CyberLink PowerDVD 9 - the most complete home-theater movie experience on the PC! Play
DVDs, Blu-ray Discs and the latest HD video formats. Up-scale the quality of DVDs with TrueTheater™
Technology. Watch movies up close on your PC or from a distance on your TV using Classic and Cinema display modes. Create a movie library with DVD and Blu-ray Disc movie information as well as
add personal ratings and reviews. Browse DVD titles and chapters visually with FancyView, an easy to
use, tactile navigation mode designed to work intuitively, like flipping through a catalog.
The new face of PowerDVD
Powerful features and technology that entertain!
TrueTheater™ Technology up-scales DVD for playback on HD displays.
Cinema Mode provides seamless Blu-ray playback to Microsoft Windows Media Center PCs.
Up-to 8-channel high-definition audio is supported for Dolby Digital and DTS surround sound
systems.
FancyView enables easier, more pleasurable navigation of DVD titles, chapters and movie information.
Library features allow information to be stored about both DVD and Blu-ray titles.
MoovieLive.com enables sharing of stored movie information, personal ratings and reviews.
PowerDVD 9 Features
TrueTheater™ Technology
TrueTheater™ Technology was designed by CyberLink with the purpose of giving the DVD format
a new lease on life by up-scaling and enhancing both video and audio quality—maintaining it’s
validity in today’s HD world. TrueTheater Technology automatically adjusts to suit the capabilities
of the system PowerDVD is installed on, while advanced users have the option to adjust settings
themselves.
TrueTheater™ HD - Displays DVDs as they were meant to be displayed—in picture-perfect quality on
an HDTV. Using a sophisticated up-scaling algorithm, TrueTheater HD provides sharper, artifact-free
video quality while up-scaling from low to high resolutions.
TrueTheater™ Motion - Provides a smoother, judder-free video playback experience using frame
rate up-conversion technology. TrueTheater Motion is designed to take advantage of systems
based on hyper-threading technology and dual-core CPUs.
TrueTheater™ Stretch - Enables users to choose from preset stretch settings or lets them manually
tweak their own stretch parameters in order to customize their playback for the wide variety of displays
available in today’s market.
TrueTheater™ Lighting - Gives users a choice of powerful, lighting effects that bring a richer,
brighter, clearer picture to video content.
TrueTheater™ Surround - Creates multichannel, surround-like audio output for conventional
stereo speakers and headphones. TrueTheater Surround also provides expansion and effects for
up to 8-channel audio systems.
TrueTheater Technology delivers HD-Like Playback for DVDs
High-Definition Playback
PowerDVD 9 delivers uncompromising quality for high-definition movie playback on the PC. Support for
DVD as well as leading HD formats such as Blu-ray Disc, AVCREC and AVCHD means that users now have
one video player that plays it all.
PowerDVD 9’s HD Playback. Quality You Can Feel
Supported HD Formats - MPEG-4 AVC (H.264), MPEG-2 HD, WMV-HD, AVCREC, AVCHD and Blu-ray
Disc.
Advanced Blu-ray Features - Using technologies defined under Profiles 1.1 and 2.0 of the Blu-ray
Disc specifications, PowerDVD offers a seemless experience for accessing BonusView features on the
PC. Support of BD-Live content ensures that users can handle Internet-connected Blu-ray Disc activities, such as multiplayer gaming, e-commerce, the downloading of movie trailers and subtitles, as
well as social networking.
Hardware Acceleration - Optimization for high-definition graphics processors from Intel, NVIDIA
and ATI ensure ultra-smooth playback on the PC.
Immersive Audio
HDMI 1.3 - The simultaneous transfer of up-to eight channels of high-definition audio over a single
cable means easy setup and freedom from the tangle of wires that usually goes hand in hand with HD
audio setups.
HD Audio: PowerDVD 9 supports Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD Master Audio, ensuring crystal clear
high-definition audio via home theater sound systems. These technologies deliver audio reproduction identical to the studio master recording—carrying up to 24-bit audio on up to 8 discrete audio
channels at 96 kHz or 2 channels at 192 kHz. HD audio is THE choice for audiophiles.
Virtual Surround - In addition to TrueTheater Surround, PowerDVD 9 includes additional virtual
surround sound and headphone technologies: Dolby Headphones and Dolby Virtual Speaker.
Virtual surround sound technology simulates 5.1 channels of sound in a two-channel environment,
getting the most from two-channel speaker systems as well as stereo headphones.
FancyView Navigation
Whether browsing DVD chapters or searching through PowerDVD 9’s built in movie library,
FancyView Navigation ensures the most tactile and intuitive navigation experience possible.
FancyView Navigation’s easy visual layout for disc navigation is fast, fun and as easy to use as it
is to flip through a catalog.
FancyView Navigation is Intuitive and Fun to Use
Cinema Mode
PowerDVD 9 has two different playback modes to support watching movies up close on a PC or
Notebook as well as from a distance on larger displays such as TVs. With the click of a button, a user
can switch from classic mode to Cinema Mode that displays menu items and movie information in a
larger format. Not only is it easier on the eyes but it’s perfectly suited to operation via remote control.
Because Cinema Mode is built to integrate with Microsoft Windows Media Center, users of Media
Center PCs can now enjoy Blu-ray playback support as well!
Classic and Cinema Mode
Advanced Library and Online Features
With PowerDVD 9, users can keep track of all the films they watch and own, whether Blu-ray Disc or
DVD. PowerDVD 9’s built in library feature, Movie Collection, stores information from all DVDs and
Blu-ray Discs played on PowerDVD 9, and allows users to input their own information such as starratings and reviews. All information input into PowerDVD’s library can then be synced with a MoovieLive account/profile at www.moovielive.com to be shared with others online.
