Roxio Names Timothy Corcoran Vice President of Worldwide Retail Sales

Software to be Unveiled in DVD+RW Alliance Pavilion #8141, Central Hall

Santa Clara, California - (October 30, 2002) - Roxio, Inc. (Nasdaq: ROXI), the Digital Media Company®, provider of the best selling digital media software in the world, announced today that Timothy Corcoran has been promoted to vice president of worldwide retail sales. Mr. Corcoran was formerly director of sales for Roxio, where he was responsible for both OEM and retail sales in the U.S.

"Tim Corcoran brings a great deal of applicable experience to his new role as vice president of worldwide retail sales," said Tom Shea, chief operating officer at Roxio. "We are pleased to have him leading the charge as we focus on expanding our retail business."

Prior to joining Roxio, in May 2001, Mr. Corcoran spent four years at Adaptec, Inc., where he held senior sales positions and was responsible for strategic accounts. Mr. Corcoran also held regional and national sales management positions with Wells Electronics, Inc. and Dynavision.

About Roxio

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. Sonic Solutions is headquartered in Marin County, California.

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