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PowerDirector

The Fastest Video Editing Software for Enthusiasts

PowerDirector provides the most comprehensive tools for high-quality video productions - all with easy-to-use features and fastest 64-bit video editing. The new MultiCam editing support allows you to up to import 4 videos that are taken by different devices and sync them by audio tracks so that you can easily pick the best shots. Theme Designer allows you to create 3D animated slideshows with your videos and photos.

Procedure for Software Update Download and Installation
Unless noted, software updates provided on this page are exclusively for retail and online purchased versions only. To check for updates for hardware bundled versions, locate the "About" dialog in the software, and then click on the "Upgrade" button. In the Upgrade dialog click the "Update" tab to see if there are any updates available. Also note that the software will pop up a notification periodically when there is an update available.

Version:

PowerDirector 12

2014-03-27

Updates PowerDirector 12 to build 2726
Installing this patch to improve program stability and performance. It fixes more than 30 issues including customer feedback and crash reports. For more detailed information, hover your mouse over the “i” icon on the right.

Updates:
  • Adds auto scroll to the effect properties header when expanded/collapsed in the PiP/Title/Particle/Menu Designer.
  • Improves CPU usage and performance when producing video with ColorDirector adjustments applied.
  • Improves program stability when importing and producing QuickTime files.
  • Improves program stability when editing in Magic Motion Designer or video cropping then playback on timeline on 4th Generation Intel Core Processor (Haswell) platforms.
  • Improves program stability when applying GPU acceleration on particle effect on 3rd Generation Intel Core Processor (IvyBridge) platforms.
  • Improves program stability when previewing video effect with OpenCL acceleration.
  • Improves program stability in the Title Designer when moving pasted title text.
  • Improves program stability when importing clips with Dolby Digital or Dolby Digital Plus audio.
  • Resolves program crash issue that periodically occurs by changing lines when editing text in the Title Designer.
  • Resolves program crash issue when clicking the Duration button to adjust the subtitles of a loaded project.
  • Resolves program crash issue when entering Fix/Enhance if both PowerDirector v12 and v10 are installed in the non-default path.
  • Resolves font compatibility issue in the Subtitle Room.
  • Resolves the issue that video and audio randomly become unlinked/unsynced when saving a project after changing timeline frame rate.
  • Improves program performance when applying Pixelan FilmTouch2 effect in the Menu Designer.
  • Resolves the issue that opacity effect disappears after enabling motion blur.
2013-11-01

Updates PowerDirector 12 to build 2230
Installing this patch update resolves slow response issue. For more detailed information, hover your mouse over the “i” icon on the right.

2013-09-13

Updates PowerDirector 12 to build 2109
Installing this patch to improve program stability, hover your mouse over the “i” icon on the right.

PowerDirector 11

2014-01-05

Updates PowerDirector 11 to build 3625
Improves compatibility with NVIDIA display driver version 331.65. For more detailed information, hover your mouse over the "i" icon on the right.

2013-04-24

Updates PowerDirector 11 to build 2812
Install this patch update to improve program performance. For more detailed information, hover your mouse over the “i” icon on the right.

2013-01-24

Updates PowerDirector 11 to build 2516
Install this patch update to improve program performance. For more detailed information, hover your mouse over the “i” icon on the right.

2012-11-30

Updates PowerDirector 11 to build 2321
Installing this patch update adds support for the Holiday Pack Vol. 4 in PowerDirector. For more detailed information, hover your mouse over the “i” icon on the right”.

PowerDirector 10

2012-10-10

Updates: This file updates PowerDirector 10 to PowerDirector 10 build 2023. For PowerDirector retail and online purchase versions only.

2011-12-28

Updates: This file updates PowerDirector 10 to PowerDirector 10 build 1129b. For PowerDirector retail and online purchase versions only.

PowerDirector 9

2011-06-10

Updates: This update file updates PowerDirector 9 to PowerDirector 9 build 2930. For PowerDirector retail and online purchase versions only.

2010-12-24

Updates: This update file updates PowerDirector 9 to PowerDirector 9 build 2330a. For PowerDirector retail and online purchase versions only.

PowerDirector 8

PowerDirector 7

PowerDirector 6

2008-10-21

Updates: This update file only applies to end users who cannot upload videos to YouTube (For PowerDirector 6 build 2319 only).

PowerDirector 5 Premium

2006-08-02

Updates: This patch only applies to end-users who couldn't open the PowerDirector project file (.pds) (For PowerDirector 5 build number before 1227)

2006-08-02

Updates: This patch only applies to end-users who use Create Disc function of the program and can not hear the music added with MagicMusic on the DVD that created. (For the PowerDirector 5 build number 1816)

PowerDirector 4

PowerDirector 3

PowerDirector 2.55

PowerDirector 2.5

2002-12-17

Updates: This patch file updates OEM version of PowerDirector 2.5 Pro ME or 2.5 Pro DE to build 0919

2002-12-17

Updates: This patch file updates OEM version of PowerDirector 2.5 Pro VE to build 0919

PowerDirector 2.1

2005-03-24

Updates: This patch file updates OEM version of PowerDirector 2.1 Pro DE to build 0925

2002-12-17

Updates: This patch file updates OEM version of PowerDirector 2.1 SE+ (SE Plus) to build 0925

2002-12-17

Updates: This patch file updates OEM version of PowerDirector 2.1 SE to build 0925

2002-12-17

Updates: This patch file updates OEM version of PowerDirector 2.1 Pro VE to build 0925

2002-12-17

Updates: This patch file updates OEM version of PowerDirector 2.1 Pro ME to build 0925