CyberLink All-in-One Media Suite 8

Cyberlink Media Suite 8

CyberLinks All-in-One Media Suite 8 is a software package that covers everything from photos, to videos, music and movies.  One of the key new features is the ability to burn HD video to Blu-ray Discs.  Cyberlink All-in-One Media Suite 8 retails between $80 and $130 depending on the version.  More details in the press release below or on CyberLink’s website.

CyberLink All-in-One Media Suite 8 News Release

TAIPEI, Taiwan–(BUSINESS WIRE)–CyberLink Corp. (TSE:5203), an innovative solutions provider for the connected media lifestyle, today launched CyberLink Media Suite 8, an all-in-one software suite for enjoying photos, videos, music and movies, and burning data on the PC.

In this latest version, CyberLink has rebranded its all-in-one software package from DVD Suite to Media Suite. “Media Suite 8 focuses on a broad range of media,” said Alice H. Chang, CEO of CyberLink. “The latest version contains 39 tasks for consumers to capture, organize, create, burn, and share their digital media. Media Suite 8 brings the best applications in one suite to turn the PC into a central hub for experiencing the ultimate digital lifestyle.”

By building on the powerful media creativity and disc burning features of the previous version, Media Suite 8 expands options for organizing photos, editing audio and converting videos for mobile devices. A refreshed interface ensures that features are even friendlier to access, with 39 tasks listed for creating, playing, organizing and sharing multimedia content via the PC, as well as burning data.

CyberLink Media Suite 8 represents a total package for HD video and Blu-ray, and offers the following key features:

* Blu-ray Disc and DVD playback, with upscaling of DVD movie quality using TrueTheater Technology.

* Authoring of videos and slideshows to Blu-ray Discs, AVCHD discs and DVDs.

* Editing HD videos with advanced tools for creating professional looking results.

* Burning and archiving data securely with password protection to Blu-ray Discs and DVDs.

* Organizing photos quickly with advanced face tagging technology.

* Editing audio files and applying audio effects with the completely new WaveEditor application.

* Converting videos quickly for sharing via YouTube, Facebook, iPhone, PSP, and more.

* Downloading over 20,000 free video effects and disc menus for video projects from DirectorZone.com.

CyberLink Media Suite 8 features the following applications:

Organizing Photos and Videos

MediaShow—speedy photo and video organizer

* Sort photos by faces, convert videos quickly, and fix photos and videos with one click.

Video Editing and Disc Authoring

PowerDirector—HD video editing

* Edit high-definition video content and create stylish photo slideshows.

PowerProducer—Blu-ray and DVD disc authoring

* Author high-definition videos onto Blu-ray Discs, AVCHD discs and DVDs.

Audio Editing

WaveEditor—easy audio editing

* Enhance, copy, crop, and trim audio files, whether for editing sound tracks or mobile phone ring tones.

Movie Entertainment

PowerDVD—Blu-ray Disc and DVD playback

* Experience the number one Blu-ray disc software player with the highest quality movie playback performance, DTS and Dolby Digital home theater audio, and support for interactive BD-Live and BonusView features.

* Watch high-definition videos, upscale DVD quality, and access Blu-ray movie playback on Windows Media Center. Build a personal database of movie information about Blu-ray Disc and DVD movies.

Disc Burning and Data Backup

* Power2Go for secure burning to Blu-ray Discs and DVDs.

* PowerBackup for archiving application data and files to discs.

* PowerDVD Copy for duplicating non-protected DVDs and shrinking video content onto discs.

* InstantBurn for using a Blu-ray Disc or DVD as a secondary hard disk-like storage device.

* LabelPrint for creating customized disc labels and cover inlays.

Online Communities

* DirectorZone.com, for downloading thousands of free resources for video projects, for illustrating movie-making techniques, and for sharing customized effects and templates with other PowerDirector users.

* MoovieLive.com, for sharing movie information online, including movie ratings, reviews, and Movie Remixes created by PowerDVD.

Product Versioning and Pricing

CyberLink Media Suite 8 is available on CyberLink’s web store, supporting the following languages: English, Chinese (Simplified and Traditional), French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, and Spanish. Retail versions will be available worldwide starting early 2010.

* CyberLink Media Suite 8 Ultra – USD 129.95

* CyberLink Media Suite 8 Pro – USD 89.95

* CyberLink Media Suite 8 Centra – USD 79.95

CyberLink also offers OEM versions to PC and CE manufacturing customers. More information about CyberLink Media Suite 8, and the complete range of CyberLink software, is available at www.cyberlink.com.

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