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|Operating system||Windows 10|
|Available in||English, French, German, Italian, Spanish (European), Chinese Simplified, Chinese Traditional, Japanese, Korean, Dutch|
|Type||Video editing software|
|License||Proprietary commercial software|
PowerDirector has 5 different retail editions, including Director Suite, Ultimate Suite, Ultimate, Ultra and Deluxe (aka Standard in Japan).
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|5.0||2005/11||Supports Creation of Widescreen High-Definition Movies and the Latest MPEG-4 Formats.|
|6.0||2007/03||DVD Menu Designer, slideshow and extra video templates, Support for MPEG-2 HD WMV HD video format.|
|7.0||2008/05||New web community with DirectorZone. Blu-ray Disc, AVCHD DVD authoring, Dolby5.1 support, up to 6 independent PiP tracks.|
|8.0||2009/08||New timeline interface, Particle effects designer, Direct uploading of HD videos to Facebook.|
|9.0||2010/11||New TrueVelocity rendering engine with native 64-bit OS support.|
|10.0||2011/10||Upgraded TrueVelocity rendering engine with openCL support, Free access to more than 440,000 template for free on DirectorZone.|
|11.0||2012/09||TrueVelocity® 3 Engine/supporting multi-GPGPU acceleration and openCL, Support the latest 4K/2K standard,|
ColorDirector，AudioDirector，PhotoDirector can work seamlessly with PowerDirector for efficient round-trip editing.
|12.0||2013/09||MultiCam Designer, Theme Designer and TrueVelocity™ 4 Editing Engine with Intel AVX2 support.|
|13.0||2014/09||Suite of more than 100 dynamic design tools and effects, New XAVC S certification for the video from Sony devices.|
|14.0||2015/09||Action Camera Center, Motion Tracking, Express Projects, Screen Recording, ease-in/out for non-linear keyframe settings, |
New support for 2K/4K, HEVC, FLAC and 120/240p HFR video.
|15.0||2016/09||End-to-end 360 video editing with True360 technology.|
|16.0||2017/09||Intelligent Color Correction, Express Color Grading with LUTs, Video Collage Designer, Seamless 360° Titles and 360° Video Stabilization|
|17.0||2018/09||Round-trip editing support between applications, Simple point-of-use tutorials for quick guidance.|
|18.0||2019/09||Shape Designer, Motion Graphics & Animated Titles, 1:1 Square Video, Nested Projects as Adjustable PiP Objects, Audio Scrubbing,|
Reversible Timeline Track Order, 4K Video Editing Preview, Professional Format & Camera Support.
|19.0||2020/09||Anchor point, Vertex selection masks, Sketch Designer, Better color correcting, Enhanced Audio Mixing room.|
- DirectorZone is a site for users to find and download resources for their video projects on PowerDirector.
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