Superb video editing package.
Platform: Windows 8 compatible, Windows Vista 64-bit, Windows 7, Windows 7 64-bit, Windows Vista, Windows XP
License: Function limited demo
CyberLink PowerDirector v13 is the latest version of the popular video editor.
As with previous versions it contains all you need to produce high quality videos. The 100 track timeline helps you easily organise your video. Features like smart filters help to steady unstable camera work and noise can be removed and lighting issues fixed. v13 also ships with powerful audio tools, 3D support, and an array of export options: DVDs, Blu-rays, a host of video formats, as well as direct uploading to social networking sites like Facebook and YouTube.
The latest version also boasts a bundled Transition Designer which enables you to create your own transition effects from any image.
Theres also improved file format support so v13 can now handle H.265/HEVC, 2K/4K and XAVC-S files.
Note that the version reviewed here is PowerDirector Ultra and includes all previously mentioned featured, as well as the WaveEditor application, and a collection of effects and templates.
Note that this is the trial version.