CyberLink PowerDVD 15 (Ultra Edition, Boxed)

CyberLink PowerDVD 15 (Ultra Edition, Boxed)

CyberLink PowerDVD 15 (Ultra Edition, Boxed)

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Product Highlights

  • Plays Blu-ray, DVD, ISO, and Video Files
  • 4K, H.265, and Stereo 3D Support
  • Works with Audio and Image Files Too
  • TrueTheater Color and Sound
  • Intelligent High fps Video Playback
  • Overlay Mode for Better Playback in 4K
  • H.265 and H.264 Hardware Acceleration
  • Rip Audio Clips from Movies
  • Customizable User Interface
  • Windows Compatible
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  • 1Description

With support for a variety of media, including video, audio, and photographic content, this boxed version of the Ultra edition of PowerDVD 15 from CyberLink serves not only as a DVD player on your computer, but an all-purpose entertainment station. It allows you to enjoy content, whether a file or an ISO image on your computer, from a DVD or Blu-ray Disc, network-attached media, or even watch YouTube and Vimeo videos. It also features a mobile companion app for viewing and listening to mobile-friendly files on-the-go. Improvements for version 15 include enhanced processing for better audio and image quality, support for a wider range of disc and file formats (including 4K and H.265), a media library, added functionality, and updates to the user interface. Benefits of Ultra over other versions include Blu-ray 3D support with TrueTheater enhancements, file-based 3D support, and Dolby audio support. PowerDVD 15 Ultra includes 20GB of free cloud storage for the first year, allowing you to access and stream content to most PC systems with PowerDVD. This software is compatible with systems running Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7, and Vista.

