Roxio Launches Popcorn 2

Sequel to Award-Winning Mac DVD Backup Software Makes it Easy to Enjoy
Video Entertainment on the Go

Santa Clara, California (April 12, 2006) — Roxio, a division of Sonic
Solutions (NASDAQ: SNIC), the leader in digital media software, today
released Popcorn 2, which makes it easy for Mac users to transfer their
favorite personal video entertainment to DVDs and portable devices such as
an iPod, PSP or mobile phone. These innovations enhance the already highly
regarded features for creating backup copies of non-copy protected personal
DVDs. Popcorn 2, a Universal application, is available in retail stores
across North America and direct at ( for a suggested
price of $49.99. Popcorn 2 is also being simultaneously released in Europe
and Asia. Previous owners of Toast and Popcorn may be eligible for special
upgrade pricing direct from Roxio.

“To keep pace with the growing demand for portable media devices, the new
mobile capabilities of Popcorn 2 provide an excellent solution for those
who want the flexibility to enjoy personal video wherever and whenever they
choose,” said Stan Wong, general manager, Roxio division, Sonic Solutions.
“Now consumers can make the most of their players by easily creating
mobile-friendly versions of their video.”

Popcorn 2 enables users to create portable compatible versions of all
popular formats including non-protected DVD-Video, QuickTime movies, MPEG
files, iMovie projects and other popular video formats. Popcorn 2 includes
predefined settings optimized for standard or high-quality video output, or
users can define their own custom DivX, MPEG4, or H.264 levels for bit
rate, frame rate, and image size.

Popcorn 2 features custom video compilations allowing users to choose the
specific video and audio content to duplicate, while at the same time
optimizing video quality and maximizing disc space. Built on the
widely-acclaimed Toast burn engine synonymous with dependable, compatible
recording, Popcorn 2 ensures high-quality results — whether watching on
the couch, or on-the-go.

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: (javascript:;)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 premier 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,