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Compare PowerDirector vs. Adobe After Effects CC

Various firms want different types of Video Editing Software. To understand well which service meets your requirements, think of comparing various alternatives feature by feature an taking into consideration their terms and pricing. Likewise, you can get a quick idea of their overall performance and customer feedback by checking our smart scoring system. The results are: Adobe After Effects CC (9.0) vs. PowerDirector (8.8) for overall quality and performance; Adobe After Effects CC (99%) vs. PowerDirector (93%) for user satisfaction rating. Check out their strong and low points and see which software is a more sensible choice for your company. A simple, practical tactic is to list the strengths and weaknesses of both applications next to each other and find out which solution comes on top. We realize that not all companies have enough time to test a wide range of various services, so we created a list of suggestions that you may find useful. Our top choices for the Video Editing Software category are: iMovie, Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere Pro.
Comparison

PowerDirector

VS

Adobe After Effects CC

VS

PowerDirector screenshot Adobe After Effects CC screenshot
Pricing Details

Our Score

Our Score

8.8 ?

Our Score

9.0 ?

Customer Experience

Customer Experience

Customer Experience

93% ?

Customer Experience

99% ?

Price

Price

$139.99

$29.99

Pricing Type

Pricing Type

One-time payment Monthly payment | Annual Subscription | Quote-based
Complete Review

Complete Review

General Description

General Description

Cyberlink PowerDirector is a reliable consumer-level video editing software.
Adobe After Effects CC is an industry standard video editing app used for creating visual effects and motion graphics.
Useful Links
Contact Address

Contact Address

15F., No.100, Minquan Rd.,
Xindian Dist., New Taipei City 231
Taiwan (R.O.C.)
Adobe Systems Incorporated
345 Park Avenue
San Jose, CA 95110-2704
USA
Features

Features

PowerDirector FEATURES

  • Full feature editor
  • Express project module
  • 360-degree footage tools
  • True theater color
  • Magic movie wizard
  • Action camera tools
  • Motion tracking
  • Encoding and exporting
  • 4K and 3D

Adobe After Effects CC FEATURES

  • Data-Driven Animation
  • Immersive Virtual Reality Effects
  • Create Virtual Reality Environments
  • Immersive Virtual Reality Titling And Graphics
  • VR Comp Editor
  • VR Converter
  • VR Rotate Sphere
  • Expression Access To Shape, Mask, And Brush Stroke Path Points
  • Create Nulls From Path Panel
  • Enhanced 3D Pipeline
  • Extract Cubemap
  • Motion Graphics Templates
  • GPU Accelerated Effects
  • Visual Keyboard Shortcut EditoHelpful Start Screen
  • Text Input Improvements
  • Front Menu
  • Helpful Start Screen
  • Auto-Saves in Adobe Team Projects
Supported Integrations

Supported Integrations

PowerDirector integrates with the following applications:

  • NewBlueFX
  • ProDAD
  • BorisFX

Adobe After Effects CC supports integration with video collaboration tools, project management solutions, and 3D graphic programs.

Available Devices

Available Devices

Windows
Windows
Linux
Android
iPhone/iPad
Mac
Web-based
Phone No.

Phone No.

+886-2-8667-1298 +1-800-585-0774
Types of Support

Types of Support

Phone Live Support
Ticket Training
Phone Live Support
Ticket Training
Types of Clients

Types of Clients

Small Business | Large Enterprises | Medium Business | Freelancers Small Business | Large Enterprises | Medium Business | Freelancers
Pricing Info

Pricing Info

PowerDirector provides several enterprise pricing versions to meet the needs of different users. Here are the details of each:

PowerDirector – $139.99

  • PowerDirector 16
  • PhotoDirector 9
  • 50GB/1year CyberLink Cloud Service
  • WaveEditor express
  • Content Pack essential
  • Content Pack premium
  • Content Pack premium 2
  • Content Pack premium 3
  • NewBlue video Essentials1
  • ProDAD adorage 13 lite
  • 360-degree video editing
  • Action camera center
  • Design tools
  • Video Editing and design studio tools
  • Performance
  • Format support

Ultra – $279.93

  • Everything in PowerDirector, plus
  • No PhotoDirector 9
  • 25GB/1year Cyberlink cloud service

Ultimate – $ 399.99

  • Everything in PowerDirector, plus
  • No PhotoDirector 9
  • Wedding pack
  • Holiday pack 8
  • BorrisFX stylize
  • NewBlue Titler pro v1.5
  • PorDAD vitaScene 2LE

Director suite – $299.99

  • Everything in the PhotoDirector plus,
  • AudioDirector
  • ColorDirector
  • all effects and template features

Ultimate Suite – $249.99

  • Everything in Ultimate plan, plus
  • AudioDirector
  • ColorDirector

Adobe After Effects CC can be purchased either as a single app for individuals and teams; or as part of Adobe Creative Cloud software. Here are all SMB and enterprise pricing details:

Single App (Individual)

  • $29.99/mo. – Monthly Plan
  • $19.99/mo. – Annual Plan (Paid Monthly)
  • $239.88/yr. – Annual Plan (Prepaid)
  • Latest version of selected app
  • Includes 100 GB of cloud storage, your own portfolio website, premium fonts, and social media tools

Single App (Business/Teams)

  • $29.99/month/license  – Annual Plan (Paid Monthly)
  • $359.88/year/license – Annual Plan (Prepaid)
Pricing Details

Pricing Details

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Available Languages

Available Languages

English, China, Germany, Japan, Spain, France, Italy English, China, Germany, India, Japan, Spain, France, Russia, Italy, Dutch, Portugal, Polish, Turkish, Swedish
Prominent Customers

Prominent Customers

Paper Moose, First Federal Savings Bank, Macmillan Publishers
Vendor Email

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