Now supports lossless 7.1-channel audio output with ASUS Xonar HDAV Series Audio Card
ArcSoft announced today the release of its newest version of TotalMedia Theatre. ArcSoft TotalMedia® Theatre 3 is a powerful, easy-to-use Blu-ray and high-definition multimedia player with enhanced features. The player now supports ASUS Xonar HDAV series audio card to bring true, lossless 7.1 channel output to your home.
TotalMedia Theatre 3 is packed with new features; including enhanced video display results, robust Blu-ray interactive features support, DTS Surround Sensation Ultra PC capability, MKV, FLV and HE-AAC audio support, and direct playback from camcorders to mention a few, providing users with the ultimate movie-viewing experience.
Utilizing ASUS Xonar HDAV series audio card, TotalMedia Theatre 3 enables lossless digital audio pass-through such as DTS-HD Master Audio, Dolby TrueHD, and Dolby Digital Plus, to AV receivers for high-fidelity sounds up to 192 kHz sampling frequency and 24-bit audio resolution, offering an exceptional audio experience to users when watching Blu-ray movies.
"ArcSoft TotalMedia® Theatre 3 provides users with powerful Blu-ray and multimedia playback features in a brand new, sleek, and power-saving UI," said George Tang, ArcSoft’s VP and General Manager of Video and Home Entertainment Group. "Beside the more vivid images, the support for Xonar HDAV series audio card brings the exceptional audio effects, marking a new era in movie-viewing experience on the PC."
"The Xonar HDAV series audio card is the world’s first and the only solution capable of providing bit-to-bit exact lossless Blu-ray audio output, without any downsampling of DVD quality," said Sean Lai, Senior Manager, Multimedia Product Marketing Dept., ASUSTek Computer Inc. "With ArcSoft TotalMedia® Theatre, users are taken to the next step of audio-video enjoyment."
Key Features of ArcSoft TotalMedia® Theatre 3:
- Supports playback of Blu-ray movies and high-definition multimedia files
- Enhanced Blu-ray interactive feature support, including BD Profile 1.0, Bonus View and BD-Live
- Direct playback from high-definition camcorders
- Excellent performance with high hardware acceleration compatibility and Advanced De-Interlace (ADI)
- Home theatre audio experience
- HDMI 1.3 pass-through support, for lossless 7.1 channel audio output through receivers*
- Smart playback features such as Time Stretch and Auto-Resume
- Advanced video features such as HQV support, and Auto Enhance
- Popular internet HD video support – MKV
* ASUS Xonar HDAV series audio card required.
For more information about ArcSoft TotalMedia® Theatre 3, please visit www.arcsoft.com/intouch/totalmediatheatre3pr
Pricing and Availability
ArcSoft TotalMedia® Theatre 3 is available for OEM bundling. The retail version is released for purchase online for $89.99 USD on ArcSoft’s eStore on www.arcsoft.com. Upgrade versions are available for existing users starting from $49.99. For more information on ASUS Xonar HDAV series audio card, visit www.asus.com.
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