Possibly the World's Best 4K UHD Media Player
With Menu & HDR10 Support on 4K Ultra HD Blu-rays

Standard

  • Play back DVDs with menu support
  • Play back Blu-ray main movie titles
  • Play back non 4K UHD/HEVC videos
  • PC and TV playback modes available
  • Change UI skins with stylish outlook

UltraHot

  • Menu playback on regular Blu-rays
  • Menu playback on 4K Ultra HD Blu-rays
  • 4K UHD and HEVC (H.265) video playback
  • HDR10 and HD audio output support
  • 3D playback on 3D media contents
  • All the features in the Standard version

DVDFab Player 5

How-to Guide

DVDFab Player 5 is a professional 4K UHD player software that plays DVDs, Blu-rays and 4K Ultra HD Blu-rays with native navigation menus, plus HDR10 and hi-res audio output support.

System Requirements

  • ★ Windows 10/8.1/8/7/Vista (32/64-bit)
    ★ Core 2 Quad or above
    ★ 2GB of RAM
    ★ A Blu-ray Drive
  • ★ NVIDIA GeForce GTX 9 Series (Pascal) or above video card (Required for HDR Mode)
  • ★ HDR compatible TV or display monitor (Required for HDR Mode)
    ★ Live Internet connection required for product activation (Little network traffic used)

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DVDFab Player 5

DVDFab Player 5

The reinvented DVDFab Player 5 features all-new playback engine that significantly improves stability, compatibility and playback smoothness; completely redesigned user interface that brings in totally different PC and TV playback modes both with distinctive media entertainment experience; and ultimate playback capacity that supports navigation menus on DVDs, Blu-rays, and next-generation 4K Ultra HD Blu-rays, with genuine HDR10 and Hi-Res audio output, including Dolby Atmos, Dolby TrueHD, DTS-HD Master and DTS:X, etc.

All-New Playback Engine with Enhanced Overall Performance

Deep beneath the skin of DVDFab Player 5 sits the totally reengineered playback engine, which opens a 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray disc up to five times faster than similar competitors out there. Other than that, it also boosts the overall software stability, compatibility with ISO image files and folders, and playback smoothness up to significantly higher levels, respectively.

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Completely Redesigned UI with PC and TV Playback Modes

The reinvented DVDFab Player 5 features two playback modes with distinctive UI design, PC Mode optimized for a truly immersive media watching experience on computer screens, and the TV Mode dedicated to a cinema-equivalent audiovisual experience on large-screen TVs, which is also compatible with the remote controls for Windows Media Center.

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Navigation Menu on DVDs, Blu-rays and 4K Ultra HD Blu-rays

Navigation menu is a critical part of a premium media viewing and playback control experience. The totally reinvented DVDFab Player 5 now offers all-round navigation menu playback support on DVDs, Blu-rays, and the new-generation 4K Ultra Blu-rays, regardless of what forms they are in, genuine discs, ripped ISO image files or folders.

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All-Round 3D Playback on All Forms of 3D Contents

To make the most out of your 3D TV at home, DVDFab Player 5 also comes with all-round 3D playback support on genuine 3D Blu-ray discs, ISO files and SBS (side-by-side) or top & bottom 3D videos. Besides, there are four 3D output modes available for your preference, namely, Anaglyph Red/Cyan, 3D-Ready HDTV (Checkerboard), Micro-polarizer LCD 3D (Row-interleaved) and HDMI 1.4 enabled 3D TV. Additionally, an advanced 3D upscaling algorithm (coming soon) allows you to watch 2D contents in 3D mode.

HDR10 Playback Mode Ensures Crystal Clear Image Quality

The greatest thing about High Dynamic Range (HDR) is the fact that it offers not just better pixels, but actually higher resolution, better contrast, more color, and faster frame rates as well. If you got a HDR10 capable display monitor or 4K TV, then simply toggle on the HDR10 Mode to deliver the best possible image quality your display can accommodate. Never settle!

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Hi-Res Audio Output Support, up to Dolby Atmos & DTS:X

If you have an acoustic system at home armed with the state-of-the-art technology, apparently this professional multimedia player is just right for you. It comes with the ability to output lossless high-resolution audios, such as Dolby Atmos, Dolby TrueHD, DTS-HD Master and DTS:X etc., with up to 7.1 channel output support. Perfect match to your top-level facilities.

