Improve Video Quality with Intel® Clear Video HD Technology

Discover sharper, smoother, richer images and HD video

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Life is full of rich, vibrant color, crisp lines, and intricate details. It’s what you want to see when you view a video, media clip, or HD movie on your PC. Images that are as close to life-like as they can get—and with Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD),1 that’s exactly what you see.


Intel Clear Video HD Technology vastly improves video playback, delivering cleaner, sharper images, more natural, accurate, and vivid colors, and a clear and stable video picture. Intel Clear Video HD Technology on the Intel® Core™ processor lets you view images as they were meant to be seen.

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How it works

Intel® Clear Video HD Technology integrates a wide range of image-processing technologies, including:

  • Advanced video technologies that remove jitter and create crisper visuals
  • Total color control, along with adaptive contrast and skin-tone enhancements that create vivid, rich colors on the display
  • Intelligent color space mapping helps ensure that colors are true-to-life, whether, you're watching a video, browsing the Web, or using applications.

Clear Video HD Technology

Built-in visuals deliver incredible visual experiences

Intel Clear Video HD Technology is a suite of hardware and software technologies built into the image and media processing engine on Intel® Core™ processors.

This technology enables enhanced high-quality, 1080p, high-definition playback for both Blu-ray* and streaming Web content.

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Intel® Clear Video HD Technology supports:

  • Optimized high-definition playback with support for Blu-ray* that lets you watch your favorite content in stunning HD
  • Stunning video quality with sharpness, detail, and noise reduction that creates incredible visuals
  • Multi-channel premium audio that creates amazing audio experiences with native support for bit-streaming Dolby TrueHD* and DTS-HD Master Audio*

Intel® Clear Video HD Technology

Learn more

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Product and Performance Information


1. Built-in visual features are not enabled on all PCs, and optimized software may be required. Check with your system manufacturer. Learn more at