PowerDVD 15 - World's No. 1 Movie & Media Player

The Truest Home Theater Experience

With support for all media types including video, audio and photographic content, PowerDVD is your all-purpose entertainment station. Enjoy media on PC, mobile devices, home networks, from the cloud, and even social networks. In the NEW PowerDVD 15, enhanced audio-visual quality, extended file format support, improved functionality, refinements to the user interface, and more, enhance a wide range of digital media experiences.

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Premium Movie Experience

TrueTheater® technology and smart buffering algorithms provide a smoother, richer visual and acoustic experience for movies and videos.

For over 10 years, PowerDVD has been the world’s top-selling movie player. Each new version from CyberLink’s design team introduces innovations in entertainment built on years of engineering excellence.


PowerDVD 15 takes your movie experience to new places with playback enhancements and format support additions you won’t find in any other player.

Next-Gen TrueTheater Smart Enhancements


TrueTheater® Color

Intelligently analyzes video footage and optimizes hues and vibrancy, creating a true-to-life viewing experience. TrueTheater Color recognizes skin tones in footage and applies only subtle adjustments to these areas in order to achieve improvements while retaining authentic coloring.

Watch the video below to see it in action!


TrueTheater® Sound

Enjoy a richer, fuller audio environment by enhancing four key audio areas:

Bass boosting provides a cinema-like sound experience

Vocal range amplification, makes speech crisper and more audible

Reverb engagement creates a virtual surround sound effect

Volume amplification to boost audio performance in environments with high levels of ambient noise such as aircrafts, trains, cars, offices, etc.

TrueTheater Enhancements for the Best Movie Experience

TrueTheater HD - Upscale video to HD quality and beyond

TrueTheater Motion - Up-convert frame-rate for smoother video playback

TrueTheater Lighting - Enhanced image colors and detail

TrueTheater Stretch - Intelligently expand 4:3 video to 16:9

TrueTheater Stabilizer - Minimize video shakiness

TrueTheater Denoise - Reduce video artifacts

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Note: To ensure optimal performance TrueTheater® enhancements will be disabled for playback of files larger than 2048 x 1152 resolution.

Smart Buffering for Smoother Playback

PowerDVD's intelligent media buffering engine means that you no longer have to deal with stuttery, stop-start video playback especially when you're streaming video from a NAS device. Advanced preloading techniques let PowerDVD analyze and retrieve additional playback data so that your media playback is not interrupted even if the connection to your storage device is degraded.

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Enhanced 4K Playback

PowerDVD ensures smoother, lag-free playback of Ultra HD 4K video, even when played on big screen Ultra HD TVs.

Enjoy Ultra HD Video on Your Own Big Screen

With overlay rendering PowerDVD is able to better render video in accordance with the monitor it is being played on. When PowerDVD detects a 4K video file and a 4K monitor, Overlay Mode is automatically engaged to optimize the rendering pipeline and reduce the graphic resource load, delivering smooth, lag-free playback.

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Note: When playing video on displays larger than Quad HD (or any file greater than 2560 x 1440 resolution), PowerDVD enters a high performance mode that disables some non-essential playback features.Click here for more information.
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Advanced Audio Capabilities

Enjoy bit-perfect high definition audio output thanks to WASAPI Exclusive Mode technology, and intelligent audio device configuration.

  • Bit-Perfect Lossless Audio Across More Formats IMPROVED

    By configuring audio devices to match the source format, PowerDVD is able to provide bit-perfect lossless audio playback for even more audio formats such as ALAC, FLAC, MP3 and WMA. This allows you to enjoy the optimum lossless audio experience for more media, including movies, home video and music discs or soundtracks.

  • WASAPI Means Interruption Free Audio

    PowerDVD is the only movie and media player to support WASAPI Exclusive Mode technology. This allows PowerDVD to have exclusive access to your system's speakers, blocking non-critical system sounds, and eliminate other annoying audio interruptions, letting you sit back and truely savor your audio-visual movie experience.

  • Rip Audio Directly from Your Favourite Movie Moments NEW

    PowerDVD’s new “Video Scene Selector” feature lets you to select a section of any video to "bookmark", so favorite scenes can be quickly revisited. Additionally, users can rip audio direct from any video file, allowing for songs or entire soundtracks to be saved as MP3 or AAC files.

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Cinema Quality Audio for Your Movies

Enjoy a truly immersive movie experience with support for master-quality audio technology from leaders in the digital audio industry - Dolby and DTS.