TrueTheater Color
Intelligently analyzes video footage and optimizes hues and vibrancy, creating a true-to-life viewing experience. TrueTheater Color recognizes skin tones in footage and applies only subtle adjustments to these areas in order to achieve improvements while retaining authentic coloring
TrueTheater Sound
Enjoy a richer, fuller audio environment by enhancing four key audio areas:
  • Bass boosting provides a cinema-like sound experience
  • Vocal range amplification makes speech crisper and more audible
  • Reverb engagement creates a virtual surround sound effect
  • Volume amplification boosts audio performance in environments with high levels of ambient noise such as aircrafts, trains, cars, offices, etc
  • TrueTheater
  • TrueTheater HD - Upscale video to HD quality and beyond
  • TrueTheater Motion - Up-convert frame-rates for smoother video playback
  • TrueTheater Lighting - Enhance image colors and details
  • TrueTheater Stretch - Intelligently expand 4:3 video to 16:9
  • TrueTheater Stabilizer - Minimize video shakiness
  • TrueTheater Denoise - Reduce video artifacts
  • Smart Buffering for Smoother Playback
    PowerDVD's intelligent media buffering engine means that you no longer have to deal with stuttery and stop-start video playback, especially when you're streaming video from a NAS device. Advanced pre-loading techniques let PowerDVD analyze and retrieve additional playback data so that your media playback is not interrupted, even if the connection to your storage device is degraded
    Enhanced 4K/Ultra HD Video Playback
    With overlay rendering, PowerDVD is able to better render video in accordance with the monitor it is being played on. When PowerDVD detects a 4K video file and a 4K monitor, Overlay Mode is automatically engaged to optimize the rendering pipeline and reduce the graphic resource load, delivering smooth, lag-free playback
    Bit-Perfect Lossless Audio Across More Formats
    By configuring audio devices to match the source format, PowerDVD is able to provide bit-perfect lossless audio playback for even more audio formats such as ALAC, FLAC, MP3, and WMA. This allows you to enjoy an optimum lossless audio experience for more media, including movies, home video and music discs or soundtracks
    WASAPI Means Interruption Free Audio
    PowerDVD supports WASAPI Exclusive Mode technology. This allows PowerDVD to have exclusive access to your system's speakers, blocking non-critical system sounds and eliminating other annoying audio interruptions, letting you sit back and savor your audio-visual movie experience
    Rip Audio Directly from Your Favorite Movie Moments
    PowerDVD's "Video Scene Selector" feature lets you to select a section of any video to "bookmark", so favorite scenes can be quickly revisited. Additionally, users can rip audio direct from any video file, allowing for songs or entire soundtracks to be saved as MP3 or AAC files
    Cinema Quality Audio for Your Movies
    Enjoy an immersive movie experience with support for master-quality audio technology from leaders in the digital audio industry - Dolby and DTS.
  • Lossless pass-through for Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD Master Audio
  • Support for HDMI 1.4 for multi-channel high definition audio
  • Enjoy cinematic soundtracks with 7.1 channel audio
  • Expand 2-channel audio to 6.1 channel sound with Dolby Digital EX
  • Go Disc Free with Blu-ray & DVD ISO Playback
    PowerDVD 15 now offers convenient direct playback of Blu-ray and DVD ISO files, either directly from the PC or via a network-connected drive. No additional mounting tools are required
    Optimized for H.265/264 Video Playback
    Hardware acceleration support for Intel Haswell and NVIDIA Kepler processors enables PowerDVD to share the workload during movie playback between hardware and software components. This leads to reduced power consumption and as a result, longer battery life and flawless playback of all H.265 and H.264 video files without stutter and lag issues
    Support For an Extensive Range of Formats
    PowerDVD supports a wide range of video, audio, and image file formats, meaning that you can play virtually any media you desire. Supporting video formats and codecs, as well as offering audio format support, PowerDVD 15 provides an all-around entertainment experience for the home theater or PC/laptop user
    Smooth Playback of High Frame Rate Video
    PowerDVD's smart rendering technology allows you to playback 120 and 240 fps video, which you can now record on select iPhone and GoPro devices. By automatically detecting the refresh rate of your monitor, PowerDVD is able to adjust its decoding and rendering algorithms to produce improved playback
    Personalize Your Player Interface
    Customization options let you tailor PowerDVD to your needs. Hide Media Panel tabs - such as the Home Media (DLNA) or Online Media - to streamline the interface. You can also tailor your player's background wallpaper, selecting from a range of preset graphics, your own personal image collections, or download wallpapers from CyberLink's MoovieLive
    Start Watching from Where You Left Off
    The next time your movie or TV show marathon is interrupted, you won't need to worry about remembering where you stopped watching. Whenever you watch movies, TV series, and even view photo albums, PowerDVD will automatically remember where you finished up and resume at the point where you last stopped watching
    Upscale Your YouTube and Vimeo Experience
    By using PowerDVD to enjoy videos online you can:
  • Pin (download) YouTube videos to play offline
  • Play pinned videos in fast-forward or slow-mo
  • Group your favorite music videos as a playlist
  • Upscale YouTube content to HD on-the-fly with TrueTheater HD
  • Watch 2D YouTube videos in 3D with TrueTheater 3D
  • Supports YouTube's "Watch Later" list function
  • Stream from Your Personal Cloud
    PowerDVD 15 Ultra comes with 20GB of free cloud storage for the first year. You can easily manage your content from PowerDVD or from the CyberLink Cloud web interface. With your media stored in the cloud, you can access and stream your content to most systems running PowerDVD
    Play On-the-Go: Power Media Player
    Power Media Player brings the features of CyberLink PowerDVD to iPhones, iPads, and Android devices so that you can watch movies, view photos, and listen to music using high quality
    PowerDVD Remote
    PowerDVD Remote turns your iOS or Android device into a remote control, wireless mouse pad, and keyboard for PowerDVD on your PC. Sit back on the sofa and control PowerDVD with your smartphone or tablet. Even transfer photos and videos from your mobile device to your PC
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    • 1Description
    System Requirements
    Processor (CPU) Blu-ray Disc, DVD, and TrueTheater 3D Playback
    - Blu-ray Disc Playback: 2.66 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo E6750, 2.1 GHz AMD Phenom 9450, or above
    - Blu-ray 3D Playback: Intel Core i5, AMD Phenom II X4, or above
    - TrueTheater HD and TrueTheater 3D for Blu-ray and HD Video: Intel Core i5 (Quad-Core), AMD Phenom II X6, or above
    - DVD Playback: 2.4 GHz Pentium 4, 1.8 GHz Athlon 64 2800+, AMD Fusion E-Series & C-Series, or above

