Taipei, Taiwan—October 11, 2011— CyberLink Corp. (5203.TW) today launched a new version of its award-winning PowerDirector video editing software. Designed with a variety of new features that enhance the movie making process for prosumers, PowerDirector 10 is the fastest consumer video editing software on the market and includes innovative new editing tools, features and enhancements, in addition to the most comprehensive 3D editing suite, making it easy and fun to create high quality home movies.
Users will welcome several new features, including a choice of 3 different editing modes, enhancements to a flexible 100-track timeline, automated beat detection, integration of pro-quality plug-ins from third-party partners, animated painting tools, time lapse controls, and free-form picture-in-picture video cropping tools.
PowerDirector 10 also includes a rich set of powerful 3D video editing tools that enable consumers to import, edit and produce 3D material. Customers can transform their 2D videos into 3D productions in a few simple steps and gain access to a comprehensive consumer 3D video editing suite.
Additionally, CyberLink’s video rendering engine has been enhanced to provide faster and even more efficient video production, regardless of format and resolution. Its unique TrueVelocity 2 solution dramatically improves the quality of the editing process by harnessing system GPU power, via OpenCL, to deliver a 6-fold speed increase in the rendering of effects. PowerDirector 10 also includes a new H.264 media encoder designed to rapidly process HD video, eliminating the lag time often experienced with most other consumer video editing solutions.
"Serious video hobbyists want more capabilities than simple tools or cameras can supply but don't want to spend an arm and a leg for a professional solution nor do they want to spend weeks learning it", said Rob Enderle, Principal Analyst for the Enderle Group. "PowerDirector 10 from CyberLink addresses this need with a comparatively easy to use set of tools that still provides professional level features. In short, with PowerDirector 10, they get the result of a professional tool without the cost in cash or time."
“PowerDirector 10 is the fastest and most complete software for the increasing number of consumers who capture video, including HD and 3D, with their camcorders, cameras and smart phones,” said Alice H. Chang, CEO of CyberLink. “The new 3D capabilities allow users to take any 2D photo or video and easily convert it to 3D. Whether it’s a vacation video or a soccer game, PowerDirector 10 brings a whole new dimension to consumers’ movies.”
Additional Key Features in PowerDirector 10
PowerDirector 10 includes a variety of new features designed to make the video creation experience more creative, faster and easier than ever. In addition to the TrueVelocity 2 rendering engine, new features include:
Innovative Movie Creation Tools
Making Editing Easier than Ever
Comprehensive 3D Editing Suite
Free Effects, Menus, Tutorials & more!
CyberLink boasts the web’s number one community of video editing enthusiasts, DirectorZone, which currently has more than two million members. Customers have free access to more than 200,000 effects, titles, menus and tutorials, which can easily be imported into their PowerDirector projects. Customers share tips and tricks, best practices and original effects and templates.
PowerDirector 10 is available today and can be downloaded from the CyberLink online store or purchased at a variety of retail outlets including Office Depot, Tiger Direct and Fry’s. PowerDirector is available in the following languages: English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Chinese (Simplified and Traditional), Japanese, Korean, and Dutch. CyberLink offers OEM versions to PC and CE manufacturing customers. A free trial download is also available from the CyberLink website.
CyberLink PowerDirector 10 Versions
PowerDirector 10 Ultra: US $99.95
PowerDirector 10 Deluxe: US $69.95
Upgrades for previous PowerDirector versions are available starting at US $49.95
CyberLink Corp is the leader and pioneer in enabling digital multimedia on PCs, CEs and mobile devices through the use of video editing software, video player software, and other multimedia solutions. Backed by a group of high-caliber software engineers, CyberLink owns its core codec and a number of patented technologies. CyberLink has built a solid reputation for delivering high-quality, interoperable, and fast time-to-market solutions that keep our OEM partners on the leading edge. Our business partners include leaders in the PC industry: top-5 desktop and notebook providers, optical drive manufacturers and graphic-card makers. Today, CyberLink’s software solutions include: complete applications for Blu-ray Disc playback and creation; digital home entertainment; and touch-enabled media solution. With customers spanning from multi-national corporations to small/medium-sized businesses, and from power users to home users, CyberLink has enjoyed rapid and consistent growth leading to a record breaking IPO in 2000 on the Taiwan Over The Counter Exchange (OTC: 5203). Currently, CyberLink is listed on the Taiwan Stock Exchange (ticker symbol: 5203.TW). CyberLink's worldwide headquarters is located in Taipei. To keep up with market demands, CyberLink has operations in North America, Europe and the Asia Pacific region, including Japan. For more information, please visit CyberLink's website at www.cyberlink.com.
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