About the software
With over 300 million copies sold, PowerDVD is the world's number one movie and media player, and this tradition continues with PowerDVD 18. With PowerDVD on your PC or laptop you can enjoy whatever media you want, whenever you want to enjoy it. A new always on top Mini Viewer means you’ll never miss a YouTube Live event, even if you’re at work. Unrivaled format & codec support lets you watch virtually anything – even if Windows doesn’t.
CINEMATIC QUALITY ON YOUR PC
- UNIQUE High-quality TrueTheater® enhancements deliver the ultimate audio-visual results even for Blu-ray and DVD playback.
- Ultra HD 4K Playback allows playback for the highest resolution videos.
- Enjoy professional audio technology from the leaders in digital audio – Dolby and DTS.
- UNIQUE Experience True Fullscreen for Blu-ray on ultra-widescreen TVs without any letterboxing or black bars.
CONVENIENT PLAYBACK CONTROLS
- NEW Always on Top Mini View keeps whatever you’re watching on your desktop so you never miss a moment.
- Enjoy photo album slideshows in high resolution just by clicking “Play”.
- Copy your CD collection to convenient digital formats you can use and store across various devices.
- Instant Play technology enables faster start-up and quicker loading times for movies and a smaller system footprint.
BETTER ONLINE ENTERTAINMENT
- NEW Watch YouTube Live streaming with all of PowerDVD’s powerful features directly on your desktop.
- Pin YouTube videos for offline playback and save them for later
- Play YouTube Full HD and 4K videos to experience the best quality online content.
- UNIQUE Enjoy online videos in better-than-original quality with TrueTheater® enhancements.
- 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), AVCREC, AVCHD XAVC-S, DVD-Video, DVD-VR, DVD+VR, VCD, SVCD, CD
- Videos: 264, 26L, 3G2, 3GP, 3GP2, 3GPP, ASF, AVC, AVI, BSF, DIV, DIVX, DVR-MS, FLV, H264, H265, HEVC, JSV, JVT, M1V, M2P, M2T, M2TS, M2V, M4V, MKV, MOD, MOV1, 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, AOB, APE, DTS, FLAC5, M4A(AAC, ALAC codec), MID, MKA, MP2, MP3, MPA, OGG, RMI, WAV, WMA, DSD Audio (DSF, DFF)
Windows - Minimum
- Operating System: Windows 10/8.1/8/7
- Disc Drive: DVD drive to play DVDs and CDs / Blu-ray drive to play Blu-ray Discs
- Display Devices: HDCP compliant display for Blu-ray playback
- Memory: 2 GB
- Hard Disk Space: 500MB Graphics Support / Intel HD Graphics, ATI Radeon HD 5000, NVIDIA GeForce 9500GT
- Audio Support: PCI sound card or on-board audio output
- Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo 2.66GHz, AMD Phenom 2.10GHz
- Internet Connection: Required for initial software activation, video codec activation and social media services