Cyberlink Photodirector 8 Ultra

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CyberLink Corp.
TWSE: 5203
IndustryComputer software
Founded1996; 25 years ago
Xindian District, New Taipei
Key people
  • Jau Huang (Chairman and CEO)
  • Mei Guu (Senior VP and COO)
  • Richard Carriere
  • Hilda Peng
RevenueNT$1.89 billion[1]
ParentRMC Corporation

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  1. Award-winning Video Editing, Photo Editing & Multimedia Software. For over 20 years CyberLink has been leading multimedia innovation. Our creative video and photo editing and playback software solutions make it easy for users of all skill levels and backgrounds to create, play and share incredible media content.
  2. Photo workflow and editing program CyberLink PhotoDirector offers a smooth interface and powerful tools. New in this version are a sky replacement tool, GIF animations, stock photos, glitch.

CyberLink Corp. (Chinese: 訊連科技股份有限公司; pinyin: Xùnlián Kējì Gǔfèn Yǒuxiàn Gōngsī) is a Taiwanese multimedia software company headquartered in New Taipei City, Taiwan. Its products include PC and mobile applications for playback of movies and media, editing of videos and photos, and disc burning and backup solutions.

The company has regional offices in the United States, Netherlands, and Japan.


Founded in 1996, CyberLink Corp. creates multimedia software and AI facial recognition technology. The company developed and owns over 200 patented technologies.[citation needed]

Cyberlink Powerdirector 8 Ultra

CyberLink's headquarters and research facilities are located in Taipei, Taiwan. Regional offices cover operations in North America, Japan, Europe, and Asia-Pacific.

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Media creation[edit]

  • PowerDirector – Video editing software, was first released in 2001[2]
  • PhotoDirector – Photo editing software
  • AudioDirector – Audio editing software, audio restoration and repair
  • ColorDirector – Colour grading software
  • Director Suite – CyberLink first released its Director Suite of creative software in 2011. It includes PowerDirector, PhotoDirector, AudioDirector and ColorDirector in a single package.
  • CyberLink Media Suite – A multimedia software package including media player PowerDVD, video editing software PowerDirector, photo editing software PhotoDirector, disc burning utility Power2Go, and media conversation utility MediaEspresso
  • ActionDirector – Video editing software designed for quick editing of footage taken with action cameras
  • MakeupDirector – Digital makeup software to enhance makeup design for makeup artists, portrait photographers and beauty enthusiasts

Media entertainment[edit]

  • PowerDVD – A universal media player for movie discs, video files, photos and music. In 2016, PowerDVD achieved certification from the Blu-ray Disc Association (BDA) for the playback of Ultra HD Blu-ray Discs, and became the first software player to pass the BD-ROM 4.0 PC Application Software License process.[3]
  • MediaShow – Image organiser and viewer
  • MediaEspresso – Converts videos, photos and music to a wide range of formats for playback on popular media players and mobile devices

Web camera apps[edit]

  • YouCam – Webcam and camera app
  • PerfectCam – AR makeup app for PC webcam

Disc burning and authoring[edit]

  • Power2Go – Disc burning and optical disc authoring software
  • PowerProducer – DVD authoring software

Business communication[edit]

  • U Messenger – Instant Messenger
  • U Meeting – Video conferencing and meeting
  • U Webinar – Remote presentation and webinar

Facial recognition and AI[edit]

Cyberlink Photodirector 8 Ultra

  • FaceMe – Facial recognition engine

Ranked one of the best in the NIST Face Recognition Vendor Test (VISA and WILD tests) with up to 99.7% accuracy rate.[4][non-primary source needed]

Mobile apps[edit]

CyberLink released its first mobile app, MediaStory, in 2010. Since then, the company has introduced another 14 apps on Android, iOS and Windows mobile platforms, including PhotoDirector and PowerDirector. CyberLink spun off its beauty products to a sister company named Perfect Corp. in June 2015.[5][non-primary source needed]

