Format Support and System Requirements

Format Support


File Format Support

Media Type

Formats Supported

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), AVCREC, AVCHD, XAVC-S, DVD-Video, DVD-VR, DVD+VR, VCPS, VCD, SVCD, CD

Videos

264, 26L, 3G2, 3GP, 3GP2, 3GPP, ASF, AVC, AVI, BSF, DAT, DIV, DVR-MS, FLV1, H264, JSV, JVT, M1V, M2P, M2T, M2TS, M2V, M4V, MKV, MOD, MOV, MP4, MP4V, MPE, MPEG, MPG, MPV, MTS, QT, TIVO, TOD, TP, TPD, TRP, TS, TTS, VC1, VOB, VRO, WM, WMV, WTV2

Photos

BMP, JPEG, JPG, PNG, TIF, TIFF, ARW, CR2, CRW, DCR, DNG, ERF, KDC, MEF, MRW, NEF, ORF, PEF, RAF, RAW, RW2, SR2, SRF, X3F

Music

AAC3, AC3, ADTS3, ALAC, APE, AOB, DTS, FLAC4, M4A, MID, MKA, MP2, MP3, MPA, OGG, RMI, WAV, WMA

Subtitles

External (text): SubRip (.SRT), PowerDivX (.PSB), MicroDVD (.SUB), SubViewer (.SUB), SubStation Alpha (.SSA, .ASS), SAMI (*.SMI)

External (image): VobSub (.sub+.idx)
Embedded: .SSA, .ASS, .SRT, .PGS in MKV video files, MP4 Embedded-Timed Text (MPEG4 PART-17)

1Only supports FLV files encoded with H.264 codec

2Only supported in Windows 7 & Vista with OEM TV Feature Pack

3ADTS and AAC require Windows 7 or above

4Music files only


Language Support

  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Spanish (European)
  • Chinese Simplified
  • Chinese Traditional
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Russian
  • Portuguese

DLNA Specifications

  • PowerDVD 14 Pro work as a Digital Media Player (DMP) for playback of media stored on Digital Media Server (DMS) on local network , such as Power Media Player or Network Attached Storage.

HD Audio Compatible Sound Card and Codec List

  • Realtek ALC669 (support up to 192kHz/24bit 6 channels)
    Realtek ALC670 (support up to 192kHz/24bit 6 channels)
    Realtek ALC885 (support up to 192kHz/24bit 2-channels or 96kHz/24bit 4-8 channels)
    Realtek ALC889 (support up to 192kHz/24bit 2-channels or 96kHz/24bit 4-8 channels)
    Realtek ALC892 (support up to 192kHz/24bit 8 channels)
    Realtek ALC898 (support up to 192kHz/24bit 2-8 channels)
    Realtek ALC899 (support up to 192kHz/24bit 2-8 channels)
    Realtek ALC1150 (support up to 192kHz/24bit 2-8 channels)
  • VIA EnvyHD Vinyl VT1818S codec (support up to 192kHz/24bit 8-channels)
  • VIA EnvyHD Vinyl VT1828S codec (support up to 192kHz/24bit 8-channels)
  • VIA EnvyHD Vinyl VT2020 codec (support up to 192kHz/24bit 8-channels)
  • Auzentech X-Fi HomeTheater HD (supports HDMI 1.3a bit-stream lossless pass-through)
  • AMD Radeon HD 5000 and 6000 Series graphics cards supporting lossless pass-through
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 400 Series graphics cards supporting lossless pass-through
  • Intel Core i3/i5/i7 with integrated audio and graphics

System Requirements


The system requirements for CyberLink PowerDVD vary depending on the movie content you are watching.


Operating System

  • Microsoft Windows 8/8.1, Windows 7, Vista and XP 32bit SP3* (Windows XP Service Pack 3 is required)

Processor (CPU)

Blu-ray Disc and DVD Playback

  • Blu-ray Disc playback: Intel Core 2 Duo E6750 (2.66GHz), AMD Phenom 9450 (2.10GHz) or above
  • TrueTheater HD for Blu-ray and HD video: Intel Core i5 (with 4 Cores), AMD Phenom II X6 or above
  • DVD playback: Pentium 4 (2.4 GHz), Athlon 64 2800+ (1.8 GHz), AMD Fusion E-series & C-series or above

 

4K UltraHD with Hardware Acceleration

  • Intel 3rd generation Core i5 or above
    • Note: PowerDVD supports 4K UltraHD video in H.264 / MP4 format at bitrates up to 60 Mbps

Graphics Processor (GPU)

Blu-ray Disc, DVD, and TrueTheater HD Playback

  • Intel HD Graphics, ATI Radeon HD 5000, NVIDIA GeForce 9500GT or above

DVD Playback

  • PCI Express graphic accelerator supporting DirectX 9.0 or above
  • DisplayLink DL-3000 series USB Graphics Devices

Memory

  • Blu-ray Disc playback: 2 GB required for Vista, Windows 7 and Windows 8/8.1; 1 GB required for Windows XP
  • DVD playback: 1 GB required for Vista, Windows 7 and Windows 8/8.1; 512 MB required for Windows XP

Hard Disk Space

  • 400 MB for product installation

Display Device

  • For Blu-ray titles with AACS and DVD titles with CPRM playback, PowerDVD 14 only allows output to display devices using DVI, HDMI and DisplayPort connector in order to be compliant with copy protection (HDCP).
  • For other DVD and Blu-ray Disc playback: HDCP compliant display for digital output. TV or computer monitor for analog output

Disc Player

  • Blu-ray Disc playback: BD-ROM/BD-RE or Super Multi Blu combo disc drive
  • DVD playback: DVD-ROM, DVD+-R/RW, DVD-RAM or DVD Super Multi combo disc drive

Internet Connection

  • Internet connection required for initial software activation, social media connection and some codec activation.

Note: This product uses Cinavia technology to limit the use of unauthorized copies of some commercially-produced film and videos and their soundtracks. When a prohibited use of an unauthorized copy is detected, a message will be displayed and playback or copying will be interrupted. More information about Cinavia technology is provided at the Cinavia Online Consumer Information Center at www.cinavia.com. To request additional information about Cinavia by mail, send a postcard with your mailing address to: Cinavia Consumer Information Center, P.O. Box 86851, San Diego, CA, 92138, USA.