Roxio Introduces Photosuite 5 Platinum

Easy-to-Use Digital Photo Application Organizes, Enhances, Creates, Shares, and Burns Photos

Santa Clara, California - (March 3, 2003) - Roxio, Inc. (Nasdaq: ROXI), The Digital Media Company™, provider of the best selling digital media software in the world, announced today its new PhotoSuite® 5 Platinum software. The award-winning application turns ordinary digital photos into dynamic stories by capturing, organizing, enhancing, creating, burning and sharing collections of photos in print, online, via email, or on CD.

Designed with an intuitive workflow and interface, PhotoSuite 5 Platinum makes editing these digital snapshots quick and easy with automated tasks and creative projects. Even novices can design professional looking photos with minimal effort, while advanced photographers can extend their creative genius with slide shows and Video CDs for playback on most DVD players. The new CD burning features are powered by Roxio's leading Easy CD Creator technology, making imaginative video projects a mouse click away.

Roxio's PhotoSuite 5 Platinum provides the ability to:

  • Easily burn photo slide shows to Video CD for playback in most DVD players
  • Burn photos to CD for archival and protection.
  • Automatically fix exposure, saturation, sharpness and even red-eye in a single mouse click, enabling consumers to effortlessly achieve professional-looking results.
  • Conveniently make changes to multiple photos simultaneously.
  • Create personalized photo projects such as greeting cards, invitations, calendars, collages, and CD labels.
  • Stitch together a series of photos into a seamless panorama.
  • Organize, sort, and search for photos in electronic albums.

"With our PhotoSuite 5 Platinum, anyone can enhance precious photos of family and friends and transform them into vibrant stories and keepsakes" said Vito Salvaggio, Roxio's vice president of product management. "Our consumer-friendly digital imaging products help new and experienced photographers alike create powerful photos projects quickly and easily."

Pricing and Availability:

PhotoSuite 5 Platinum is available in retail stores in the U.S. for $49.95 MSRP. In Canada, PhotoSuite 5 Platinum will be priced at C$ 59.95 MSRP. Consumers can also order PhotoSuite 5 Platinum in the U.S. 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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