PRESS RELEASE: CyberLink Announces MediaStory, an On-the-Fly Slideshow Creator App for iPhones, Android Phones and FaceBook
Taipei, Taiwan—June 11, 2010—CyberLink Corp. (5203.TW) is announcing launch of MediaStory, a unique slideshow creator application for iPhones, Android Phones and FaceBook.
CyberLink MediaStory allows consumers to create slideshows from their smart phone photos in three easy steps. The application comes with pre-designed slideshow templates with various themes that can be applied to turn photos into animated slideshows on-the-fly. The slideshows can be played on the smart phone or uploaded to their FaceBook walls to share with friends.
“Smart phones today comes with good quality image capturing cameras, said Alice H. Chang, CEO of CyberLink. “People can conveniently snapshot images of their daily life and CyberLink MediaStory gives them the convenience to turn their photos into spectacular stories presented in a stylish slideshow to share with their friends on Facebook.”
Aside from the smart phone application, CyberLink MediaStory is also available in as a Facebook app where consumers can create animated slideshows from photos in their albums.
Once the slideshows are shared on Facebook walls, friends can leave comments and initiate a conversation on Facebook. CyberLink MediaStory also gives consumers an option to share their slideshows on the Showcase allowing a wider audience to able to view their creations.
Key features of CyberLink MediaStory include:
Create slideshows from Facebook photos, iPhones and Android phones.
Upload slideshows to Facebook direct from iPhone and Android phones
Animate slideshows with creative themed templates and background music
Personalize slideshows with subtitles
Share slideshows on Facebook wall and allow sharing comments with friends
Option to display slideshows on Showcase to reach a wider audience
Pricing and Availability
CyberLink MediaStory is available in 9 languages: English, German, French, Italian, Spanish, Japanese, Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese and Korean.
CyberLink MediaStory for smart phones can be purchased from the iTunes App Store and Android Market. The smart phone version comes with 6 pre-designed templates for various occasions. MediaStory can be purchased at US$2.99.
CyberLink MediaStory for Facebook is a free app. It comes with 3 pre-designed templates to animate photos. Consumers can purchase additional templates at US$0.99 each.
CyberLink Corp is the leader and pioneer in enabling digital multimedia on PCs, CEs and mobile devices through the use of video editing software, video player software, and other multimedia solutions. Backed by a group of high-caliber software engineers, CyberLink owns its core codec and a number of patented technologies. CyberLink has built a solid reputation for delivering high-quality, interoperable, and fast time-to-market solutions that keep our OEM partners on the leading edge. Our business partners include leaders in the PC industry: top-5 desktop and notebook providers, optical drive manufacturers and graphic-card makers. Today, CyberLink’s software solutions include: complete applications for Blu-ray Disc playback and creation;digital home entertainment; and touch-enabled media solution. With customers spanning from multi-national corporations to small/medium-sized businesses, and from power users to home users, CyberLink has enjoyed rapid and consistent growth leading to a record breaking IPO in 2000 on the Taiwan Over The Counter Exchange (OTC: 5203). Currently, CyberLink is listed on the Taiwan Stock Exchange (ticker symbol: 5203.TW). CyberLink's worldwide headquarters is located in Taipei. To keep up with market demands, CyberLink has operations in North America, Europe and the Asia Pacific region, including Japan. For more information, please visit CyberLink's website at www.cyberlink.com.
(First posted on Thursday, June 10, 2010 at 19:41 EDT)