Roxio Announces Trading Dates and Nasdaq Symbols

Milpitas, Calif., May 3, 2001 - Roxio, Inc., the Digital Media Company announced today that it expects trading to begin on a when-issued basis in its common stock on the Nasdaq National Market beginning on Friday, May 4, under the ticker symbol "ROXIV". Roxio further expects that on May 14, 2001, the first trading day after the distribution of its common stock by Adaptec, Inc. (Nasdaq: ADPT) to its stockholders, that trading will begin in its common stock on the Nasdaq National Market under the ticker symbol "ROXI".

Forward Looking Statements

This press release contains forward-looking statements, which include those statements about the trading of our common stock on the Nasdaq National Market. The beginning of trading on the Nasdaq National Market will depend upon the existence of at least three market makers creating a market in our common stock. In addition, if our common stock does not trade above $5 per share on the first day of trading, our common stock may be removed from the Nasdaq National Market. If our common stock is removed from the Nasdaq National Market, we expect that market makers on the OTC (Over the Counter) Bulletin Board will quote prices for our common stock.

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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