Roxio Provides Easy CD Creator and GoBack Customers With Windows XP Compatibility

Easy CD Creator 5 Platinum and GoBack 3 Deluxe Customers Can Download Product Updates For Windows XP Compatibility

Milpitas, California - (October 15, 2001) - Roxio, Inc. (Nasdaq:ROXI), the Digital Media Company, today announced the specific details of providing Windows XP compatibility for customers who own Easy CD Creator 5 Platinum and GoBack 3 Deluxe.

"Our goal is to ensure compatibility with Windows XP to our valued Platinum and Deluxe customers," said Tom Shea, chief operating officer at Roxio. "In addition to the updates for owners of current product versions, Roxio will offer special upgrade pricing to Windows XP customers who own earlier versions of our Easy CD Creator and GoBack software."

Easy CD Creator 5 Platinum Customers - Pricing and Availability of Windows XP Compatibility

Easy CD Creator 5 Platinum customers will be able to download, at no charge, a Windows XP compatibility update from the Roxio web site, at on October 25. Users of earlier versions of Easy CD Creator, 3.x or 4.x, will need to purchase Easy CD Creator 5 Platinum and download the free update for compatibility with Windows XP. The manufacturer's suggested retail price for Easy CD Creator 5 Platinum is $99.95 with a $30 mail-in rebate coupon effective beginning October 20, 2001 with proof of Windows XP purchase. Customers can purchase direct from Roxio at or from their local computer retailer.

GoBack 3 Deluxe Customers - Pricing and Availability of Windows XP Compatibility

Customers of GoBack 3 Deluxe can download now, at no charge, the Windows XP compatibility update from the Roxio web site at Users of GoBack 2.2 will need to purchase GoBack 3 Deluxe to be compatible with Windows XP. Customers can purchase GoBack 3 Deluxe for a manufacturer's suggested retail price of $49.95 or electronic software download for $39.95 at or from their local computer retailer.

Safe Harbor Statement

The matters discussed relating to Roxio in this press release, in particular matters related to Roxio's OEM relationships, include forward-looking statements that are subject to certain risks and uncertainties, including delays in product development, competition in the software industry, and failure to maintain OEM relationships, that could cause actual results to differ materially from those projected. Additional information on these and other factors are contained in Roxio's reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), including the Company's Annual Report on Form 10-K as filed with the SEC on July 1, 2002 and Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q as filed with the SEC on November 13, 2002, copies of which are available at the website maintained by the SEC at Roxio assumes no obligation to update the forward-looking statements included in this press release.

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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