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PowerDirector 16

PowerDirector 16

The No. 1 Choice for Video Editors
  • Be Creative! - Create impressive videos with PowerDirector. It’s easy for anyone – pros and beginners alike – to create anything they can imagine.
  • World Leader in 360º Video Editing - Bring a new perspective to video editing with CyberLink's all new True360 technology. Import, edit, stabilize and export your 360 video.
  • Craft Enduring Family Moments - Perfectly capture the spirit and atmosphere of family events with ready-made themed templates that come with effects, transitions, animations and music.
  • Showcase Your Travel Adventures - Tell great stories that people want to watch with 7 customizable design tools to help you to get your travel videos looking just the way you want them.
  • Build Thrilling Action Highlights - PowerDirector’s unique Action Cam Center has all the high-powered features the pros use to create fast-paced, standout action videos.

Award of PowerDirector

https://www.pcmag.com/article/357203/the-best-products-of-2017
PC Mag The Best Product of 2017

“Time and time again, CyberLink beats the competition at introducing new technology to its ultra-powerful video editing software. With this version, you get more 360-degree VR editing capabilities than anyone else offers, including stabilization, motion tracking, and VR titling.”

https://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2424347,00.asp
Editors' Choice, PCMag, USA

"Fast rendering. Clear interface. Loads of effects. The most 360-degree video capabilities of any video editor."PCMag, USA, 10/2017

http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2424347,00.asp
Editors' Choice, PCMag, USA

“PowerDirector is the fastest and most capable consumer-level video editing software for Windows around, and it's the first to support 360-degree VR footage.” PCMag, USA, 1/2017

http://asia.pcmag.com/cyberlink-powerdirector-14/6442/review/cyberlink-powerdirector-14-ultimate
Editors' Choice, PCMag, USA

PowerDirector continues to outflank the competition, with top rendering speed, a massive set of video editing tools, the latest file-standard support, and a wealth of new features in its latest update. PCMag, USA, 9/2015

Editors' Choice
Editors' Choice, PCMag, USA

"[PowerDirector] consistently outpaces the competition in speed, features, and ease of use, [but] CyberLink hasn't sat still, adding an impressive 60 new features, effects and templates...” PCMag, USA, 11/2014

Best Video Editor of the Year

"PowerDirector 12 is a longtime favorite among prosumer video editors. It offers impressive performance, an intuitive interface, and lots of editing goodies. The latest version now has multicam viewing (up to four angles), 3D and 4K editing and output, direct uploading to sharing sites, and can even author a Blu-Ray disc. Considering its price, even serious video editors should look no further." PC Mag, US, 11/2013

2014 CES Innovations Design and Engineering Award

PowerDirector 12 is selected as a 2014 CES Innovations Design and Engineering Awards Honoree in the Software & Mobile Apps product category. US, 11/2013

PC Magazine Video Review
PC Magazine Video Review

Watch the video review from PC Mag editor Michael Muchmore. USA. 10/2013

Sehr Gut, VideoAktiv, Germany

"The PowerDirector is slowly but surely picked up very well to a serious size in the mid-section editing business. Beginners will get along very well and picked up quickly." VideoAktiv, Germany, 9/2013

http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2424356,00.asp
Editors' Choice, PCMag, USA

“PowerDirector ups the ante, making even more professional-level digital movie editing techniques accessible to video enthusiasts.” PCMag, USA, 9/2013

Sehr Gut, VideoFilmen, Germany

"The version of PowerDirector 12 is again one of the fastest and most powerful programs for hobby users." VideoFilmen, Germany, 9/2013

http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2397215,00.asp
Editors' Choice, PCMag, US

"CyberLink continues to impress with our Editors' Choice video editor, PowerDirector." PCMag, US, 04/2013

http://cyberlink-powerdirector.en.uptodown.com/windows
5 Stars Award, Uptodown, Spain

"PowerDirector is probably one of the best tool suites to edit videos that you can find." Uptodown, Spain, 9/2016

PC World Recommended Award, PC World Hungary,Hungary

PC World Hungary,Hungary, 1/2015

http://cyberlink-powerdirector.software.informer.com/
Excellent, Software.informer, US

Excellent, Software.informer, US

http://www.videomaker.com/article/15654-videomakers-best-picks-2012
2012 Videomaker Best Products of the Year Award, Videomaker, US

"Tons of tools, effect and even 4K video support make CyberLink PowerDirector11 an easy choice for the BEST Intermediate Editing Software of 2012." Videomaker, US, 12/2012

