Roxio Releases MyDVD 8 Premier
Posted Feb 24, 2006

Roxio, a division of Sonic Solutions, today released MyDVD 8 Premier, which introduces significant enhancements including advanced video editing capabilities and authoring tools, high-quality transitions and effects, customizable menu templates, and support for high-definition (HD) video. MyDVD 8 Premier will have particular appeal to the tens of millions of existing MyDVD users looking for more creative control and greater authoring flexibility. MyDVD 8 Premier is available today at www.roxio.com and www.sonic.com for $69.99.

MyDVD 8 Premier includes everything users need to present personal photos and videos in a professional fashion. Automated video editing features allow users to create polished video productions in a few mouse clicks, while straightforward authoring tools enable them to generate DVDs with attractive motion-video menus, animated buttons, and Dolby Digital sound.

MyDVD 8 Premier's DVD engine is built on the same technology that is trusted by Hollywood studios and high-end post-production facilities to ensure DVDs created will play back on the widest possible selection of set-top players and computers. Key features and enhancements include the following:

In addition, enhanced Windows Media Center file support and TiVoToGo capabilities allow users to easily create DVDs of their favorite TV programs and play them back on a notebook or DVD player. In addition to MyDVD 8 Premier, Roxio today also introduced MyDVD 8 Essentials, designed for entry-level users and individuals requiring basic authoring and light editing features. MyDVD 8 Essentials offers the same elegant user interface, new styles, transitions and effects as MyDVD 8 Premier, and supports standard definition camcorders and formats.

MyDVD 8 Premier and MyDVD 8 Essentials are now available directly at www.roxio.com and www.sonic.com. MyDVD 8 Premier is priced at $69.99, and MyDVD 8 Essentials is priced at $49.99. Consumers can upgrade to Roxio Easy Media Creator 8, which includes the full functionality of MyDVD 8 Premier in addition to a powerful range of other digital media capabilities such as rich photo editing, innovative audio capabilities, as well as data archival and system backup features.