CyberLink PowerDirector 7 Optimized for ATI Stream Technology from AMD

The First Consumer Video Editing Software Optimized for ATI Stream Encoder

TAIPEI, Taiwan--()--CyberLink Corp. (5203.TW), innovative solution provider for the connected media lifestyle, launches today the latest PowerDirector 7 optimized for ATI Stream technology with accelerated MPEG2 and H.264 video encoding performance.

ATI Stream technology allows applications to take advantage of a graphic processing unit’s massive compute capability for demanding algorithms such as video editing. CyberLink PowerDirector 7 leverages ATI Stream technology to maximize transcoding performance when rendering MPEG2 and H.264 video files that users can output and view on the iPod®. PowerDirector 7 supports Stream-enabled ATI Radeon™ HD 4800 and ATI Radeon™ HD 4600 series graphic card solutions.

“PowerDirector 7 is a prime example of how ATI Stream technology can accelerate and streamline processing intensive PC tasks to improve the experience for consumers,” said Matt Skynner, vice president of product marketing, Graphics Products Group, AMD. “We are excited about the impressive results PowerDirector 7 is yielding with our innovative GPU technology and we applaud CyberLink’s commitment to deliver great HD video editing performance for video enthusiasts.”

"CyberLink is happy to collaborate with AMD, optimizing PowerDirector 7 as the first consumer video editing software with ATI Stream technology,” said Alice H. Chang, CEO of CyberLink. “With the growing popularity of video editing and AMD’s focus on developing advanced graphic and computing solutions, we felt it was a natural step to deliver accelerated software performance to allow users to spend more time on creating and sharing HD videos and 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, title effects and DVD templates from Directorzone, the community website for video editors.

Product Availability

PowerDirector 7 optimized for ATI Stream technology will be available on CyberLink’s online store early February.

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Contacts

CyberLink Corp
Nhi Sung, +886-2-8667-1298, ext. 2316

Contacts

CyberLink Corp
Nhi Sung, +886-2-8667-1298, ext. 2316