Movie Library. Rate! Review! Sync!
In the same way that users can upload movie information, they can also download information,
each user contributing to a greater database of movies for the PowerDVD community on MoovieLive to share and enjoy.
Share Movie Library Information and Connect with Others at www.moovielive.com
Product Version Comparison
Features & Version
TrueTheater Technology
9 Ultra
9 Deluxe
9 Std
8 Ultra
8 Deluxe
8 Std
BD+DVD
BD+DVD
BD+DVD
DVD
DVD
DVD
TrueTheater Technology
Blu-ray Disc Playback
AVCHD Media Playback
AVCREC Media Playback
High-Definition Disc
and File Support
MPEG-4 AVC (H.264) Playback
MPEG-2 HD Playback
SMPTE VC-1 Playback
WMV-HD Playback
Movie Library
Movie Remix
Usability Features
PowerDVD Cinema
Notebook Power Saver
Dolby Digital Support (5.1ch)
Dolby Digital Plus Support (7.1ch)
Dolby TrueHD Support (7.1ch)
Audio Features
DTS-HD Support (5.1ch)
DTS Support (5.1ch)
(2 Ch)
(2 Ch)
(2 Ch)
(2 Ch)
DTS 96/24 Decoding
AAC Decoding (5.1ch)
DivX Pro Playback
Other Disc and File
Format Support
CPRM Support
DVD+VR/-VR
Audio/Video
Connector Support
HDMI Support
S/PDIF Mixing
System Requirements Windows Vista & Windows XP (Service Pack 3)
For DVD playback
Processor
Intel: Minimum:
Recommended:
Pentium 4 2.4 GHz
Pentium 4 3.0 GHz or above
AMD: Minimum:
Recommended:
Sempron 2600+ 1.6 GHz
Athlon 64 2800+ 1.8 GHz or above
System Memory (RAM)
512 MB or above
Disc Drive
DVD-ROM, DVD-R/RW, DVD-RAM, DVD+R/RW, DVD Dual, DVD-Multi, or a DVD-ROM/CD-RW
combo drive with 1394, USB2.0, ATAPI, SCSI, or CardBus interface
Graphic Card (GPU)
AGP or PCI Express graphic accelerator supporting DirectX 9.0.
Note: We strongly recommend that you update your graphics card driver to the latest version.
Display Devices
TV or computer monitor for digital/analog output.
For Blu-ray Disc playback
Processor
Intel: Minimum:
Recommended:
AMD: Minimum:
Recommended:
Pentium 4 541 (3.2 GHz), Pentium D 840 (3.2 GHz), Pentium D 930 (3.0
GHz), 935 (3.2GHz) or 940 (3.2 GHz), Core Duo T2400 (1.83 GHz), Pen
tium M 755 (2.0 GHz), Core 2 Duo E4300 (1.8 GHz) or T5600 (1.83 GHz)
Pentium EE 840 (3.2 GHz) or 955 (3.4 GHz) or 965 (3.73 GHz), Pentium
D 945 (3.4 GHz), 950 (3.4 GHz) or 960 (3.6 GHz), Core Duo T2500 (2
GHz), T2600 (2.16 GHz) or T2700 (2.33 GHz), Core 2 Duo E6300 (1.8
GHz), E6400 (2.13 GHz), E6600 (2.4 GHz), E6700 (2.66 GHz) or X6800
(2.93 GHz), T7200 (2.00 GHz), T7400 (2.16 GHz), T7600 (2.33 GHz) Core
2 Quad Q6600 (2.4 GHz), Core 2 Extreme QX6700 (2.66 GHz), or X6800
(2.93 GHz)
Athlon 64 X2 3800+ (2 GHz) or 4000+ (2 GHz), Turion 64 X2 TL-50 (1.6
GHz), TL-52 (1.6 GHz) or TL-56 (1.8 GHz)
Athlon 64-FX, FX-60 (2.6 GHz) or FX-62 (2.8 GHz), Athlon 64 X2 4200+
(2.2 GHz), 4400+ (2.2 GHz), 4600+ (2.4 GHz), 4800+(2.4 GHz) or 5000+
(2.6 GHz), Turion 64 X2 TL-60 (2.0 GHz)
System Memory (RAM)
1 GB or above is recommended.
Disc Drive
Super Multi Blue combo disc drive
BD-ROM/BD-RE
Graphics Card (GPU)
Intel: 965, G33, G35, X4500HD graphics software decoder (Intel Core 2 Duo E6700 (2.66 GHz) or
above is recommended)
Recommended driver version:
15.8 or later
Video RAM: 256 MB or above
Note: Using an Intel graphics card for Blu-ray Disc playback is only supported under Windows
Vista.
nVidia:
Minimum:
GeForce 7600 GT, GeForce 7800 GTX 512, GeForce 7900 GX2,
GeForce 7900 GTX, GeForce 7950 GX2
Recommended:
GeForce 8400 series, GeForce 8500 series, GeForce 8600 series,
GeForce 8800 series, GeForce 9400 series, GeForce 9600 series,
GeForce 9800 series, GeForce GTX280
Recommended driver version:
174.53 or later
Video RAM: 256 MB or above.
ATI:
Minimum:
ATI Radeon X1600 series, X1800 series, X1900 series
Recommended:
ATI Radeon HD 2400, 2600, 2900 series, ATI MOBILITY RADEON
HD 3400, 3600, 3800 series, ATI HD 4600 series, ATI HD 4800
series
Recommended driver version:
8.44 or later
Video RAM: 256 MB or above.
Note: We strongly recommend that you update your graphics card driver to the latest version.
Display Devices
HDCP (High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection) compliant display for digital output
TV or computer monitor for analog output