Corel® WinDVD® 8 Receives DTS-HD Master Audio™ Certification
Corel® WinDVD® 8 now supports DTS-HD Master Audio™ for superior audio playback of Blu-ray Discs and high-definition
TAIPEI - June 2008
Corel Corporation (NASDAQ:CREL) (TSX:CRE), a leading developer of graphics, productivity and digital media software, today announced that Corel® WinDVD® 8 has received DTS-HD Master Audio™ certification. Demonstrations of WinDVD with DTS-HD Master Audio support will be held at Computex Taipei June 3-7, 2008 in the Corel Computex suites # 1109/1110 at the Grand Hyatt® Taipei Hotel.
By receiving DTS-HD Master Audio certification, Corel WinDVD has fulfilled all of the DTS test specification requirements ensuring the best possible audio experience when viewing Blu-ray® Discs and high-definition videos.
With DTS-HD Master Audio support, Corel WinDVD now plays back Blu-ray Discs in surround sound format with up to 7.1 discrete channels of high-quality audio using lossless compression for the closest possible reproduction of the studio’s original master.
“We are pleased Corel WinDVD is among the first to gain DTS-HD Master Audio certification for high-definition playback software,” said James Carrington, Senior Director, OEM and Strategic Product Marketing at Corel. “With DTS-HD Master Audio in Corel WinDVD, PC users can experience cutting-edge sound when playing back the latest high-definition movies and videos providing a superior audio experience.”
“We are excited Corel WinDVD has received DTS-HD Master Audio certification,” said David Tan, VP Product Management/North American Licensing for DTS®. “As the world’s number one DVD and video playback software, Corel WinDVD, now with DTS-HD Master Audio, will provide a superior entertainment experience for PC users.”
Corel WinDVD with DTS-HD Master Audio support will be available to OEMs in late 2008.
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