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Dec. 27, 2013
PC Magazine Names CyberLink PowerDirector 12 Best Video Editor of 2013

Prestigious consumer technology publication ranks PowerDirector 12 as the best product of the year, topping all competitive video-editing solutions

Taipei, TaiwanDecember 27, 2013CyberLink Corp. (5203.TW) a provider of innovative media creativity solutions, today announced that the newest version of its video editing software, PowerDirector 12, has been named the Best Video Editor of 2013 by PC Magazine, one of the most influential consumer technology publications in the United States.test

With consumers owning more devices capable of shooting near-professional quality video and photos, PowerDirector 12 has revolutionized the video editing process by providing consumers first cross-platform video editing experience. In the PC Magazine Best Products of 2013 Announcement, the publication noted that PowerDirector 12 “is a long time favorite among prosumer video editors. It offers impressive performance, an intuitive interface, and lots of editing goodie.” With its new up-to-4-angle MultiCam feature, 3D and 4K editing and output, and direct uploading to sharing sites, all at a consumer- friendly price, PowerDirector 12 beat all competitive offerings from other major technology vendors.

“We are proud that PC Magazine has named that PowerDirector 12 Best Video Editor of 2013, in addition to also being awarded its Editors’ Choice award five times,” said Alice H. Chang, CEO of CyberLink. “These awards validate our dedication to providing the most innovative video editing solution to our users worldwide. CyberLink will continue to provide our customers with powerful multimedia solutions to showcase their creativity in their daily lives.”

PC Magazine is the leader for rigorous, labs-based comparative reviews of computing, consumer electronics, business technology and Internet products, empowering readers to make educated purchasing decisions by providing the most trusted and comprehensive labs-based editorial coverage in the industry.

For more information about PowerDirector 12, please visit http://www.cyberlink.com

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'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.


Press Contacts:

Corporate: Anne Shih at press@cyberlink.com or by phone at: +886-2-8667-1298, ext. 2448
Norway: Kenneth Nygaard Knudsen at contact_pr_nor@cyberlink.com or by phone at: +45 3033 6496
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

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