New camera mode turns PC into powerful photo shooting device
Wide array of easy-to-use photo editing tools and rich WebCam effects
London, United Kingdom - December 3, 2013 - CyberLink Corp. (5203.TW), the world's leading consumer multimedia software company, today introduced the latest version of its powerful WebCam and Camera Application, YouCam 6. Key among the new features and benefits in the new version 6 include brand new camera capturing and editing features; a powerful, intuitive media organizer and newer touch-friendly design. CyberLink also released the new update for its Windows 8 mobile app - YouCam Mobile - by adding HDR, panorama and smile shot features.
YouCam 6 turns your ordinary PC camera into a valuable, creative tool by providing a wide array of photo capture modes and creative editing tools. With YouCam 6, users can now take dramatic HDR photos with their PC cameras and capture wide angle panorama photos. New editing features empower users to make tremendous photos from their PC camera with a wide-range of easy-to-use tools and one-click photo presets. Users can also add personalized touches on your photos using a variety of hand-paint tools and stylish photo frames.
"With the transformation of portable PC form factor from desktop use to handheld tablets, users are not only using WebCam to do video chats, but also using them to capture videos or take photos like cameras and camcorders." said Alice H. Chang, CEO of CyberLink. "YouCam 6 remains the most popular webcam application with its' rich effects. Moreover, with the new photo creativity capabilities and the revamped touch-friendly design, YouCam 6 brings a whole new dimension to WebCam experience by turning it into a creative camera."
YouCam 6 further integrates a highly-rated media library feature that empowers users to browse their media library in calendar view, or use FaceMeTM face tag technology to tag and retrieve photos. Its new launcher mode provides an instant access to all exciting features of YouCam, and allowing users to bookmark their favorite features.
CyberLink today also announced the latest update with YouCam Mobile for Windows 8 Modern UI, which includes the new HDR, Panorama, Smile Shot and Photo Preset features.
Key Features of YouCam 6 Deluxe
Including the brand new photo capture, photo editing, media organizer features and the revamped touch-friendly design
Over 200 face-tracking and animated video effects for WebCam chat and video recording
Capture stunning HDR and panorama photos
Edit photos with easy-to-use frame, hand-paint paint, crop and rotate tools
Apply one-click photo presets to change the tone and color of photos
Create profession presentations videos and record desktop in Full HD desktop resolution
Login to PCs and websites with Face Login technology
Browse and organize media with calendar view and face tags
Access and bookmark favorite features in new launcher mode
YouCam 6 is available at CyberLink online store, supporting the following languages: English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Chinese (Simplified and Traditional), Japanese, and Korean. A free trial download is also availab le from the CyberLink website. YouCam Mobile is available on Microsoft Windows Store.
CyberLink YouCam Versions
YouCam 6 Deluxe: ₤36.99
Including new HDR, Panorama mode, Bonus YouCam Mobile for Deluxe
YouCam 6 Standard: ₤25.99
Upgrades for previous YouCam versions are available starting at ₤19.99
YouCam Mobile for Windows 8 ₤6.99
Founded in 1996, CyberLink Corp. is the world's leading consumer multimedia software company. With over 100 patented technologies that provide a solid foundation on which to continuously revolutionize the way multimedia is experienced, CyberLink's visionary outlook has allowed the company to grow rapidly. This ultimately led to a record-breaking IPO on the Taiwan Over-the-Counter Exchange (OTC: 5203) in 2000. CyberLink is currently listed on the Taiwan Stock Exchange (ticker symbol: 5203.TW).
CyberLink's broad portfolio of multimedia applications can be categorized into two main areas: Media Entertainment - PowerDVD being the flagship product in this category, provides the latest in media playback on PCs, across devices in the home network, and on-the-go with portable smart devices; and Media Creation - offers a series of software to create enticing videos & photos, author Blu-ray & DVD discs and more. CyberLink has built strategic partnerships with leading CPU and GPU providers and a solid reputation for delivering high-quality, interoperable, and fast time-to-market solutions that keep our OEM partners from top PC brands on the leading edge. CyberLink's worldwide headquarters are located in Taipei, Taiwan, with regional operations offices in North America, Japan, Europe and Asia-Pacific. The company has 700 employees worldwide, with more than 500 engineers in product design and development.