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PowerDVD

Format Support and System Requirements

Format Support

File Format Support (PowerDVD17 Ultra)
Media Type Formats Supported
Movie 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), BDROM Profile 2.0 (BD-Live), BDROM Profile 5.0 (BD 3D), BDROM Profile 6.0 (Ultra HD Blu-ray), AVCREC, AVCHD XAVC-S, DVD-Video, DVD-VR, DVD+VR, VCD, SVCD, CD, BD ISO, DVD IS
Video Conventional Video: 264, 265, 26L, 3G2, 3GP, 3GP2, 3GPP, ASF, AVC, AVI, BSF, DIV, DIVX, DVR-MS, FLV1, H264, H265, HEVC, JSV, JVT, M1V, M2P, M2T, M2TS, M2V, M4V, MK3D, MKV, MOD, MOV1, MP4, MP4V, MPE, MPEG, MPG, MPV, MTS, MVC, QT, TOD, TP, TPD, TRP, TS, TTS, VC1, VOB, VRO, WM, WMV, WTV2
360 Video: Equirectangular format MP4 (H.264/265). Supports up to 4K resolution in 2:1 aspect ratio. 3D-360 Video: Packed-Equirectangular format MP4 (H.264/265). Supports up to 4K resolution in 1:1 aspect ratio. HDR 10 Video: H.265 in MP4, MKV and M2TS
Photo BMP, JPEG, JPG, PNG, TIF, TIFF, MPO3, JPS, ARW, CR2, CRW, DCR, DNG, ERF, KDC, MEF, MRW, NEF, ORF, PEF, RAF, RAW, RW2, SR2, SRF, X3F
Music AAC4, AC3, ADTS4, AOB, APE, DTS, FLAC5, M4A(AAC, ALAC codec), MID, MKA, MP2, MP3, MPA, OGG, RMI, WAV, WMA, DSD Audio (DSF, DFF)
Subtitles

External (text): SubRip (.SRT), PowerDivX (.PSB), MicroDVD (.SUB), SubViewer (.SUB), SubStation Alpha (.SSA, .ASS), SAMI (*.SMI)
External (image): VobSub (.sub+.idx)
Embedded: MKV: SSA, ASS, SRT, PGS (Compressed PGS, Uncompressed PGS), VobSub MP4: VobSub, Embedded-Timed Text (MPEG4 PART-17)

PDVD-System Requirement

Operating System
  • Ultra HD Blu-ray: Microsoft Windows 10 (32-bit and 64-bit with 2015 Nov. updates)
  • Blu-ray Disc, DVD, and TrueTheater 3D Playback: Microsoft Windows 10, 8.1/8, 7 with Service Pack 1
  • VR Mode: Windows 10/8.1/7 with Service Pack 1

Processor (CPU)
  • Ultra HD Blu-ray: Intel 7th generation (Kaby Lake) Core i processors and above that support the Intel Software Guard Extensions (Intel SGX) technology.
  • VR Mode: Intel i5-4590, AMD FX 8350 equivalent.
  • Blu-ray Disc, DVD, and TrueTheater 3D Playback:
    • Blu-ray Disc playback: Intel Core 2 Duo E6750 (2.66GHz), AMD Phenom 9450 (2.10GHz).
    • Blu-ray 3D playback: Intel Core i5, AMD Phenom II X4.
    • TrueTheater HD** and TrueTheater 3D** for Blu-ray and HD video: Intel Core i5 (with 4 Cores), AMD Phenom II X6.
    • DVD playback: Pentium 4 (2.4 GHz), Athlon 64 2800+ (1.8 GHz), AMD Fusion E-series & C-series.

    Note: ** some Fox titles released from Jul. 2013 will not support TrueTheater HD or TrueTheater 3D.

  • 4K Ultra HD with Hardware Acceleration:Intel 3rd generation Core i5.

Note: CyberLink PowerDVD supports 4K Ultra HD video in H.264 / MP4 format at bitrates up to 60 Mbps.

 
Memory
  • Ultra HD Blu-ray/VR Mode: 4 GB (6 GB recommended).
  • Blu-ray Disc, DVD, and TrueTheater 3D Playback:
  • Blu-ray Disc playback: 2 GB required for Windows 10, 8.1/8/7.
  • DVD and TrueTheater 3D playback: 1 GB required for Windows 10, 8.1/8/7
  • Blu-ray 3D with or without Hardware Acceleration: 2 GB.

Hard Disc Space
  •  500 MB for product installation

Graphics Support (GPU)
  • Ultra HD Blu-ray: Intel 7th generation (Kaby Lake) Core i processors integrated with Intel HD Graphics 630, Intel Iris™ Graphics 640.

Note: Ultra HD Blu-ray is supported only if a display is powered by Intel Graphics and supports HDCP 2.2. If your computer includes more than one graphics processor, Ultra HD Blu-ray is supported only on the display that is connected and powered by Intel Graphics.

  • VR Mode: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970, AMD Radeon R9 290 equivalent.
  • HDR 10 Video Playback:To view High Dynamic Range (HDR) effects from HDR10 Videos, Intel 7th Generation (Kaby Lake) Core i Processors integrated with Intel HD Graphics 630 or Intel Iris Graphics 640.
  • 4K Ultra HD with Hardware Acceleration:
    • H.264/AVC: 3rd Generation Intel Core i5 (Ivy Bridge).
    • H.265/HEVC (8bits): 5th Generation Intel Core i5 (Skylake) or Nvidia GTX 960.
    • H.265/HEVC (10bits): 7th Generation Intel Core i5 (Kaby Lake) or Nvidia GTX 1060.

    Note: CyberLink PowerDVD supports 4K Ultra HD video in H.264 / MP4 format at bitrates up to 60 Mbps.

  • Blu-ray Disc, DVD, and TrueTheater HD/3D Playback: Intel HD Graphics, ATI Radeon HD 5000, NVIDIA GeForce 9500GT.

Note: We strongly recommend that you update your graphics card driver to the latest version. 3D display devices are required for TrueTheater 3D playback.

  • Blu-ray 3D playback: Intel HD Graphic (Intel Core i5), NVIDIA GeForce GTX 400 series and GeForce GT 240/320/330/340, AMD Radeon HD 6000 and 6000M series with UVD 3 support.
  • DVD Playback: PCI Express graphic accelerator supporting DirectX 9.0.
Video Output
  • VR Mode: HDMI 1.4, DisplayPort 1.2.
USB Port
  • VR Mode: 1x USB 2.0.
Disc Drive
  • Ultra HD Blu-ray playback: optical disc drives that are certified for Ultra HD Blu-ray playback.
  • Blu-ray Disc playback: BD-ROM/BD-RE or Super Multi Blu combo disc drive.
  • DVD and TrueTheater 3D playback: DVD-ROM, DVD+-R/RW, DVD-RAM or DVD Super Multi combo disc drive.
Internet Connection
  • Required for initial software and file format activation, first-time play of an Ultra HD Blu-ray movie, and online services.

Language Support
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Spanish (European)
  • Chinese Simplified
  • Chinese Traditional
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Russian
  • Portugese (Brasil)

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