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CyberLink PowerDVD 6 Delivers the #1 DVD Experience on the PC with Unsurpassed Video and Audio Quality


Taipei, Taiwan----Nov. 8th, 2004----CyberLink Corp. (5203.TW), a leading developer of digital video software and training solutions today released the latest version of award-winning and industry-leading PowerDVD, with breakthrough technologies providing unsurpassed video quality and superior audio fidelity.

PowerDVD incorporates support for high-definition audio and video, true 8-channel home theater audio playback, virtual surround sound, as well as complete controls and extra features for DVD enthusiasts.

"By far, PowerDVD 6 offers the number one DVD experience you can have on a PC," said Alice H. Chang, CEO of CyberLink. "In addition to brighter, more natural images, and smoother DVD playback, PowerDVD 6 provides the best audio fidelity possible with support for high-definition video and audio, and true 8-channel home theater surround sound."

PowerDVD 6 includes the following breakthrough features and technologies:
Unsurpassed Video Quality
? CyberLink Eagle Vision 2 is CyberLink's second-generation dynamic video enhancement technology, creating brighter luminance and more natural colors during DVD playback.
? Smart Video Deinterlacing uses intelligent frame-by-frame analysis and an adaptive de-interlacing technique to produce ultra-smooth video playback by eliminating the ghosting, feathering and unwanted image elements found in other playback applications.
? CyberLink Pano Vision maximizes playback flexibility by supporting both 4:3 and 16:9 DVD content and PC monitors.
? High-Definition Video support allows playback of MPEG-2 HD and WMV-HD files, letting users make the most of their HD TV and the growing amount of HD video content available online and via DVD.

Superior Audio Fidelity
? DVD-Audio support delivers 192 KHz, 24-bit high-definition audio, ensuring up to 256 times better audio fidelity than that found on audio CDs. PowerDVD supports the core coding technology of DVD-Audio, MLP Lossless.
? Home-theater surround sound is delivered via support for Dolby Digital EX, giving users true 8-channel surround sound playback.
? Dolby Pro Logic IIx offers PowerDVD 6 users a second choice for 8-channel audio expansion.
? CyberLink Multi-channel Environment Impression 2 (CLMEI-2), CyberLink's second-generation audio-expansion technology, optimizes 2-to-5-channel audio played over 8-channel home theater systems.
? CyberLink Virtual Speaker creates a virtual surround-sound experience via two stereo speakers. CyberLink Virtual Speaker mimics multiple listening environments.
? CyberLink Headphone creates a virtual surround-sound experience via headphones to allow users maximize enjoyment of their DVDs.

The Ultimate Format Support
PowerDVD 6 supports a complete range of video and audio standards, including DVD-/+VR, WMV-HD, MLP Lossless, MPEG-4 AVC (H.264), DivX Pro, DTS, Dolby Digital EX, MP3, Dolby Pro Logic IIx.

Complete Controls
With PowerDVD 6 users have comprehensive easy-to-use mouse and keyboard controls for enjoying DVDs. Two new features provide fun ways to enjoy audio: Audio Equalizer Presets adds atmospheric effects to movie or music playback, and Audio Pitch Scaling enhances music while playing Karaoke discs. Other features include: Parental Controls, Dual Subtitles, closed captioning support, angle switching, and Video Bookmarks, among many others.

Powerful Expandability
Expandability options including a Mobility Pack allowing road warriors save battery power while watching DVDs via a notebook, and MPEG-4 AVC (H.264) Pack for playing video files compressed using this next-generation DVD standard.

Product Photo and Information:
Box shot can be downloaded from

Detailed product information can be found at
http://www.cyberlink.com/products/powerdvd/overview.html

PowerDVD 6 Deluxe and Standard vs. PowerDVD 5 Deluxe and Standard
http://www.cyberlink.com/products/powerdvd/compare-retail.html

Availability:
Download versions
PowerDVD 6 is now available on CyberLink online store at
http://www.cyberlink.com/store/powerdvd/buy.html
PowerDVD 6.0 Deluxe is sold for USD 69.96/Euros 59.99, a special price at USD 62.95/Euros 53.99 will be offered till the end of Dec.
PowerDVD 6.0 Standard is sold for USD 49.95/Euros 44.99, a special price at USD 44.95/Euros 40.49 will be offered till the end of Dec.
Retail box versions from CyberLink's local publisher
Australia - late Jan. 2005 - Manaccom
France - Late Jan. 2005 - Avanquest
Germany - late Jan. 2005 - Koch
Italy - late Jan. 2005 - Questar
Spain - late Jan. 2005 - Avanquest
UK - Nov. 2004 - Koch
US - late Jan. 2005 - Avanquest

About CyberLink Corp.
Founded in 1995, CyberLink Corp. is a world leader and pioneer in providing integrated solution for the Digital Home. The products are categorized into two major lines: Digital Multimedia Solutions and Training Solutions. Digital Multimedia Solutions includes DVD Burning & Creativity Products focus on media creation by advancing the technologies to capture, edit, author and record all types of media, and Digital Entertainment products provide high quality media enjoyment on the PC by perfecting state-of-the-art audio-video technologies. These award-winning software applications are ideal solutions for turning today's mainstream computers into home theaters and digital video centers. The company's Training Solutions include authoring tools for creating training content and training management systems that offer an easy and cost effective way to deliver and manage training programs over corporate intranets or the Internet. As a result of the company's solid growth and profitability, CyberLink became a public company in October 2000 and is listed on the Taiwan Stock Exchange (5203.TW). To keep up with market demands, CyberLink has operations in North America, Europe, and the Asia Pacific region including Japan. CyberLink's worldwide headquarter is in Taipei. http://www.gocyberlink.com/

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Copyright?2004 CyberLink Corp. All rights reserved.

Press Contacts:
Germany: Regina Glaser,r.glaser@konzept-pr.de or by phone + 49-821-34300-17.
Corporate: Renee Chen or Manal Ma at press@gocyberlink.com or by phone at: +886-2-8667-1298, ext. 301 or 303 for more details.

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