9/10 Star Award - Trusted Reviews, UK

"This is fast becoming a mature and very capable video editing platform, with a smooth workflow and plenty of features, particularly if you opt for one of the top two bundles." Trusted Reviews, UK, 09/2012

5 Star Award -Quetelecharger.com, FRA

" The latest version of PowerDirector offers a revolutionnary experience competing like never the leaders like Adobe" Quetelecharger.com, FRA, 2012

http://cyberlink-powerdirector.softonic.de/
4 Stars Award, Softonic.com, DEU

"CyberLink PowerDirector makes real producers out of hobby filmers." Softonic.com, DEU, 09/2012

http://www.pcworld.com/article/2010057/cyberlink-director-suite-prosumer-video-photo-and-audio-editing-with-great-features-and-e
4 Stars Award, PCWorld, US

"PowerDirector 11 is a mature, storyboarding multi-track video editor that compares well with competition such as Encore and Final Cut." PCWorld, US, 09/2012.

Editor's Choice - Videoaktiv, Germany

"The new PowerDirector 11 is really quick, offers an intuitive control concept and many templates." Videoaktiv, Germany, 6/2012 (magazine issue)

Winner & Best Buy – Videoaktiv Digital, Germany

"All in all a very successful video editing software which satisfies all wishes." Videoaktiv Digital, 2012

http://cyberlink-powerdirector.software.informer.com/
Editor's Pick Award, Software.informer, US

"CyberLink PowerDirector is one of the most powerful software tools for video productions of high quality." Software.informer, US, 04/2014

http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2372985,00.asp
Editor's Choice, PCMag, US

"Not only is CyberLink PowerDirector 11 the fastest video editing software to use, but it also can boast the deepest arsenal of tools and yet remain among the easiest to use, with a clear, intuitive interface.” PCMag, US, 01/2013

http://backend.cyberlink.com/uploadweb/english/ebook/20121221_010534.pdf
Test Winner, Camcorder Kaufberater, DEU

"If the PC is too slow, proxy editing can help, the test winner for example offers that." Camcorder Kaufberater (magazine issue), DEU, 12/2012

Editors' Choice: 3-Time Winner! – PCMag, US

"Cyberlink PowerDirector continues to hold an edge over other consumer video-editing software. It blows through previewing and rendering digital movies where others stall and stutter." PCMag, US, 2011

Editors' Choice - PCMag, US

"PowerDirector 10 is our top choice for consumer video-editing software. It's fast, powerful, and loaded with effects and adjustments, including 3D, all in a very straightforward interface."

Reprinted from www.pcmag.com, November 30, 2011, with permission. Copyright 2011 Ziff Davis Publishing Holdings Inc. All Rights Reserved.

19/20 Rating - Trusted Reviews, UK

"The playback engine is very smooth, and more than capable of rendering the two Full HD streams in MVC 3D video. This is also the first video editing app we've used which feels just as home editing 3D footage as it does 2D footage." Trusted Reviews, 2011

4.5 Stars Award, CNET, USA
4.5 Stars Award, CNET, USA

"CyberLink PowerDirector 13 Ultra is sophisticated and fun to use, and most similar tools can't compete with its great speed and features." CNET Download.com, USA, 09/17/2014

Sehr Gut, PCgo!, DEU

"With the PowerDirector 11 Cyberlink hit the jackpot." PCgo!, DEU, 02/2013

Very Good, video magazine, DEU

"With the PowerDirector 11 Cyberlink hit the jackpot." video magazine, DEU, 12/2012

Testsieger, ColorFoto Magazine, DEU

"Cyberlink is due to be the test winner - beginner-friendliness and performance are both right here." ColorFoto Magazine, DEU, 12/2012

5-Star Award - PC Pro, UK

"Sophisticated 3D editing, and performance is better than ever, but our reservations with the previous version haven't been addressed" PC Pro, UK, 2011

PC Welt, Germany

"With PowerDirector 10 Cyberlink offers a software for complete videoediting - also in 3D." PC Welt, Germany, 2/2012

PC VIP Gold Award - PC Professionale, ITA

"The choice of PC Professionale" PC Professionale, 2011

4.5 Star Award -PC World, Hungary

"4.5 Star Award." PC World, 2011

4-Star Award - Expert Reviews, UK

"Some great new features including the best 3D editing to date, but Cyberlink needs to address some basic problems to take PowerDirector to the next level" Expert Reviews, UK, 2011

PC Pro, UK

"PowerDirector 9 Ultra64 is the fastest consumer editing software we've seen." PC Pro, 2011

