CyberLink Teams Up with Best Buy to Expand Retail Availability in the U.S.
Best Buy to carry CyberLink’s powerful lineup of multimedia software in stores and online
CyberLink Corp. (5203.TW), the world’s leading consumer multimedia software company, today announced that several of its major applications can now be purchased at Best Buy. With more than 1,000 retail locations, Best Buy is the largest consumer electronics retailer in the U.S. and brings an impressive distribution reach to a U.S. market that hungers for the kind of advanced software solutions CyberLink provides.
Now available in Best Buy stores nationwide are PowerDVD 14 Ultra, the world’s pre-eminent movie and media player for Blu-ray, 3D and HD content, PowerDirector 13 Ultra, the world’s fastest and most flexible solution for video editing, and PhotoDirector 6 Ultra, a distinctive photo editor that provides photo management, adjustment and creative photo editing. The programs in CyberLink’s highly robust and flexible Director Suite are available for purchase through Best Buy online retail site. In addition to PowerDirector and PhotoDirector, these media creativity applications include ColorDirector 3 Ultra, a superior way to color grade videos, and AudioDirector 5 Ultra, which provides a comprehensive set of audio editing and repair tools.
“Delivering maximum value to consumers has long been a key element of CyberLink’s strategy for software creation and Best Buy’s philosophy is a natural fit to this approach” said Alice H. Chang, CEO of CyberLink. ”Working with the world’s largest consumer electronics retailer will enable us to connect to new households, new regions, and most importantly, the next generation of multimedia creators.”
This cooperation between the two companies—both renowned for providing consumers with flexible technology options at great value—is expected to greatly enhance sales and visibility of CyberLink’s software, benefiting consumers who are embracing a new era of digital media access and creation.
CyberLink products are in stock at Best Buy stores now, and will be available on the Best Buy website in the coming weeks. All are priced at $99.99. For more information, visit www.bestbuy.com, or the Best Buy store nearest you.
About Best Buy Co., Inc.
Best Buy Co., Inc. is the world’s largest consumer electronics retailer, offering advice, service and convenience – at competitive prices – to the consumers who visit its websites and stores more than 1.5 billion times each year. In the United States, more than 70 percent of Americans are within 15 minutes of a Best Buy store. Altogether, Best Buy employs more than 140,000 people and earns annual revenues of more than $40 billion.
Founded in 1996, CyberLink Corp. is the world’s leading consumer multimedia software company. Over 100 patented technologies that provide a solid foundation on which to continuously revolutionize the way multimedia is experienced, and a visionary outlook has allowed the company to grow rapidly. This ultimately led to a record-breaking IPO on the Taiwan Over-the-Counter Exchange (OTC: 5203) in 2000. CyberLink is currently listed on the Taiwan Stock Exchange (ticker symbol: 5203.TW).
CyberLink’s broad portfolio of multimedia applications provides users with a range of entertainment and creativity software:
CREATE — Pro-level video, photo and audio editing solutions include the multi award-winning PowerDirector.
PLAY — PowerDVD provides the latest in media playback on PCs, across devices in the home network, and on-the-go with portable smart devices.
MOBILE — Media creativity and entertainment apps for Android, iOS and Windows 8 platforms.
CLOUD — A family of popular online services offer community learning, sharing, syncing and backup for media entertainment and creation.
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