One of things that Windows 8 really needs is some good Metro apps, today CyberLink have been previewing the their new Metro apps at COmputex, there is PowerDVD Metro which is going to be great media player app,  YouCAM Metro a webcam app and PowerDirector Metro a video editing app. At CES I have a quick preview of their new Windows 8 Metro apps and they look really good.

Press Release:

CyberLink Showcases Digital Media Playback and Creation Apps for Upcoming Windows 8 Metro at Computex 2012

London, UK5 June 2012CyberLink Corp. (5203.TW), an innovative solution provider for the connected digital lifestyle, will showcase three new apps specifically designed for Microsoft’s Windows 8 Metro interface at Computex 2012. From media playback and camera effect to video editing, the three new apps optimize Metro’s touch-friendly interface to empower consumers to enjoy and create their media content intuitively.

The three new apps for Windows 8 Metro include:

PowerDVD Metro: A universal multimedia player app, PowerDVD Metro offers a complete media gallery support for videos, photos and music, together with premium features like Dolby and DTS audio. The app provides broad video and photo format support including MKV, MPEG, MP4 and M2TS.

YouCam Metro: An intuitive app for built-in camera effects, YouCam Metro allows consumers to capture videos and photos instantly, apply a wide range of fun effects, and tag photos with CyberLink’s FaceMe™ face recognition technology. YouCam Metro is now available in Microsoft’s Windows 8 Beta Store.

PowerDirector Metro: An on-the-spot video-editing app, PowerDirector Metro facilitates video editing and slideshow creation when consumers require their recorded video content to be edited and distributed quickly, directly from their mobile devices. In addition, a selection of Magic Style pro-designed templates allows consumers to create polished movies automatically.

“From the comfort of your home to the energetic on-the-go life style, CyberLink offers a seamless entertainment experience across all platforms,” said Alice H. Chang, CEO of CyberLink. “We are delighted to showcase our three new Metro-style apps, each of which takes advantage of the unique capabilities of the Windows 8 platfom to make enjoyment and creation possible anytime, anywhere.”


CyberLink’s Multimedia Apps will be on shelf in Microsoft’s Windows 8 Beta Store upon the launch of Windows 8. Now, the apps can be exclusively previewed at Computex 2012 in Grand Hyatt Taipei, Suite 1148, June 5-9. For a first-hand experience, please contact us to arrange a meeting with us at Computex. CyberLink also welcomes you to the online video tours on CyberLink’s Youtube Channel starting from June 6.

About CyberLink

CyberLink Corp is the leader and pioneer in enabling digital multimedia on PCs, CEs and mobile devices through the use of video editing software, video player software, and other multimedia solutions. Backed by a group of high-caliber software engineers, CyberLink owns its core codec and a number of patented technologies. CyberLink has built a solid reputation for delivering high-quality, interoperable, and fast time-to-market solutions that keep our OEM partners on the leading edge. Our business partners include leaders in the PC industry: top-5 desktop and notebook providers, optical drive manufacturers and graphic-card makers. Today, CyberLink’s software solutions include: complete applications for Blu-ray Disc playback and creation; digital home entertainment; and touch-enabled media solution. With customers spanning from multi-national corporations to small/medium-sized businesses, and from power users to home users, CyberLink has enjoyed rapid and consistent growth leading to a record breaking IPO in 2000 on the Taiwan Over The Counter Exchange (OTC: 5203). Currently, CyberLink is listed on the Taiwan Stock Exchange (ticker symbol: 5203.TW). CyberLink’s worldwide headquarters is located in Taipei. To keep up with market demands, CyberLink has operations in North America, Europe and the Asia Pacific region, including Japan. For more information, please visit CyberLink’s website at

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