World's First open DVD-compliant DVD player now available, says Sonic
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Source: MusicDish/Mi2N - October 16, 2002
Sonic CinePlayer 1.5, "the world's first" DVD software player to allow
OpenDVD-compliant DVDs to be opened, edited and re-burned using OpenDVD
applications, is now ready to go, says Sonic Solutions.
Sonic CinePlayer 1.5 features include:
*OpenDVD Support - Sonic CinePlayer automatically recognizes all
OpenDVD-compliant discs. With the click of an on-screen button, OpenDVD
titles are opened and readied for further editing using an OpenDVD-compliant
*High-performance Architecture - In partnership with Microsoft, Sonic
CinePlayer integrates the Microsoft DirectShow multimedia framework,
maximizing the very latest capabilities of Microsoft DirectX and Windows XP.
*Enhanced User Interface - Incorporating feedback from user focus groups and
human interface researchers, Sonic CinePlayer's user interface is highly
intuitive, making it exceptionally easy to use for consumers and
professionals as they view their DVD and Video CD titles.
*Auto-Detection - Sonic CinePlayer 1.5 automatically determines the optimum
VGA settings for the user's PC, ensuring the best possible experience for
Sonic's press release didn't give the price, and nor was it on the web site.
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