TAIPEI, Taiwan -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- CyberLink Corp. today released PowerDVD 11, the latest version of the award-winning media playback software. PowerDVD 11 is designed to be the only application you’ll need to view Blu-ray and DVD movies, videos, photos and listen to music.

PowerDVD 11 introduces a multitude of new features including support for playback and transfer of content from the iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch and Android phones and slates to PC. It also facilitates the playback of remote media from sources such as DLNA servers and social networking sites like Facebook, Flickr and YouTube.

“While the PC remains central to the digital entertainment experience, portable devices and online content are playing increasingly important roles,” said Alice H. Chang, CEO of CyberLink. “PowerDVD 11 smoothes the flow between the PC, smart devices and online content so that users can get the most out of their digital entertainment anywhere.”

Media playback wouldn’t be complete without top quality audio, and PowerDVD 11 takes this to the next level with a premium 5.1-channel DTS audio experience, as well as new Dolby Digital Plus support for MP4 files.

Key Features in PowerDVD 11 include:

* Play any HD media: Whether it’s Blu-ray, DVDs, videos or photos, PowerDVD 11 can play flawlessly with optimized CPU/GPU hardware acceleration.

* Play any 3D media: Experience the hottest new movie with Blu-ray 3D and native 3D video support.

* Play media from anywhere: From Apple and Android devices through to online media, DLNA server content, and Blu-ray and DVD discs, PowerDVD 11 plays it all.

* Play in upscaled quality: CyberLink’s unique TrueTheater™ enhancements allow you to upscale the image quality.

* Play social media: Watch TrueTheater™-enhanced video from YouTube and view Facebook and Flickr photos and slideshows all from the one application.

PowerDVD 11 users with iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch or Android devices are able to download the PowerDVD Remote app to remotely control PowerDVD playback from the comfort of their sofa.

Key Features of PowerDVD Remote include:

* Remote controller for PowerDVD: Turn your smart device into a wireless remote to control your Blu-ray discs and DVD titles from anywhere

* Video and photos to PC: Wirelessly play and save your smart device’s videos and photos to your PC and enjoy them on the bigger screen

* Wireless mouse pad: Turn your smart device into a mouse pad to control your PC

* Multi-touch control: Remotely rotate and zoom-in photos with multi-touch control