CyberLink PowerDVD

CyberLink PowerDVD

Excellent versatile media player for both your PC and your TV screen
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CyberLink PowerDVD has taken a great leap forward toward the leadership in the media players’ arena. Version 16 not only allows you to enjoy your favorite video files, Blu-ray and DVD discs and folders, audio files in various lossy and lossless formats, and even your photo collection on your PC, but it is also capable of displaying its magic on your 4K-enhanced TV set while transforming your mobile phone into a TV remote control.

Each new version of PowerDVD is a gift for its many devoted users and an amazing discovery for new ones. PowerDVD 16 adds TV Mode to the plethora of functions and features already present in the previous versions. TV Mode allows you to connect your PC to your TV set and enjoy your favorite movies in cinema quality. The program’s support for Ultra HD 4K screens guarantees the best video and audio quality on your big screen, even when playing back a 120 or 240 fps 4K movie in slow motion. Its support for more lossless audio codecs (such as FLAC or ALAC) simply adds to an already amazing playback performance. Besides, if you happen to own a Roku, Chromecast, or Apple TV device, you can now send media to your TV screen wirelessly also using PowerDVD.

The existing TrueTheater enhancement technologies present in previous versions have also been improved with new options and media codecs. PowerDVD 16 is capable of enhancing the image quality of nearly any video file or disc, including Blu-ray movies and HD videos. Higher detailed picture quality, sharper images, and more vivid colors, together with a more dynamic surround sound, takes your playback experience to the next level. TrueTheater 3D can turn your 2D YouTube videos into 3D movies, while TrueTheater HD can transform any YouTube content into an HD video.

CyberLink PowerDVD 16 is a giant leap when it comes to audio playback quality. Its full support for DTS and Dolby technologies and the most popular lossless codecs provides the highest quality audio experience possible. When combined with its support for WASAPI, the seamless and smooth flow of audio data between PowerDVD and your audio device required to enjoy your music files and soundtracks to their full extent is absolutely guaranteed.

Improving a functionality that is already a reference in the media player’s domain is not an easy task. Somehow CyberLink always manages to push the bar a bit higher with every new version of PowerDVD, and version 16 is no exception. Its enhanced TrueTheater technologies together with the new TV Mode make this tool an excellent choice when searching for a reliable and top-notch quality media player for your video, audio, and image files and discs.

Francisco Martínez
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Review summary

Pros

  • Elegant and well-designed interface.
  • PC Mode and TV Mode.
  • Allows you to use your mobile phone as remote control.
  • Excellent picture quality.
  • Plays back all your media files.
  • Image viewing capabilities.

Cons

  • None.

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latenightart

latenightart I just wish I could afford to pay for the pro versions

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Mingdai

Mingdai Thanks for the best video player!

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Viktor Best!

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