4.5-Star - Gypsevideo.fr, FRA
4.5-Star Award - Gypsevideo.fr, FRA

"PowerDirector 10 is an easy to use software. Thanks to CPU/GPU optimization, the AVCHD editing is fast. This software will seduce more videoamateurs looking for simplicity. But its prix enables to get a very good price/performance ratio." Gypsevideo.fr, 2011

SoftwareCrew, UK
SoftwareCrew, UK

Faster than ever, with new 3D support, and useful extras like automatic beat detection and paint animations, PowerDirector 10 is a great product for new users, and also includes more than enough new features to justify upgrading from previous editions. Recommended. SoftwareCrew, UK, 2011

4-Star - Micro & Vie Numérique, FRA
4-Star Award - Micro & Vie Numérique, FRA

"Video editing is an activity that would benefit from 64-bit operating systems, which CyberLink totally applies in this version Ultra64 of PowerDirector 9." Micro & Vie Numérique, 2011

17/20 - Le Magazine Officiel Windows, FRA
17/20 Rating - Le Magazine Officiel Windows, FRA

"Simple, complete, powerful, this new version will please HD ready and Full HD camcorders owners." Le Magazine Officiel Windows, 2011

Very Good - videofilmen, FRA
Very Good - videofilmen, FRA

"PowerDirector 9 is the first video editor for hobby users, which supports 64-bit systems completely, creating faster and more efficient work by the AVCHD-cut." videofilmen, 2011

http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2372982,00.asp
Editors' Choice - PCMag, US

"CyberLink's PowerDirector has all the speed and all the advanced features an enthusiast video editor could want. As the first consumer video editing software to support 64-bit Windows, PowerDirector is taking a lead in the field." PCMag.com, 2010

Reprinted from www.pcmag.com, March 10, 2010, with permission. Copyright 2010 Ziff Davis Publishing Holdings Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Videomaker, US

"PowerDirector is great for short films and home movies, and an excellent program to grow on. It's a great intermediate editing program and holds its ground against other intermediate editing software." Videomaker, US, 2010

MicroMart, UK

“An interface that’s not only great to look at but is also, crucially, a lot of fun to use.” MicroMart, UK, 2010

Must Have - Tom’s Guide, FRA
Must Have Award - Tom’s Guide, FRA

"For this new version, Cyberlink did a coup with the announcement of numerous new features." Tom’s Guide, 2010

SoftwareCrew, UK

"Fast, easy to learn and with a stack of new features, PowerDirector 9 Ultra64 is a major leap forward for the package, making it a great way to add a professional touch to your movies." SoftwareCrew, UK, 2010

PCW - Personal Computer World
pcw,UK

"It’s a lot easier for newcomers to master, while still providing a range of editing tools and special effects powerful enough to produce sophisticated video projects." - PCW, United Kingdom

ComputerBild, Germany

"CyberLink PowerDirector is the only software that is able to do smart rendering with AVCH-movies." ComputerBild, Germany, 2010

PC Praxis, Germany

"To sum up, PowerDirector 8 Deluxe is an excellent tool." PC Praxis, Germany, 2009

Windows The Official Magazine "Buy This!" Award, UK

“The latest version of PowerDirector is by far the best, with great new tools.” Windows The Official Magazine, UK, 2009

Computer Active
Computer Active, UK

“…PowerDirector certainly offers good value-especially for more advanced users who are prepared to spend a little time mastering its more powerful tools.” Computer Active, UK, 2009

PC Utilities Recommended Award
PC Utilities Recommended Award, UK

“Whichever version you opt for, you’ll find PowerDirector 8 a slick and intuitive way of producing your own home movies.” PC Utilities, UK, 2009

TechRadar
TechRadar, UK

“CyberLink PowerDirectors 8’s ability to straddle the line between usability and power is impressive” TechRadar, UK, 2009

MicroMart, UK

“PowerDirector 8, as with all Cyberlink software, looks stunning. It helps that as well as looking good, the user interface is one of the best I've ever used in video-editing software circles." MicroMart, UK, 2009

WebUser
WebUser, UK

“Happily, its eigth incarnation sees the addition of some impressive new features for a price that still offers good value for money.” WebUser, UK, 2009

ComputerShopper, UK
ComputerShopper, UK

"You can produce impressive results in PowerDirector", UK. Jan 2008

Top 10 Reviews
Top 10 Reviews

"Our overall experience with PowerDirector was extremely positive." - Top 10 Reviews, USA, June 2008

PC Utilities, UK
PC Utilities, UK

"PowerDirector 7 offers some serious features and is well worth considering, either as an upgrade or a first step towards becoming the next Spielberg," - PC Utilities, UK, June 2008

