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PowerDirector offers a unique combination of high-end performance and advanced editing features. It's remarkably easy to use, making video editing accessible to creators of all skill levels, and a huge selection of customizable design tools, including unique alpha transitions, animated titles, particles and PiP objects, provide the freedom to explore creativity and reflect it in unique video creations.

Trialware ($70)
Version:15 / 15 build 2509
Released:Feb 12,2017
File size:1MB
45 votes

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15 / 15 build 2509 (February 12, 2017)


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Download PowerDirector 15  [1MB]  [Win]

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Download PowerDirector 15 build 2509  [Win]

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2017-02-12 Updates PowerDirector 15 to build 2509

Install this patch update enhances the program stability.
Note: This patch is not for PowerDirector Live subscribers, OEM versions, or versions purchased via Steam.
Release Notes
Adds additional font sizes in Title and Menu Designer.
Adds support for Nikon KeyMission 360 camera.
Adds fade-in and fade-out options for videos and images in the context menu.
Adds support for choosing which SVRT profile to use when there are multiple available.
Fixes the audio distortion issue when capturing with the Screen Recorder.
Fixes the issue that the chroma key tolerance controls sometimes do not work in the PiP Designer.
Fixes the issue that hardware decoding sometimes malfunctions.
Fixes the issue that Color Enhancement is disabled after backing out from the Produce page.

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PowerDirector, Power Director, Cyberlink PowerDirector

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45 comments, Showing 1 to 5 comments

"The previous post is theatrical and in my opinion is also inaccurate." - It's clear that nicksson hasn't used this tool in anger as this software is a triumph of style over substance which is exemplified by the grandiose statement that "It comes with over $650 worth of premium effects and templates to enrich your video creation"; in whose opinion is that? And another wopper is "use magic tools in your production?". No! the real test of a decent video tool is that it produces good quality video which is compatible with the widest range of other vendor's software & this tool produces video which continually causes other packages to crash. You can't not use the internal codecs either - their mpeg2 encoder produced some really ugly interlace artifacts when resampling from HD to DVD. It really ought to be able to offer a frameserver or a vfw (or equivalent) plug-in interface for third party encoders.

Two positives about PowerDirector is the multicam tool (synchronising seperate audio & video clips from the same scene) and that it is the only tool I found that at a reasonable price point that can author valid AVCHD-DVD discs.

So if you are not too fussed about overall quality & high bit rates this tool may suite you as a one stop package.

Mar 3, 2016 Version: 12 OS: Windows 7 Ease: 6/10 Functionality: 6/10 Value: 3/10 Overall: 1/10

The previous post is theatrical and in my opinion is also inaccurate. Cyberlink PD is a very easy to use software and without exaggerated needs. Of course, if you have a wood PC then for you PD will be for sure a CPU and RAM killer. Although PD is considered a "consumer" or a "prosumer" soft, you can do easily a lot of things, you have a lot of effects, transitions, tools, enchancements - right out of the box, and the final quality is very good for home-made videos. Yes, it have also a lot of issues and frecvently crashes for various reasons, but it is the best and most complete package in its price range and target. I have tryed not only PD from 10 to 13, but also many other video editors, inclusive Adobe and Sony products, but for my comfort and because of the multitude of EASY to use tools I constantly returned to PD.
So, if you are not satisfyed with PD, dont buy it, but for me definitively does WORTH to try and use it.

Sep 7, 2015 Version: 13.0.3130.0 OS: Windows 10 64-bit Ease: 10/10 Functionality: 9/10 Value: 10/10 Overall: 10/10

Final Decision

also i tried version from 8 to 13
uninstal this shet and reinstal OS


Sep 6, 2015 Version: 11 OS: WinXP Ease: 9/10 Functionality: 3/10 Value: 1/10 Overall: 4/10

After last probes seems that a little more encoding speed (50% increase) and more time (lenght) of encoded video (20% more lenght) upon the CyberLink freez.
Solution execute:
1.presentation font cahe (wpf 3.0 also know as PresentationFontCahe.exe as is apear in task manager)from services (where apear like Windows Presentation Font Cache,
2.change logon account of Cyberlink RichVide Service (CVBS)from System to LocalService (also from Services of ControlPanel-Performance and Maintenance-Administrative Tools in XP

speed up but still freeez

Aug 31, 2015 Version: 11 OS: WinXP Ease: 9/10 Functionality: 8/10 Value: 6/10 Overall: 8/10

All software from CyberLink are some error in their programs about to memory usage virtualy or not) regarrdles of any driver upadte.
I make all update and respect every pass that they recomend and CyberLink frez at 80-90% of memory usage.
Eat memory and dont releas them.
Also software it is good even very god.

Aug 26, 2015 Version: 11 OS: WinXP Ease: 9/10 Functionality: 8/10 Value: 6/10 Overall: 8/10

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