Lossless pass-through for Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD Master Audio

Support for HDMI 1.4 for multi-channel high definition audio

Enjoy cinematic soundtracks with 7.1 channel audio

Expand 2-channel audio to 6.1 channel sound with Dolby Digital EX

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Extended Format Support

Enjoy all your media, no matter the format. Now enjoy the latest H.265 playback, and watch Blu-ray or DVD ISO files direct from PowerDVD.

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  • Go disc free with Blu-ray & DVD ISO playbackNEW

    PowerDVD 15 now offers convenient direct playback of Blu-ray and DVD ISO files, either directly from the PC or via a network-connected drive. No additional mounting tools are required.

  • Optimized for H.265/264 Video Playback

    New hardware acceleration support for Intel Haswell and NVIDIA Kepler processors enables PowerDVD to share the workload during movie playback between hardware and software components. This leads to reduced power consumption, and as a result, longer battery life, and flawless playback of all H.265 and H.264 video files, without stutter and lag issues.

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  • Test Platform:
    CPU: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-5200U CPU @ 2.20GHz
    RAM: 16.00 GB
    VGA: Intel(R) HD Graphics 5500 (
    OS: Windows 8.1 Pro, 64-bit
    Test Clip:
    112 MB MKV file (with H.265)
    Resolution: 3840 x 2160
    Frame rate: 24 fps
    Overall bit rate: 10 Mbps

Support for an Extensive Range of Formats

PowerDVD supports a wide range of video, audio, and image file formats, meaning that you can play virtually any media you desire.

Supporting the latest in video formats and codecs, as well as offering unparalleled audio format support, PowerDVD 15 stands alone when it comes to providing the most all-around entertainment experience for the home theater or PC/laptop.

  • Movies


  • Music


  • Photos


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Ultimate High-Speed Action

PowerDVD's intelligent decoding & rendering engine ensures the smoothest playback of slow-motion and high frame rate video of any popular media player.

Smoothest Playback of Super High Frame Rate Video NEW

PowerDVD's smart rendering technology allows you to playback 120/240 fps video, which you can now record on the latest iPhone and GoPro devices. By automatically detecting the refresh rate of your monitor, PowerDVD is able to adjust its decoding and rendering algorithms to produce playback that is smoother than other open-source and commercial media players.

Don't believe us? Watch the video and see for yourself.

High frame rate playback
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Player Personalization

Always resume watching your favourite TV series from where you left off. PowerDVD is easily customized, so that you can have the look & feel you desire.

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    Personalize Your Player Interface IMPROVED

    Customization options let you tailor PowerDVD to your needs. Hide Media Panel tabs – such as the Home Media (DLNA) or Online Media – to streamline the interface. You can also tailor your player's background wallpaper, selecting from a range of preset graphics, your own personal image collections, or download wallpapers from CyberLink's MoovieLive.

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    Start Watching from Where You Left Off NEW

    The next time your movie or TV show marathon is interrupted, you won't need to worry about remembering where you stopped watching. Whenever you watch movies, TV series, and even view photo albums, PowerDVD will automatically remember where you finished up, and resume at the point where you last stopped watching.

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Online Entertainment

Stream YouTube or your personal CyberLink Cloud videos with PowerDVD and enhance them using TrueTheater technology. You can pin the videos, and watch them offline whenever you want.

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  • Upscale Your YouTube and Vimeo Experience

    By using PowerDVD to enjoy videos online you can:

    Pin (download) YouTube videos to play offline

    Play pinned videos in fast-forward or slow-mo

    Group your favorite music videos as a playlist

    Upscale YouTube content to HD on-the-fly with TrueTheater HD

     Watch 2D YouTube videos in 3D with TrueTheater 3D

    Supports YouTube's "Watch Later" list function

  • Stream from Your Personal Cloud NEW

    PowerDVD 15 Ultra comes with 20GB of FREE cloud storage for the 1st year. You can easily manage your content from PowerDVD or from the CyberLink Cloud web interface. With your media stored in the cloud, you can access and stream your content to any PC with PowerDVD.

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FREE Mobile Apps

Extend your enjoyment of media with Power Media Player, and remotely control PowerDVD on your PC or laptop with PowerDVD Remote.

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    Play On-the-Go: Power Media Player

    Enjoying multimedia on-the-go has never been so easy. Power Media Player brings the award-winning features of CyberLink PowerDVD to iPhones, iPads and Android devices so that you can watch movies, view photos, and listen to music in the best quality, wherever you are!

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    Be in Control: PowerDVD Remote

    PowerDVD Remote instantly turns your iOS or Android device into a remote control, wireless mouse pad and keyboard for PowerDVD on your PC. Sit back on the sofa and control PowerDVD with your smartphone or tablet. Even transfer photos and videos from your mobile to your PC.

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