Roxio Toast 5.2 Update Now Available

Latest Version Supports Mac OS 10.2 and CD-Text

Santa Clara, California - (October 2, 2002) - Roxio, Inc. (Nasdaq: ROXI), the Digital Media Company®, provider of the best selling digital media software in the world, announced today that Toast® 5.2 Titanium is now shipping worldwide to retailers and updates for existing Toast 5.0 Titanium customers are available at With the upgrade, Toast, the #1 selling CD and DVD burning software for the Macintosh Operating System, adds support for Macintosh OS 10.2 and for writing CD-Text, giving consumers the ability to add disc name and track titles to recorded discs for display on CD-Text enabled players. The upgrade also enables burning at speeds up to 52x, and improves the color, contrast and encoding performance on VideoCDs.

"Roxio is committed to the Macintosh community and wants to provide our customers support for Mac OS 10.2 in order take full advantage of Apple's latest release," said Vito Salvaggio, Roxio's vice president of product management. "CD-Text support and the VideoCD enhancements to Toast 5.2 are important upgrades that give consumers more powerful capabilities and more control of their media."

Pricing and availability

For existing Toast 5.0 Titanium customers, the Toast 5.2 Titanium upgrade is available for free at Toast 5.2 Titanium is available for a suggested retail price of $99.95 at retail computer stores and direct from Roxio at Multi-user licenses are available in convenient "10-packs" as well as through the RoxioLicense Now! volume purchase program. See for more information.

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 Roxio's parent company, Sonic Solutions (NASDAQ: SNIC; 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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