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Power DVD 12Previously, PowerDVD was intended exclusively for watching movies on the DVD-ROM on your computer.

PowerDVD – the magic power of cinema (part 1)

Now PowerDVD is the main software for video formats. It is intended for use as a universal media library and a media player for various media and files.

Cataloger is divided into six categories:

– Library of media files – folders are added here on the computer that monitors and PowerDVD automatically parses them by type of data – video, photos, audio;

– My computer – in fact, the usual file manager that allows you to dig any file from anywhere on your computer or on the connected drives;

– Device – recognized separately allocated attached peripheral devices – flash drives, iPods, mobile devices, including those that are equipped with PowerDVD remote (remote control, which is used as your phone); Continue reading

XBMCXBMC development team presented to the public a new version of its eponymous product XBMC 12.1 FINAL, cross-platform media center software with open source.

XBMC product allows users to organize, access to personal collections of media files on the PC hard disk, optical disk or network storage, and provides everything you need to play multimedia content (audio, video, digital images, etc.) in all popular formats. Thanks to the media server, XBMC, for example, you’ll be able to watch videos from your personal collection on a big TV screen and control the playback with a convenient remote control.

XBMC 12.1 is a maintenance update that provides better performance and stability of the product on different hardware platforms. Most of the proposed improvements to somehow relate to the electronic equipment manufactured by Apple. So the owners of systems based on the operating system OS X offers support for embedded audio output device, and the ability of hardware video decoding. Developers have reported increasing support technology AirPlay. A device holder Apple TV 2 will appreciate the tighter compatibility with iOS mobile platform 6 and significantly reduce the number of crashes the application. Continue reading

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