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The Software CineMaster driver is an
OEM software DVD decoder and DVD Player developed by Ravisent.
This software decoder is considered by many to be the best one available.
Since the software is an OEM product it is only possible to get it with
another product which it is included with. If you find a version on the Internet
it is probably an illegal version.
Matrox and Sony has licensed
Software CineMaster. Some of them are including the DVD Player and
others have created a custom player application that uses the engine.
Software CineMaster 99 can be bought for $49.95 here.
A Windows 2000/Windows Me update for earlier versions is available for $29.95 here.
Ravisent also have a hardware decoder
card, called Hardware CineMaster,
that is using the same DVD Player application. This card has
The player for Software CineMaster has
recently been renamed to CinePlayer.
was aquired by Axeda in 2002.
Sonic has licensed the software
version of CineMaster (now called Sonic CinePlayer 1.5) from Axeda.
Both CineMaster 99 and CinePlayer 1.5 can be bought from Sonic.
- CineMaster 1.0 3j (ATI)
Engine 0.9.04.1109, Player 188.8.131.524
- ATI DVD Player 1.2
- CineMaster 98
Engine 0.9.06.1311, Player 1.5.00.1109
- ATI DVD Player 3.0
- ATI DVD Player 3.1
- Matrox DVD Player 1.0
Engine 184.108.40.20656, Player 1.5.00.1113
- ATI DVD Player 3.2
Engine not updated
- ATI DVD Player 220.127.116.11
- Software Cinemaster 98: Dell SW DVD - Update Video PCD56
Included with Dell Inspiron laptops.
- CineMaster 99
- Software CineMaster 2000
- ATI DVD Player 4.0
- ELSAMovie update
- ATI DVD Player 18.104.22.168
- ATI DVD Player 5.0
- Ravisent CinePlayer 4.0
- Sonic CineMaster 1.5 (trial version)
Also, see my detailed
file information about known releases.
Also see the Douments sections
for data sheets.