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Corel WinDVD Pro 11
6.6 out of 10

Corel WinDVD Pro 11

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Reviews and Problems with Corel WinDVD Pro 11

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Overall 6
6.0

Corel WinDVD Pro 11

Keith R., Newegg
3 July 2015
  • Pros: It's a great program. Good picture and sound quality. I've no complaints in this area. The 3 Egg rating is because I feel that the lack of availability of a win8.1 version presents a serious drawback for a large number of customers.
  • Cons: Will NOT run on Win 8.1. There is an update to make it win8 compatible but it doesn't affect win8.1. I run a dual boot machine with win 7 and 8.1, and had to install the program under the win7 OS to get it to work.
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Overall 10
10

Worked fine for me

James L., Newegg
17 June 2015
  • Pros: Got this on a promo where after rebate it was the cost of shipping and got a free slot machines game with it. Using the link provided in the review done Mark S, WinDVD installed on the first try without any problems. I typed the code exactly as shown on the WinDVD card with the dashes and everyth...
  • Cons: The only con I found was that when writing a review for Newegg they don't allow you to preview the review before posting it. Not so much a con with the software, but still linked to this purchase.
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Overall 10
10

Corel WinDVD Pro11

Donna R., Newegg
3 June 2015
  • Pros: Could not have been easier to install IF: 1. Use Mark S provided link, you get a download prompt - download 2. install from where you had it dowloaded to. 3. Enter the code on the card without dashes or spaces. 4. use it, beats the hell out of my old PowerDVD 11 Ultra
  • Cons: None yet, time will tell
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Overall 6
6.0

Some bugs

Johannes C., Newegg
31 May 2015
  • Summary: Both the monitor and the HDTV are connected to the integrated graphics outputs for a Haswell system without a discrete graphics card.
  • Pros: - Straightforward download process if you use the link in the product pictures and not on the card. - Plays the BluRays I have on the HDTV connected to my PC
  • Cons: - Does not play on my monitor
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Overall 2
2.0

Waste of time

Bhavesh P., Newegg
29 May 2015
  • Pros: None
  • Cons: Cannot install the latest service pack 4 for windvd pro 11.The installation of SP4 just aborts and on their website they say SP4 is required to be able to play Blu-rays etc. Windows 7
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Overall 4
4.0

Not works well with Ripped DVD's

Eduardo M., Newegg
25 May 2015
  • Pros: - Play bluerays movies.
  • Cons: - Skip VOB files not works well to play ripped DVD's. - Very heavy, stop and freeze very easy when you looks through the bottoms.
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Overall 2
2.0

Looks like a good deal-until you look under the hood.

Kevin B., Newegg
13 May 2015
  • Summary: I hope this is not typical of Corel's support, but I'm now deeply wary of products under the Corel umbrella. This experience taints my view of the way this company does business. I wil follow up if things change. I was not treated this way by InterVideo, WinDVD's former owner.
  • Pros: A good deal. Simple. A card, complete with link, containing the serial number. Download & install. What could be easier? Arrived in a timely manner.
  • Cons: After installation, the first thing it asked me to do was download the patch (WinDVD Pro 11 SP4). I did so. (note: no registration). After that any time a disc (CD, DVD, Blu-Ray) was put in the drive with the program running, -or- when a choice was made to autoplay using WinDVD, it died and Windo...
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Overall 8
8.0

Update to earlier review

Ryan S., Newegg
15 April 2015
  • Summary: I am unsure if more ram would help the software load any faster. My guess is that my slow Celeron processor isn't helping but I don't really need it to load fast - as long as it can play video and music smoothly which it does.
  • Pros: *Update to a previous review which I asked Newegg to remove. This software works fine if you use the proper link provided by Mark S. on the last page of reviews. I missed it the first time around. It is: http://www.corel.com/akdlm/6763/downloads/WinDVD/11/Pro/PF/WinDVD11_Pro_PF.exe Type that in y...
  • Cons: Software is quite slow to load on my living room HTPC which only has 2GB's of ram and a Celeron processor. Your system may load it much more quickly. See other thoughts. You may need to check for upgrades and run a patch/service pack for it.
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Overall 8
8.0

Code on the card works

David V., Newegg
20 March 2015
  • Summary: First time this type of problem has appeared with Corel software I have used for years - starting with CorelDRAW back in the Microsoft DOS days and software distributed on floppy disks
  • Pros: The "code" on the WinDVD Pro 11 card will work as the serial number (requested first in the registration process) ONLY if you leave the dashes out - no dashes, no spaces, just a continuous series of characters. I did use the newest download from the site shown on the card. I already had a Corel a...
  • Cons: The link referenced in an earlier review by "Mark" did not run on my Win 7 Pro system. That's when I finally tried leaving the dashes out of the code, after 30 minutes of failed attempts to get the software registered.
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Overall 10
10

IT WORKS! The URL given on the card is wrong!

Austin A., Newegg
22 February 2015
  • Summary: I struggled with getting this program to run correctly for over a week, because the URL given on the card installs a trial version and not the full version. Once you use the URL in Mark S.
  • Pros: Plays DVD's, Blu-Rays, and almost any media format on today's market
  • Cons: The URL given on the key card is wrong! Look at the review by Mark S. for the correct URL and your code to unlock the product will work perfectly without needing the "update" many people struggle with!
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