Windows Vista, Germany
Windows Vista, Germany

"Good middle course between beginner's and pro editing software." "The scope is wide enough for complex and individual results." , Germany .Mar 2008

TechRadar.com, UK
TechRadar.com, UK

"The look and feel of PowerDirector 6 is great, making the process of putting clips together simple and easy, while offering the possibility to do more advanced edits at the same time." - TechRadar, March 2008

DigitalReviews Network, Australia
DigitalReviews Network, Australia

"The purpose of this article is to give an impression of how easy the CyberLink program is to deal with for someone who is just starting out in video." DigitalReviews Network, Australia. Jan 2008

c´t, Germany
c´t, Germany

"By deviding the work steps from recording to creating a DVD, the program guid." c´t, Germany. Dec 2007

Chip Foto Video Digital, Germany
Chip Foto Video Digital, Germany

"Clearly lay-out program with many of helping funktions and templates, well-suited for beginners. Calculates fast and supports the video portal YouTube." Chip Foto Video Digital, Germany. Dec 2007

PDA Essentials magazine, UK
PDA Essentials magazine, UK

"I recommend you to get the 30 days trail, PowerDirector 6, with your smartphone video clips." PDA Essentials magazine, UK, Oct. 2007

PC USER, Australia
PC USER, Australia

"It will do the job perfectly well and there's much to recommend." PC USER, Australia. Oct 2007

Computer Shopper, UK
Computer Shopper, UK

"With PowerDirector 6, CyberLink has upped the ante. This program connects to YouTube and Streamload's MediaMax service." Computer Shopper, UK. Oct 2007

 c´t special Digital-Video, Germany
c´t special Digital-Video, Germany

"Regarding Filters CyberLink provides everything you need for editing videos - from animation with keyframe support up to time lapse. Thereby PowerDirector supports the user with precast animation tracks." c´t special Digital-Video, Germany. Sep 2007

CD Austria, Austria
CD Austria, Austria

"CyberLink PowerDirector is a good video editing program with a remarkable number of features and a good user interface. The program performance ist very good as well. The purchase of this program can definately be recommended." CD Austria, Austria. Sep 2007

PC INFO, Germany
PC INFO, Germany

"CyberLink PowerDirector is a good video editing program with a remarkable number of features and a good user interface. The program performance ist very good as well. The purchase of this program can definately be recommended." PC INFO, Germany. Sep 2007

Computer Shopper, UK
Computer Shopper, UK

"Competent DVD authoring is built in and the software can upload directly to YouTube, complete with all the necessary tags." Computer Shopper, UK. Sep 2007

Windows Vista, Germany
Windows Vista, Germany

"The single steps in the production are comprehensible, the output menue is especiable user friendly: Big symbols with elaborate description help even the unexperienced to easily find the right file format." Windows Vista, Germany. Aug 2007

Videokamera Objektiv, Germany. Aug 2007
Videokamera Objektiv, Germany. Aug 2007

"The import by PowerDirector seems to be more reasonable : it converts the JVC-media files during copying to MPEGs. " Videokamera Objektiv, Germany. Aug 2007

Video Praxis, Germany
Video Praxis, Germany

"Overall, PowerDirector convinces with a simple handling and the creative possibilites of arrangement." Video Praxis, Germany. Aug 2007

Brighthub.com, USA
Brighthub.com, USA

"My conclusion for those of you who are trying to traverse the waters of video editing software is simple: go out and buy or download a copy of Cyberlink PowerDirector 6." Brighthub.com, a review from MVP, USA. Aug 2007

Foto Praxis, Germany
Foto Praxis, Germany

"Overall, PowerDirector convinces with a simple handling and the creative possibilites of arrangement." Foto Praxis, Germany. Jul 2007

MAXIMUM PC, USA
MAXIMUM PC, USA

"The method CyberLink uses to move, rotate, and resize objects in a video is probably easier for newbies to understand." MAXIMUM PC, USA. Jul 2007

CHIP, India
CHIP, India

"Video overlays can be made to travel all over the screen with the PiP designer." CHIP, India. Jul 2007

CHIP, Germany
CHIP, Germany

"A good video program for People in hurry and beginners that now caught up with its competitors." CHIP, Germany. Jul 2007

c‘t, Germany
c‘t, Germany

"Concerning filters CyberLink provides everything you need for video editing - from animations with keyframe support up to time-lapse." c‘t, Germany. Jul 2007

Internet Video Magazine, USA
Internet Video Magazine, USA

"CyberLink PowerDirector 6 is designed to make video editing straightforward and simple, especially for home users who want good results quickly and with a minimum of fuss." Internet Video Magazine, USA. Jul 2007

