Lacie and Roxio Team Up to Deliver First Mac DVD DL Solution
New LaCie DL DVD±RW drive with Toast® 6 Titanium Delivers Comprehensive Mac Double Layer Burning Solution
Santa Clara, California - (June 1, 2004) - Roxio®, a division of Sonic Solutions® (NASDAQ: SNIC), the leader in digital media software and LaCie, a leading producer of state-of-the-art storage devices, today announced the first comprehensive double layer burning solution for the Mac platform. Effective immediately, Roxio's award winning software, Toast 6 Titanium, will begin shipping with LaCie's new DL DVD±RW drive.
"Pacific Digital hardware products exhibit quality and innovation, so we are pleased Easy Media Creator 7 is their software choice to include with their new feature-rich DVD Recorder," said Dave Cornella , Director of OEM Business at Roxio. "This selection of
Roxio's digital media suite is an endorsement of Easy Media Creator 7's depth of capabilities, and evidence of Pacific Digital's
commitment to provide customers with the most powerful, easy to use hardware and software solution available."
Roxio Easy Media Creator 7 Basic is a complete digital media suite that extends beyond burning, enabling users to organize, edit,
preserve and share their digital photos, music, video and data - all within one integrated product. The new double layer capabilities
of Easy Media Creator 7 Basic, combined with Pacific Digital's new multi-format Double Layer DVD recorder, will permit users to burn
up to 8.5GB of data, nearly twice the 4.7GB capacity of a single layer disc, or record up to four hours of DVD quality video on a
single DL DVD+R disc. In addition to the double layer DVD+R recording, the multi-format 16X Recorder and Roxio software combination
will record data, photos, audio or video to DVD ±R, DVD±RW, CD-R and CD-RW media, making it a flexible choice for consumers.
"The Mach-16 Double Layer DVD Recorder was designed to be both powerful in its features and compatible with multiple formats to offer
the widest possible range of capabilities," said Tony Tate, Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Pacific Digital. "With its wide
array of tightly integrated components that include everything from video and photo editing to comprehensive CD and DVD authoring and
burning capabilities, Easy Media Creator 7 was a one-stop shop that enabled us to deliver a comprehensive solution."
Pricing and Availability
The Pacific Digital Mach-16 Double Layer DVD Recorder including Roxio's Easy Media Creator 7 Basic will be available in June 2004
through authorized resellers, specialty stores and mail order partners in North America for an SRP of $149.99 USD.
About Roxio Easy Media Creator™ 7 Basic
Roxio Easy Roxio Media Creator 7 represents the realization of Roxio's vision to bring together its complete line of next generation,
uncompromised photo, video, music, burning, and authoring applications to deliver the first and only comprehensive, integrated digital
media suite for the PC. Seamlessly combining the improved burning suite of Easy CD & DVD Creator™ , with
best-of-breed PhotoSuite® 7 Platinum , VideoWave® 7 Professional , and online music service
Napster® , Roxio Easy Media Creator 7 enables consumers to take complete control of their digital lives.
The product has garnered worldwide acclaim from the industry and captured over a dozen awards for product excellence including
editor's choice honors from CNET, PC Magazine, and EMedia.
About Pacific Digital
Established in 1996, Pacific Digital Corporation is a leading supplier of complete storage and multimedia solutions. Pacific Digital's
Consumer Product Division focuses on DVD and CD-RW optical storage; and USB peripherals, including the MemoryFrame digital photo album and
the DrumXtreme™ digital drum set. Pacific Digital's Advanced Product Division focuses on the RaidStaQ™ family of ADMA products.
These range from IC solutions for motherboard and disk controller OEMs to an array of Ultra-ATA & SATA host adapters. Pacific Digital
Corporation is headquartered in Irvine , California.
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.