Roxio Announces New Easy CD Creator 5.1 Platinum

The World's Best-Selling CD Recording Software Now Offers DVD Support And Complete Compatibility For Windows XP

Santa Clara, California - (March 21, 2002) - Roxio, Inc., The Digital Media Company, provider of the best selling digital media software in the world, announced that its new Easy CD Creator 5.1 Platinum now supports a variety of DVD formats including DVD-R, DVD-RW, DVD-RAM and DVD+RW, in addition to providing complete Windows XP compatibility.

"Roxio strives to provide consumers the features they want most in their CD recording software," said Tom Shea, chief operating officer at Roxio. "Easy CD Creator 5.1 addresses our customers current need for DVD support and out-of-the-box Windows XP compatibility."

New Easy CD Creator 5.1 Features

  • Complete "out-of-the-box" XP compatibility
  • DVD data pre-mastering
  • New DVD data project with support for DVD-R, DVD-RW
  • DirectCD support for DVD-R, DVD-RAM, DVD-RW, DVD+RW

Pricing and Availability

Easy CD Creator 5.1 Platinum is available now in English only at retail computer stores for a suggested retail price of $99 and it will be available in other languages soon. Customers can also order direct from Roxio at or call 1-866-280-ROXI (7694) or email Existing Easy CD Creator 5 Platinum customers can download for free the Easy CD Creator 5.1 update at

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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