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CyberLink PowerDVD 13 Supports Miracast

CyberLink Corp. announced a new update for its PowerDVD 13 media player software that adds support for Miracast.

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CyberLink Announces Miracast Support in Latest PowerDVD 13 Update

World’s No.1 media player provides the only solution for streaming Blu-Ray Disc™ content wirelessly on Windows 8.1 systems

Taipei, Taiwan—October 21, 2013 — CyberLink Corp. (5203.TW), a provider of innovative media creativity solutions, today announced a new update to PowerDVD 13—its market-leading media player for Blu-ray, 3D & HD video—that adds support for Miracast, enabling wireless delivery of high definition video and Blu-ray movies to certified devices.

Miracast, a wireless standard that enables streaming of video between computing devices, is natively supported in the recently released Microsoft® Windows® 8.1 operating system. Today’s update to PowerDVD 13 lets users running PowerDVD on a Windows 8.1 system to wirelessly stream the highest quality video (including protected premium content) from PC to compatible Wi-Fi Direct devices such as TVs, phones and tablets.

“With high-bandwidth connections becoming more common, consumers are searching for convenient ways to seamlessly stream and share high-quality video within their home networks.” said Alice H. Chang, CEO of CyberLink. “Support for Miracast in PowerDVD not only offers our customers more options for enjoying their media across all their devices, but also provides them with the unique experience of being able to stream Blu-ray content wirelessly to expand their viewing choices.”

About PowerDVD
PowerDVD is the world’s preeminent movie and media player with over 100 million copies shipped annually and is a multi-time winner of PC Magazine’s Editors’ Choice Award. PowerDVD supports all popular video, audio, photo and music formats from disc or file, including new AVCHD 2.0, lossless APE audio, 4K video and MKV files.

Product Availability
PowerDVD 13 is available today from the CyberLink online store in English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Chinese (Simplified and Traditional), Japanese, Korean, Russian and Portuguese.

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About CyberLink
Founded in 1996, CyberLink Corp. is the world’s leading multimedia software company. With over 100 patented technologies that provide a solid foundation on which to continuously revolutionize the way multimedia is experienced, CyberLink’s visionary outlook has allowed the company to grow rapidly. This ultimately led to a record-breaking IPO on the Taiwan Over-the-Counter Exchange (OTC: 5203) in 2000. CyberLink is currently listed on the Taiwan Stock Exchange (ticker symbol: 5203.TW).

CyberLink’s broad portfolio of multimedia applications can be categorized into two main areas: Media Entertainment – PowerDVD being the flagship product in this category, provides the latest in media playback on PCs, across devices in the home network, and on-the-go with portable smart devices; and Media Creation – offers a series of software to create enticing videos & photos, author Blu-ray & DVD discs and more. CyberLink has built strategic partnerships with leading CPU and GPU providers and a solid reputation for delivering high-quality, interoperable, and fast time-to-market solutions that keep our OEM partners from top PC brands on the leading edge. CyberLink’s worldwide headquarters are located in Taipei, Taiwan, with regional operations offices in North America, Japan, Europe and Asia-Pacific. The company has 700 employees worldwide, with more than 500 engineers in product design and development.