RSS Feed

Please wait while my feed loads

See more posts...

Newsletter

Subscribe to either one of our two newsletters for regular updates and information

Downloads newsletter

This is a weekly newsletter with download news, updates and other information

This is a monthly newsletter with software store information, offers and deals

CyberLink PowerDVD 14 Ultra (build 4412)

Store, sync and share your media online

by Mike Williams

Our Rating:
Your Rating:
Login to rate
Based on 0 ratings
License: Trial Software
Operating Systems: Windows 7 (32 bit), Windows 7 (64 bit), Windows 8, Windows Server, Windows Vista (32 bit), Windows Vista (64 bit), Windows XP
Requirements:
Languages: English, French, German, Italian, Spanish (European), Chinese Simplified, Chinese Traditional, Japanese, Korean, Russian, Portuguese
Software Cost: $99.95 (Windows)
Date Updated: 19 September 2014
Watchlist: Add download to my watchlist
Downloads To Date: 3862
Developer: CyberLink
RSS News Feed: http://feeds2.feedburner.com/cyberlink/enu
Twitter Feed: http://twitter.com/cyberlink
Facebook: http://feeds2.feedburner.com/cyberlink/enu
Back in stock! Buy Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Premium v2 with a 1-PC LIFETIME license, only $27.95, from store.downloadcrew.com
CyberLink PowerDVD 14
Store, sync and share your media online

CyberLink PowerDVD 14 is the latest edition of the powerful do-everything media player.

As with previous editions, the program can play 45+ video and 13 audio formats, as well as CDs, DVD and Blu-ray discs, and all your photos. It's able to browse online content from YouTube, Facebook, Vimeo and Flickr. And there's real depth to all of this. PowerDVD 14 doesn't just play AVIs and MP4s: it supports H.265, AVCHD 2.0, lossless APE & ALAC audio, 4K, MKV and more.

There are all the usual PowerDVD extras. TrueTheater enhances video and sound for the best quality; an ultra-configurable library helps you manage your media collection; there's excellent media streaming (DLNA) support, built-in online movie info, a music store and more, all of which can be remotely controlled from iPhone or Android devices via PowerDVD's companion app.

Version 14 comes with a free year's subscription to 10GB of space on CyberLink Cloud, where you can store media, sync it across your devices or share it with others.

This new focus on the cloud is supported by a new Power Media Player app, which supports streaming or copying your media across iPad, Android and Windows 8 devices.

Expanded video format support sees PowerDVD able to handle High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC/H.265) movies, the latest UltraViolet content, and more.

PowerDVD sees much improved YouTube support. "Pin" a YouTube video and it can be watched offline, and viewed just like any other clip: upscaled to HD or 3D, enhanced using TrueTheater, and browsed via PowerDVD's fast forward and slow-motion features.

CyberLink says the new release includes a further 50 new and enhanced features.

As you might expect, the end result is far from lightweight. After installation and setup, PowerDVD grabbed 391MB on our test PC.

The program does have an amazing feature set, though. It's easy to use, and despite its many modules, launched and worked very quickly for us. If you need a media player which does absolutely everything, PowerDVD is still the very best choice around.

Please note, PowerDVD is available in three main editions. We've described the high-end PowerDVD 14 Ultra. PowerDVD 14 Pro drops CyberLink Cloud, 3D and UltraViolet CFF, as well as the Power Media Player. PowerDVD 14 Standard also drops Blu-ray and AVCHD support.

In addition, the 30 day trial build has some limitations. It doesn't support HEVC/H.265 playback; you only get 2GB of CyberLink Cloud space, and CyberLink Cloud for Power Media Player isn't available.

What's new in build 4412?

- Adds support for AMD Fluid Motion Video, making Blu-ray playback visually smoother.
- Resolves crash issues reported by the CyberLink Issue Reporter.
- Resolves the issue that there is no audio output when bitstreaming non-decoded DTS-HD audio over HDMI.
- Enhances the visual viewing quality of photos.
- Enhances the media library browsing experience and provides faster thumbnail loading.

Verdict:

CyberLink PowerDVD 14 is an exceptionally powerful media player with some welcome new additions. If you need a player which does everything, this is probably it.

Your Comments & Opinion
 
Related Download Articles
 
CyberLink PowerDVD Ultra

CyberLink PowerDVD 15 Ultra Build 1804

Trial Software

Store, sync and share your media online

Free Easy CD DVD Burner

Free Easy CD DVD Burner 5.1

Freeware

A free yet feature packed CD and DVD burning suite

Hamster Free Burning Studio

Hamster Free Burning Studio 1.0.9.9

Freeware

A free disc burning tool with a cutesy face

Other Download Articles From This Category
Spotify 1.0.13

Spotify 1.0.13

Freeware

Stream audio tracks from the Internet for free

YouTube for iOS

YouTube for iOS 10.33.11688

Freeware

An unbundled iOS version of YouTube breathe new life into mobile video

Shazam for iPhone

Shazam for iOS 8.9.0

Freeware

Wonder what that song playing in the background is called? Shazam can tell you

Instagram

Instagram for iOS 7.5

Freeware

Add stunning effects to your mobile photos and share them with the world

From Softwarecrew

Please wait while my feed loads

See more posts...

 

Spotlight: Free Full Software

WhatsApp Messenger 2.12.5

Free Full Commercial Software

WhatsApp Messenger is the world's most popular instant messaging app for smartphones.

You can use it to send and receive text and voice messages, photos, videos, even call your friends in other countries, and because it uses your phone's internet connection it might not cost you anything at all (depending on whether you'll pay data charges).

It's easy to set up and use. There's no need to create and remember new account names or pins because it works with your phone number, and uses your regular address book to find and connect you with friends who use WhatsApp already.

You can talk one-to-one or in group chats, and because you're always logged in there's no way to miss messages. Even if your phone is turned off, WhatsApp will save your messages and display them as soon as you're back online.

There's plenty more (location sharing, contact exchange, message broadcasting) and the app is free for a year, currently $0.99/ year afterwards.

Version 2.12.5 brings:

• Per chat custom notification settings and mute
• You can now include videos in your chat backups in Settings > Chats and Calls > Chat Backup
• Mark chats as unread or read with a swipe to the right
• Better support for VoiceOver
• Directly share contacts from the Contacts app and locations from Apple Maps to WhatsApp
• Lower the data usage used during WhatsApp calls in Settings > Chats and Calls 
• Earlier messages now load automatically as you scroll chats
• Improved design for cropping photos and videos
• Location messages now use a large map thumbnail

[...]
Value:
Free
Rating: