Roxio to Feature its DVD Recording Products at CeBIT

Roxio DVD Recording Software currently shipping with IBM and Gateway Systems

Milpitas, California - (March 11, 2002) - Roxio, Inc., (Nasdaq: ROXI) The Digital Media Company, provider of the best selling digital media software in the world, announced today it will be showing three powerful DVD recording products at CeBIT, the industry's largest technology trade show, March 13-20, 2002 in Hannover, Germany.

Roxio's lineup of DVD burning products includes VideoWave 5, the best selling video editing software in the world, VideoPack 5, Roxio's high end DVD authoring solution and Roxio's upcoming technology, code-named "Hitchcock", developed to combine CD and DVD recording into one integrated, easy-to-use application.

In commenting on Roxio's DVD products, Chris Gorog, President and CEO of Roxio stated, "VideoWave has been very successful at retail and we are now pleased to be bundling VideoWave with DVD recording with key OEM customers such as IBM and Gateway. In addition, our high-end DVD authoring software, VideoPack 5, has attracted a great deal of interest in the European market and we are excited to announce Memorex will be our first partner bundling this product with their DVD+R/RW drives. We are also very excited about the prospects of our new "Hitchcock" technology, which we believe will fill a vacuum in the market today by providing consumers with great ease of use working with DVD. Roxio's current line-up of DVD recording products together with our current development position us well in the growing DVD software industry."

Roxio will be demonstrating its DVD technologies at Cebit in Hall 21 Booth D11, Hall 22 Booth B19, and the VIP Center in Hall 21 Room 6, 7, 8.

DVD Product Descriptions

  • VideoWave 5: the #1 selling video editing software that allows customers to create digital videos for the Web, CD, DVD, VCD and VHS.
  • VideoPack 5: The easiest full-featured DVD authoring software for video enthusiasts and creative professionals interested in creating DVD-Videos, Video CDs and Super-VCDs on a PC.
  • Hitchcock: Roxio's upcoming DVD authoring technology that combines CD and DVD recording into one easy-to-use application.

Safe Harbor Statement

The matters discussed relating to Roxio in this press release, in particular matters related to Roxio's OEM relationships, include forward-looking statements that are subject to certain risks and uncertainties, including delays in product development, competition in the software industry, and failure to maintain OEM relationships, that could cause actual results to differ materially from those projected. Additional information on these and other factors are contained in Roxio's reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), including the Company's Annual Report on Form 10-K as filed with the SEC on July 1, 2002 and Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q as filed with the SEC on November 13, 2002, copies of which are available at the website maintained by the SEC at http://www.sec.gov. Roxio assumes no obligation to update the forward-looking statements included in this press release.

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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