Roxio's Easy CD Creator 5.3 DVD Edition to Be Bundled with New Teac 4x DVW50E DVD-R/-RW DVD-Recorders
Roxio's Easy CD Creator DVD Edition Adds Integrated Video Authoring and CD Mastering Applications to TEAC's DVD Recorders
Santa Clara, California - (January 21, 2003) - Roxio, Inc. (Nasdaq: ROXI) The Digital Media Company ®, provider of the best selling digital media software in the world, announced today that TEAC America, Inc. has chosen Easy CD Creator® 5.3 DVD Edition to be included with its 4X DVW50E DVD-R/-RW DVD-Recorders. The drives will be available in the U.S. market beginning in February.
Easy CD Creator 5.3 DVD Edition includes DVD Builder™, its DVD authoring application that 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.
"TEAC America, Inc. continues to be a wonderful partner for
us, and we're happy they've decided to ship our complete OEM DVD
package," said Brad Duea, Roxio's vice president of worldwide
OEM sales. "TEAC America's consumers will benefit by getting
a very simple, yet powerful video authoring tool to go along with
Easy CD Creator's broad CD and DVD recording capabilities."
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.
"Roxio is the gold standard for CD and DVD burning software"
said Les Luzar, Division Manager, TEAC America, Inc. "We want
to always provide our customers the best solution available and
with this offering, and we believe we have done just that."
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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.
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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