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January 2005

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For Immediate Release
January 7, 2005


Cyberlink DVD Solution Platinum Brings Professional Video Creation Power
to DVD Enthusiasts

LAS VEGAS, January 7, 2005 - Avanquest USA, a leading publisher of best-selling productivity software, PC utilities and digital media products, is bringing the power of professional video creation to DVD consumers with the retail introduction of CyberLink DVD Solution Platinum. CyberLink DVD Solution Platinum will have a retail price of $79.95 at CompUSA, Fry's Electronics, Micro Center and other Avanquest distribution outlets across North America.

CyberLink DVD Solution Platinum is a 10-in-1 suite of Cyberlink's proven DVD video products, offering a total solution for video-creation enthusiasts, including DVD playback, authoring, burning, DVD-to-DVD copying, video editing, slide show creation, photo retouching and file backup functions. The software features an easy-to-use task-based interface called PowerStarter. Users can directly choose functions they need via the interface and CyberLink DVD Solution Platinum will launch the programs necessary to fulfill each function.

"This is the ultimate burning and creativity suite that includes a rich assortment of products," said Christina Seelye, CEO, Avanquest USA. "Today's sophisticated video consumers now can watch movies, capture video from digital devices, edit videos, author and burn DVDs and CDs, back up files, fix photos, rip music and more - all from one powerful yet easy to use tool."

"CyberLink DVD Solution Platinum is arriving on U.S. retail shelves at the ideal time," said Alice H. Chang, CEO of CyberLink. "Digital cameras and video recorders were the holiday gift items of choice in December and consumers are seeking to enhance, enjoy and preserve their images. With DVD Platinum Solution they enjoy comprehensive DVD burning and creativity features via one simple application."

CyberLink DVD Solution Platinum includes CyberLink's leading technologies. Playback technologies include CLEV and CLVP to provide brighter colors and non-distorted images on wide-screen monitors. Burning technologies include Right-to-Disc™, QuickBurn and Double-Layer DVD disc support, offering quick burning functions. Video editing technologies include Smart Video Rendering Technology II and Buffered Capture™ for faster and easier editing functions.

CyberLink DVD Solution Platinum includes the following products:

PowerStarter - easy to navigate task-based interface
Featuring seven main icons - simplifies navigation by categorizing task-specific functions.

PowerDVD - the world's leading DVD experience on the PC
Listed as Best Product of 2003 from PC magazine, PowerDVD features leading technologies for making videos brighter and audio richer. Supporting playback on multiple screen sizes PowerDVD maximizes DVD entertainment on the PC.

PowerProducer - turning photos and videos into stunning DVDs
PowerProducer takes the hassle out of converting photos and videos into slideshows and movies. While supporting today's leading DVD formats, the software provides a complete range of powerful time saving tools that automates much of the disc authoring process.

Power2Go - drag-and-drop express burning of media
Power2Go features two easy interfaces for handling all kinds of files: photos, videos, music, and data. Express mode allows simple drag-and-drop burning, as well as easy double-click activation of disc copying.

Medi@Show - transforming ideas into dazzling slideshows
With loads of special effects and easy-to-use features, photos and videos can be transformed into engaging slideshows. Medi@Show unleashes users' creativity by providing an ideal solution for producing streaming multimedia content for delivery via the web or on a DVD.

PhotoNow! - auto retouching of photos
PhotoNow! provides quick photo-enhancement tools, with features such as red-eye removal, and auto adjustment of brightness and saturation. PhotoNow! allows one-click auto-fixing or manual adjustments. Photos can be imported and exported in a broad range of file formats.

PowerBackup - archiving data with a step-by-step approach
Supporting easy archiving and restoration of files, PowerBackup is a powerful yet practical tool for protecting essential data, offering a step-by-step approach to saving data onto a DVD or hard drive.

PowerDirector - editing professional home movies
Featuring an improved editing interface, comprehensive production tools, time-saving features, and quality-enhancing video technology, PowerDirector ensures that creating eye-catching movies has never been easier.

PowerDVD Copy - copying discs with ease
CyberLink PowerDVD Copy is a specialized tool for copying and backing up your favorite DVDs. Preview video content to decide which sections of the DVD you want to copy.

About CYBERLINK Corporation:
Founded in 1995, CyberLink Corp. is a world leader and pioneer in providing integrated solution for the Digital Home. The products are categorized into two major lines: Digital Multimedia Solutions and Training Solutions. Digital Multimedia Solutions includes DVD Burning and Creativity Products focus on media creation by advancing the technologies to capture, edit, author and record all types of media, and Digital Entertainment products provide high quality media enjoyment on the PC by perfecting state-of-the-art audio-video technologies. These award-winning software applications are ideal solutions for turning today's mainstream computers into home theaters and digital video centers. The company's Training Solutions include authoring tools for creating training content and training management systems that offer an easy and cost effective way to deliver and manage training programs over corporate intranets or the Internet. As a result of the company's solid growth and profitability, CyberLink became a public company in October 2000 and is listed on the Taiwan Stock Exchange (5203.TW). To keep up with market demands, CyberLink has operations in North America, Europe, and the Asia Pacific region including Japan. CyberLink's worldwide headquarter is in Taipei. Please visit

About Avanquest Global Software Publishing:
Formed in June 2003 by parent company BVRP Software Group, Avanquest is a network of companies offering a complete range of software publishing resources and a worldwide market to software developers from around the globe. Avanquest has a local presence on five continents and long-established relationships across all channels of distribution in markets covering nearly 90% of the world's total software sales. BVRP Software Group, a leading international software developer and publisher, was founded in Paris in 1984 and is listed on the Nouveau Marché of the Euronext stock exchange (ISIN FR0004026714). For additional information, please visit and