Microsoft has not only eliminated Windows Media Center from Windows 8 but at the same time has also taken out the DVD playback support from Windows Media Player. The users who are looking forward to play DVD files in Windows 8 will either have to buy Windows Media Center add-on (that is available only for Windows 8 Pro edition) or just install third-party programs.
CyberLink PowerDVD is one of the best DVD player software comparatively for many years now. CyberLink recently released CyberLink PowerDVD Mobile for Windows 8 and can now be installed from Windows Store. CyberLink PowerDVD Mobile has been designed specially to compliment Windows 8 and touch screen devices. PowerDVD Mobile does not only enables you to enjoy videos but at the same time pictures and music.
Why Cyberlink PowerDVD?
The recent version PowerDVD Mobile is capable enough of playing MPEG and MKV videos. Another important feature of the program is that it allows you to watch videos from Facebook and YouTube without you having to open your web browser separately.
In order to stream videos from Facebook and YouTube, you first need to click on the small down arrow icon that is located next to the Video tab and afterwards click ‘YouTube’ or ‘Facebook’ (Facebook requires you to login first). The Next things to do is that scroll your cursor to the upper-right or lower-right corner of the screen in order to see the ‘Charms bar‘, afterwards click on the ‘Settings’ and later on enter the video file name in the search box and lastly press ‘enter’ key. After you are done with us ‘Click’ on the result in order to start streaming the video file that you are looking for.
The user interface of the app is very instinctive and user friendly as far as usage is concerned as same as the desktop version. The app is designed to list up all the pictures, videos, and music files that are included in your libraries automatically.
Along with this, it allows you to edit and add cool effects to your photos. PowerDVD Mobile also allows you to create playlists for your videos, music, and photos.