Operating system Windows 10
Windows 8/8.1
Windows 7
Available in English, French, German, Italian, Spanish (European), Chinese Simplified, Chinese Traditional, Japanese, Korean, Russian, Portuguese (Brasil)
Type Media player
License Proprietary commercial software
Website www.cyberlink.com/products/powerdvd/overview_en_US.html

CyberLink PowerDVD is a universal media player for movie discs, video files, photos and music. The latest version, PowerDVD 17, launched in April 2017 and includes support for the new Ultra HD Blu-ray Disc format. During 2016, PowerDVD achieved certification from the Blu-ray Disc Association (BDA) for the playback of Ultra HD Blu-ray Discs, and became the world’s first and only software player to pass the BD-ROM 4.0 PC Application Software License process.[3]

Features[edit]

  • Ultra HD Blu-Ray disc playback: PowerDVD 17 is the first software that supports 4K UHD Blu-ray drives.
  • 360-Degree VR: PowerDVD 17 supports 360-degree camera such as Samsung Gear 360 and the Nikon KeyMission. Available to watch VR content on an Oculus Rift or HTC Vive headset.
  • TrueTheater®: PowerDVD adds TrueTheater® image/color correction and enhancement, also motion enhancement to make motion smoother. TrueTheater® HDR enhancement provides a larger color space.
  • Media Casting to Streaming Devices: supported devices as Roku®, Chromecast™, and Apple TV®.

Version history[edit]

Version Release date EOL date Latest patch
17 2017-04-11[4] 2018-01-17, build 2508
16 2016-04-13[5] 2017-01-19, build 2406
15 2015-04-14[6] 2016-09-25, build 3305
14 2014-04-08[7] 2016-10-11, build 6924
13 2013-04-02[8] 2016-10-25, build 7012
12 2012-01-31[9] 2016-11-28, build 7107
11 2011-04-18[10] 2015-09-08[11] 2014-02-25, build 5012
10 2010-03-17[12] 2014-02-25[11] 2013-12-11, build 5816
9 2009-03-02[13] 2011-06[11] 2011-05-18, build 4105
8 2008-04-02[14] 2010-04[11] 2010-04-21, build 3228
7 2006-05-04[15] 2009[11] 2008-01-04, build 3613
6 2004-11-08[16] 2007-11-12, build 3430
5 2003-06-18[17] 2007-11-12, build 3430
4.0 XP 2001-11-05[18] 2003-08-22
3.0 2000-11-06[19] 2001-10-15
2.5 1999-12[20] 2000-03-23, v2.55
1 1997

Decoders[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.cyberlink.com/downloads/support/powerdvd/patches_en_US.html PowerDVD Patches & Support
  2. ^ http://www.cyberlink.com/products/powerdvd-ultra/features_en_US.html
  3. ^ "First Production Model ROM Certified Licensee List". Blu-ray Disc Association. Retrieved 2017-04-25. 
  4. ^ "CyberLink PowerDVD 17 Released". HD Guru. 13 April 2017. Retrieved 13 Apr 2017. 
  5. ^ "CyberLink PowerDVD 16 is Now Available". Cyberlink. 13 April 2016. Retrieved 15 Sep 2016. 
  6. ^ "CyberLink Launches PowerDVD 15, the Latest Edition of Its Flagship Digital Media Entertainment Solution". Cyberlink. 14 April 2015. Retrieved 2 May 2015. 
  7. ^ "CyberLink Official Forum - PowerDVD 14 is Now Available!". Cyberlink. 8 April 2014. Retrieved 26 April 2014. 
  8. ^ "CyberLink Unveils PowerDVD 13: The World's Most Popular Cross-Platform Multimedia Playback Solution". Cyberlink. 2 April 2013. Retrieved 26 April 2013. 
  9. ^ "CyberLink Unveils PowerDVD 12 Ultra, Extends the World's Leading Blu-Ray & Media Player to the iPhone, iPad and Android Devices". Cyberlink. 31 January 2012. Retrieved 4 March 2013. 
  10. ^ "CyberLink Launches PowerDVD 11 – the Universal Player for All Your Media on PC, Device, Home & Social Cloud". Cyberlink. 18 April 2011. Retrieved 4 March 2013. 
  11. ^ a b c d e "PowerDVD Updates". Retrieved 4 March 2013. 
  12. ^ "CyberLink Launches PowerDVD 10 - The Universal Player to Upgrade All Your Media Experience to HD and 3D". Cyberlink. 17 March 2010. Retrieved 4 March 2013. 
  13. ^ "CyberLink Releases PowerDVD 9". Cyberlink. 2 March 2009. Retrieved 4 March 2013. 
  14. ^ "CyberLink Launches PowerDVD 8, Introducing New Ways to Enjoy Movies". Cyberlink. 2 April 2008. Retrieved 4 March 2013. 
  15. ^ "CyberLink Launches PowerDVD 7 With High-Definition H.264 Playback and Advanced Features for DVD Enthusiasts". Cyberlink. 4 May 2006. Retrieved 4 March 2013. 
  16. ^ "CyberLink PowerDVD 6 Delivers the #1 DVD Experience on the PC with Unsurpassed Video and Audio Quality". Cyberlink. 8 November 2004. Retrieved 4 March 2013. 
  17. ^ "CyberLink PowerDVD 5 Takes a Giant Leap in Advancing DVD Technologies". Cyberlink. 18 June 2003. Retrieved 4 March 2013. 
  18. ^ "CyberLink Launches New Version of Flagship Software Application: PowerDVD XP 4.0". Cyberlink. 5 November 2001. Retrieved 4 March 2013. 
  19. ^ "CyberLink Releases PowerDVD 3.0 Perfecting Personalized Home Cinema on the PC". Cyberlink. 6 November 2000. Retrieved 4 March 2013. 
  20. ^ "CyberLink and eMachines' Strikes a Partnership to Give Consumers an Unbeatable Combo of PowerDVD Playback Software and eTower and eMonster Hardware". Cyberlink. 8 December 1999. Retrieved 4 March 2013. 

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