PowerDirector

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Video editing tool for publishing and sharing videos

About PowerDirector

PowerDirector is a video editing tool designed to help professionals cut, edit, refine, publish and share videos. Artists can layer, blend and shape to create artistic scenes, add text or graphics to footage and use a drag-and-drop interface to adjust transitions.

PowerDirector allows professionals to add titles and shapes to videos using templates and keyframe controls. Content creators can shoot, edit and share videos across multiple social media platforms such as TikTok, Facebook, YouTube, and more.

PowerDirector enables users to customize the system according to requirements for a personalized video experience.


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4.4 /5
(112)
Value for Money
4.3/5
Features
4.3/5
Ease of Use
4.4/5
Customer Support
4.0/5

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Esther
Esther
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  • Industry: Legal Services
  • Company size: 2–10 Employees
  • Used Weekly for 1+ year
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  • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

Content Creators best friend

Reviewed on 9/12/2019

Creating video content has been most easy. We are able to put scraps or almost useless clips...

Creating video content has been most easy. We are able to put scraps or almost useless clips together to create a fine project for adverts that generate leads.

Pros

I so much love this software, its very easy to use, has plenty of features for editing the video clips to my exact need. It is definitely the best in ts category. Kudos to the developers

Cons

The customer service is rated zero. Complaints are never attended, the support personnel (who may be the developers, I can't say) treat users as if users no nothing and they know everything which isn't fair. The essence of support/feedback centers is to note users complaints and improve on them but this develpers will not have that. I hope they improve

Shaun
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  • Industry: Entertainment
  • Company size: Self Employed
  • Used Monthly for 2+ years
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  • Likelihood to recommend 6.0 /10

PowerDirector: A non-threatening video editing software that's useful for beginners and...

Reviewed on 25/11/2023

PowerDirector holds a place in my heart, a lot of which reasons are that it was simple and got the...

PowerDirector holds a place in my heart, a lot of which reasons are that it was simple and got the job done. If you are new to editing and want an easy way to start, this is probably the best way to do so. It's got a lot useful features and is generally well rounded with what it can do. It's definitely not the greatest and I personally would say after a while, if you do edit videos on a higher echelon of quality, I'd say switch to something more dynamic that has more to offer. Overall it's great, and I'd say anyone who's interested should try it. It has a free version to wet your whistle and give you a taste of what it can do if you don't want to spend some money right away.

Pros

PowerDirector is very straightforward. Everything you need and want is at your fingertips and doesn't require much knowledge to use effectively. It also has a lot of useful tools, such as chroma key or animated transitions that can be tuned and keyframed to your desire. It also has audio and photo editing features built in if I recall.

Cons

In some ways PowerDirector lacks compared to other software. For example, I don't remember there being any motion graphics other than animating the position, rotation and scale of images and videos. Also for people who use the free version like me a lot is cut that's in the main version, but that's to be expected. Also on older versions when editing large videos the application would just crash over and over and ultimately because of that (and the watermark) I had to switch to another video editor.

Jon
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  • Industry: Music
  • Company size: Self Employed
  • Used Weekly for 2+ years
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  • Likelihood to recommend 0.0 /10

Almost a scam

Reviewed on 27/05/2023

At first, good. After new programs came out it went down hill - and continues to do so. For...

At first, good. After new programs came out it went down hill - and continues to do so. For instance, I can no longer capture DV - I did it with no problem until recently. I hope to switch to Premier pro if I can find a wasy to afford it.

Pros

The program worked well when new - but soon they offered a new one to purchase, and the older program quit working so well. It got worse over time, and the only solution from Cyberlink was to purchase the new program. It6's virtually a bait and switch scam.

Cons

The program begins to fail when they offer a new version that they want you to buy. It gets worse with time. I used Power Director successfully for a while, but as new versions came our, it didn't work so well. Now it has become impossible to do some of the most basic (and needed) functions. The only suggestion from Cyberlink is to purchase the new version. I don't have the kind of money it would take to keep up with them.

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  • Industry: Health, Wellness & Fitness
  • Company size: 2–10 Employees
  • Used Weekly for 2+ years
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  • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

A fantastic video editing tool

Reviewed on 30/11/2020

I just love how creating small videos for my business has now become so easy. I can use any images...

I just love how creating small videos for my business has now become so easy. I can use any images I want and I love the way we can make our videos look more or less professional which helps to generate more leads and customers.

Pros

It is so easy to use. You can add any images you want to your videos. I have also used the software to cut longer video shorter for me needs for advertising. It has plenty of features for editing existing and new videos. Not only can it be used for basic editing, it can also be used for trimming, text overlays, adding audio and animations. I also love that there are tutorials that you can watch which really help a lot. It is the best video editor I have used so far.

Cons

Each time I go into the software I get a notification to buy the paid version. They should have an upgrade button at the top for when we want to upgrade instead. It's just pretty annoying. There is no ultra-wide format or custom ratios to choose from. You only get 4:3 or 16:19. We should be able to choose our ratios ourselves.

Alphonsus
Alphonsus
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  • Industry: Media Production
  • Company size: 2–10 Employees
  • Used Weekly for 2+ years
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  • Likelihood to recommend 9.0 /10

PowerDirector - A Wonderful Software Editing System Unless it Crashes

Reviewed on 12/09/2019

I for the most part enjoyed using PowerDirector when editing videos. It has been a blast and...

I for the most part enjoyed using PowerDirector when editing videos. It has been a blast and sometimes a struggle with having to recuperate work lost. Regardless, this is a great entry video editor for anyone that is looking to get involved with the craft. Just got to get used to the rare crash, which is a part of every video editor's bane.

Pros

I liked the friendly user interface to seamlessly go from folder to folder to set up my timeline. I felt that the words were bright enough for me to read and that the organization options have great default settings. This gave me more incentive to not have much setup involved outside of the usual importing of videos.

Cons

There was a crash or two in the software during editing. The progress was last updated when I first updated it, which negated an hour or two of work that I have put in. I thought there would be more updates as to its recovery feature, but no use.

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PowerDirector offers the following pricing plans:

  • Starting from: US$99.99/month
  • Pricing model: Subscription
  • Free Trial: Available

PowerDirector has the following typical customers:

Self Employed

PowerDirector supports the following languages:

Portuguese

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