Taipei, Taiwan–(BUSINESS WIRE)–CyberLink Corp. (5203.TW), today announced the release of PowerDVD 22, the latest version of its award-winning movie and media player software that enables users to enjoy an immersive experience for movies, music and YouTube . The software plays movies in 8K Blu-ray, 4K HDR and a wide range of media formats on any PC, laptop, TV, tablet or phone.

PowerDVD 22 builds on CyberLink’s pioneering multimedia technology by offering exciting new features that give users more control and customization options. Users can customize their experience according to their preferences, for example, deeper colors, better lighting and improved sound, such as high-fidelity 7.1 surround sound.

PowerDVD 22 includes a new pitch-maintaining algorithm that maintains the highest audio quality during slow-speed playback, ideal for refining the most intricate details of video without distorted soundtracks. PowerDVD 22 optimizes playback between devices. New tools allow users to trim and extract any section of video or audio from their media and convert them to smartphone compatible formats. This includes MP4 for video and AAC or MP3 for audio. PowerDVD 22 also offers faster transcoding and download times, faster playback, and thumbnail generation on any part of the playbar for easy media skimming.

Enjoy YouTube like never before with PowerDVD 22. Next-generation TrueTheater® enhancements enrich YouTube videos with deeper colors, better lighting and improved sound, regardless of the resolution of the original, even 4K. Enjoy all-new responsive playback speed controls, the ability to subscribe and unsubscribe in PowerDVD, and search capabilities by channels and playlists.

“Acknowledged as the world’s number one movie and media player, PowerDVD has a long history of innovation, pioneering multimedia features time and time again, to the delight of our millions of users,” said Dr. Jau Huang, CEO from CyberLink. “In addition to new playback setting options and an even friendlier user interface, we’re happy to announce that PowerDVD 22 is also adding some great features to let users take full control of their media, movies and their YouTube content experience.”

PowerDVD 22 offers an unparalleled playback experience. New additions include a specialized home feature that allows users to instantly access their currently playing, recently played, and recently added media, all in one place. The program emphasizes precision controls, fast playback, and lightning-fast response when streaming or watching YouTube. Users can take advantage of convenient search features and filters, including separate music, movie and photo playlists, the ability to directly access YouTube videos with a URL, and a built-in media manager that automatically organizes a comprehensive library of photos, videos, music and Blu-ray/DVD movies.

The availability of products

PowerDVD 22 is available in a variety of subscription and perpetual options and is available for purchase from CyberLink’s online store.

Version Pricing

PowerDVD 365: $54.99/12 months

PowerDVD 22 Ultra: $99.99

PowerDVD 22 Standard: US$59.99

About CyberLink

Founded in 1996, CyberLink Corp. (5203.TW) is the global leader in multimedia software and AI facial recognition technology. CyberLink meets the demands of consumer, commercial and educational markets with a wide range of solutions spanning digital content creation, media playback, video conferencing, live streaming, mobile apps and AI facial recognition.

CyberLink has sold hundreds of millions of copies of its multimedia software and applications, including the award-winning PowerDirector, PhotoDirector, and PowerDVD.

With years of research in the fields of artificial intelligence and facial recognition, CyberLink has developed the FaceMe® facial recognition engine. Powered by deep learning algorithms, FaceMe® delivers reliable, high-accuracy, real-time facial recognition essential for AIoT applications such as smart retail, smart security/surveillance, smart city and smart home.

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