The ArcSoft TotalMedia Extreme software suite includes four primary applications: Digital Theatre, TotalMedia Studio MV, TotalMedia Studio AV, and TotalMedia Backup & Record.
The suite provides video playback, video editing and authoring, music disc ripping and burning, data mastering, and backup solutions for virtually all optical media, including Blu-ray discs, DVDs, and CDs. All these programs are fully integrated within the software suite, providing seamless switching from one application to the other.
The Panasonic Blu-ray SW-5582 retails for $750 from SLI. It uses the new Blu-ray writable (BD-R) and Blu-ray re-writeable (BD-RE) 25GB single layer and 50GB double layer Blu-ray discs for storing data and high-definition movies.