Roxio Crunch Released for Windows
Enables Consumers to Easily Convert and View Video Content on Popular Apple Devices Including the New iPhone
Santa Clara, California (June 26, 2007) - Roxio®, a division of Sonic Solutions® (NASDAQ: SNIC), today launched the Microsoft Windows version of Roxio Crunch™, which enables consumers to quickly and easily convert more of their favorite personal video entertainment for enjoyment on-the-go or in the living room. The ideal companion to the iPod®, Apple TV™, and the highly anticipated iPhone™, Roxio Crunch offers a one-step process for converting a broad range of the most popular video formats including DVD-Video, MPEG-1, MPEG-2 and DivX files into a format recognized by these Apple devices. The application includes powerful transcoding technologies and pre-defined device profiles to ensure optimal playback regardless of the screen size. Microsoft Windows and Mac versions are available direct from Roxio at www.roxio.com. A cross-platform version will be available early next month through North American Apple retail stores and other software resellers for a suggested retail price of $39.99.
- Converts native QuickTime file formats, such as DV, AVI, MOV, and MPEG
- Converts non-QuickTime file formats, such as MPEG-2 and DivX
- Converts DVD movies and discs created with Toast, iDVD, DVD Studio Pro, and other DVD authoring applications
- Offers multiple MPEG-4 and H.264 quality settings tailored for use with iPhone, iPod and Apple TV
- Automatically adds converted video to iTunes library for easy syncing with Apple devices
- Includes batch video file conversion
Enter the "Crunch Photo" Challenge and Win a Video iPod or a Copy of Crunch
To celebrate the launch of the highly anticipated iPhone, Roxio is hosting a "Crunch Photo" challenge for the most eager iPhone enthusiasts. Simply submit a photo of yourself waiting in line to purchase the new iPhone. The first 25 entries received will win a free copy of Roxio Crunch. All entries received will be entered into a draw for a 30GB iPod with video playback. The contest begins June 29th (12:01a.m.). For complete contest details and to enter, visit: www.roxio.com/crunchcontest.
Roxio's parent company, Sonic Solutions (NASDAQ: SNIC; http://www.sonic.com) enables the creation, management, and enjoyment of digital media content from Hollywood to home. Sonic's products range from the advanced authoring systems used to produce Hollywood DVD, HD DVD, and Blu-ray Disc film releases to the award-winning Roxio®-branded photo, video, music, and digital-media management applications. Sonic's patented technologies and AuthorScript® media engine are relied upon by leading technology firms to define rich media experiences on a wide array of consumer electronics, mobile devices, set-top players, retail kiosks, and PCs. Sonic Solutions is headquartered in Marin County, California.
Forward Looking Statements
This press release may contain forward-looking statements that are based upon current expectations, including the launch, distribution, and market acceptance of Roxio Crunch. Actual results could differ materially from those projected in the forward looking statements as a result of various risks and uncertainties, including those discussed in the Company's annual and quarterly reports on file with the Securities and Exchange Commission. This press release should be read in conjunction with the Company's most recent annual report on Form 10-K, Form 10-Q and other reports on file with the Securities and Exchange Commission, which contain a more detailed discussion of the Company's business including risks and uncertainties that may affect future results. The Company does not undertake to update any forward-looking statements.
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