Cyberlink PowerDVD is a universal media player for Microsoft Windows operating systems (Windows 7, 8/8.1, and 10) under the umbrella of Cyberlink Corp, a Taiwanese software company. It is used to play movie discs, watch video files, listen to music or check out photos. PowerDVD 20 is the latest version which was released on 2020 and now includes support for Ultra HD Blu-ray discs as well as 8k video format. Back in 2016, Cyberlink PowerDVD received the acknowledgment of being the only software player in the world to pass the process for BD-ROM 4.0 PC Application Software License, as well as receiving the certification for the playback of Ultra HD Blu-ray discs given by the Blue-ray Disc Association.
Transcending the boundaries of being a Blu-ray and DVD player, PowerDVD lets its users experience a premium multimedia app where all their contents can be organized in one place, in addition to being able to enjoy the highest quality media playback available in today’s market. PowerDVD gives complete all-in-one control to the users on the way they access their collection of music, photos, and videos by viewing them through any of their devices or screens wirelessly. PowerDVD features separate interface for PC and television. TV mode works with the remote control which comes with the television or users can download CyberLink’s Power Remote app so the user’s phone can act in place of the remote.
Users can also continue watching their video collection from any point they stopped using any devices by means of the Seamless Playback feature of PowerDVD, completely wirelessly. Through CyberLink cloud, users can benefit from the Watch On-The-Go feature to enjoy their video collection anywhere as long as there is a sufficient internet connection or download the said video and resume watching it any time while offline. By utilizing CyberLink cloud’s space of 100 gigabytes, users can easily upload up to 40 HD movies and share it with their family or friends by copying the unique link of each uploaded movie.
Exclusively on PowerDVD, the cinematic TrueTheater video and audio enhancements, which includes extended GPU support for HDR 10, brings the user’s videos and movies to almost life-life quality. With TrueTheater, the video is enhanced with richer, brighter colors as well as deepening the blacks to create an unbeatable dynamic range while the audio is enhanced to a more balanced, crisp, and lossless sound.
Organizing user’s collection has never been easier with DVDPro’s user-friendly interface. Arrange by name, year of release or genre – the user has all the control with how their collection of movies, music, and pictures look. Users can also easily find information for their favorite movies or TV shows using PowerDVD’s content database.
- Supports 8K, 4K, Ultra HD Blu-Ray, and H.265/HEVC playback
- Gives the ultimate video and audio quality experience with TrueTheater enhancements
- Allows streaming of media any time and anywhere on any device with seamless playback function
- Sharing of media with anyone through links and can be played even without a copy of PowerDVD
- 360-Degree VR support enables users to watch videos shot using 360-degree cameras on an Occulus Rift or HTC Vibe headset