Play DVD with CyberLink PowerDVD 17 on Computer

John Salley

Jun 02, 2017 06:27 am / Posted by John Salley to Media Players

People who like to watch movie, CyberLink PowerDVD 17 you must have one, which is a powerful movie and media players and can provide the unbeatable quality, better resolution, colors, brightness and so on. For home-theater PC enthusiasts, no doubt, play DVD with CyberLink PowerDVD 17 on Computer is cool. You just can do these:

 —>Insert the DVD to your PC

—>Open CyberLink PowerDVD 17

—>Choose “My Computer ” to find the DVD disc you have inserted

—>Double click the movie name to play DVD with CyberLink PowerDVD 17 on PC


Even though CyberLink PowerDVD 17 is so great, it’s not the omnipotent, why? DVD protection is the invisible hinder, some users don’t know why the CyberLink PowerDVD 17 can’t play DVD, DVD protection is the reason. You need to remove the DVD protection firstly. How to do? A powerful DVD Ripper can do this work well, such as: Pavtube BDMagic which can be your best CyberLink PowerDVD 17 video friend.

You can remove any DVD protection in this software. In addition, you not only can load DVD to this tool, you also can import Blu-ray disc, DVD ISO/DVD folder to it. Sometimes, watching DVD movie from the disc is not the best choice, you can convert DVD to CyberLink PowerDVD 17 supported video formats, such as: MP4, M2T, M2TS, M4V, MKV, MPEG, MPG, etc.

As known to all, CyberLink PowerDVD 17 can provide a full Virtual Reality experience, want to watch 3D movie from DVD without any money? Here you can do: Convert DVD to 3D video formats, then enjoy it on VR headset, such as: Galaxy S6. At the same time, you can choose 3D effects: Top-Bottom, Side-by-Side, Anaglyph. Except the 3D video, 4K video is becoming more and more popular, you are too lucky here, you can upscale HD video to 4K video. Then you can enjoy the 4K high quality movie on CyberLink PowerDVD 17.

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Step by Step to Convert DVD to PowerDVD 17 Dream Video Formats

Step 1. Run the Blu-ray ripper and click “File” > “Load from disc” to load DVD movie. Once you import the DVD to this software, you don’t worry about the DVD protection any more.

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Step 2. Choose Output video format is the most important step, you need to click "Format" and open the formats list, here, 200+ video formats are ready for you, you can choose anyone that can be suported by PowerDVD 17. For example: You cna choose MP4 video from "Common Video", or HD MP4 from "HD Video", you cna refer to the following table to choose your desired video formats.

Also you can backup DVD to another blank DVD disc for storage, this DVD Ripper provide 2 ways for you, you can backup DVD main title to a blank DVD with smaller video size, or you can copy entire DVD disc if you want to keep the whole DVD movie structure.

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Step 3. Click the “Browse” to save the output video file, you can choose the computer hard drive which is convenient for you to watch DVD movie on CyberLink PowerDVD 17. The final click is the “Convert” button, press it and start ripping DVD process.

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Some users don’t know the CyberLink PowerDVD 17 supported video formats, don’t be panic, you can refer to the following table:

CyberLink PowerDVD 17 Supported Formats
DVD and Blu-ray BD-R 1.1/BD-RE 2.1, BD-R 2.0/BD-RE 3.0, BDROM 2.2, BD-J, BDROM Profile 1.1 (Bonus View), BDROM Profile 2.0 (BD-Live), BDROM Profile 5.0 (BD 3D), BDROM Profile 6.0 (Ultra HD Blu-ray), AVCREC, AVCHD XAVC-S, DVD-Video, DVD-VR, DVD+VR, VCD, SVCD, CD, BD ISO, DVD ISO
Videos Conventional Video: 264, 265, 26L, 3G2, 3GP, 3GP2, 3GPP, ASF, AVC, AVI, BSF, DIV, DIVX, DVR-MS, FLV1, H264, H265, HEVC, JSV, JVT, M1V, M2P, M2T, M2TS, M2V, M4V, MK3D, MKV, MOD, MOV1, MP4, MP4V, MPE, MPEG, MPG, MPV, MTS, MVC, QT, TOD, TP, TPD, TRP, TS, TTS, VC1, VOB, VRO, WM, WMV, WTV2
360 Video: Equirectangular format MP4 (H.264/265). Supports up to 4K resolution in 2:1 aspect ratio. 3D-360 Video: Packed-Equirectangular format MP4 (H.264/265). Supports up to 4K resolution in 1:1 aspect ratio. HDR 10 Video: H.265 in MP4, MKV and M2TS

When you play the DVD with CyberLink PowerDVD 17 on PC and CyberLink PowerDVD always crashes, how to do?

a) Ensure your CyberLink PowerDVD is up-to-date: You can check software updates from here.

b) Update graphic card driver to the latest: You can download latest driver from AMD / NVIDIA / Intel’s web site. If you have any problem with installing graphics card drivers, please contact your computer manufacturer or the manufacturer of the display and sound cards for latest drivers.

c) Check whether the installed drive has enough space on it: This is because large amount of memory space is required for buffering.

d) Make sure you logged in as an Administrator.

e) Disable or uninstall antivirus: Sometimes CyberLink PowerDVD may be affected by antivirus software. Disable antivirus software might resolve your issue. If the situation persists, try the following steps:

  1. Uninstall antivirus software
  2. Uninstall CyberLink PowerDVD
  3. Reboot
  4. Reinstall CyberLink PowerDVD