  • PowerDirector
  • PhotoDirector
  • ActionDirector
  • YouCam Snap
  • Power Media Player
  • PowerDVD Remote
  • YouNote
  • AudioClipper
  • ImageChef


  1. ^'CyberLink Announces its Unaudited Operation Results for 2016'.
  2. ^'CyberLink PowerDirector'. PCMAG. Retrieved 2018-11-29.
  3. ^'First Production Model ROM Certified Licensee List'. Blu-ray Disc Association. Retrieved 2017-04-25.CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^'CyberLink FaceMe® Tops Facial Recognition Vendor Test – Company Announcement -'. Retrieved 2021-04-16.
  5. ^'CyberLink Celebrates 20-Year Anniversary'. CyberLink. Retrieved 2016-11-07.CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

External links[edit]

  • DirectorZone site
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CyberLink PowerDirector
Initial release09/12/2020
Stable release
Operating systemWindows 10
Windows 8/8.1
Windows 7
Available inEnglish, French, German, Italian, Spanish (European), Chinese Simplified, Chinese Traditional, Japanese, Korean, Dutch
TypeVideo editing software

PowerDirector (Chinese: 威力導演 Pinyin: Wēilì dǎoyǎn) is video editing software developed by CyberLink. PowerDirector runs on Windows 7 through Windows 10, with 64-bit versions recommended.


PowerDirector has 5 different retail editions, including Director Suite, Ultimate Suite, Ultimate, Ultra and Deluxe (aka Standard in Japan).

Version history[edit]

VersionRelease DateFeature
5.02005/11Supports Creation of Widescreen High-Definition Movies and the Latest MPEG-4 Formats.
6.02007/03DVD Menu Designer, slideshow and extra video templates, Support for MPEG-2 HD WMV HD video format.
7.02008/05New web community with DirectorZone. Blu-ray Disc, AVCHD DVD authoring, Dolby5.1 support, up to 6 independent PiP tracks.[1]
8.02009/08New timeline interface, Particle effects designer, Direct uploading of HD videos to Facebook.
9.02010/11New TrueVelocity rendering engine with native 64-bit OS support.
10.02011/10Upgraded TrueVelocity rendering engine with openCL support, Free access to more than 440,000 template for free on DirectorZone.
11.02012/09TrueVelocity® 3 Engine/supporting multi-GPGPU acceleration and openCL, Support the latest 4K/2K standard,
ColorDirector,AudioDirector,PhotoDirector can work seamlessly with PowerDirector for efficient round-trip editing.
12.02013/09MultiCam Designer, Theme Designer and TrueVelocity™ 4 Editing Engine with Intel AVX2 support.
13.02014/09Suite of more than 100 dynamic design tools and effects, New XAVC S certification for the video from Sony devices.
14.02015/09Action Camera Center, Motion Tracking, Express Projects, Screen Recording, ease-in/out for non-linear keyframe settings,
New support for 2K/4K, HEVC, FLAC and 120/240p HFR video.
15.02016/09End-to-end 360 video editing with True360 technology.
16.02017/09Intelligent Color Correction, Express Color Grading with LUTs, Video Collage Designer, Seamless 360° Titles and 360° Video Stabilization
17.02018/09Round-trip editing support between applications, Simple point-of-use tutorials for quick guidance.
18.02019/09Shape Designer, Motion Graphics & Animated Titles, 1:1 Square Video, Nested Projects as Adjustable PiP Objects, Audio Scrubbing,
Reversible Timeline Track Order, 4K Video Editing Preview, Professional Format & Camera Support.
19.02020/09Anchor point, Vertex selection masks, Sketch Designer, Better color correcting, Enhanced Audio Mixing room.

See also[edit]


  1. ^DirectorZone is a site for users to find and download resources for their video projects on PowerDirector.

Reviews (tested version in brackets):

  • (Android)
  • Tom's Guide (15)
  • CNET (15)
  • PC Advisor (14)
  • PC Magazine (14)
  • PC Advisor (13)
  • PC Advisor (13)
  • Maximum PC (6)
  • PC Magazine (2)

External links[edit]

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