WinDVD Recorder Platinum 5 includes InterVideo WinDVD Platinum 5, the popular DVD player, and InterVideo technology for viewing and recording TV programs with a PC. In addition to being able to watch recorded DVD and DivX videos at their convenience, WinDVD Recorder Platinum 5 users can take advantage of the software's TV time-shifting capabilities using InterVideo's leading MPEG technology to avoid missing part of their TV program if there is an interruption. They can pause the broadcast at any time, enjoy instant replays, and edit recorded programs to delete unwanted segments. It can also be used to archive videos and to convert old home movies from VHS tapes to CDs or DVDs. New features also include mobile user support, expanded audio support, and MyPlayback features for creating personal playlists.
With WinDVD Recorder Platinum 5, users can also capture video from a DV camcorder via IEEE 1394 support. Files can be captured as AVI or MPEG files, and DV-AVI files can be converted back to DV tape for archiving. DV camcorder playback control functions include fast forward, rewind, and seek capabilities.
Compatible with Windows 2000, and XP, WinDVD Recorder Platinum 5 is available at InterVideo's web site, in the U.S., and Europe for an MSRP of $99. Upgrades for existing users of WinDVD Platinum 5 and WinDVR 3 will be available for $39.95. Existing WinDVD Recorder users will receive free upgrades.