The upgraded suite of software includes new smart AI tools, advanced precision controls and expands our royalty-free stock library to over 8 million videos, images, and music.
Taipei, Taiwan – September 16, 2021 – CyberLink Corp. (5203.TW), today announced brand new versions of its creative editing software, adding new AI-powered tools and more advanced editing features. PowerDirector, PhotoDirector, AudioDirector, and ColorDirector now include new dynamic smart tools, studio quality effects, enhanced precision editing controls, and will be compatible with the new Windows 11 Operating System. With the addition of the iStock by Getty Images content library, users can now access 2 million additional stock videos and photos, on top of over 6.4 million videos, photos, and music tracks already offered by Shutterstock. This all comes at no extra cost and is included in all 365 subscription options. With over 8 million stock assets at their fingertips, and a wealth of AI-powered and intuitive editing tools, users have all they need to compose and enhance their videos and photos.
PowerDirector 365 introduces new smart features, and UI enhancements. Speed up creative workflow with AI-powered tools such as Sky Replacement, Object Detection, Speech Enhancement, and Wind Removal. Layer and blend to create artistic scenes with enhanced Mask & Blend tools. Capture, edit, share, or stream your creations to any popular streaming platform with the brand-new screen recording and live-streaming features. Automatically fit any background audio track to video clips with BGM Smart Fit. Access over 8 million royalty-free assets powered by Shutterstock and iStock by Getty Images for video projects of any size.
In this update, CyberLink also made several enhancements to PowerDirector 365 for Mac, which has seen enthusiastic adoption since its initial launch late last year. On top of the existing rich set of features addressing needs of users of all levels, the addition of tools like Shape Designer, enhanced Masking & Blending, Color Match, and Lighting Adjustment options, brings all the functionalities video creators need to add Hollywood-style special effects. All while maintaining the acclaimed performance and ease of use PowerDirector fans have grown accustomed to.
PhotoDirector 365 (Windows and Mac) adds new light effects and color adjustment features. Turn any photo into a visual masterpiece with a comprehensive set of AI tools, including AI-powered Sky Replacement and Photo Animation effects. Create dreamy images with Light Rays, Bokeh, and Light Hits Effects. Discover hidden beauty in your photos with the new Dispersion, Glitch Art, and Object Segmentation tools. Create unique compositions without the fear of mistakes with enhanced Layer Editing and new Layer Editing History features. Make any image into a music video by adding bounces and shakes with the Audio Beat effect. Access over 4 million stock images and music tracks from an expansive stock library.
AudioDirector 365 releases UI and feature enhancements for more flexibility and control. Users can create cinema-quality audio with new Speech Enhancement and enhanced versions of De-Wind, BGM Smart Fit, and Vocal Balance & Removal. The Ripple Editing tool is now updated to provide more intuitive multi-track editing. ColorDirector 365 adds more precision color controls, including new Waveform Scope, and Parade Mode to adjust light and color differences. Brand new visual effects added include glitch, grain, bokeh, and sparkle effects.
Both AudioDirector and ColorDirector are now available in the popular 365 subscription model. Complete with access to design effects packs, monthly updates, and a royalty-free stock media library.
“PowerDirector and our other creative software available individually or bundled into the flagship Director Suite, follow CyberLink’s longstanding passion to continuously innovate and introduce unique new features designed and optimized to deliver pro-level results without the typical steep learning curve, for all creators,” said Dr. Jau Huang, CEO of CyberLink. “This release contains brand new tools powered by AI and a significantly expanded stock library offered by Shutterstock and Getty Images. Offering over 8 million premium stock assets from the market top providers, at no extra cost over our affordable software subscription plans is unheard of and shows our commitment to offer unparalleled value to our customers. We believe users of all levels deserve the most intuitive multimedia editing experience, with a comprehensive toolset and access to a vast library of stock assets to inspire them and help them deliver professional results without any boundaries.”
Director Suite 365 brings together the latest versions of CyberLink’s leading multimedia creative software, including PowerDirector, PhotoDirector, AudioDirector, and ColorDirector. Director Suite 365 subscribers also have unlimited access to a continually growing collection of exclusive plug-ins, effect packs, AI features, motion titles, background music tracks, and sound effect clips.
Perpetual versions of the popular 365 software (PowerDirector 20, PhotoDirector 13, and AudioDirector 12) are also available for purchase.
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Founded in 1996, CyberLink Corp. (5203.TW) is the world leader in multimedia software and AI facial recognition technology. CyberLink addresses the demands of consumer, commercial and education markets through a wide range of solutions, covering digital content creation, multimedia playback, video conferencing, live casting, mobile applications and AI facial recognition. CyberLink has shipped several hundred million copies of its multimedia software and apps, including the award-winning PowerDirector, PhotoDirector, and PowerDVD. With years of research in the fields of artificial intelligence and facial recognition, CyberLink has developed the FaceMe® Facial Recognition Engine. Powered by deep learning algorithms, FaceMe® delivers the reliable, high-precision, and real-time facial recognition that is critical to AIoT applications such as smart retail, smart security, and surveillance, smart city and smart home. For more information about CyberLink, please visit the official website at www.cyberlink.com