    4K UltraHD with Hardware Acceleration
    - Intel 3rd generation Core i5 or above
    Note: PowerDVD supports 4K UltraHD video in H.264 / MP4 format at bitrates up to 60 Mbps

    H.264/AVC - Intel 3rd Generation Core i5 or above
    Note: PowerDVD supports 4K UltraHD video in the H.264 / MP4 formats at bitrates up to 60 Mbps

    H.265/HEVC
    - Intel 4th Generation (Haswell) Core i5 or above
    Graphics Processor (GPU) Blu-ray Disc, DVD, and TrueTheater HD/3D Playback
    Intel HD Graphics, ATI Radeon HD 5000, NVIDIA GeForce 9500GT, or above
    Note: 3D display devices are required for TrueTheater 3D playback

    Blu-ray 3D Playback
    - Intel HD Graphics (Intel Core i5), NVIDIA GeForce GTX 400 series and GeForce GT 240/320/330/340, AMD Radeon HD 6000 and 6000M series with UVD 3 support

    DVD Playback
    - PCI Express graphics accelerator supporting DirectX 9.0 or above
    Memory Blu-ray Disc, DVD, and TrueTheater 3D Playback
    - Blu-ray Disc Playback: 2 GB required for Windows 8, 7, and Vista
    - DVD and TrueTheater 3D Playback: 1 GB required for Windows 8, 7, and Vista

    Blu-ray 3D with or without Hardware Acceleration
    - 2 GB
    Screen Resolution 1024 x 768 and above recommended

    Note: When playing video on displays larger than Quad HD (or any file greater in resolution than 2560 x 1440), PowerDVD enters a high performance mode that disables some non-essential playback features. In this mode, the following features will be unavailable:
  • Video rotation
  • Zoom in/out
  • Dual subtitle display
  • Subtitle customization for font, color, and size
  • Hard Disk Space 500 MB for product installation
    Display Device Blu-ray Disc, DVD, and TrueTheater 3D Playback
    - For Blu-ray titles with AACS and DVD titles with CPRM playback, PowerDVD only allows output to display devices using DVI, HDMI, and DisplayPort connectors in order to be compliant with copy protection (HDCP)
    - For Other DVD and Blu-ray Disc Playback: An HDCP compliant display for digital output, a TV or computer monitor for analog output
    - TrueTheater 3D Playback: A 3D display and 3D glasses are required

    Blu-ray 3D with or without Hardware Acceleration
    - A 3D display and 3D glasses are required (NVIDIA 3D Vision, 3D Ready HDTV, HDMI 1.4-enabled TV, Micro-polarizer LCD or Anaglyph Red/Cyan Glasses)
    - An HDCP compliant display is required for digital output
    Disc Player - Blu-ray Disc Playback: BD-ROM/BD-RE or Super Multi Blu Combo Disc Drive
    - DVD and TrueTheater 3D Playback: DVD-ROM, DVD±R/RW, DVD-RAM, or DVD Super Multi Combo Disc Drive
    Internet Connection An Internet connection is required for initial software activation, social media connections, and some codec activations
    Operating System Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7, and Vista
    Format Support
    File Support Movies
    BD-R 1.1/BD-RE 2.1, BD-R 2.0/BD-RE 3.0, BDROM 2.2, BD-J, BDROM Profile 1.1 (Bonus View), BDROM Profile 2.0 (BD-Live), BDROM Profile 5.0 (BD 3D), AVCREC, AVCHD XAVC-S, DVD-Video, DVD-VR, DVD+VR, VCPS, VCD, SVCD, CD, BD ISO, DVD ISO

    Videos
    265, 264, 26L, 3G2, 3GP, 3GP2, 3GPP, ASF, AVC, AVI, BSF, DAT, DIV, DIVX, DVR-MS, FLV, H.265, H.264, HEVC, JSV, JVT, M1V, M2P, M2T, M2TS, M2V, M4V, MK3D, MKV, MOD, MOV, MP4, MP4V, MPE, MPEG, MPG, MPV, MTS, MVC, QT, TOD, TP, TPD, TRP, TS, TTS, VC1, VOB, VRO, WM, WMV, WTV

