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Video Editor



Powerful Photo Editing for All Levels,

Now Enhanced with AI.

Experience the ultimate photo editing software.

Platform for Windows OS, Mac OS




CyberLink PhotoDirector is an advanced photo editing software that combines powerful tools with artificial intelligence to bring out the best in your photos. With AI-powered features, you can easily adjust and enhance your images for stunning results. From intelligent scene recognition to automatic photo adjustments, PhotoDirector takes your photo editing experience to the next level, making it effortless to achieve professional-quality images.


Duty and Role

• Collaborated with the Product Manager and R&D team to plan

  and discuss the user flow, information architecture, and function    map of every new feature based on the specifications.

• Defined user interface guidelines and visual style, working with       designers to standardize UI style guides.

• Collaborated with RD and marketing team to design user friendly

   UI based on user experiences research.

• Collaborated with the web commerce team to update app store

  images and promotional ads, aiming to achieve the best

  promotional effect for new features.


Project Objectives

My team and I continuously review the user interface of PhotoDirector software to create an enhanced user experience based on valuable user data. Our efforts encompass redesigning the UI interface and optimizing the UX flow. Furthermore, we are dedicated to developing innovative new UI designs for each new feature release, ensuring a seamless and intuitive user experience.


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Continuously optimizing the launcher UI to enhance the user experience

We are committed to continuously optimizing the launcher to provide an enhanced user experience. Through an ongoing process of refinement and optimization, our aim is to create a seamless and intuitive interface that allows users to effortlessly navigate and access the software's features. Our continuous efforts in optimizing the launcher ensure that users can enjoy a smooth and efficient workflow, ultimately improving their overall satisfaction with the software and boosting user retention and conversion rates.


The Original Launcher

In our quest to foster greater user engagement and improve the overall user experience, we conducted a thorough evaluation of the launcher, comparing it to our competitors. This evaluation revealed a noticeable lack of user interaction. As a result, we made the strategic decision to optimize the launcher's user interface and incorporate our own social media platform. Additionally, PowerDirector will be updated in conjunction with these changes to maintain consistency across the entire Director family.

Here shows the original version >>>


The Optimized Version

  • Enhanced Social Media Integration
    We have introduced a new social media element, Instagram, within the launcher. Users now have the ability to explore engaging demo and tutorial videos by simply clicking on the provided links. This integration allows users to stay connected, inspired, and informed, unlocking a wealth of valuable content to enhance their editing skills.

  • Streamlined Button Allocation
    In our efforts to optimize the user experience, we have carefully rearranged the button allocation on the launcher. Rearranged button allocation on launcher which integrated related buttons together and arranged it based on user flow for users easily to use.

The Latest Version

(Use for: PhotoDirector 14 , 365 version)

To ensure that users have an easier journey into PhotoDirector and better understanding of our new features, we have carefully considered user feedback to improve the launcher. The launcher also adds a new greeting slogan, making it more friendly and welcoming. Our focus has been on refining the launcher to provide a clean and user-friendly interface, ensuring a seamless and intuitive entry into the software. These enhancements make it easier for users to navigate and explore the software, resulting in a more intuitive and straightforward experience.

  • Redesign launcher to optimize user flow to let users more easily to use without confusing by too much info.

  • Highlight how users can begin the first step while photo editing: adding their own photos. 

  • Provide more sample images for users to use if they don't use their own photos.

  • Use more cool effect demo samples, so that users can try it directly with their own photos, and more easily to get started.

  • Added a greeting slogan on the launcher to be more friendly.

Continuous Optimization of UI Design for Every New Feature Release

In the vibrant realm of photo editing in PhotoDirector, our unwavering commitment to continuously developing new features is complemented by our dedication to optimizing the user interface (UI). We understand that a thoughtfully designed UI is paramount in delivering an intuitive and seamless editing experience.

With each introduction of a new feature, we meticulously assess its integration within the existing UI framework. Our goal is to maintain a clean, user-friendly, and efficient UI. By optimizing the UI, we strive to elevate the overall usability and accessibility of PhotoDirector, empowering users to effortlessly navigate the software and unlock their creative potential.

