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Cyberlink's PowerDVD 13 adds support for tablets and smartphones

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Laura Barnes
Cyberlink's PowerDVD 13 adds support for tablets and smartphones

New software features TrueTheater enhancements

Both Pro and Ultra versions available from Gem Distribution

Cyberlink has unveiled the latest version of its PowerDVD software. Available in both Pro and Ultra editions, PowerDVD 13 is the world’s first cross-platform playback solution, and adds mobility to playback with support for leading tablets and smartphones.

With improved TrueTheater enhancements, all content – even Blu-ray movies – can be enjoyed in a better-than-original quality. New UltraVioletTM digital download support will provide cloud-based access to movies and TV shows in countries where the service becomes available.

“We are witnessing a stunning revolution in how people access, share and consume digital media. Throughout our long history, CyberLink has paced this revolution, and this newest version of PowerDVD radically changes the way consumers integrate, experience and control their multimedia universe,” said Alice H. Chang, CEO of CyberLink.

“PowerDVD 13 not only empowers people to take full advantage of the fast-changing mobile ecosystem, but our proprietary TrueTheater technology lets them enjoy all media at amazing, better-than-original quality.”

PowerDVD 13 Pro enables users to play Blu-ray and DVD discs, MKV/ MP4 HD mobile files, AVCHD and smartphone video. It can display camera RAW photos, and play MP3 and lossless music.

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With 5.1 Dolby and DTS surround sound, users will also be able to download PowerDVD Remote for free. The app turns yours iPhone, iPad or Android device into a remote control for PowerDVD. Use portable devices as a keyboard and touch pad for PC and push media content from the devices to PowerDVD. This app is available from Google Play and the App Store.

Cyberlink PowerDVD 13 Pro has an MSRP of £59.99.

As well as the Pro offering, Cyberlink has also released an Ultra version of the software. PowerDVD 13 Ultra includes all the features of Pro but with the addition of 7.1 Dolby and DTS surround sound, full DLNA player, and comes UltraViolet ready.

As well as the free PowerDVD Remote, Ultra also comes with PowerDVD Mobile – a free app to play video, music and photo on your mobile devices, stream files from PowerDVD 13, and push media content from mobile device to PowerDVD or other DLNA devices in the same network. This app is available from Google Play, the App Store, and the Windows Store.

Cyberlink PowerDVD 13 Ultra has an MSRP of £79.99. Both Pro and Ultra version are available now from Gem Distribution.

Tags: Software, gem distribution, cyberlink, PowerDVD 13

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