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CyberLink Launches Power2Go 8

CyberLink announced that it has released version 8 of its Power2Go optical disc recording software.

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CyberLink Releases All-in-One Burning Software Power2Go 8, Now Includes System Recovery

TAIPEI, Taiwan–CyberLink Corp. (5203.TW) today launched a new version of its industry leading burning software, Power2Go. Engineered to include several new features that deliver the most complete media burning experience, Power2Go 8 now burns system recovery discs, allowing users to not only burn videos, photos, music and data to any optical disc format but also save data and restore their PC after a hard disk failure.

Power2Go 8 introduces several new features, including the ability to create system recovery discs to backup data and restore a PC, and mount a disc image as a virtual drive. Power2Go 8 also includes WaveEditor 2, a sample-level precision waveform editor which features a new multi-timeline audio mixer allowing users to compose an audio output from multiple audio tracks.

“Power2Go 8 is the most versatile media burning tool on the market,” said Alice H. Chang, CEO of CyberLink. “Whether it’s burning data, creating a DVD of your home videos, or saving your data with the new system recovery capabilities, Power2Go 8 delivers all the features users need in burning software in industry leading quality and reliability.”

Additional Key Features in Power2Go 8

Complete Burning Tool

• Burn All Media to Any Disc – Burn data, photos, music and videos to Blu-ray, BDXL, DVDs and CDs. The new version also supports mixed media CD burning and duplicating CDs, unprotected DVDs and Blu-ray discs.
• Mount Disc Image as Virtual Drives – Create (mount) a disc image file as a virtual drive and access all contents in the ISO image as if reading files from a disc.

Safeguard Your Data

• Create System Recovery Discs – Power2Go 8’s computer system backup and recovery solution saves users’ data so it is protected from unforeseen events, such as virus attacks, system crashes, and hard disk failures.
• Robust Data Encryption – Industrial strength 256-bit encryption and added password reminder provide extra data security.

Jazz Up Your DVDs

• Interactive HD Photo Gallery – Get the best out of photos, in their original image quality, by burning interactive photo gallery discs.
• Pro-like Disc Authoring – Create pro-like video DVDs with customized stylish menus or download unlimited FREE Menu Templates from

Product Availability

Power2Go 8 can be downloaded from the CyberLink online store, available in the following languages: English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Chinese, Japanese, and Korean. CyberLink offers OEM versions to PC and CE manufacturing customers.

Additionally, for the first time CyberLink is offering a free version of its media burning software, Power2Go 8 Essential, which delivers reliable, high quality burning for photos, music, video and data to CDs, DVDs and Blu-ray discs.

CyberLink Power2Go 8 Versions
Power2Go 8 Platinum:                       US $69.95
Power2Go 8 Deluxe:                 US $49.95
Power2Go 8 Essential:                 FREE

Upgrades for previous Power2Go versions are available starting at $39.95

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