WinDVD 7 Platinum DVD Player Software Review
by Clint DeBoer — August 31, 2005
- Product Name: WinDVD 7 Platinum Edition
- Manufacturer: InterVideo, Inc.
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- Review Date: August 31, 2005 20:00
- MSRP: $ 69
- Support for WMV-HD
- Dolby Headphone and SRS Tru Surround XT support
- Excellent power management options for use with portable computers
- Kudos for included H.264 support
- Screen capture ability not present on all material
- Contextually-aware interface leads to potential "new user" confusion over locating some features
- Needs better bass management, time alignment, and level control options to be truly useful using analogue sound card outputs
- Deinterlacing is sub-par
WinDVD 7 Platinum is designed for movie nuts, bleeding-edge technology aficionados and even has some excellent features optimized for business travelers. There is a host of new features in version 7 including UPnP player, H.264 support, brand new interface design & controls, and external subtitiles control.
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