Top10Reviews.com, USA
Top10Reviews.com, USA

"Edit your video into a “top-viewed” clip or create a family treasure with the easiest to use program we could find—PowerDirector 6." Top10Reviews.com, USA. July 2007

reviewcentre, UK
reviewcentre, UK

“A really must try program” reviewcentre, UK. Jul 2007

Foto Praxis, Germany
Foto Praxis, Germany

"Overall, PowerDirector convinces with a simple handling and the creative possibilites of arrangement." Foto Praxis, Germany. Jul 2007

Review Seeker.com, USA
Review Seeker.com, USA

“It has all the transitions and effects you could need to go really overboard in your video editing jobs, has multiple output support, and features a very easy to use four button workflow to get you editing quickly.” Review Seeker.com, USA. Jul 2007

Digital Media Net, USA
Digital Media Net, USA

"PowerDirector 6 is a solid tool for the price ($89.95) that runs well and outputs fine video." Digital Media Net, USA. Jul 2007

Epinions.com, USA
Epinions.com, USA

"For the price, you can't get a better package of editing and production software from any company. This program does everything from capture and import to editing and production." Epinions.com, USA. Jun 2007

Top 10 Reviews, USA
Top 10 Reviews, USA

"Edit your video into a “top-viewed” clip or create a family treasure with the easiest to use Program we could find—PowerDirector 6." Top 10 Reviews, USA. Jul 2007

software.com, USA
software.com, USA

"CyberLink PowerDirector is one of the first video editing programs we've found that truly seems to understand the new digital age." software.com, USA. Jul 2007

PC Authority, Australia
PC Authority, Australia

"This version brings some real improvements." PC Authority, Australia. Jun 2007

www.freenet.de, Germany
www.freenet.de, Germany

"The many detail improvements stand in good stead for the program. We were impressed by the many effects, the easy and elaborate handling. And not to forget the Magic Functions, that make life easier." Freenet.de, Germany. June 2007

PC WORLD, Australia
PC WORLD, Australia

" It makes editing, DVD authoring and uploading content quick, simple and enjoyable." PC WORLD, Australia. June 2007

e media, Germany
e media, Germany

"Numerous effects. PowerDirector is ideal for diversified fun- and family videos." "Advantageous video software, thats strength lies in the fun sector. Typical home videos can be edited and enhanced easily. The effects are sufficient." e media, Germany. Jun 2007

CRN, UK
CRN, UK

"This version of PowerDirector is a significant improvement on version 5." CRN, UK. May 2007

Digital Video, UK
Digital Video, UK

"Excellent value considering the level of functionality on offer, disc burning included, and customisation possibilitites." Digital Video, UK. Apr 2007

pocket-lint, UK
pocket-lint, UK

"Cyberlink Powerdirector 6 comes in at a great price for an editing suite and because it’s easy to get to grips with, it’s ideal for the first time user, or someone who merely wants to occasionally dabble with video." pocket-lint, UK. Apr 2007

Computer Video, Germany
Computer Video, Germany

"The sixth edition of PowerDirector is a clearly laid out editing program for the beginner without ambitions on advanced working techniques." Computer Video, Germany. Apr 2007

tech.co.uk, UK
tech.co.uk, UK

"PowerDirector 6 offers everything the beginner needs to create impressive looking DVDs and video clips for sharing and uploading, and it should stay the course for anyone wanting to explore the more advanced features of video editing, too." tech.co.uk, UK. Apr 2007

PC Professionell, Germany
PC Professionell, Germany

"„Easy to use editing program that convinces with multiple export options.“first impression: very good" PC Professionell, Germany. Apr 2007

PC Advisor, UK
PC Advisor, UK

“An impressive budget video-editing package, PowerDirector is user-friendly and offers a great deal for the money.”PC Advisor, United Kingdom. Apr 2007

vnunet.com, UK
vnunet.com, UK

"It’s very easy to use and supports capture, editing and export of high-definition video formats."vnunet.com, UK. Mar 2007

ActiveHome.co.uk, UK
ActiveHome.co.uk, UK

"for home users who just want to make a movie and upload it to Youtube, or create a holiday DVD its budget price and supreme ease of use make it well worth considering "ActiveHome.co.uk, United Kingdom. Mar. 2007

Digital World, Germany
Digital World, Germany

"Interesting is that the software not only allows to edit and trim the video but also has a function for the selection of the playback speed."Digital World, Germany. Mar 2007

