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CyberLink PowerDirector Included in HP Pavilion Notebook PCs

Untitled Document Taipei, Taiwan----November 26, 2001----CyberLink Corp., a leading software developer of digital video entertainment applications and e-training solutions, today announced that its award-winning software application PowerDirector will come bundled with Hewlett-Packard Company's Pavilion n5445 and Pavilion n5495 Series Notebook PCs, featuring a built in IEEE 1394 (Fire Wire) port.

PowerDirector was chosen by HP for this bundle because of its renowned video editing speed and simplicity allowing any user to edit their own videos. Starting in October, the HP Pavilion n5445 and n5495 began shipping with PowerDirector, thus adding multimedia flexibility to the HP Pavilion notebook PCs powerful mobile computing package. These models also come pre-loaded with Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition to deliver the best new digital media experience, and feature built in IEEE 1394 port for easy connection to digital cameras and DV camcorders.

"PowerDirector is designed with speed and simplicity in mind," stated Alice H. Chang, CEO of CyberLink Corp. "HP Pavilion n5000 series customers will receive the best possible digital video entertainment package in mobile computing, along with the added benefits of our acclaimed video editing software application included with the select models that feature a built-in Fire Wire port."

"Cyberlink is a proven feature and quality leader in the digital video software business," said Carol Ozaki, Senior Product Manager at HP. "PowerDirector, integrated into the Pavilion n5445 & Pavilion n5495 notebook PCs, offers easy to use and flexible video editing capabilities for consumers that want to enjoy the best digital media experience with a high-powered mobile PC."

From CyberLink, developers of PowerDVD, PowerDirector offer superb special effects, an easy to use storyboard interface and the ability to input video from DV camcorders via IEEE 1394 (Fire Wire) connections, and output to numerous file formats including highly-compressed MPEG-1 & 2 video for making VCDs and DVDs. Furthermore, PowerDirector proudly features the Designed for Windows XP logo, and fully supports the complete digital computing package offered with HP's Pavilion n5000 series. With built-in DVD/CD-RW Combo drives, the Pavilion n5445 and n5495 notebook PCs offer users the ability to burn finished movie productions created with PowerDirector onto CDs for convenient storage and easy sharing (authoring/burning tool required for making Video CDs).

About PowerDirector
PowerDirector is a powerful video editing software application designed with speed and simplicity in mind to allow even the novice user to produce professional-looking videos. Derived from CyberLink's core technology in the area of MPEG-video applications, PowerDirector offers users the latest advancements in video editing software and a unique video output production technique called Smart Video Rendering Technology (SVRT). This allows PowerDirector to provide much faster video rendering than any other video editing software currently available.

Additionally, with SVRT users are not only able to output video in a timely fashion, but also perfectly retain the original quality of video segments where effects have not been applied. Users can import video content from DV camcorders (by IEEE 1394), analog video sources via capture devices, or VCD. Editing videos is a simple affair with the simple and flexible user interface to access numerous features such as 3-D transitional effects, watermark and picture-in-picture, allowing the user to create professional-looking movies in a short time.

Moreover, because PowerDirector supports numerous video formats, users have maximum flexibility when producing finished video projects that can be exported later to DVD, VCD, the Web, or even back to DV tape. Equipped with advanced operating features, numerous input and output options and superior rendering technology, PowerDirector is the ultimate tool to easily create fantastic video productions with today's PC.

About CyberLink Corp.
Founded in 1995, CyberLink Corp. is a world leader and pioneer in bringing advanced digital video and audio software products to market. The products are categorized into two major lines: Digital Video Entertainment and E-Training Solutions. Digital Video Entertainment products focus on providing video/audio playback and recording capabilities on the personal computer. These award-winning software applications are ideal solutions for turning today's mainstream computers into powerful home theaters and digital video centers. The company's E-Training Solutions offer breakthrough technologies to stream and manage high-quality, media-rich contents over corporate intranets or the Internet. As a result of the company's solid growth and profitability, CyberLink became a public company in October of 2000 and is listed on the Taiwan Over The Counter Exchange (OTC: 5203). To keep up with market demands, CyberLink has operations in North America, Europe and the Asia Pacific region including Japan. CyberLink's worldwide headquarters are in Taipei and its Web site is located at www.goCyberlink.com.

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