Leawo Blu-ray Player

Leawo Blu-ray Player

Download Editors' Rating:
2.5
Average
Average User Rating:
4.5
out of 68 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    1.7.0.5
  • Total Downloads:
    40,786
  • Date Added:
    September 17, 2014
  • File Size:
    34.42MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    61
  • Operating Systems:
    Windows XP/2003/Vista/Server 2008/7/8

Editors' Review

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A video media playback application for optical disc and file-based content, Leawo Blu-ray Player provides a decent playback experience and is now compatible with the Windows 8 touch interface. Sadly, it lacks several important features.

Pros

Sleek interface: Heavily inspired by Windows Media Player, Leawo Blu-ray Player proves to be one of the quickest and nicest to navigate players we've tested. The intuitive settings are just one click away, and we particularly appreciated the audio output activation option through HDMI that made the connection of our laptop to an external TV much easier than with most similar applications.

Fast, region-free Blu-ray playback: Blu-ray reading took no more than 20 seconds, faster than most home theater players.

Good file support: The comprehensive file repertoire includes all mainstream formats. Keep in mind, though, that the resolution is limited to 1080p.

Cons

File management: Browsing files is cumbersome, creating playlists is difficult, and digital file organization is practically nowhere to be seen.

Lack of standard disc playback features: 3D Blu-ray playback, BD-Live support, and auto-resume are now all basic features supported by most players; this app's lack of these features is inexplicable. Also, audio CD playback should have been a default feature.

Menu languages: Although localizing the interface should be relatively easy for this kind of app, few languages are supported.

Bottom Line

Leawo Blu-ray Player has deep optical disc roots, exhibits strong performance, and sports a satisfactory interface. If the inexplicable lack of key Blu-ray features does not bother you, the annual subscription cost of $39.95 probably will. Still, you may want to give the trial edition a go, since Blu-ray playback is the only function disabled after the 30-day trial period.

Editors' note: This is a review of the trial version of Leawo Blu-ray Player 1.4.0.47.

 
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User Reviews
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5 stars

"Best choice"

June 08, 2014  |  By colonelcyca

 |  Version: Leawo Blu-ray Player 1.4.0.47

Pros

Very good and efficient

Cons

Still looking

Summary

A software worth having.

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5 stars

"great integrate media player"

March 10, 2014  |  By Conor_Smith

 |  Version: Leawo Blu-ray Player 1.4.0.47

Pros

1. Support play Blu-ray disc/Blu-ray folder/Blu-ray iso
2. Support to play DVD disc, folder and ISO files.
3. Support almost any kinds of video and audio format(MP4, MKV, MOV, WMV, AVI, FLV, MP3, etc.)
4. Full screen and choose audio track and subtitle
5. Multiple languages supported
6. Support Windows 8.1 perfectly. (Some software does not support the 8.1 version)
7. High quality video image and sound.
8. Playlist editable.
9. Customizable skins.

Cons

1. While playing some BD discs, the program is not going as smooth as video files.
2. A little bit big in size.

Summary

Generally speaking, if you are a video fan and watch videos on computer a lot, you will definitely keep this software although it still needs enhancement. I am looking forward the 4K Blu-ray.

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1 stars

"Code given DOES NOT WORK"

February 24, 2014  |  By Blue-J

 |  Version: Leawo Blu-ray Player 1.4.0.47

Pros

Nothing at all

Cons

Cannot use because can't register.

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5 stars

"find program but bad registration system"

February 24, 2014  |  By QUERTKING

 |  Version: Leawo Blu-ray Player 1.4.0.47

Pros

the program works quite well. it really does what it's claimed to do. song duplicates are removed, most songs are fixed, i could also apply the fixings to my itunes or music folders. that's fine.

Cons

the registration system/service should be improved, once i registered, it reminded me registration error. the registration succeeded after several tries.

