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Corel-windvd-pro-11.33900969
6.6 out of 10

Corel WinDVD Pro 11

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Overall 2
2.0

i regret buying this

Jose P., Newegg
8 March 2014
  • Summary: I've never really had to do much price compairing with newegg but since this purchase i will from now on and may decide to shop elsewhere. This is as advertised with flix finder but guess what, it was removed from the software when u update since they shut down that feature. I truely regret this purchase and am not very happy with newegg right now.
  • Pros: downloadable software
  • Cons: the flix finder option has been deleted in their update and that website is for sale. The 2d to 3d option doesn't work for most things. the upscale converter is horrible and adds a static look to the video.I overpaid for this on newegg since corel website has it for 49.99 normal price and newegg on sale was 69.99.
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Overall 2
2.0

junk

James O., Newegg
16 April 2013
  • Summary: i've used this software for about a year now. First it would not work on one of my blu-ray drives but would work on another. Corel support did nothing to help. It worked fine on an Asus PQ5 Pro with a HD5670 card. It worked on a GIGABYTE GA-G41MT-S2PT with a hd 4650, but would work at all with a Intel DG45id with a hd 4650. It would partly work if I used the Intel DG45ID with out the hd 4650, using the onboard HDMI.
  • Pros: plays DVDs on some computers
  • Cons: Won't work on a lot of different hardware
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Overall 6
6.0

OK.

tom l., Newegg
6 September 2012
  • Summary: Still after all of the cons it does play B rays it is just a little picky about them and challenging at times. More often I have to wash rental B rays to get them to play with out problems but regular dvd disks do not have the same problem. Windvd does not make regular dvd playback look as good as Cyberlink and Corel does not pass thru more forgiving audio formats (5.1 regular Dolby...instead of Hd Dolby) for older 5.1 receivers on regular dvds.
  • Pros: Plays Blurays and updates very easily for newer movies. Play back is ok but not that great. Overall not a bad codec. When will B disk support be native on windows?
  • Cons: There are a few... When I switched dvd menu controls to the mouse pointer it is like playing roulette to select play for a B ray disk but a regular dvd is normal. Sometimes an additional features menu pops up during B ray playback that is also annoying and hard to remove. If there is any miniscule blemish (even a spec of dust) on a B ray disk it will stop playback and say media not supported, annoying. This happens a lot with rentals.
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Overall 4
4.0

Horrible Customer Service

Anonymous, Newegg
27 July 2012
  • Summary: It's not a bad program when it does work, but Corel's utter lack of customer support and focus isn't worth it. If you are dead set on using this software, download the trial version first to make sure it will work on your computer.
  • Pros: It was cheap after rebate and It works on 32 bit Win 7 Pro...
  • Cons: ...Just not on 64 bit Win Vista Ultimate.
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Overall 4
4.0

Didn't set my computer on fire.

Kevin N., Newegg
26 April 2012
  • Summary: Corel has become one of those companies who really, really, REALLY wants to pile crapware on you.
  • Pros: Unlike 10.x, didn't crash every time I opened it.
  • Cons: Unlike 10.x, was not free.
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Overall 10
10

Try the Free Trial version before buying

Anonymous, Newegg
12 January 2012
  • Summary: I gave this product 5 stars because with Newegg's great prices and the mail-in rebate, I paid $9.99 for this. At a higher price and with the Cons I mentioned, I would not give it as many stars (4 or 3 maybe depending on price).
  • Pros: + Corel provides a full, free 30-day trial version that you can download and use so that you know exactly what you are getting before purchasing
  • Cons: I contacted Corel Tech Support through a different support channel than normal because as another reviewer posted, this product does not have an online Corel support option listed yet. I contacted them for two issues:
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Overall 10
10

Corel WinDVD Pro 2011

Anonymous, Newegg
9 January 2012
  • Summary: Over all, I can't complain about. It definitely plays blu-rays and that is really all I got it for. Then it comes with red/blue 3D glasses and a copy of WinZip 15. Very nice.
  • Pros: Works as suggested. Plays high-def blu-rays from my Samsung Blu-ray rom drive. Plenty of options to optimize watching blu-rays. Web/Internet connectivity blu-ray options also included.
  • Cons: Could not get the 2D-3D conversion working. It/me couldn't find a way to control the red/blue depth so it would look right.
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Overall 2
2.0

Not so good

James O., Newegg
30 December 2011
  • Pros: covert 2d movies to 3d on the fly
  • Cons: I have used WinDVD 9 for a couple of years with no problems. I use a Asus BW-12B1ST internal Blu-ray drive. After installing WinDVD 11 Pro every time I load a Blu-ray disc the drive and computer locks up. I have to manually shut down the computer. Corel has no customer service for this product. Using a LG external drive it did work. So who knows what drives will work or not.
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Overall 10
10

Dynamite Deal

David H., Newegg
10 December 2011
  • Pros: This is the retail boxed product. Includes WinZip Pro 15.5. Works fine on my EVGA GeForce 430 GT card. The $50 rebate deal made this a nobrainer. Basically got it for free.
  • Cons: None I can see yet.
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Overall 4
4.0

User Review

Tim E., Newegg
2 December 2011
  • Summary: You're essentially paying for the licensing fees to decode Bluray.
  • Pros: It'll playback DVDs and Bluray.
  • Cons: Wish it had better integration with Windows Media Center. A shortcut to a desktop app isn't very awesome when all you have is a remote. Even though it will autoplay, there's no way to close it afterwards without a mouse.
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