Roxio's Easy CD & DVD Creator 6 Honored With Two '2003 World Class Awards' From PC World
Digital Media Suite Wins in Both Best CD Mastering and the Best DVD Mastering Categories
Santa Clara, California - (June 3, 2003) - Roxio, Inc. (Nasdaq: ROXI), The Digital Media Company™ and provider of the best selling digital media software in the world, was honored by PC World with two 2003 World Class Awards. PC World acknowledged Roxio's digital media suite for Best CD Mastering Software and Best DVD Mastering Software. The World Class Award winners were announced in the July 2003 issue of PC World (online now and on newsstands June 17) and will be presented with trophies at the ShowStoppers media reception held during CeBIT America in New York.
Roxio's Easy CD & DVD Creator 6, The Digital Media Suite, is the only PC-based integrated software suite that offers consumers the digital media applications to capture, edit, manage and burn photos, videos, music and data onto CD or DVD. Its sleek new user interface empowers consumers of all skill levels to create, copy, and customize CDs and DVDs.
"We are pleased with Easy CD & DVD Creator 6's superior marks in PC World's competition and are delighted to accept two World Class awards," said Tom Shea, president of Roxio's software division and COO. "Winning in both the CD and DVD authoring categories is a strong
testament to the breadth and depth of our Digital Media Suite as
a solution for working with digital music, photos and video."
Celebrating its 21st year, the respected World Class Awards honor the best in computers, hardware, software, and the Internet. To select the best of the best, PC World's editors examined the entire
spectrum of products that have appeared in the magazine over the
past year. Hundreds of products in 59 categories were judged on
performance, value, consistency, and innovation.
"The ultimate buyers guide, the World Class Awards set the standard
for excellence in the high-tech industry," stated Harry McCracken,
editor of PC World. "From PDAs to privacy software, PCs to Web-Based
applications, the editors reward the finest products and most outstanding
performers in this annual award program. Congratulations to Easy
CD & DVD Creator 6."
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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