PowerDVD 16 is out! You can enjoy an optimal movie-viewing experience with PowerDVD 16 and a Windows OS, whether you prefer physical Blu-ray discs, DVDs or digital formats. The player performs consistently well, it’s pleasant to navigate and use, and it offers many levels of customization and picture optimization. Multiple customer support options round out this player as the best one on our lineup. Maybe the bundled PowerDVD software did not work – it failed to play blu-ray discs due to the software repeatedly failing to update. Here is how to complete rip/backup/copy Blu-rays to CyberLink’s PowerDVD updated Media Players.
At first, Compare PowerDVD 16 Versions
From a full set of premium features to the essential universal player, there’s a PowerDVD for everyone. See which version is right for you.
Blu-ray Disc/Format Support
Blu-ray disc (BDMovie/BD-R/BD-RE 2.1/BD Profile 1.1)
BD Live (BD Profile 2.0)
Blu-ray 3D Disc
Blu-ray movie ISO file playback
TrueTheater 3D on Blu-ray (2D to 3D Conversion)
Actually, the reasons why you need to read this post?
Reason One: your CyberLink’s PowerDVD Versions still cannot playback Blu-rays.
Reason Two：Just want to backup Blu-ray library instead of having an expanding shelf of discs.
Reason Three: Every time you watch those Blu-ray discs, you must have handled them with great carefulness and cautiousness to prevent them from scratches, dusts or slipping off to the ground.
A trial download of PowerDVD 16.0.1510.60 is available here (163 MB). You can use PowerDVD 16 offline but it requires that you connect to the internet at least once every 30 days to ensure your subscription is still active (in case you have one).
Here, Pavtube BDMagic aims to solve this problem by giving us the ability to store our purchased physical Blu-ray discs to CyberLink’s PowerDVD for playback. It’s professional in ripping and converting Blu-ray/DVD discs, Blu-ray/DVD ISO image, Blu-ray/DVD copies and more. Read the review. PS. Pavtube BDMagic also has Mac version: Pavtube BDMagic for Mac (Guide).
Free Download Top Blu-ray to PowerDVD Ripper:
– Pavtube old official address: http://www.pavtube.cn/blu-ray-ripper/
– Cnet Download: http://download.cnet.com/Pavtube-BDMagic/3000-7970_4-75922877.html
How to Convert Blu-rays to CyberLink’s PowerDVD with Best Video Settings
Below is the detailed procedures on how to convert Blu-ray to PowerDVD supported format. And the screenshots are taken from the Windows version of Blu-ray Ripper. Please download the suitable version to your computer.
Step 1. Import your Blu-ray movies
Insert your Blu-ray disc into your BD drive, run the Blu-ray Ripper and click “BD/DVD disc” icon to load movies. You can also import movies files from Blu-ray folder, ISO image file.
Step 2. Choose PowerDVD preset as the output format
Select proper output video formats (e.g. MP4) for your PowerDVD media players according to the above mentioned compatible video formats by clicking the format bar to follow “HD Video” and you can see a list of HD video formats. Choose a proper one for your PowerDVD.
Tips: For instance, if you simply want to back up Blu-ray/DVD to your PC for PowerDVD or other NAS Storage, here are two solutions:
1. Click the “computer” icon on the top to output 1:1 Blu-ray/DVD file exactly the same as original.
2. Select “Copy>Directly Copy” in format list to output an intact m2ts file of the main title.
Note: If you want to convert Blu-ray to other video formats or portable devices, just choose the video format you need or select portable devices in the dropdown list.
Tips: Click on “Settings”, you can customize the video and audio settings if necessary.
Step 3. Start Blu-rays to PowerDVD conversion.
Click big “Convert” button to start conversion. It won’t take much time for conversion and then you will get the converted mp4 once completed. Hit “Open” button you will go to location of generated files.
It’s time to share you favorite movies to your friends. Get these Blu-ray movies for watching on PowerDVD 16 Standard or other versions which cannot support Blu-rays. Have a good day!
Addtional Tips: Here is a list of the new features in the latest version CyberLink PowerDVD
•All new TV mode* that helps you recreate a cinema experience in your own home.
•Cast media to a Chromecast, Apple TV, or Roku device*.
•Play media on extended Miracast-certified devices and displays connected via an HDMI, DisplayPort, DVI, D-Sub connection*.
•An improved TrueTheater algorithm for even smarter and sharper enhancements.
•Play protected video content stored on SeeQVault enabled devices*.
•Resume playback on video files in the My Computer tab and access to Windows “Favorites” folder.
•Import personal settings and existing media library when updating from previous version.
•DSD (Direct-Stream Digital) audio output support.
•Support for the FLAC audio codec and MVC 3D codec for MKV video files.
•Extract audio from multiple video files at once, or an entire video folder.
•VobSub embedded subtitle support for MKV and MP4 video, and compressed external PGS subtitles for MKV files.