Summary: UFUSoft Windows/Mac Blu-ray Player provides the best solution to playback problems of Cinavia protected Blu-ray Disc on Mac OS X or Windows PC.

What is Cinavia Protection?

Cinavia Protection is an analog watermarking and steganography system developed by Verance, which is designed to stay within the audio signal and to survive all common forms of audio transfer to limit unauthorized uses of some movies and other filmed entertainment in Blu-ray Disc players. Blu-ray discs cannot easily get rid of this Cinavia protection. When playing media with the watermark embedded in the audio track on a system with Cinavia detection, your computer firmware will detect the watermark and check whether the device it is running on is authorized for that watermark.

If not authorized, you will get messages indicating that the media is not authorized to play on the device. There are mainly 4 basic kinds of message codes, including playback stopped, copying stopped, audio muted and copying stopped. For more information, you can refer to

How does Cinavia work?

Movies protected by Cinavia carry an inaudible watermark embedded by the copyright owners in the movie’s audio tracks, this watermark indicates where and how the movie is allowed to be used. The audio watermark is designed to stay in the audio tracks wherever they are played back, including after they have been copied, captured by a camcorder, or converted to a different format.

Whenever the use of content is protected by Cinavia, playback or copying of unauthorized copies may be stopped or audio may be muted, depending on which Cinavia code is found and what operation is being performed. Some movies may play the first 20 minutes but will then be muted and an explanatory message will display on the TV screen the Blu-ray player is connected to.

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How to play Cinavia protected Blu-ray disc?

Step 1 Free download UFUSoft Blu-ray Player for PC or Mac and install it on your computer.

Step 2 Run the application, and insert the Cinavia protected Blu-ray disc into the Blu-ray drive, the player will automatically load the disc information and play the video. You can also click “Open Disc…” or press Ctrl+D to play the disc manually.

Step 3 By right click or main menus, you can adjust video and audio settings.

For users’ references, here list some discs that contain Cinavia protection and players that have detectors for it.

Blu-ray discs:

Title Studio Release Cinavia
The Losers Warner Brothers Jul 20, 2010 English track only
The Karate Kid Sony Oct 5, 2010 most of the tracks
The Other Guys Sony Dec 14, 2010 English track only
Resident Evil: Afterlife 2D Sony Sony, Dec 28, 2010 English track only
Resident Evil: Afterlife 3D Sony Sony, Dec 28, 2010 English track only
Salt Sony Dec 21, 2010 English track only
The Social Network Sony Jan 11, 2011 English track only
Takers Sony Jan 18, 2011 English track only

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