CyberLink Corp., today released the latest version of its Director family of multimedia editing software with major updates and new advanced features for its flagship Director Suite 365 and each individual module. PowerDirector, PhotoDirector, AudioDirector, and ColorDirector boast new features to deliver even more spectacular effects and higher precision and editing control, along with new Shutterstock content access, templates, and design packs.
The new version integrates a comprehensive, royalty-free content library powered by market leader Shutterstock, making hundreds of thousands of professional-grade photos, videos, and audio clips available for consumer and commercial use through PowerDirector 19, PhotoDirector 12, AudioDirector 11, and ColorDirector 9.
- PowerDirector 19 brings a new, simplified interface enabling users to find the tools they need faster, helping them make powerful, precise edits. PowerDirector 19 also features powerful upgrades to keyframe tools, color matching, and motion graphic titles, along with a number of new impressive effects and a faster, more intuitive post-production workflow for professional results.
- PhotoDirector 12 adds new AI-powered features to help turn any photo into digital artwork. Photo animation and dispersion capabilities, enhanced content-aware tools, and layer controls, as well as popular new creative effects such as glitch and light rays, are now available. Person segmentation allows editors to quickly and easily grab and adjust individuals in a scene without tedious manual masking.
- AudioDirector 11 now offers even more flexibility and control, empowering users to balance and remove vocals, de-reverb, fix audio ducking, scrub audio and perform 5.1 encodings.
- ColorDirector 9 rounds out the collection with more precise color controls including a new effects tab, and easy to use green screen creation tool, precision color correct with waveform scope, motion tracking for selection masks, and more.
“Our goal has always been to develop software that can push users’ creative boundaries, taking anything they can imagine and translating it into beautiful videos and photos,” said Dr. Jau Huang, CEO of CyberLink. “This new release of our Director software family, with advanced new effects and precision tools, a more intuitive user interface and a new Shutterstock content library, allows users of all skill levels to express their creativity with more flexibility and freedom than ever before.”
CyberLink has additionally launched AdDirector, an easy-to-use mobile app empowering businesses to quickly and easily customize pre-designed video ad templates to match their marketing needs. AdDirector allows users to create an entire promotional video campaign from the palm of their hand, with little or no pre-shot video footage, images, or music, leveraging CyberLink’s expansive library of stock content.
With years of research in the fields of artificial intelligence and facial recognition, CyberLink has developed the FaceMe Facial Recognition Engine. Powered by deep learning algorithms, FaceMe delivers the reliable, high-precision, and real-time facial recognition that is critical to AIoT applications such as smart retail, smart security, and surveillance, smart city, and smart home.