If you want to get the most from your videos and photos, Cyberlink have a range of programs that will help you to get creative. But if you want to work with your files in a variety of ways, you will need to purchase a number of individual titles. This could end up being an expensive option, but there is an alternative available in the form of Media Suite 8. This 10-in-1 package includes a number of Cyberlink products which can not only save you money, but open up new creative ventures. The full list of bundled software that make up the suite is: PowerDVD 9, PowerDirector 8, PowerProducer 5, Power2Go 6, PowerBackup 2.6, InstantBurn 5, MediaShow 5, PowerDVD Copy, LabelPrint 2.5, WaveEditor and PowerStarter 8.

Cyberlink Media Suite 8 is available in three different editions - Centra, Pro and Ultra. The Centra version lacks the ability to output footage to AVCHDs and Blu-ray discs, or play back audio DVDs. The Pro version of the program add support for the watching of Blu-ray discs as well as H.264 and VC-1 files. In the Ultra edition of the program there is also support for additional home theatre sound technologies including 2 channel DTS-HD, 5.1 channel Dolby Digital Plus and 5.1 channel Dolby TrueHD. It also includes a more advanced version of PowerDVD in the form of PowerDVD 9 BD Express. Both the Pro and Ultra editions of the program include PowerProducer Ultra while the Standard edition is included in the Centra version.

Note that the trial version here enables you to see most of the functionality of Cyberlink Media Suite 8 Centra Edition, before purchasing. It won't enable you to work with burning DVD media, until purchase, due to license restrictions.


Every aspect of media management and enjoyment is catered for by this all-encompassing suite of tools.