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CyberLink Launches the New PowerDirector 7 Optimized for NVIDIA CUDA Technology


The First Consumer Video Editing Software Designed with NVIDIA CUDA Video Encoder featuring H.264 Optimization

Taipei, Taiwan.—CyberLink Corp. (5203.TW), innovative solution provider for the connected media lifestyle, launches today the new PowerDirector 7 optimized for NVIDIA® CUDA™ technology with enhanced H.264 video encoding and transcoding performance. The new version is now available on CyberLink’s online store. Existing PowerDirector 7 users can download an update for free to enjoy the fast and smooth HD video editing experience.

CyberLink PowerDirector 7 designed with NVIDIA CUDA Encoder technology achieves up to 274% performance gain when transcoding H.264 videos. By leveraging the multi-core parallel power of the GPU, PowerDirector 7 provides consumers with an accelerated video editing experience resulting in faster rendering of H.264 HD videos to AVCHD, M2T format and for viewing on iPod® and PSP®. PowerDirector 7 supports CUDA-enabled NVIDIA GeForce® processors with NVIDIA graphics drivers version 181.20 or higher.

“We are excited to see CyberLink continue to exploit the untapped processing power that NVIDIA CUDA technology makes available to video software developers,” said Michael Steele, general manager of visual computing solutions at NVIDIA. “By adding faster encoding to the portfolio of video enhancements CUDA technology accelerates, CyberLink is able to provide a superior experience to PowerDirector 7 users producing high-definition videos.”

“CyberLink is very happy to launch the new PowerDirector 7 as the first consumer video editing software in the industry optimized for both NVIDIA CUDA effects rendering and encoder technologies,” said Alice H. Chang, CEO of CyberLink. “With our continuous efforts in accelerating the software performance, users can fully enjoy their time spent on sharing HD videos with less time waiting"

About PowerDirector 7
PowerDirector 7 is a powerful video editing software featuring easy-to-use features for enhancing users’ videos and producing polished video and slide show productions. PowerDirector 7 is also the first open video editor that allows users to share and download custom designed PiP effects, animated objects and DVD templates from Directorzone, the community website for video editors.

Product Availability
CyberLink PowerDirector 7 is now available on CyberLink’s web store. An update for existing users can be downloaded at PowerDirector 7’s product page.


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