We’re still a ways away from the official debut of Windows 8 hardware, but given its impending release, there’s plenty of software being cooked up for the new OS with a split personality. Cyberlink, best known for its ubiquitous PowerDVD software, is among those preparing for Win8’s tablet assault with some touch-optimized video editing software. Called PowerDirector, it’ll be available on Windows 8 launch day and will retail for around 10 to 15 bucks as a standalone app in the Windows Store — should you spring for the full version of PowerDirector, the finger-friendly version’s free. We got to see the new app in action, so join us after the break for a demo video and some impressions.
Cyberlink’s PowerDirector app lets you edit movies on your Windows 8 slate (hands-on) originally appeared on Engadget on Thu, 23 Aug 2012 22:04:00 EST.