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CyberLink Announces Unique PowerDirector Software Combo for Video Creation on Windows® 8 Devices

PowerDirector 11 together with PowerDirector Mobile offers the first tailor-made video creation solution for both desktop and portable applications

Taipei, TaiwanNovember 26, 2012CyberLink Corp. (5203.TW), a provider of innovative media creation solutions, today announced its new PowerDirector 11 plus PowerDirector Mobile software combination, designed to enrich the user experience on hybrid devices running the Microsoft Windows® 8 operating system.

Recognizing that Microsoft’s new touch-focused Windows 8 OS enables fresh usage scenarios on hybrid devices, CyberLink developed PowerDirector Mobile to facilitate on-the-spot video editing and distribution for consumers who want to capture and share content wherever they are. Full interoperability with PowerDirector 11 affords users the option of transferring PowerDirector Mobile content back to their desktop system for further editing later.

"While new hybrid hardware designs open up exciting usage possibilities for traditional notebook users, there is a distinct lack of powerful video creation software that works as well in a portable setting as it does in a desktop environment," said Alice H. Chang, CEO of CyberLink. "CyberLink is the first software vendor to offer a solution that is tailor-made to each usage scenario, resulting in a far more fluid and enjoyable experience for consumers. This hybrid approach presents a distinct area of competitive advantage for CyberLink moving forward.”

The mobile version of PowerDirector 11 is available now on the Windows Store. Codes for free activation of the app, along with download and installation instructions, are available with each purchase of the desktop version of PowerDirector.

About CyberLink
Founded in 1996, CyberLink Corp. is the world’s leading multimedia software company. With over 100 patented technologies that provide a solid foundation on which to continuously revolutionize the way multimedia is experienced, CyberLink’s visionary outlook has allowed the company to grow rapidly. This ultimately led to a record-breaking IPO on the Taiwan Over-the-Counter Exchange (OTC: 5203) in 2000. CyberLink is currently listed on the Taiwan Stock Exchange (ticker symbol: 5203.TW).

CyberLink’s broad portfolio of multimedia applications can be categorized into two main areas: Media Entertainment – PowerDVD being the flagship product in this category, provides the latest in media playback on PCs, across devices in the home network, and on-the-go with portable smart devices; and Media Creation – offers a series of software to create enticing videos & photos, author Blu-ray & DVD discs and more. CyberLink has built strategic partnerships with leading CPU and GPU providers and a solid reputation for delivering high-quality, interoperable, and fast time-to-market solutions that keep our OEM partners from top PC brands on the leading edge. CyberLink's worldwide headquarters are located in Taipei, Taiwan, with regional operations offices in North America, Japan, Europe and Asia-Pacific. The company has 700 employees worldwide, with more than 500 engineers in product design and development.

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Press Contacts:

Corporate: Stacy Chang at press@cyberlink.com or by phone at: +886-2-8667-1298, ext. 2151
CyberLink Japan: Akiko Iwasaki at contact_pr_jpn@cyberlink.com or by phone at: +81-3-5875-6650
CyberLink USA: Amy Peterson at cyberlink@famapr.com or by phone at +1-617-986-5026
Germany: Volker Maxisch at contact_pr_deu@cyberlink.com or by phone: +31-43-306-0797
France: Hervé Delemarre at contact_pr_fr@cyberlink.com or by phone: +33(0)1-4110-4111
United Kingdom: Maggie Zaboura at contact_pr_uk@cyberlink.com or by phone: +44-1491-639-172

All companies and product names mentioned herein are for identification purposes only and are the sole property of their respective owners. Copyright © 2012 CyberLink Corp. All rights reserved.

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