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All-Inclusive Support on 4K UHD, HEVC and Other Media Files

The playback capability is the bedrock of a media player software. As the 5th generation, DVDFab Player 5 presents top-of-the-class media playback support on all the media formats, including but not limited to MP4, MKV, MOV, VOB, M2TS…regardless of the codecs, H.264, H.265 (HEVC), WMV, etc., and resolutions, 720p, 1080p, and way up to 4K UHD.

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Fast and Precise Review with Adjustable Thumbnails

(Coming Soon)
More often than not, you may want to preview a movie to see whether it is worth your time or not. Other times, you may need to locate a special scene. Just hover the mouse over any part of the playback progress bar, a time-stamped thumbnail shall pop up; or use the dedicated Preview feature, which also shows thumbnails, but with adjustable time intervals and quantities.

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Customizable Playlist with Considerate and Flexible Settings

To the heavy TV Show chasers and those who develop a habit of collecting movies of the same series, such as the movies from Marvel Studios. Simply drag & drop the entire season, or movies of the same series into the playback window to create your own playlist, and then you can sort them by name or type, play them in order, repeat a single one or repeat all. Your playlist, your call.

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Run DVDFab Player 5 and choose a playback mode

Launch DVDFab Player 5, choose PC Mode or TV Mode at the Welcome Screen.

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Load the source to watch

If you've chosen the PC Mode, then click the + icon to browse your media files from your computer HDDs to watch, or simply insert a movie disc into your optical drive to start the playback;
If you've chosen the TV Mode, then browse and select the media file you want to watch from your optical drive, your DVDFab Movie Server (a feature coming soon), or your computer HDDs. Note you can use the Remote Control for Windows Media Center for navigation.

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Detailed Requirements and Settings for HDR and UHD Playback

Hardware Environment

Video cards that support HDR contents playback

From Intel: Intel® UHD Graphics 620 or above (Integrated in Intel® Core™ Generation 8 and part of Generation 7 CPUs).

From NVidia: GeForce GTX 900 series, GTX 1000 series or above.

From AMD: RX450 or above.

Display Port: HDMI2.0a or DP1.3

Software Environment

OS:Windows 10, build 1705 or above

Drivers: upgrade the video card drivers to the latest.

How to check Windows information: Control Panel > System > About

Required Settings

OS Settings

Enable HDR option: Control Panel > System > Display > HDR and advanced color

Tip: this option is not available to Windows 10, with builds under 1705.

Play 5 Settings

To play back 4K HDR contents, please enable the HDR Mode at Settings > Video > HDR Mode

Choose Auto (recommended): if your hardware and display monitor support HDR output, then DVDFab Player 5 will output HDR image, otherwise, it will output SDR image.

Choose HDR -> SDR: DVDFab Player 5 will output SDR image

Earlier Windows 10 builds

Despite earlier Windows 10 builds (under 1705) do not have an HDR option, users still can get HDR support via NVidia video cards, in that case, please also upgrade to the latest NVidia drivers.

UHD Playback

To play back 4K UHD videos, your GPU is required to be capable of H.265 (HEVC) and UHD (4K) hardware decoding. The known GPUs capable of doing this include:

From NVidia: Maxwell GM206 series including GeForce GTX 750 SE, GTX 950, GTX 960 and above, all the Pascal series.

From Intel: 5th generation Intel Core Processors with HD graphics 5500, HD graphics 6000, Iris graphics 6100 and above.

From AMD: GCN 4th generation Polaris Discrete GPU RX 480 / RX 470 / RX 460 and above.

Hardware Requirements for Blu-ray 3D Playback

Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460 and AMD Radeon HD 6800 series or above, or 2nd generation Intel Core processors or above.

3D Display: HDMI 1.4 enabled 3DTVs,120Hz Frame-sequential 3D LCDs, 3D Polarizer LCDs or 3D Ready HDTVs (DLP).

3D Glasses: Active shutter glasses (NVIDIA 3D Vision Kit), Polarized glasses.

Supported Languages

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