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CyberLink Teams with Pixelan to Bring 400+ Organic Video Transitions to PowerDirector 12

Customizable video transitions plugin enables PowerDirector 12 video editors to exercise complete creative control over video transitions, titles and effects

Taipei, TaiwanOctober 22, 2013CyberLink Corp. (5203.TW), a provider of innovative media creativity solutions, today announced that its award-winning video editor, PowerDirector 12 now supports the SpiceMaster™ 2.5 TFX video transitions plugin from industry-leading plugin developer, Pixelan™. Offering over 400 transitions and custom animation controls, SpiceMaster will broaden the video editing options for PowerDirector 12 users, providing sophisticated and unique alternatives to standard transitions.

“With each new release of PowerDirector our goal is to bring improvements in performance, functionality and quality that offer real value to our customers.” said Alice H. Chang, CEO of CyberLink. “Our collaboration with Pixelan enriches the ecosystem of third party software supported by PowerDirector and provides video editor enthusiasts with a deeper pool of professional tools and effects they can use to create original videos.”

Michael Feerer, Founder and CEO of Pixelan, added, “We are delighted to collaborate with CyberLink to bring the first of several popular Pixelan video effects plugins to PowerDirector 12 users. SpiceMaster has long been the industry-standard for beautiful ultra-soft, organic, completely customizable video transitions. It’s a great complement to the built-in standard transitions within PowerDirector. ”

Product Availability
The SpiceMaster™ 2.5 TFX video transitions plugin for PowerDirector 12 is available now on the CyberLink website, along with a range of other supported third party plugins that enable distinctive visual effects.

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.

About Pixelan
Pixelan is one of the longest-established video effects plugin developers in the world and is celebrating its 17th year. Pixelan provides affordable, easy-to-use, useful video effects plugins and video transitions plugins for a wide range of popular video editing software. Pixelan effects and transitions are used by more than 250,000 videographers and filmmakers worldwide. For additional info, please visit http://www.pixelan.com

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Press Contacts:

Corporate: Anne Shih at press@cyberlink.com or by phone at: +886-2-8667-1298, ext. 2448
CyberLink Japan: Kazutaka Aiso 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 617-986-5026.
Germany: Volker Maxisch at contact_pr_deu@cyberlink.com or by phone: +31-43-306-0797
France: Laëtitia D’Urso at contact_pr_fr@cyberlink.com or by phone: +33 (0)1 41104111
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 © 2013 CyberLink Corp. All rights reserved.

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