    Photos
    BMP, JPEG, JPG, PNG, TIF, TIFF, MPO, JPS, ARW, CR2, CRW, DCR, DNG, ERF, KDC, MEF, MRW, NEF, ORF, PEF, RAF, RAW, RW2, SR2, SRF, X3F

    Music
    AAC, AC3, ADTS, ALAC, APE, AOB, DTS, FLAC, M4A, MID, MKA, MP2, MP3, MPA, OGG, RMI, WAV, WMA

    Subtitles
    - External (text): SubRip (.SRT), PowerDivX (.PSB), MicroDVD (.SUB), SubViewer (.SUB), SubStation Alpha (.SSA, .ASS), SAMI (*.SMI)
    - External (image): VobSub (.sub + idx)
    - Embedded: .SSA, .ASS, .SRT, .PGS in MKV video files, MP4 Embedded-Timed Text (MPEG4 PART-17)
    Extract Audio from Video - Supports ASF, AVI, DIVX, MOV, DAT, M2T, VRO, MKV, FLV, MVC, MP4, WMV,DVR-MS, MOD, MPEG, MPG, TOD, VOB, MTS, M2TS, and WTV
    - The audio format of source video should be AAC, PCM, LPCM, MPEG1, MPEG2, MP3, WMA, AC3, FLAC, APE, ALAC, VORBIS, or DTS
    - The audio extracted from video will have 2 channels if the source audio has more than 2 channels
    - If the source videos have multiple tracks, the first track will be extracted
    CyberLink Cloud Transcoding Support Videos
    ASF, AVI, DIVX, MOV, DAT, M2T, VRO, MKV, FLV, MVC, MP4, WMV,DVR-MS, MOD, MPEG, MPG, TOD, VOB, MTS, M2TS, WTV

    Photos
    JPG, JPEG, MPO, JPS, ARW, CR2, CRW, DCR, DNG, ERF, KDC, MEF, MRW, NEF, ORF, PEF, RAF, RAW, RW2, SR2, SRF, X3F

    Audio
    MP3, WMV, WAV, MP4, M4A (AAC, ALAC Codec), FLAC, OGG, APE
    Transcoded Streaming to Tablets Minimum System Requirements for Transcoded Streaming to Tablets:
  • Processor (CPU): 2.2 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo 4500
  • RAM: 2 GB
  • Source File Bitrate Limitations on Transcoding PowerDVD transcoding is limited to the following source file bitrates:
  • MPEG2 PS: bitrate higher than 25 Mbps
  • MPEG2 TS H.264 + MPEG2 audio: bitrate higher than 11 Mbps
  • MPEG2 TS H.264 + AAC audio: bitrate higher than 11 Mbps
  • WMV: bitrate higher than 11 Mbps

    PowerDVD will transcode the above video files to H.264/AAC/M2TS
  • DLNA Specifications Power DVD Ultra
  • Digital Media Server (DMS) to store content for sharing with other DLNA players and receivers
  • Digital Media Player (DMP) for playback of media stored on Digital Media Servers (DMS) on the local network
  • Digital Media Controller (DMC) to find content on Digital Media Servers for playback on Digital Media Receivers (DMR)
  • Digital Media Receiver (DMR) for playback of content received from a Digital Media Controller

    Videos
    Supports 3G2, 3GP, 3GP2, 3GPP, ASF, AVI, DAT, DIV, DIVX, DVR-MS, FLV, M2P, M2T, M2TS, M4V, MKV, MOD, MOV, MP4, MP4V, MPE, MPEG, MPG, MPV, MTS, QT, TOD, TP, TPD, TRP, TS, TTS, VOB, VRO, WM, WMV, and WTV

    Photos
    Supports BMP, JPEG, JPG, and PNG

    Audio
    Supports LPCM, M4A (AAC codec), MKA, MP2, MP3, MPA, WAV, and WMA

    Power Media Player - Share To, Stream From, Play To, and Play From Compatibility:
  • Share To (DMS): Share media content from mobile devices with PowerDVD Ultra or Power Media Player
    - iOS (iPhone/ iPod Touch/ iPad): Share iTunes synced music, photos and video in the camera roll, photos and videos synced in the photo tab. Videos and podcasts synced with iTunes are not supported in Power Media Player