Digital World, Germany
Digital World, Germany

"CyberLink PowerDirector comes up with a user-friendly and clearly arranged interface. Videos can be imported directly from digital video cameras and analog sources."Digital World, Germany. Mar 2007

Information Week (CMP), USA
Information Week (CMP), USA

“the total collection of features makes PowerDirector into a pretty good videoblogging production system.”Information Week (CMP), USA. March 2007

Personal Computer World, UK
Personal Computer World, UK

"This version of PowerDirector is a significant improvement on version 5."Personal Computer World, UK. Mar 2007

ComputerActive, UK
ComputerActive, UK

"With its low price tag and easy to use nature, this latest version of Powerdirector will appeal to video editing newcomers"ComputerActive, UK. Mar 2007

PC Pro online, UK
PC Pro online, UK

“This version brings some real improvements”PC Pro online, UK. March 2007

Chip, Germany
Chip, Germany

"To wrap many functions in a manageable program interface is really a trick. Cyberlink is the best to manage it."Chip, Germany. Feb 2007

Chip Foto-Video, Germany
Chip Foto-Video, Germany

"In the speed test PowerDirector scored a surprise victory: The program rendered a two minute HDV test file in 2:10 minutes and fully utilized the CPU cores. No other program could do better."Chip Foto-Video, Germany. Jan 2007

CT, Germany
CT, Germany

"In audio editing the premium edition goes strong with a very good felicitous life-mixer."CT, Germany. Dec 2006

www.freenet.de, Germany
www.freenet.de, Germany

"Power Director 5 Premium, as homeediting-program, offers admirable much. Many valuable effects for formate-transition and videos, well throughout and easy surface, Dolby Digital, well-made title designer and DVD-authorizing with very good samples and animated menus."www.freenet.de, Germany. Nov 2006

pcadvisor.co.uk, United Kingdom
pcadvisor.co.uk, United Kingdom

“For novice users, the program delivers on the promise of a simple way to turn footage into a watchable movie.”pcadvisor.co.uk, United Kingdom. Nov 2006

Epinions, USA
Epinions, USA

“A great way to edit home video with many features to produce impressive DVD movie.”Epinions, USA. Oct 2006

micro actue, France
micro actue, France

“A complete and cheap solutions. It is perfect to satisfy the needs of beginners who want to get better.”micro actue, France. Oct 2006

I'Ordinateur Individuel, France
I'Ordinateur Individuel, France

“This software will seduce occasional video directors who wish realise some basic video edition in only a few minutes. And you can then modify the result with more complex tools, as easy to use.”I'Ordinateur Individuel, France. Oct 2006

PowerDirector 5 Premium Received Best Buy Logo from Digital Video Magazine, UK
PowerDirector 5 Premium Received Best Buy Logo from Digital Video Magazine, UK

"It gets a hearty thumbs-up," Digital Video, UK. Oct. 2006

Connected Home, USA
Connected Home, USA

“Video Editing with Ease and Style. I urge you PC users to check out PowerDirector 5 Premium Edition, which rivals the simplicity and ease of use of the Mac iMovie solution.” Connected Home, USA. Sep 2006

Videomaker, USA
Videomaker, USA

“If you don’t want the fuss of a steep learning curve, and at an MSRP of just less than $90, this looks like a winner.” Videomaker, USA. Sep 2006

com!, Germany
com!, Germany

"PowerDirector5 Premium makes fast and easily appealing videos. Ambitionus modifications are only limited possible" com!, Germany. Sep 2006

testticker.de, Germany
testticker.de, Germany

"Cyberlink Power Director 5 Premium is very good for those who appreciate quick video editing without refined dramaturgy." testticker.de, Germany. Sep 2006

PC Pr@xis, Germany
PC Pr@xis, Germany

"Easy to handle software, but not well equipped, few features" PC Pr@xis, Germany. Sep 2006

impulsegamer.com, Australia
impulsegamer.com, Australia

“Needless to say, a great job by Cyberlink!” impulsegamer.com, Australia. Sep 2006 Editor’s Choice!

