With InterVideo WinDVD 8 Platinum, you can turn your personal computer into a personal movie theater for around $70. The days of the digital movie experience are upon us. WinDVD 8 is considered the standard for movie playback on your computer. InterVideo's website claims to have sold over 175 million copies of WinDVD (http://www.corel.com/). That's a lot of Jujubes and popcorn.
WinDVD 8 Platinum is packed with features, including the ability to play back DVDs encoded within a huge range of formats such as; HD or standard definition video, DVD-Video, DivX®, Real® Player, 3GPP, QuickTime®, Windows Media, AVI, and MPEG 4. WinDVD 8 Platinum also supports H.264, the next-generation disc standard. It also includes an audio control center in which you can tweak the sound of your DVD playback to your liking. This audio control center includes support for Dolby® Digital, Dolby® Headphone, Dolby® Virtual Speaker, DTS® Digital Surround Sound and SRS® TruSurround XT.
Hardware for computers is getting better and cheaper all the time. WinDVD 8 has kept up with that technology with support for Intel® Clear Video and nVidia® PureVideo™ graphics acceleration, Intel® Core™ 2 Duo support, Progressive De-interlacing and custom video effects. It’s no wonder that InterVideo has sold so many copies of this software because they keep up with the hardware technology race. The quality of video playback is excellent because of the technology that InterVideo uses. WinDVD 8 has also included the ability to play video files on your local hard drive or files that are shared by a uPnP server on your network. This means you can use that massive television on which you spent your hard-earned money to view DVDs and files that are on your local network using this program. Other features include the ability to take a still shot of any video that you’re watching as well as the capability to make animated gifs. These new features are fun for creative types.
If you’re looking for the software standard of DVD/video playback on your computer, look no further. For $69.99 you can own Intervideo WinDVD 8 Platinum. Not only will you get a solid playback software program, you’ll get all the performance and familiarity that Intervideo brings to your experience.