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Dec. 1, 2016
CyberLink PowerDVD World’s First Software Player Certified for Ultra HD Blu-ray Disc Playback

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New UHD Blu-ray format delivers the best 4K picture and sound quality available

Taipei, TaiwanDecember 1, 2016 CyberLink Corp.(5203.TW),today announced that its flagship media player, PowerDVD, achieved certification from the Blu-ray Disc Association (BDA) for the playback of Ultra HD Blu-ray Discs. PowerDVD is the world’s first and only software player to pass the BD-ROM 4.0 PC Application Software License process, continuing CyberLink’s long tradition of industry leadership in multimedia playback.


The Ultra HD Blu-ray format delivers unmatched 4K content, offering not only a significantly larger 3840x2160 resolution, but also a greatly expanded color range, provision of both high dynamic range and high-frame rate (up to 60fps) content, and support for the latest object-based immersive sound formats.

“With more than 300 million copies sold, PowerDVD is the definitive standard for media players, providing customers with the ultimate in home entertainment for the last 15 years” said Dr. Jau Huang, CEO of CyberLink. “Today’s Ultra HD Blu-ray certification means we can once again bring our customers the very latest in video and audio technology, ensuring they can enjoy the ultimate 4K experience.”

PowerDVD Availability
PowerDVD is available today from the CyberLink Online Store and from retail outlets worldwide. Versions of PowerDVD supporting Ultra HD Blu-ray will be available from early 2017.

Manufacturing partners interested in Ultra HD Blu-ray support, please contact: Contact_OEM_Sales@cyberlink.com

About CyberLink
CyberLink (5203.TW) is a world leader in multimedia software design. Since 1996, CyberLink has transformed how people enjoy and create media on PCs, mobile devices and in the Cloud. The company’s award-winning products are sold to all major PC manufacturers as well as millions of customers worldwide. Headquartered in Taipei, Taiwan, CyberLink also runs regional operations through offices in the US, Japan, Europe and Asia-Pacific territories. Further information about CyberLink can be found at cyberlink.com.

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Press Contacts:

Corporate: Chloe Wu at press@cyberlink.com or by phone at: +886-2-8667-1298, ext. 1124
CyberLink Japan: Hiroyuki Imazawa at contact_pr_jpn@cyberlink.com or by phone at: +81-3-5875-6650
CyberLink USA: Allie Tedone at contact_pr@cyberlink.com or by phone at +1 (646) 571-0120
Germany: Volker Maxisch at contact_pr_deu@cyberlink.com or by phone: +31-43-306-0797
France: Laëtitia D’Urso at contact_pr_fr@cyberlink.com or by phone:+33-(0)1 79 30 90 39
United Kingdom: Volker Maxisch at contact_pr_uk@cyberlink.com or by phone: +31-43-306-0797

All companies and product names mentioned herein are for identification purposes only and are the sole property of their respective owners. Copyright © 2016 CyberLink Corp. All rights reserved.