Taipei, Taiwan—December 1, 2008—CyberLink Corp. (5203.TW), an innovative solution provider for the connected digital lifestyle, announced today that CyberLink PowerDirector 7, the HD video editing software, is optimized for Intel’s latest quad-core Core i7 “Nehalem” microprocessor to boost overall performance gain in HD video editing performance.
CyberLink PowerDirector 7 optimized for Intel® Core™ i7 processor-based PCs, achieves 112% of performance gain in overall HD video editing performance, from previewing, rendering to burning to a DVD or Blu-ray Disc. As a HD video editing solution, PowerDirector 7 takes great advantage of Intel Core i7 platform features such as Simulate Multi Threading(SMT) technology, triple-channel DDR3 and Intel® QuickPath technology to boost its performance, while the 8MB L3 cache further speeds up its memory access speed.
“Video editing showcases the performance of the Intel® Core™ i7 processor,” said Elliot Garbus, vice president Software and Services Group and general manager Visual Computing Software Division, Intel. “Working with vendors like CyberLink, we’re able to unleash the performance of the processor for customers to benefit from higher performance and more efficient and smoother HD video editing experiences.”
“With high-definition going mainstream, CyberLink is very pleased to partner with Intel to let PowerDirector take advantage of the multi-processing computing technologies from Intel Core i7,” said Alice H. Chang, CEO of CyberLink Corp. “As a result, PowerDirector users can spend less time waiting and more time creating and sharing their HD videos.”
CyberLink PowerDirector 7 features powerful yet easy-to-use editing tools for enhancing users’ videos and producing polished video and slide show productions. PowerDirector 7 is 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.
CyberLink Corp is the leader and pioneer in enabling digital multimedia on PC’s and CE’s. Backed by a group of high-caliber software engineers, CyberLink owns its core codec and a number of patented technologies. CyberLink has built a solid reputation for delivering high-quality, interoperable, and fast time-to-market solutions that keep our OEM partners on the leading edge. Our business partners include leaders in the PC industry: drive manufacturers, graphics card makers, and top-5 desktop and notebook brands. Today, CyberLink’s software solutions include: complete applications for Blu-ray Discs and DVD’s, digital home entertainment, Mobile TV and human resources development. With customers spanning from multi-national corporations to small/medium-sized businesses, and from power users to home users, CyberLink has enjoyed rapid and consistent growth, leading to a record breaking IPO in 2000. Currently, CyberLink is listed on the Taiwan Stock Exchange (ticker symbol: 5203.TW). CyberLink’s worldwide headquarters is in Taipei. To keep up with market demands, CyberLink has operations in North America, Europe and the Asia Pacific region, including Japan. For more information, please visit CyberLink’s website at http://www.cyberlink.com