Elite Bastards.com, UK
Elite Bastards.com, UK

“If you want to make your start in the world of video editing or uploading, I can't think of a better application to cut your teeth on all in all.” Elite Bastards.com, UK, Aug 2006

warp2search.net, USA
warp2search.net, USA

“For the casual or occasional video editor on the other hand, overall PowerDirector 5 is an excellent choice” warp2search.net, USA. Aug 2006

PC Professional, Germany
PC Professional, Germany

"Cyberlink Power Director 5 Premium is very good for those who appreciate quick video editing without refined dramaturgy." PC Professional, Germany. Aug 2006

pcauthority.com.au, Australia
pcauthority.com.au, Australia

“It’s reassuring to see PowerDirector embrace new developments such as HDV so quickly” pcauthority.com.au, Australia. Aug 2006

PC Direct (France)
PC Direct (France)

"Faithful to his image of a serious developer, CyberLink improves his famous video directing software and adds new high-tech features." PC Direct, France. Jul 2006

e-media, Germany
e-media, Germany

“Handling is super and the functionality for a hobby user is sufficient, but the price for the offered features is too high.” e-media, Germany. Jul 2006

Smart Computing (USA)
Smart Computing (USA)

"We liked the program's Magical Tools, which automatically undertake various editing functions" Smart Computing, USA. Jun 2006

Computer Bild (Germany)
Computer Bild (Germany)

"A movie of 10 minutes with menus could be burned on DVD after just 14 minutes."Computer Bild, Germany. May, 2006

PC Praxis (Germany)
PC Praxis (Germany)

"Full of impressive changeovers, underlayed music and subtitles, true masterpieces can be created effortlessly."PC Praxis, Germany. April 2006

Chip (Germany)
Chip (Germany)

"Video editing doesn't have to be complicated. With PowerDirector you can capture, edit and burn videos in a few steps"Chip, Germany. Apr 2006

Computer Buyer (United Kingdom)
Computer Buyer (United Kingdom)

"PowerDirector takes a different approach, focusing on making the editing process as straightforward as possible"Computer Buyer, United Kingdom. Apr 2006

PC Magazin (Germany)
PC Magazin (Germany)

"Where sharp cuts and inserted flashes have to be calculated, PowerDirector offers the fastest Smart Rendering modus by far"PC Magazin, Germany. Apr. 2006

Top 10 reviews.com (USA)
Top 10 reviews.com (USA)

"Using PowerDirector 5 is like having someone else do all the video editing work for you."Top 10 reviews.com, USA. April 2006

videofilmen (Germany)
videofilmen (Germany)

"Whether recording from TV, an abstract of a DVD or movies from a DV Tape - the program is versatile and flexible. A quartet of "magic" functions helps the unpracticed user to achieve good results" videofilmen, Germany. Apr 2006

PC Magazin (Germany)
PC Magazin (Germany)

Ideal: PowerDirector 5 is the only program in the test that offers broad analysis options to find format incompatibilities in case smart rendering shouldn't work."PC Magazin, Germany. Mar 2006

www.kickstartnews.com (USA)
www.kickstartnews.com (USA)

“If you are an enthusiast looking to easily create short promotional videos, home movies and DVDs then look no further. I recommend PowerDirector 5.”www.kickstartnews.com, USA. Mar. 2006

CNET (USA)
CNET (USA)

"Fast & easy video creation with CyberLink PowerDirector."CNET, USA. Feb. 2006

PC World (Hungary)
PC World (Hungary)

“it is an ideal tool for anybody, who want to build nice home movies quickly or even automatically."PC World, Hungary. Jan 2006 Editor's Choice

Computer Shoppee (USA)
Computer Shoppee (USA)

"A handful of wizards makes editing less of a chore." Computer Shopper, USA. Dec. 2005

PC Welt (Germany)
PC Welt (Germany)

"Magic Fix corrects wobble video as well as the capability to re-focus the image." PC Welt, Germany. Dec. 2005

DOS V Special (Japan)
DOS V Special (Japan)

"This function (CLEV) is enable not only to reduce the noise which is wind noise but also to make the movie clearly and provide the best quarity." DOS V Special, Japan, Nov. 2005

Clubic.com (France)
Clubic.com (France)

"You will find new effects and tools to enrich your video editing even more." Clubic.com, France, Nov. 2005

Epinions (USA)
Epinions (USA)

"I recommend it highly for beginners and people who want to get a decent video quickly without a lot of hassle." Epinions, USA. November 2005

PC Welt (Germany)
PC Welt (Germany)

"PowerDirector 5 has extented Richvideo technology with smart captions." PC Welt, Germany. November 2005

PC Today (USA)
PC Today (USA)

"With the addition of easy to-use video editing software , even novices can edit their home videos into home movies. CyberLink's PowerDirector 4 automates many video editing tasks to get you started," PC Today, USA. September 2005

Video Aktiv Digital (Germany)
Video Aktiv Digital (Germany)

"PowerDirector surprises by good real-time performance while previewing." and "With the new Version CyberLink keeps up its ease of use and stability." Video Aktiv Digital, Germany, August 2005

Epinions (USA)
Epinions (USA)