Effortlessly Isolate and Edit with Instant Select feature

Introducing the Instant Select tool, a powerful feature that enables you to easily isolate and edit specific objects or areas within your photos. With a simple click, the Instant Select tool intelligently detects and selects the desired elements, allowing you to apply targeted edits, enhancements, or removals. Say goodbye to tedious manual selections and experience a faster and more precise editing workflow with Instant Select.


Open the tool panel on the right of UI can find all select tools

(including instant select tool)


Users can find panel on the left to adjust details


Add Rhythm and Life to Your Photos with Animated Beat Effects feature

Elevate your photos with the mesmerizing Animated Beat Effects. Transform still images into dynamic visual experiences as you sync vibrant beat effects with the rhythm of your favorite music. With a range of captivating animations and customizable options, you can create unique and engaging animated photos that bring your moments to life. Amplify the energy and excitement in your images with the Animated Beat Effects feature.


Main UI of content aware removal tool

Effortlessly Erase Unwanted Elements from Your Photos with Content-Aware Removal

Say goodbye to unwanted objects and distractions in your photos with the powerful Content-Aware Removal feature. Seamlessly remove people, objects, or blemishes from your images, leaving no trace behind. With advanced AI technology, Content-Aware Removal intelligently analyzes your photo and fills in the gaps with realistic background textures. Effortlessly enhance your compositions and achieve a cleaner, more professional look with this innovative and easy-to-use tool. 


Use "Sampling Brush Tool" to effortlessly mask the area you wish to delete. Meanwhile, you can preview the instant results on the right side of the interface.


Enhance Your Photos with the Sparkle Effect

Transform your ordinary photos into stunning works of art with the Sparkle Effect. This powerful feature allows you to effortlessly add shimmering lights and sparkling accents to your images, bringing them to life with a touch of magic. Whether you want to create a whimsical atmosphere, add a glamorous touch, or simply make your photos stand out, the Sparkle Effect is the perfect tool. With easy-to-use controls and a wide range of customization options, you can unleash your creativity and make your photos shine like never before. Elevate your photography and captivate your audience with the enchanting Sparkle Effect.


The control bar, situated on the left side of the interface, allows you to effortlessly adjust the intricate details of various facial features and seamlessly switch between different faces for modification.

Sculpt Your Perfect Look

Introducing the Face Reshape tool, a revolutionary feature that allows you to sculpt and refine your facial features with incredible precision. With just a few simple adjustments, you can effortlessly reshape your face to achieve your desired look. Whether you want to slim down your cheeks, define your jawline, or enhance your features, the Face Reshape tool provides you with the power to create a stunning transformation. Say goodbye to expensive and time-consuming cosmetic procedures – now you can achieve your ideal appearance right in your photos. Unleash your creativity and unlock your true beauty with the Face Reshape tool.


Transform Your Photos with

Sky Replacement

Say goodbye to dull and boring skies in your photos with the Sky Replacement feature. With this powerful tool, you can effortlessly replace the sky in your images, instantly transforming them into captivating works of art. Whether you want to add a vibrant sunset, a clear blue sky, or dramatic clouds, the Sky Replacement feature allows you to choose from a variety of sky options and seamlessly blend them into your photos. Take your photography to new heights and create stunning visuals that leave a lasting impression. Elevate your images with the Sky Replacement feature and bring your vision to life.


(Use for: PhotoDirector 12, 13 , 365 version)


Enhancing User Experience with Regular Inspection and Optimization of PhotoDirector's Main UI

In the ever-evolving realm of photo editing, the regular inspection and optimization of Cyberlink PhotoDirector's main UI design hold immense importance. By conducting regular evaluations and fine-tuning of the user interface, we aim to provide a seamless and intuitive editing experience for our users. Through meticulous attention to detail and continuous improvements, we ensure that our main UI design remains user-friendly, visually appealing, and efficient, enabling users to effortlessly navigate the software and unleash their creative potential. The commitment to regular inspection and optimization guarantees that PhotoDirector delivers a cutting-edge editing platform that exceeds user expectations and fosters a delightful editing journey.

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