5 Key Features of BlazeDVD
BlazeDVD is an easy to use DVD player. BlazeDVD can also be used for video playback and as a VCD and SVCD player. BlazeDVD is capable of opening many different media formats, such as MP3, MPG, WMA, VOB, MOV, AVI and RMI. BlazeDVD is compatible with Windows operating systems only. There is both a free version and a professional version of BlazeDVD available. This guideline will provide you with an overall look at 5 key features of BlazeDVD.
1. High Definition Player
Unfortunately, many DVD players are unable to play high definition movies, which is a shame because most movies these days are in high definition. That is not the case with BlazeDVD. BlazeDVD supports both WMV-HD and MPEG2 HD movie files. Resolutions that are supported by BlazeDVD include 720p and 1080p. Of course, 720p is 1280 by 720 pixels and 1080p is 1920 by 1080 pixels.
2. Auto Resume Play
One of the best features of BlazeDVD is auto resume play. Simply put, auto resume play is similar to bookmarking a website when you are browsing the web. The auto resume play feature in BlazeDVD allows you to continue viewing a DVD from the last scene in the DVD that you viewed. BlazeDVD also allows you to select playback from the beginning of your DVD movie.
3. Converting Video Files
You are not only getting a DVD player when you download or purchase BlazeDVD. You are also getting a DVD converter. BlazeDVD allows you to convert recorded files to other video file formats with just a single click of your mouse. Some of the video file formats that BlazeDVD can convert to include AVI, ASF, MPEG and MP4. Those are all popular video file formats, which means you should have no problem transferring your converted file to a portable device.
4. Recording DVD Video & Audio
BlazeDVD even allows you to record DVD video and audio. You can record the DVD movie that you are watching as an MPEG-2 video file or an MP3 audio file. If you are only interested in recording a specific scene from the DVD you are watching, simply press the record button at the beginning and ending of the scene. You can then use BlazeDVD to convert the scene that you recorded so you can view it on the go using your portable device, such as a PSP, iPod or iPhone.
5. Movie Viewing Features
BlazeDVD comes with a wide array of movie viewing features that are designed to enhance your viewing experience. One of the best movie viewing features that comes with BlazeDVD is picture-in-picture. Picture-in-picture allows you to watch 2 different movies at the same time on a single screen. BlazeDVD even offers multiple options for viewing screens, such as letterbox, normal display, pan and scan and widescreen. If you are viewing an older movie in BlazeDVD, you can use the auto optimize function to remove dithering and screen blurs from the movie. BlazeDVD also supports Dolby 5.1 audio, which enables you to experience surround sound audio from the convenience of your computer.