"PowerDirector 4 is a great package for most amateur video editors and home video creation. Cyberlink has done a good job of packaging a lot of features into one single editing package."Epinion, USA, August 2005

C'T (Germany)
C'T (Germany)

" User friendly and professionell recording tool." C'T. Germany, August 2005

ComputerBild (Germany)
ComputerBild (Germany)

"With PowerDirector you are able to cut movies and add effectful screen changes and title fades." Computer Bild, Germany, July 2005

Kick Start News (USA)
Kick Start News (USA)

"One of the best consumer video editor and movie makers available today... highly recommended!" Kick Start News, USA, July 2005

Camcorder & ComputerVideo Magazine (USA)
Camcorder & ComputerVideo Magazine (USA)

"This latest version of CyberLink's PowerDirector is very impressive for power, for features, and especially for ease of use. For $90, this is a winner" Camcorder & ComputerVideo Magazine, USA. June 2005.

Chicago Tribune (USA)
Chicago Tribune (USA)

"This simple home-movie software is nicely written to give beginners impressively easy video/audio special effects that rival the stuff from outfits like local TV studios and cable stations."said Chicago Tribune US, May 2005

PC Pro (UK)
PC Pro (UK)

"Version 4 adds a selection of features to make editing easy."said PC Pro UK, May 2005

TechWatch (USA)
TechWatch (USA)

"This (Magic Cut) is a very helpful feature for turning tediously long video into more exciting and interesting pieces."said Jon Peddie's TechWatch, US, January 2005

PowerDirector Receives Gold Award from Top 10 Reviews (USA)
PowerDirector Receives Gold Award from Top 10 Reviews (USA)

Gold Award from Top 10 Reviews in 2005 video editing software report

Epinions.com  (USA)
Epinions.com (USA)

CyberLink's PowerDirector 3 makes movie/DVD production easy!

Testticker (Germany)
Testticker (Germany)

PowerDirector is easy to install. The setup routine looks for partitions with the most empty space automatically. The interface is revised and easy to use intuitively. Testticker, Germany. Aug 2004

PC Praxis (Germany)
PC Praxis (Germany)

PowerDirector 3 offers more functions and an enhanced user interface (compared to version 2.1). The new interface offers a good survey of all tools. Many intelligent pre-adjustments enhances the workflow enormously.

Computer Power User (USA)
Computer Power User (USA)

"PowerDirector is perfect for those who want to create presentable videos quickly and easily," said reviewer, Wallace Wang

PC Welt (Germany)
PC Welt (Germany)

PowerDirector offers a wide choice of video effects and blends with good and excellent quality.

PC Direkt (Germany)
PC Direkt (Germany)

PowerDirector 3 convinces by its easy appliance.

PC Life(Japan)
PC Life(Japan)

Publication: PC Life Magazine, Japan Date: October 2001

PC Direkt
PC Direkt

PowerDirector 3 convinces by its easy appliance. PC Direkt, Jul 2004

Computer Bild (Germany)
Computer Bild (Germany)

With PowerDirector 3 you get a good program for video authoring which supports a lot of video formats and is easy to use.

C'T
C'T

Overall PowerDirector demonstrates a good real time quality.

PC Format
PC Format

"Excellent entry-level video editing which enables you to create good-looking video quickly and easily," said Jeremy Smith.

CHIP (Italy)
CHIP (Italy)

Authoring and editing features are clearly enhanced.

PC Welt (Germany)
PC Welt (Germany)

PowerDirector 3 is an easy-to-use package including good MPEG functions. PC Welt, Germany. Apr 2004

Smart Computing (USA)
Smart Computing (USA)

"PowerDirector 3 received 5 out of 5 in Performance, 5 out of 5 in Ease of Use and 5 out of 5 in Installation." said US Smart Computing Mag, March 2004

PC Advisor (UK)
PC Advisor (UK)

"CyberLink PowerDirector 3.0 is a capable product that will serve video newcomers well, it's also a marked improvement over its predecessor," said Laurence Grayson, reviewer of PC Advisor.

Silver Award from PC Format
Silver Award from PC Format

Silver Award from PC Format on March 2004

PC Pro
PC Pro

"A good choice for those starting out and a strong upgrade candidate", PC Pro, April 2004

Best Choice of Computex Taipei 2004
Best Choice of Computex Taipei 2004

PowerDirector 3 received the "Best Choice of Computex Taipei 2004" and PowerCinema 3 received the "Buyers' Choice of Computex Taipei 2004" awards at the world's third largest IT trade show, held annually at Taipei World Trade Center.