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The update to PowerDirector 18.3 is now available for 365 subscribers via the CyberLink Application Manager. This version includes new features and bug fixes.

To update to this version, launch the CyberLink Application Manager (CAM) program and then click the Download button next to PowerDirector on the My Programs tab. If you do not have CAM installed, you can download it for free here:

Release notes:

- Use the Title Reveal Mask feature for more creative title text animation.
- 19 distortion transitions, 8 glitch transitions, 3 geometric transitions.
- Adds the new PowerDirector launcher.
- Adds support for encoding AAC 5.1ch audio with XAVC S format.
- Adds support for Canon CR3 raw image format.
- Improves the UI performance.
- Improves the compatibility for SVRT.
- Improves the compatibility for MP4 video with HEVC codec and WebM video with Opus audio.
- Improves the compatibility for long duration video in the Motion Tracker.
- Improves the stability when saving in the Menu Designer.
- Fixes the issue that an audio hiccup sometimes occurs when a transition is applied to the video with Dolby AC3 audio.
- Fixes the issue that the NewBlue Titler Pro plugin cannot be used in 9:16/1:1/2:1(360) project aspect ratios.
- Fixes the issue that some mask settings are not packed when packing project materials.
- Fixes the issue that the custom text/brush mask in Mask Designer is removed after auto deleting temporary files.
- Fixes the issue that sometimes the video becomes distorted with Color Enhancements are applied.
- Fixes the issue that ProRes 4:4:4 MOV video cannot be imported correctly with Apple QuickTime installed.
- Fixes the preview issue of shadow (proxy) files created from HEVC 10 bit HLG HDR video on some NVIDIA platforms.
- Fixes the issue that sometimes the clip marker moves to an unexpected place on the timeline if it was added in library preview.
- Fixes the issue that sometimes the editing results from ColorDirector are not applied.
- Other minor bug fixes.

You can see the revision list in the updated user guide for more information about the new features:

Video tutorial:

Note: the GM4 patch update for perpetual users will be released soon.

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