CyberLink PowerDVD Ultra Delivers Optimized High-Definition Video Playback with Support for AMD UVD Technology on Latest ATI Radeonâ„¢ HD 2000 Series Graphics Cards

Story by Geo - Thursday 24th May 2007, 03:03:00 PM

CyberLink PowerDVD Ultra Delivers Optimized High-Definition Video Playback with Support for AMD UVD Technology on Latest ATI Radeonâ„¢ HD 2000 Series Graphics Cards


Taipei, Taiwan----May 25, 2007----CyberLink Corp. (5203.TW), a world leader in digital home solutions, announces today that PowerDVD Ultra〞the leading high-definition movie playback software - now supports AMD UVDㄗUnified Video Decoderㄘtechnology on the newly released ATI Radeon™ HD 2400 series and ATI Radeon 2600 series graphics cards.

CyberLink PowerDVD Ultra, which supports playback of Blu-ray Discs, HD DVDs, and DVDs, now offers support for AMD UVD Technology ensuring a high-quality playback experience with minimal power consumption on both Windows XP and Vista operating systems. With support for AMD UVD features like VC-1, MPEG-4 H.264 CABAC (Context-based Adaptive Binary Arithmetic Coding), Motion Compensation and iDCT (Inverse Discrete Cosine Transform), both desktop PC and notebook users will be able to enjoy enhanced video quality with incredibly low CPU consumption.

"CyberLink is delighted to work with AMD to deliver the best high-quality video playback possible with PowerDVD Ultra optimized for the latest ATI Radeonâ„¢ HD2000 series graphics cards," said Alice H. Chang, CEO of CyberLink Corp. "This is indeed a great success for both AMD and CyberLink to satisfy the growing demand for high-definition video performance within the mainstream PC market."

"We built UVD just for applications like PowerDVD Ultra," said Rick Bergman, senior vice president and general manager of AMD's Graphics Products Group. "We've provided the technology that enables high-quality playback with very low power consumption - ideal for notebooks or silent media center applications - and Cyberlink provides a sophisticated, easy to use application for the user."

Product Availability
CyberLink PowerDVD Ultra with support for AMD UVD Technology on ATI Radeonâ„¢ HD 2300, ATI Radeon HD 2400 and ATI Radeon HD 2600 series graphics cards, is available online starting from May 16, 2007.

CyberLink PowerDVD Ultra USD 99.95/Euro 99.99
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About CyberLink
CyberLink Corp is the leader and pioneer in enabling digital multimedia on PCs and CEs. Backed by a group of high-caliber software engineers, CyberLink owns its core codec and a number of patented technologies. Today, CyberLink has built a solid reputation for delivering high-quality, interoperable, and fast time-to-market solutions that keep our OEM partners on the leading edge. Our business partners include leaders in the PC industry: drive manufacturers, graphics-card makers, and top-5 desktop and notebook brands. CyberLink Software Solutions include: complete applications for Blu-ray Discs and HD DVDs, Digital Home entertainment, Mobile TV and eHRD solutions. With customers spanning from multi-national corporations to small/medium-sized businesses, and from power users to home users, CyberLink has enjoyed rapid and consistent growth leading to a record breaking IPO in 2000 on the Taiwan Over The Counter Exchange (OTC: 5203). CyberLink is listed on the Taiwan Stock Exchange (ticker symbol: 5203.TW). CyberLink's worldwide headquarters is in Taipei. To keep up with market demands, CyberLink has operations in North America, Europe and the Asia Pacific region, including Japan. For more information, please visit CyberLink's website at


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