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Roxio Demos Latest Products at Macworld 2006Toast 7, Boom Box, Popcorn, CD Spin Doctor, Motion Pictures (January 11, 2006)
Roxio is celebrating a successful year with in-depth demonstrations and special show pricing on its biggest ever line of software for Mac OS X at Macworld Expo, January 10th to the 13th. Among the demonstrations available to attendees will be how to use Toast 7 to easily transfer favorite audio and video entertainment to mobile devices such as the iPod video, Sony PSP, and mobile phones. In addition, Roxio will be showcasing its must-have suite of iPod software accessories, The Boom Box and its award-winning DVD backup application, Popcorn. Roxio also will be introducing standalone versions of its CD Spin Doctor and Motion Pictures HD software.
Previously only available as components of Toast 7, CD Spin Doctor and Motion Pictures HD are now available as individual applications to offer Mac users the flexibility of purchasing software to accomplish a specific creative task. With CD Spin Doctor, users can rediscover their classic collection of LPs and tapes by quickly digitizing them for use on their iPod. CD Spin Doctor is also ideal for recording live performances, sermons, lectures or creating personal podcasts. Motion Pictures HD is perfect for quickly and easily turning digital photos into stunning multi-image, High Definition (720p or 1080i) slideshows complete with pan and zoom effects and background audio that can be enjoyed on DVD, edited in iMovie, shared via email or a .Mac account.
"The popularity of our Mac line has never been higher with products achieving tremendous commercial and critical success," said Mark Ely, executive vice president of strategy, Sonic Solutions. "At Macworld, we will once again reinforce Roxio as a leader in Mac software and highlight why our products will continue to be the choice for Mac users wishing to make the most of their digital media."
Roxio's flagship Mac application Toast 7, which was released in late 2005, has earned an impressive number of industry awards and accolades in North America and throughout Europe. The list of honors includes: Editor's Choice Award from CNET, Editor's Choice Award from MacUser, Best Consumer Software award at Apple Expo Paris, Eddy Award from Macworld Magazine, and a perfect 5 out of 5 Apples from MacHOME Magazine.
Macworld Expo Virtual Show Specials
In addition to prizes and giveaways, Macworld Expo attendees visiting Roxio at booth #435 will have the opportunity to take advantage of significant savings on Roxio's complete software line. Those unable to attend Macworld Expo can still take advantage of the special pricing by visiting Roxio's "virtual" Macworld Expo store (www.roxio.com/macworld) which is open throughout Expo week, January 9th to the 15th.
About Toast 7
Toast 7 is the most significant upgrade ever to Roxio's industry-leading Mac CD & DVD burning suite. Toast 7 complements and extends the functionality of the Mac OS and iLife applications with innovative new features and ground-breaking capabilities that empower users to copy, save, hear and see their entire digital life on CD, DVD and beyond. Toast 7 is the ideal application for those looking to enjoy digital entertainment on the go. The application includes powerful export features with simplified presets that allow users to quickly convert DVD movies, individual videos, and saved TV shows for playback on portable devices such as PSP, iPod video and mobile phones.
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 www.roxio.com.
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