CyberLink PhotoDirector

Version365(as of 10/27/2020)
PlatformsWindows, Mac, iOS, Android
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Rating:3.3  |  26 Votes

Main Features

  • Supports most common camera RAW formats, such as CR3, RAW, NEF, and RAF
  • AI tools make correcting images, selecting objects, and organizing photos easy
  • Advanced visual effects tools allow you to enhance and animate your work
  • Subscription version includes stock images and graphic design elements
  • CyberLink Cloud access allows you to back up projects online

Software Overview

Screenshot of CyberLink PhotoDirector
Screenshot of CyberLink PhotoDirector

CyberLink PhotoDirector is a professional photo editor that allows photographers to organize, edit, and share their photos. It is available for Windows, macOS, Android, and iOS as either a standalone or subscription-based application.

PhotoDirector supports most common camera RAW formats, including those used by Canon, Nikon, Fujifilm, Kodak, Sony, and Panasonic cameras, and provides users an abundance of simple and advanced photo editing features they can use to enhance their images. Some of the program's most noteworthy features include:

  • AI tools that allow photographers to quickly correct blurry or distorted images, organize photos using facial recognition, and select specific objects and areas
  • Advanced animation and visual effects tools
  • Intuitive layer-editing, blending, and masking tools

The subscription-based version of PhotoDirector includes access to Shutterstock's library of stock photos and music, CyberLink-curated lookup tables (LUTs), and Express Layer templates that photographers can use to add pre-designed graphic elements to their work. As you finish editing your photos, you can save them to the CyberLink Cloud, export them as JPEGs, TIFFs, or PNGs, and import them into CyberLink PowerDirector (for use within a PowerDirector movie).


PhotoDirector is packed with professional photo editing features that allow you to create stunning images. It supports most popular camera RAW file formats and makes editing, enhancing, and saving photos easy. Those who opt for the subscription version of PhotoDirector gain access to stock elements they can use to up their photo editing game even further, making CyberLink PhotoDirector a quality choice for creating your next photo masterpiece.

Primary File Type

phd icon.PHDPhotoDirector Project File

Supported File Types

ExtensionFile Type
.PHDPhotoDirector Project File
.PDADJPhotoDirector Preset File
.PDLCPPhotoDirector Lens Profile File

Additional Related File Types

ExtensionFile Type
.3FRHasselblad 3F RAW Image
.ARWSony Alpha Raw Digital Camera Image
.BMPBitmap Image
.CR2Canon Raw 2 Image
.DNGDigital Negative Image
.ERFEpson RAW File
.FFFHasselblad RAW Image
.GIFGraphical Interchange Format File
.MEFMamiya RAW Image
.MOSLeaf Camera RAW Image
.NEFNikon Electronic Format RAW Image
.NRWNikon Raw Image
.PEFPentax Electronic File
.PNGPortable Network Graphic
.RAFFujifilm RAW Image
.RAWRaw Image Data
.RDCIDRISI Raster Documentation File
.RWLLeica RAW Image
.SR2Sony RAW Image
.SRFSony RAW Image
.SRWSamsung RAW Image
.TIFTagged Image File
.X3FSIGMA X3F Camera RAW File
Updated 10/27/2020