  • Stream From (DMP): Browse and playback the media library content from PowerDVD Ultra and Power Media Player
    - iOS: Streamed video from PowerDVD Ultra will be transcoded to the MOV (H.264) format
    - Android: Streamed video from PowerDVD Ultra will be transcoded to the MP4 (H.264) format

  • Play To (DMC): Play media on Power Media Player to Power DVD Ultra or other devices with Power Media Player
  • Play From (DMR): Allowing PowerDVD Ultra or Power Media Player to play media to devices without Power Media Player
  • Hardware Support for Blu-ray 3D and TrueTheater 3D 3D technologies require additional hardware to view 3D movie content:
  • HDMI 1.4 enabled 3DTV
    - Eye wear: Active shutter glasses
    - Supported Hardware: HDMI 1.4 enabled 3D TV
    - Supported Graphics Card NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460 and AMD Radeon HD 6800 series or above
    - Integrated Graphics: 2nd Generation Intel Core processors or above

  • NVIDIA 3D Vision
    - NVIDIA 3D Vision Kit + 3D Vision-Ready Display + 3D Vision Compatible NVIDIA graphics cards are required
    - Download and install 3D VISION CD for Desktop GPUs v1.38 or Verde Notebook 3D VISION CD v1.38

  • 120 Hz Frame-sequential 3D LCD (NVIDIA 3D Vision-Ready)
    - Native format: 120 fps left and right
    - Eye Wear: Active shutter glasses (NVIDIA 3D Vision Kit)
    - Supported Hardware: ASUS G51J-SZ028V, Acer GD245HQ, Acer GD235HZ

  • 3D Polarizer LCD
    - Native format: row-interleaved
    - Eye wear: Polarized glasses
    - Supported Hardware: Zalman ZM-M220W, Acer 5738DG (Notebook)

  • 3D Ready HDTV (DLP)
    - Native Format: checkerboard
    - Eye wear: Active shutter glasses
    - Supported Hardware: Mitsubishi 1080p DLP HDTV and Samsung 3D Ready DLP HDTV
  • HD Audio Compatible Sound Card and Codec List
  • Realtek ALC669 (supports up to 192 kHz/24-bit 6 channels)
  • Realtek ALC670 (supports up to 192 kHz/24-bit 6 channels)
  • Realtek ALC885 (supports up to 192 kHz/24-bit 2-channels or 96 kHz/24-bit 4-8 channels)
  • Realtek ALC889 (supports up to 192 kHz/24-bit 2-channels or 96 kHz/24-bit 4-8 channels)
  • Realtek ALC892 (supports up to 192 kHz/24-bit 8 channels)
  • Realtek ALC898 (supports up to 192 kHz/24-bit 2-8 channels)
  • Realtek ALC899 (supports up to 192 kHz/24-bit 2-8 channels)
  • Realtek ALC1150 (supports up to 192 kHz/24-bit 2-8 channels)
  • VIA EnvyHD Vinyl VT1818S codec (supports up to 192 kHz/24-bit 8-channels)
  • VIA EnvyHD Vinyl VT1828S codec (supports up to 192 kHz/24-bit 8-channels)
  • VIA EnvyHD Vinyl VT2020 codec (supports up to 192 kHz/24-bit 8-channels)
  • Auzentech X-Fi HomeTheater HD (supports HDMI 1.3a bit-stream lossless pass-through)
  • AMD Radeon HD 5000 and 6000 Series graphics cards supporting lossless pass-through
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 400 Series graphics cards supporting lossless pass-through
  • Intel Core i3/i5/i7 with integrated audio and graphics

    This product uses Cinavia technology to limit the use of unauthorized copies of some commercially-produced film and videos and their soundtracks. When a prohibited use of an unauthorized copy is detected, a message will be displayed and playback or copying will be interrupted
  • Language Support English
    French
    German
    Italian
    Spanish (European)
    Chinese (Simplified)
    Chinese (Traditional)
    Japanese
    Korean
    Russian
    Portuguese
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 0.26 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 7.5 x 5.4 x 1.5"
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