Roxio Previews Toast 5 Titanium for Macintosh OS X
Toast 5 Titanium First To Allow DVD Video and Video CD Recording Within The OS X Environment
Milpitas, Calif, September 26, 2001 - Roxio, Inc. (Nasdaq:ROXI), the Digital Media Company, today announced the availability of Toast 5 Titanium for Macintosh OS X Version 10.1, Preview #2. This is the second version of Toast to support the Mac OS X operating system. Customers who already own Toast 5 Titanium, can download this beta version, free of charge, directly from Roxio's website at http://www.roxio.com/toastbeta.
Although some of Toast 5 Titanium's advanced features have not yet been ported to Mac OS X, this beta version will now enable users to record Video CDs with automatic MPEG-1 encoding, and record data and video to DVDs. In addition, some improvements have been made to audio and data CD burning capabilities, previously supported in OS X. Toast 5 Titanium for OS X, Preview #2 will expire after 90 days, as Roxio will continue to take advantage of the OS X development environment to further optimize the product for Mac OS X.
"Roxio continues to lead the way within the Mac OS X environment by allowing digital media users to record video DVDs and Video CDS,'' said Tom Shea, Chief Operating Officer of Roxio. "We value our loyal customers in the Macintosh community and will continue to provide them with the best CD and DVD recording software."
Roxio, a division of Sonic Solutions, develops and markets the best-selling digital media software in the world. Roxio offers award-winning software products for CD/DVD burning, photo editing and video editing and has an installed base of over 150 million
users. Roxio distributes its products globally through strategic partnerships with major hardware manufacturers, through leading
retailers, through Internet partnerships and through direct sales at www.roxio.com. Roxio's
parent company, Sonic Solutions (NASDAQ: SNIC;
http://www.sonic.com) is the leader in digital media software and provides a broad range of software
tools and applications for creative professionals, business and home users and technology partners. Sonic's products range from professional
DVD authoring systems and interactive content delivery technologies that are used to produce the majority of Hollywood movies released on DVD,
to the award-winning Roxio- and Sonic-branded CD and DVD creation, playback and backup applications that have become the premiere solutions
for consumers and business users worldwide. Sonic's AuthorScript® is the de facto standard for CD and DVD burning and formatting and has
been licensed by major software and hardware manufacturers, including Adobe, Broadcom, Microsoft, Scientific-Atlanta, Sony, and many others.
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