CyberLink PowerDVD

CyberLink PowerDVD
  • Company CyberLink
  • Version 20
  • Platforms
  • License Commercial
  • Category Video
4.0 / 5 (218 votes)

1. Main Features

  • Advanced 3D and Ultra HD 4K video support
  • Playback for Blu-ray, DVD, and 3D movies
  • Support for many audio, video, and image file formats
  • TrueTheater technology for video and audio enhancement
  • Includes media file management tools
  • Cast video to streaming devices or play media through the mobile PowerPlayer app

2. Software Overview

PowerDVD is an advanced movie and media player used for playing Ultra HD 4K, Blu-ray, DVD, and 3D movies. It also provides media management tools, which include searching, browsing, and online sharing features. The application is available in Standard, Ultra, and 365 (subscription) editions.

PowerDVD supports Ultra HD 4K, Blu-ray, and DVD videos, and many other multimedia formats, such as H.264, MP4, MOV, MKV, FLV, VOB, AVI, MP3, AAC, JPEG, and PNG. The user interface provides options for playing movies, video, and music files on your PC or on your TV through the application's built-in TV Mode. You can browse lists of media files and play them from the computer, connected devices, or remote online locations through the CyberLink Cloud service. You can cast videos to Apple TV, Roku, FireTV, and Chromecast devices and play videos on the PowerPlayer app for Android and iOS. The PowerDVD interface also allows you to create playlists, add descriptive metadata, and organize media files.

PowerDVD enables you to enhance movies with CyberLink's proprietary TrueTheater technology. TrueTheater HD and 3D technologies can upscale video, convert 2D video to 3D, and adjust the depth of 3D effects. The program can detect a 4K video file and 4K monitor and deliver lag-free playback. TrueTheater Stabilizer removes jitter from home videos during playback. PowerDVD also includes audio enhancement technologies such as TrueTheater Noise Reduction, which removes unwanted audio noise, and TrueTheater Surround, which converts an audio signal into surround sound.

CyberLink PowerDVD is a great media player for a home theater environment, as well as mobile devices through the PowerPlayer app via the CyberLink Cloud service. With its video and audio enhancing features, smooth video playback, and media center organization capabilities, CyberLink PowerDVD proves to be a high-quality media player.

3. Supported File Types

Primary file extension:
.PLS - Multimedia Playlist File
Other file extensions used by CyberLink PowerDVD:
# File Extension Name
1 .3GPP 3GPP Media File
2 .AC3 Audio Codec 3 File
3 .AOB DVD-Audio Audio Object File
4 .BDM AVCHD Information File
5 .BDMV Blu-ray Disc Movie Information File
6 .BMK PowerDVD MovieMark File
7 .BSF Blu-ray AVC Video File
8 .BUP DVD IFO Backup File
9 .CLPI Blu-ray Clip Information File
10 .DIVX DivX-Encoded Movie File
11 .DTS DTS Encoded Audio File
12 .DV Digital Video File
13 .DVR-MS Microsoft Digital Video Recording
14 .DVX DivX Video File
15 .EVO HD DVD Video File
16 .H264 H.264 Encoded Video File
17 .IDX Movie Subtitle File
18 .IFO DVD-Video Disc Information File
19 .KMV Mobile DJ Video File
20 .M2T HDV Video File
21 .M2TS Blu-ray BDAV Video File
22 .M2V MPEG-2 Video
23 .MDF Media Disc Image File
24 .MDS Media Descriptor Sidecar File
25 .MK3D Matroska 3D Video File
26 .MKV Matroska Video File
27 .MP4.INFOVID Parrot AR Drone and Gyro Flyer Video
28 .MPEG MPEG Video
29 .MPEG MPEG Movie
30 .MPEG1 MPEG-1 Video File
31 .MPG MPEG Video File
32 .MPG4 MPEG-4 Video File
33 .MPL AVCHD Playlist File
34 .MPLS Blu-ray Movie Playlist File
35 .MPO Multi Picture Object File
36 .MPV MPEG Elementary Stream Video File
37 .PLAYLIST CyberLink PowerDVD Playlist
38 .PLS Multimedia Playlist File
39 .QT Apple QuickTime Movie
40 .QTM Apple QuickTime Movie File
41 .SRT SubRip Subtitle File
42 .SSA Sub Station Alpha Subtitle File
43 .SUB Subtitle File
44 .SUB MicroDVD Subtitle File
45 .TIVO TiVo Video File
46 .TOD JVC Everio Video Capture File
47 .TP Beyond TV Transport Stream File
48 .TPD Cyberlink TOD Video File
49 .TRP HD Video Transport Stream
50 .VC1 VC-1 Video File
51 .VOB DVD Video Object File
52 .VRO DVD Video Recording Format
53 .WMV Windows Media Video
54 .WMV Windows Media Video File
55 .WTV Windows Recorded TV Show File

Updated: April 19, 2021

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