DivX, Inc., a leading digital media company, today
announced that the latest version of the Company’s flagship video
software package, DivX Plus Software, is now available as a free
download for Windows 7, Vista and XP on the Company’s website.
The completely redesigned DivX Plus Software offers users an
uncluttered and easy-to-use interface for the playback of DivX video on
the desktop and in the browser, including DivX Plus HD video, which
supports up to 1080p HD H.264-based videos in the popular MKV file
The DivX Plus software package is comprised of four individual
products: the DivX Plus Player, the DivX Plus Web Player, the DivX Plus
Codec Pack, and the DivX Plus Converter. The DivX Plus Player includes
the all-new DivX To Go feature, which makes it easy to transfer videos
from the computer to any of the 250 million DivX devices that have
shipped worldwide from major brands, including DVD players, Blu-ray
players, digital televisions, gaming consoles and mobile phones.
"DivX Plus software represents a major step forward in our mission to
create a seamless, high-quality media experience that empowers
consumers to enjoy the content they care about not just on the computer
but on any device in their lifestyle," said Kevin Hell, CEO of DivX,
Inc. "Our new software connects the content that millions of users watch
on their PCs to the millions of DivX devices all over the world,
offering a bridge between the Internet and the living room."
Key features of the DivX Plus software package include:
— Easy video transfer to DivX Certified devices–DivX To Go ensures that any video file played in the DivX Plus Player can also be played in any one of the 250 million DivX devices shipped into the global market. DivX To Go is an intuitive, step-by-step wizard for transferring videos from the DivX Plus Player to DivX Certified devices, such as DVD players,
DTVs and the PlayStation 3.
— Broad Playback Support–The DivX Plus Player and DivX Plus Web Player offer high-quality video playback of a wide variety of formats, including the latest versions of DivX and DivX Plus codecs and new components for playback of DivX Plus HD video in the MKV/H.264 format on Windows 7. The DivX Plus Codec Pack also provides an enhanced DivX
playback experience through third-party players such as Windows Media Player and media extenders.
— MKV Streaming to Gaming Consoles–DivX Plus Software streams HD content in the MKV format to the PlayStation® 3 or Xbox 360 with the new DivX Plus Codec Pack, which enables Windows 7 to play MKV files.
— High Quality Video Conversion–The DivX Plus Converter was completely redesigned and is now offered free of charge for conversion of 1080p HD content to DivX Plus HD, which is based on the MKV file container and H.264 codec.
"DivX Plus Software makes the HD video experience intuitive to users
with all levels of expertise," said Guto Araujo, Vice President and
General Manager, Software and Services, DivX, Inc. "To the experienced
user, it offers a range of streaming, converting, and web video
publishing tools. Through uncluttered and easy-to-use playback screens,
the software also lets all users simply enjoy full screen DivX Plus HD
videos even on lower powered computers such as netbooks."