Roxio to Showcase Easy CD Creator 5.3 DVD Edition at Comdex Fall 2002

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

Santa Clara, California - (November 4, 2002) -Roxio, Inc. (Nasdaq: ROXI), the Digital Media Company®, provider of the best selling digital media software in the world, announced today that at Comdex Fall 2002 it will be showcasing Easy CD Creator™ 5.3 DVD Edition, including DVD Builder™, its DVD authoring application. Available for OEM partners, Easy CD Creator 5.3 DVD Edition will be shown in the Comdex DVD+RW Alliance Pavilion (#8141, Central Hall) Nov. 18-22, at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.

DVD Builder, which includes one-step, direct-to-disc recording (DVD+VR) to DVD+RW discs, also allows consumers to capture digital video, add transitions and background music, create animated menus, organize clips and photos into custom slide shows, and burn to a DVD or CD that can be played in set-top DVD players.

Easy CD Creator 5.3 DVD Edition combines the power of Easy CD Creator Basic and DVD Builder into one complete, easy to use, integrated solution. Easy CD Creator 5.3 DVD Edition includes DirectCD (packet writing), CD and DVD pre-mastering, DVD video authoring, one-button CD copier, and the ability to create enhanced and mixed-mode CDs. Easy CD Creator 5.3 DVD Edition simplifies the production of DVD videos while also providing the ability to create music CDs, photo slide shows synchronized with music, data CDs and DVDs, and back up copies of personal discs.

"Easy CD Creator 5.3 DVD Edition is an example of Roxio's continued commitment to provide our OEM partners with innovative and fully integrated solutions for creating and managing digital media," said Brad Duea, vice president of worldwide OEM sales at Roxio.

Comdex attendees can also see Roxio and its products at the following presentations:

  • Stage presentation from Roxio at DVD+RW Alliance Pavilion (#8141, Central Hall):
    • Monday, Nov. 18, 10:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.
    • Tuesday, Nov. 19, 11:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.
    • Wednesday, Nov. 20, 12:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m.
    • Thursday, Nov. 20, 1:30 p.m.
    • Friday, Nov. 21, 10:30 a.m.
  • Roxio's Brad Duea, vice president of worldwide OEM sales, speaks on a panel titled, "The Latest Content Stores: Storage Mediums for the Digital Lifestyle": Monday, Nov. 18, 4:15 p.m., North Hall, Room 264.Other panelists include: Moderator Richard Doherty-Envisioneering, Tony Fadell-Apple Computer, Inc, Andy Prophet-Multimedia Card Association, Reid Sullivan-Panasonic

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.

Sonic, the Sonic logo, Sonic Solutions, Roxio, MyDVD, CineMagic, Plug & Burn, LiveShare, Roxio Easy Media Creator, and AuthorScript are trademarks or registered trademarks of Sonic Solutions or its subsidiaries in the United States and/or other countries. Dolby is a trademark of Dolby Laboratories. All other company or product names are trademarks of their respective owners and, in some cases, are used by Sonic Solutions under license. Specifications, pricing and delivery schedules are subject to change without notice.