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CyberLink PowerDVD 13

Take video beyond HD
CyberLink TrueTheater® enhancement now delivers advanced edge enhancement, color and lighting enhancement technologies to take Blu-ray and HD digital movies beyond Full HD quality.
• Movies look even better on Full HD displays, WQHD (2560x1440) panels and higher resolution
• New HD video enhancement features work with MKV, MP4 and other popular HD movie formats

Instant Enjoyment
New architecture and application optimization deliver the fastest, most responsive PowerDVD ever.
• Enjoy fastest-ever launch of Blu-ray and DVD movies
• Option to bypass BD-Live for even faster Blu-ray movie launch - up to 58% faster!
• Instant playback for music, video and photos

All New Movie Library
The new Movie Library unites your movie collection with access to online info and social media sharing to make watching movies more interactive and fun!
• Displays file-based movies with cover art and links to online info about the film
• See movie summaries and reviews. Add your comments and connect with friends via social media.

See movie-related activities from your Facebook friends
• Explore the new Movie Info tab - direct connection to the latest on new releases, celebrities and more from CyberLink’s online movie info social media site

Stunning Quality Subtitles
An all new subtitling engine offers sparkling quality and unprecedented flexibility.
• Edit subtitle size, color, border color and position
• Display primary and secondary subtitles simultaneously for Blu-ray disc and MKV / MP4 movies
• View PGS subtitles in MKV movie files
• Specify character encoding schema for non-Unicode subtitle files
• Display subtitles outside of picture in screen letterbox region
• Load subtitles by drag and drop. Adjust subtitle timing to sync with video

New Formats
Enjoy music, photos and video in the latest formats.
• Play music in the lossless APE format
• Play video in the AVCHD 2.0 format video, including AVCHD progressive and AVCHD 3D, at data rates up to 28 Mbit/s

New Ways to Play
Getting playback going in PowerDVD is easier and faster than ever.
• Drag-and-drop Blu-ray or DVD folders to the PowerDVD icon to start playback
• Drag and drop a folder to the PowerDVD media window to play all media in the folder
• Start video or photo playback from Windows Explorer to play all the media files in the same folder

Playback and navigation controls
New controls put just the right playback and navigation options at your fingertips.
• Rotate video during playback
• Auto rotation of photos and video shot in portrait orientation
• Jump between chapters in MKV movies
• New A-B Repeat panel makes it easy to choose portions of a video to repeat
• Volume adjustment changes the application volume independent of the system volume
• New Play Speed Navigator panel lets you change playback speed instantly
• Watch at high-quality 0.3x speed for slow motion replay
• Use arrow keys to skip forward 30 seconds and backward 8 seconds during video playback
• View scene thumbnails for DVDs and MKV/MP4 movies when you scrub the navigational slider
• Resume file-based movies from where you last stopped. Resume movies in Classic or Cinema mode no matter the mode in which they were last played

Interface enhancements
New window controls make PowerDVD easier to use. Customization options let you tailor PowerDVD to your needs.
• Park the mouse on either side of the screen to instantly hide top and bottom panels in full screen mode
• Drag anywhere on the video screen to reposition the PowerDVD window
• Toggle interface time display between elapsed and remaining time
• The current time displays in the caption bar. Mouse over to show when playback will complete
• See current battery level in the caption bar
• Customize the interface by choosing the elements that appear in the Media Panel
• Change keyboard hotkey and mouse wheel behaviors. Choose items that display in the caption bar, movies tab and playback controls
• An updated More Function panel simplifies controlling Blu-ray Discs playback using a mouse
• Rearranged settings provide a better user experience

New and enhanced playback modes
Take advantage of more ways to play and enjoy your content.
• Cinema mode has been re-designed for touch screen operation and now supports file playback
• A new mini music player makes it easy to play music in the background while you are doing other things on your computer
• A new print feature lets you print pictures individually or in groups when viewing photos

Smarter under the hood
PowerDVD builds-in a wide range of new and improved technologies – all designed to make your playback experience the best.
• Improved DLNA compatibility and performance
• Share content located in USB devices or NAS
• TV refresh rate is automatically synced to DVD frame rate for a higher quality picture
• Settings to adjust video & audio sync when connecting separate TV and audio amplifier
• High DPI support. Automatically scale the interface to 170% when the OS DPI is high
• A reduced number of background processes
• Manage content cache files to limit the cache size
• Option to remove content from library without deleting from hard drive
• Reduced computing required for media scanning to populate the media library
• Option to pause and resume scanning of the media library
• Halt background processes for features turned off in the interface

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