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PCR's guide to self improvement and creative software

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Whether your customers plan to learn an instrument, master a language or edit a movie, PCR takes a look at the latest software products to help those on their journey to becoming the perfect human.

BERLITZ MANDARIN CHINESE & JAPANESE PREMIUM - £29.99
Distributor: Gem Distribution
THEY SAY: Offering three ways to learn Chinese/Japanese – on your PC or Mac, in your car, and on an iPod – Berlitz Chinese/Japanese Premier puts the fun back into learning with interactive games to help increase your reading comprehension. The program provides advanced speech analysis to help you speak like a native. Simply record, playback, and compare to perfect your accent and improve your pronunciation.

CORALDRAW HOME & STUDENT SUITE X6 - £99.99
Distributor: Gem Distribution
THEY SAY: With its versatile and user-friendly applications, anyone can be a designer. CorelDRAW Home & Student X6 offers robust content, graphic design, illustration, page layout, web graphics and photo-editing features, making it easy to create reports, drawings, flyers, logos and more.

CORALDRAW GRAPHIC SUITE X6 - £478.80
Distributor: Gem Distribution
THEY SAY: Whether you’re an aspiring or experienced designer, CorelDRAW Graphics Suite X6 is your trusted graphic design software solution. With its content- rich environment and professional graphic design, photo editing and website design software, you have everything you need to express your style and creativity with endless possibilities.

ADOBE CREATIVE SUITE 6 PRODUCTION PREMIUM - £810
Distributor: Computers Unlimited
THEY SAY: Adobe Creative Suite 6 Production Premium is the high- performance toolset with everything you need to create productions for virtually any screen. Avoid workflow bottlenecks with tight integration between Adobe Premiere Pro, After Effects, and Photoshop.

CYBERLINK POWERDIRECTOR 11 ULTIMATE SUITE - £239.99
Distributor: Gem Distribution, Kuoda (as OEM package)
THEY SAY: PowerDirector 11 Ultimate Suite provides the most comprehensive tools for high quality video productions, all with easy-to-use features packed with innovative technologies to automate and speed up video processing.

CYBERLINK POWERDVD 12 - £34.99 to £69.99
Distributor: Kuoda (as OEM package)
THEY SAY: The ultimate movie and media entertainment solution and must-have player for your Windows 8 PC, PowerDVD 12 plays all types of media content – Blu-ray and DVD movies, videos, photos and music – bringing the best-in-class media entertainment to your PC and mobile devices.

SERIF MOVIEPLUS X6 - £61.27
Distributor: Gem Distribution
THEY SAY: Edit your videos with MoviePlus X6. Its powerful, yet easy-to-use editing tools and studio-quality effects help you to create stunning movies in minutes. Burn HD videos to Blu-ray Disc or DVD, or upload your movies to the web and share them with friends, family, and the world.

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SERIF PHOTOPLUS X5 - £71.48
Distributor: Gem Distribution
THEY SAY: Take photos then make them great with PhotoPlus X5. Use it to edit, enhance and organise your entire image collection. Remove red eye, restore old photos, and add amazing effects and everything in between. You can even perform advanced tasks like editing Raw files and HDR image merging.

SERIF DRAWPLUS X5 - £81.69
Distributor: Gem Distribution
THEY SAY: DrawPlus X5 is the powerful and versatile graphics studio that’s perfect for digital art, illustration, and painting. With easy-to-use tools, it provides everything you need to express your creativity. Draw vector art, sketch ideas, design logos and graphics, paint naturally, turn photos into artwork, create Flash animations, plus much more.

CYBERLINK PHOTODIRECTOR 4 ULTRA - £95.99
Distributor: Gem Distribution, Kuoda (as OEM package)
THEY SAY: PhotoDirector 4 is a comprehensive, powerful, and intuitive solution to create professional looking photos. From the moment your photos are imported, you are empowered with new and unique features that bring out depth and sharpness in your masterpieces.

ADOBE PHOTOSHOP ELEMENTS & PREMIERE ELEMENTS 11 - £94.80
Distributor: Computers Unlimited
THEY SAY: Make every photo look its best with powerful yet simple editing options that offer everything from quick fixes to unlimited creative possibilities. Get inspired to create personalised keepsakes including scrapbook pages, cards and calendars. Combine photos and videos to tell entertaining stories.

ADOBE CREATIVE SUITE 6 DESIGN STANDARD - £1,032
Distributor: Computers Unlimited
THEY SAY: Adobe Creative Suite 6 Design Standard software combines industry- standard tools for professional print design and digital publishing. Create eye-catching images and graphics at lightning speed with innovative painting and drawing tools and dozens of creative effects.

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MAGIX MUSIC MAKER 2013 - £59.99 to £89.99
Distributor: Gem Distribution
THEY SAY: Make your own cool tracks with MAGIX Music Maker 2013. Even beginners can get amazing results in no time at all. With the audio building-block principle, useful tutorial videos and endless options, you can easily create your own songs and share them with friends.

MAGIX MOVIE EDIT PRO 2013 - £59.99 to £99.99
Distributor: Gem Distribution
THEY SAY: Experience the newest generation of video editing software with MAGIX Movie Edit Pro 2013. It’s faster, better and more powerful than ever before and it’s never been easier to turn your video footage into breathtaking works of art complete with impressive special effects, background music, and interactive menus.

REALLUSION CRAZYTALK7 FOR MAC - price tbc
Contact: KL Associates
THEY SAY: Reallusion, the award-winning leader of 3D and 2D cinematic tools, introduces CrazyTalk7 as the new and innovative digital media application for Mac. No matter if you are an iMovie-maker or a creative user, from any level, you can now create talking character videos from any digital photograph. Bring any face to life with CrazyTalk7’s simple face-fitting guide, and then use your own voice to puppet your actor’s performance.

DRIVING TEST SUCCESS ALL TESTS - £10.20
Distributor: Focus Multimedia
THEY SAY: Driving Test Success is the UK's best selling learner driver software brand, helping over 4 million prepare for their tests. Driving Test Success All Tests contains all the official DSA theory test revision questions for learner drivers, motorcyclists and trainee driving instructors. Also included is hundreds of interactive hazard perception clips, over 50 practical driving lesson videos plus the latest edition of The Official Highway Code.

TEACHING-YOU MUSIC RANGE: ELECTRIC GUITAR, KEYBOARD, MUSIC THEORY - £10.20 each
Distributor: Focus Multimedia
THEY SAY: The Teaching-you range has music titles for everyone, including subjects from Music Theory to learning all kinds of musical instruments including guitar, piano and keyboard. Chords, tunes, hand positions, technique, music reading and more are all covered, making Teaching-you the first choice for music learning.

CONTACTS
Gem Distribution: 01279 822822
Kuoda: 02032 899955
Computers Unlimited: 020 8358 9578
KL Associates: 01327 844880
Focus Multimedia: 01889 570156

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