WinDVD gets Blu-ray 3D certification



Corel Corporation today announced that Corel® WinDVD®, the world’s most widely used DVD playback software, has received Blu-ray 3Dâ„¢ Certification from the Blu-ray Disc Association. With this new certification, Corel® WinDVD® Pro 2010 continues its track record of providing customers with the industry’s best movie-watching experience on the PC. Corel WinDVD Pro 2010 with 3D Blu-ray will be demonstrated at Computex along with Corel’s portfolio of digital media products at the Grand Hyatt Taipei (Suite 1143) from June 1 to 5.

“With partners including NVIDIA, Intel and AMD, Corel is leading the industry to transform 3D entertainment on the PC from an intriguing idea to an amazing reality. Blu-ray 3D has the power to capture our imaginations in ways that have never been possible before and with support for this exciting new standard, WinDVD continues to deliver the ultimate video entertainment experience on Windows,” said Joe Roberts, Executive Vice President of Products at Corel.

Now available to OEM partners, Corel WinDVD Pro 2010 with Blu-ray 3D capabilities supports Frame Sequential, Polarization and Anaglyph technologies ensuring that customers will enjoy an outstanding 3D experience, regardless of their 3D hardware platform. Customers who own Corel WinDVD Pro 2010 will receive these new 3D capabilities in a free update later this year.

In addition to the new support for Blu-ray 3D playback, the latest version of Corel WinDVD Pro 2010 continues to offer all the power the software is known for including outstanding Blu-ray playback, advanced upscaling for standard-definition DVDs, video enhancement for standard-definition video files and DVDs, cinema enhancement, superior speed and performance, comprehensive video support and incredible surround sound.
Corel at Computex 2010

Visit the Corel suite at Grand Hyatt Taipei during Computex to see the company’s latest digital media software releases including:

* Corel® WinDVD® Pro 2010 – Industry-leading playback software now with Blu-ray 3D™ certification
* Corel® PaintShop Photo® Pro X3 and Corel® VideoStudio® Pro X3 – Powerful photo editing and video editing tools for enthusiasts; VideoStudio Pro X3 delivers exceptional speed and performance with GPU and CPU optimization
* Corel® Digital Studio™ 2010 – Easy photo and video editing and sharing in one simple suite
* Corel® Paint it!™ touch – Powerful software built specifically for use on Windows® 7 and touch-screen computers that enables consumers to add artistic touches to photos or create art from scratch.