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ArcSoft Announces Support for NVIDIA PureVideo HD Technology

ArcSoft announces that the ArcSoft Digital Theatre 2 video player now takes advantage of the PureVideo HD technology found in the NVIDIA GeForce 7 and 8 Series of GPUs, including the latest GeForce 8400, GeForce 8500, and GeForce 8600 GPUs. Digital Theatre 2 is a breakthrough player that supports both HD DVD and Blu-ray playback, plus DVD movies and a variety of multimedia files. NVIDIA PureVideo HD technology is a combination of high-definition movie decode acceleration and post-processing, HDCP circuitry, and integration with high-definition movie players like Digital Theatre. PureVideo HD technology helps deliver the ultimate Blu-ray and HD DVD movie experience on PCs and notebook computers.

Available as a standalone application, Digital Theatre is also part of ArcSoft TotalMedia Extreme, an integrated software suite that contains four primary applications: Digital Theatre 2, TotalMedia Studio MV, TotalMedia Studio AV, and TotalMedia Backup & Record. The application suite provides video playback, video editing and authoring, data mastering, and backup solutions for virtually all optical media, including Blu-ray discs, HD DVDs, DVDs, and CDs.

ArcSoft Digital Theatre 2 Key Features:
- High definition, full resolution playback of HD DVD, Blu-ray, and DVD;
- Advanced video decoding: MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MPEG-4, and SMPTE VC1 codecs;
- Playback of multimedia files: QuickTime, RealPlayer, DVR-MS, WMV HD, and H.264 HD videos;
- Windows Vista Media Center Edition 10-foot user experience plug-in for HD DVD and Blu-ray.



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