CyberLink Launches YouNote — A Dynamic Digital Note Taking App for Windows 8 PCs and Tablets

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YouNote brings a natural note taking experience to stylus and touch devices, offering info-rich graphic/text mashups, handwriting recognition and broad note sharing capabilities

Taipei, TaiwanDecember 20, 2013CyberLink Corp. (5203.TW), a provider of innovative media creativity solutions, today released a powerful new note taking application, YouNote, for Windows 8 PCs and tablets. YouNote’s intuitive interface provides a natural platform for stylus/touch-enabled devices, delivering a precise and familiar note-taking experience.

Simplicity Meets Personal Productivity

YouNote’s intuitive interface masks a powerful engine optimized for advanced note taking functionality. Users can digitally jot notes, sketch designs and import and annotate photos, graphics or even website screenshots. As well as handwriting-to-text support, YouNote features a draw-to-shape feature that can correct sketched shapes to produce perfect triangles, squares, rectangles and circles every time, enabling the creation of legible, attractive notes and charts.

“YouNote blurs the line between traditional note-taking with pen and paper, and digital notes crafted with stylus and on touch-enabled computing devices,” said Alice H. Chang, CEO of CyberLink. “The ultra-intuitive design means users transitioning from pen and paper will immediately feel at ease in the richer, more flexible digital format and the impressive results offer an addictive writing and drawing experience.”

YouNote enables users to mashup any of the note taking elements, creating info-rich compositions and generating a multitude of exciting new usage possibilities in both professional and personal settings. Notes created with YouNote are saved as jpeg files and can be emailed to friends and colleagues directly from the app, or distributed using any other sharing application installed in a user’s Windows environment.

YouNote Availability

YouNote can be downloaded free from the Windows Store and installed in 9 languages: English, Chinese (Simplified and Traditional), French, German, Italian, Spanish, Japanese, and Korean. An in-app purchase option provides extended note storing capacity. apps.microsoft.com/windows/en-us/app/younote/74d95799-b63f-4604-8648-102efbcefeb6

About CyberLink

Founded in 1996, CyberLink Corp. is the world’s leading multimedia software company. With over 100 patented technologies that provide a solid foundation on which to continuously revolutionize the way multimedia is experienced, CyberLink’s visionary outlook has allowed the company to grow rapidly. This ultimately led to a record-breaking IPO on the Taiwan Over-the-Counter Exchange (OTC: 5203) in 2000. CyberLink is currently listed on the Taiwan Stock Exchange (ticker symbol: 5203.TW).

CyberLink’s broad portfolio of multimedia applications can be categorized into two main areas: Media Entertainment – PowerDVD being the flagship product in this category, provides the latest in media playback on PCs, across devices in the home network, and on-the-go with portable smart devices; and Media Creation – offers a series of software to create enticing videos & photos, author Blu-ray & DVD discs and more. CyberLink has built strategic partnerships with leading CPU and GPU providers and a solid reputation for delivering high-quality, interoperable, and fast time-to-market solutions that keep our OEM partners from top PC brands on the leading edge. CyberLink's worldwide headquarters are located in Taipei, Taiwan, with regional operations offices in North America, Japan, Europe and Asia-Pacific. The company has 700 employees worldwide, with more than 500 engineers in product design and development.

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Press Contacts:

Corporate: Anne Shih at press@cyberlink.com or by phone at: +886-2-8667-1298, ext. 2448
CyberLink Japan: Kazutaka Aiso at contact_pr_jpn@cyberlink.com or by phone at: +81-3-5875-6650
CyberLink USA: Ed Harrison at cyberlink@famapr.com or by phone at +1-617-986-5003.
Germany: Volker Maxisch at contact_pr_deu@cyberlink.com or by phone: +31-43-306-0797
France: Laëtitia D’Urso at contact_pr_fr@cyberlink.com or by phone: +33 (0)1 41104111
United Kingdom: Maggie Zaboura at contact_pr_uk@cyberlink.com or by phone: +44-1491-639-172

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