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Cyberlink PowerDirector

How much is it? $74.99
Win or Mac? Win only
Pros: There appear to be a ton of additional stock intros and picture-in-picture objects that you can download. For basically half the price of Adobe Premiere Elements, it is definitely an alternative worth considering.
Cons: Why have I not heard of this before now?

I honestly hadn’t heard of PowerDirector until recently, but it has received all kinds of awards from PC Magazine, so I decided to give it a try. To start, PowerDirector has an “Easy Editor” mode that takes you to a wizard that walks you through a very basic video creation process. I went straight for the “Full-Featured Editor.”

There are more than enough features for improving video quality and colors. You also have effects you can apply, stock intros you can use, picture-in-picture objects you can insert, transitions you can apply between scenes, audio recording options, and an easy-to-use subtitle input area. It seems to be in line with the feature set of Adobe Premiere Elements, but I personally think this interface might be a little easier to use.

However, just like Adobe Premiere Elements, Cyberlink PowerDirector can’t work well with Blu-ray files perfectly, How to solve it ?

To solve those problems, the quick workaround is to transcode Blu-ray files to PowerDirector natively supported formats. Along with some help from third-party software like Brorsoft Blu-ray Ripper .

Pros

I really like the software from Brorsoft company, expecially this Blu-ray converter for only $35.95. It assists me to convert many Blu-ray videos to MOV/MPG/MP4 format. I can play these videos on my iPad and editing with Adobe Premiere Pro/Premiere Elements and PowerDirector with no problem.

Cons

Have not found yet.

Summary

I converted some Blu-ray and DVD movies and they look great.
Perfect software.

For Mac users, please get Brorsoft Blu-ray Ripper for Mac .

(Note: Click here for OS X 10.5)

Convert Blu-ray to Cyberlink PowerDirector compatible file format before editing

Step 1: Load Blu-ray Disc movies

Insert your Blu-ray disc into your BD drive, run the Blu-ray ripping software and click "BD/DVD disc" icon to load your movies. As you can see, you can preview the loaded Blu-ray files in the right preview window and select Blu-ray audio track/subtitle.



Step 2: Select the output format

Click "Format" menu firstly and then follow "Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas" > " MPEG-2 (*.mpg)" as the output format. MPEG-4, WMV are also the proper choices.



Step 3. Start Blu-ray conversion

Tap "Convert" button to start converting Blu-ray to MPEG-2 for PowerDirector.

Once the conversion is done, you can transfer Blu-ray footage into PowerDirector for editing smoothly with ease.

Additional Tips:

If you not only wanna convert Blu-ray videos, but also intend to convert DVD or HD Videos such as 4K XAVC/XAVC-S, MXF, MTS, MKV, WMV, MOV, M4V, AVI movies to PowerDirector, the all-in-one tool, Brorsoft’s Video Converter Ultimate (or iMedia Converter for Mac) will be your first and best choice.

This versatile Video Converter Ultimate program not only can change Blu-ray/DVD/4K/HD Videos to edit with PowerDirector, but also supports converting all video files to iTunes, QuickTime, Windows Media Player, Windows Movie Maker, Sony Vegas, Adobe Premiere Pro, etc video player or editing programs.


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