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Hero DVD Player

Editors' Review

by   / February 27, 2009

This DVD-player software provides adequate playback controls, some interesting skins, and screen-capture capability, but it doesn't really beat the competition. Due to some translation difficulties, the installation is a bit mysterious. We went with the defaults and everything worked fine. The default skin is sleek and includes a button that lets you cycle through all the skins available, although we don't consider skin support all that important for this type of software. Hero DVD Player includes a number of features for fine-tuning picture and audio quality, and makes many of them easily accessible on the interface, including the luminance and chrominance slider controls--and you can get lost in all the options in the configuration menus. We liked that the program lets you take screen grabs from video. By default, the running time displays in the upper-right corner of the video, but it can easily be turned off. Unlike some other DVD players, Hero's fast-forwarding mutes audio. Also, we found no menu button in the interface, a serious oversight. More technical videophiles will like the range of control Hero gives you over how video displays, but many of the program's features will be lost on casual users.

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Editors' Review

by   / February 27, 2009

This DVD-player software provides adequate playback controls, some interesting skins, and screen-capture capability, but it doesn't really beat the competition. Due to some translation difficulties, the installation is a bit mysterious. We went with the defaults and everything worked fine. The default skin is sleek and includes a button that lets you cycle through all the skins available, although we don't consider skin support all that important for this type of software. Hero DVD Player includes a number of features for fine-tuning picture and audio quality, and makes many of them easily accessible on the interface, including the luminance and chrominance slider controls--and you can get lost in all the options in the configuration menus. We liked that the program lets you take screen grabs from video. By default, the running time displays in the upper-right corner of the video, but it can easily be turned off. Unlike some other DVD players, Hero's fast-forwarding mutes audio. Also, we found no menu button in the interface, a serious oversight. More technical videophiles will like the range of control Hero gives you over how video displays, but many of the program's features will be lost on casual users.
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Full Specifications

General

Publisher Century Herosoft Computer Technology
Publisher web site http://www.heroshare.com/
Release Date January 13, 2006
Date Added January 13, 2006
Version 3.0.8

Category

Category Video Software
Subcategory DVD Software

Operating Systems

Operating Systems Windows 95/98/Me/NT/2000/XP
Additional Requirements Windows 95/98/Me/NT/2000/XP

Download Information

File Size 13.48MB
File Name HDP_051221.EXE

Popularity

Total Downloads 638,532
Downloads Last Week 6

Pricing

License Model Free to try
Limitations Some features disabled
Price $35
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