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5 stars

"the best ever i've used"

February 24, 2014  |  By Damon982

 |  Version: Leawo Blu-ray Player 1.4.0.47

Pros

best hd player much better than powerdvd windvd km player even my favourite jet audio this player support output hdmi passthrough dtshd and dolbyhd lpcm multichannel and aac 5.1 !!! so my pioneer amplifier finally can decode aac5.1 and hd audio from my laptop support persian sub automatic change refresh rate fps for video play all hd video format good visualization when playing audio the only thing missing is instant replay with mouse wheel thanks.

Cons

some net tests out free spyware in it, while some others not.
i got the 1-year license key, i need lefetime one.

Summary

the prog is quite nice and wonderful. i like it.

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1 stars

"free spyware included"

February 04, 2014  |  By reviewerGuy

 |  Version: Leawo Blu-ray Player 1.4.0.47

Pros

no extra charge to install unwanted junk

Cons

it installs extra junk

Summary

Avoid this - it's not easy to remove the extra garbage

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5 stars

"nice player, but a little slow"

January 19, 2014  |  By landonqsing2013

 |  Version: Leawo Blu-ray Player 1.4.0.47

Pros

The overall performance is quite good: play multiple movie sources (Blu-ray,dvd, video, audio, iso files, etc.), easy to use, stable, simple guidance, etc.

Cons

disc loading costs a little big long time. i played a Blu-ray disc, it takes several seconds to load the disc and start to play.

Summary

Great Blu-Ray player but could use Intel Quick-Sync or Nvidia CUDA to reduce CPU usage during playback, also it would be great to reduce loading time of the software.

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5 stars

"Quite nice app, needs improving though"

January 16, 2014  |  By AlexLin963

 |  Version: Leawo Blu-ray Player 1.4.0.47

Pros

1. The image and audio quality is satisfactory. When i play some Blu-ray movies with this app, i could hear it clearly.
2. Fast disc loading. Maybe it's because of my computer.
3. The program is quite easy to use.

Cons

1. It seems that Full Menu is now supported when playing from disc, but not when playing from ISO. Please allow Full Menu when playing from ISO.
2. There are some blu-ray titles it cannot play, eg Bluscenes Underwater Cozumel and Majestic Waterfalls. Interestingly, the titles it cannot handle correspond to the ones that PotPlayer cannot play.
3. It would be a plus if it could support blu-ray 3D in the future.
4. One-Year License is not welcome to me.

Summary

In all, a very nice Blu-ray media player app, but could be better.

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5 stars

"quite satisfied with this"

January 02, 2014  |  By ivanman999

 |  Version: Leawo Blu-ray Player 1.4.0.47

Pros

1. satisfied image and audio quality
2. smooth, not logy,
3. play Blu-ray discs quite well
4. stable

Cons

several bluray discs got stuck while loading, but most worked well
CPU occupation could be further optimized

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4 stars

"worth trying media player"

December 23, 2013  |  By Ivy0403

 |  Version: Leawo Blu-ray Player 1.4.0.47

Pros

1. region-free - the most desired feature for me, with which i could play various bd discs freely.
2. video and audio quality is satisfactory, no quality loss.
3. supports a lot of video and audio formats.
4. customizeable skins

Cons

subtitles sometimes seen to be out of synchronization with audios, but being solved after I downloaded another subtitle file.
program got stuck sometimes

Summary

In one word, this program is worth trying. I have used several versions of this app for I purchased it. obviously, i saw the changes of this app from its beginning to now. It's been optimizing all the time. but I think Leawo might faster its step.

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 1.7.0.5
Version 1.7.0.5
  • Allowed users to manually associate files;
  • Fixed partial known bugs.
General
Publisher Leawo Software
Publisher web site http://www.leawo.com/
Release Date August 22, 2014
Date Added September 17, 2014
Version 1.7.0.5
Category
Category Video Software
Subcategory Video Players
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 7, Windows 2003, Windows 8, Windows Server 2008, Windows
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 34.42MB
File Name blurayplayer_setup.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 40,786
Downloads Last Week 61
Pricing
License Model Free to try
Limitations 30-day trial
Price $59.95

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