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CyberLink Unveils New Windows 8 Metro-Style Multimedia Apps at CES 2012

Taipei, TaiwanJanuary 10, 2012—CyberLink Corp. (5203.TW), an innovative solution provider for the connected digital lifestyle, today announced three new apps designed for Microsoft’s upcoming Windows 8 operating system and the new Metro-style interface. By extending their award-winning multimedia experience to Metro, CyberLink further extends its capabilities to empower consumers to become a master of their digital universe.

CyberLink, with its years of expertise from designing multimedia applications, now brings its experience to the Metro interface to create apps that make interacting with PCs and tablets fluid and intuitive. The apps enable consumers to do what they want to do intuitively – whether it’s media gallery playback, video editing, or using their device’s camera to take photos with effects. 

The new apps for Metro include:

PowerDVD Metro: A universal multimedia player app offering the ultimate entertainment experience including complete media gallery support for videos, photos and music, together with premium features like Dolby and DTS audio. Popular TrueTheater® enhancements that instantly upgrade the quality of videos and photos provide an enriched viewing experience. 

YouCam Metro: With the proliferation of in-built cameras on PCs and tablets, fun applications that enable consumers to express their creativity with captured videos and photos are popular. Using YouCam Metro consumers can capture video and photos, apply a wide range of fun effects with auto Face Tracking technology, and use CyberLink’s FaceMe™ face recognition to tag their photos.

PowerDirector Metro: For videophiles and those who need to get their recorded video content edited and distributed quickly, this app facilitates on-the-spot video editing and video slideshow creation and features a selection of Magic Style pro-designed templates that let consumers create polished movies automatically.

"Backed by 15 years of passion for building the best possible multimedia experience, we are excited to be able to show our partners and press at CES a seamless entertainment experience that extends across all platforms,” said Alice H. Chang, CEO of CyberLink. “The three new Metro-style apps we’re introducing are about empowering consumers and making it effortless for them to enjoy and create amazing multimedia content on any of their media devices.”

Initially available only to OEM customers, the three new apps can be exclusively previewed at the Las Vegas Hilton, Suite H477, January 10-13, 2012. Please contact us to arrange a meeting.

About CyberLink
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.


Press Contacts:
Corporate: Joyce Wu at press@cyberlink.com or by phone at: +886-2-8667-1298, ext. 2454
CyberLink Japan: Akiko Iwasaki at contact_pr_jpn@cyberlink.com
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: Hervé Delemarre 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

All companies and product names mentioned herein are for identification purposes only and are the sole property of their respective owners. Copyright © 2012 CyberLink Corp. All rights reserved.

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