PowerDirector 8

Product Overview

Features - Upscale Video

Features - Pro Results

Features - Faster Performance

Features - Shared Creativity

Features - Ways to Show & Tell



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PowerDirector 8 - Product Overview

CyberLink PowerDirector 8 - Ultra / Deluxe
Expanded to 16 creative tracks of particle effects
5X faster video rendering with support for CPU/GPU acceleration.
Transform standard video to HD instantly
Learn editing tricks from other users on DirectorZone
Share videos on YouTube and Facebook, output to mobile devices & burn to discs.
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More powerful and even faster, CyberLink PowerDirector 8 offers more video enhancement and editing tools, designer tools and more timeline tracks to let you create great videos. Spice up your projects too by downloading any of the 1000s of free effects and templates already uploaded to DirectorZone by PowerDirector users.
Video Upscaling and Fixing
A host of new tools and technologies are designed to save editing time and improve your video quality. Leveraging PowerDVD's video enhancing TrueTheater technology, PowerDirector delivers HD-like results from standard definition content by upscaling video resolution, smoothing out playback in slow motion and enabling virtual surround sound.
With easy-to-use settings, PowerDirector's TrueTheater technologies fix common video shooting errors such as extreme backlighting, poor white balance, and inadequate lighting. Learn more about enhancing videos and photos
Pro Results
PowerDirector 8's suite of design tools—for creating titles, animated objects, and disc menus—now offers a Particle Effects Designer, letting you experiment with movie-like special effects. As with PowerDirector's other design tools, particle effects can be uploaded and shared with other users on DirectorZone, PowerDirector's community website.
Enjoy working with more editing tools such as Reverse, Crop, Speed and Rotate video tools. For precise trimming, retain frame-level control with the patented Zoom-In Cut™.

While the expanded 16-track timeline offers more creative possibilities including the ability to cut & paste sequences to other parts of your production. Learn more about creating pro results
Faster Performance
The first consumer video editing software to be optimized for Intel Core i7, NVIDIA CUDA, and ATI Stream technology, PowerDirector delivers up to 5X faster performance for rendering effects and transcoding videos, with vastly improved editing and previewing speeds.
PowerDirector is also optimized for efficient hardware decoding, enabling faster production of home videos that are captured using MPEG-2 and H.264 formats. Learn more about faster performance
Shared Creativity
Ever wondered how home movies achieve their memorable effects? Find out how by viewing other PowerDirector users' timelines on DirectorZone.com. This glimpse into other editors' creativity is a remarkable learning tool, offering insight for your own video projects.

Also, download and upload DVD menus, particle effects, PiP objects, and more, via DirectorZone.com . Learn more about sharing the creative process
Ways to Show & Tell
Video editing software, PowerDirector, provides direct HD video uploading to Facebook and YouTube, enabling easy sharing on today’s most popular social networks and video blogging sites.

Enjoy your finished movie in HD at home by producing Blu-ray Discs or AVCHD discs in high-definition resolution. If it's mobility you are after, you can produce files for playback on your , iPod, or PSP. PowerDirector allows you to output AVCHD projects to an SD Card too. Learn more about show & tell
1. PowerDirector 8 has been tested to meet all of the technical requirements to be Compatible with Windows® 7. Windows and the Windows logo are trademarks of the Microsoft group of companies.
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