The Premier CD Burning Software for Macintosh
MACWORLD, SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Roxio, Inc., the digital media company from Adaptec, Inc., announced Toast 5 Titanium, CD recording software for Macintosh. The new Toast boasts a totally new user interface specifically designed for use on Mac OS X, the ability to burn CDs in the background while remaining productive, MPEG encoding for burning iMovies onto VideoCDs for playback in most DVD players, and support for most DVD-RAM and DVD-R/RW drives.
In addition to the new features listed, Toast 5 Titanium now includes all the tools needed for complete CD mastering, including iView Multimedia, the easiest way for professionals and consumers to organize images, photos, movies, sounds, fonts and files. Users can also create thumbnail catalogs, create slide shows and video postcards, or publish web galleries of your media on the Internet. Another cool tool included is QDesign MVP, a digital media player that allows you to encode and convert songs from one format to another, playback music and video files, and create and manage play lists.
For music aficionados, Toast 5 Titanium lets you turn LPs into CDs with CD Spin Doctor. With CD Spin Doctor, users can eliminate noises, pops and hisses from old LPs, while boosting the bass and treble. Once a music CD is burned, you can easily create a custom CD label using Discus from Magic Mouse. This label-printing program includes hundreds of background graphics and useful clip art images and supports over 22 different brands of CD labeling paper. If that's not enough, Toast 5 Titanium also includes sample MP3 songs, digital photos from the photographer James Beal, and sample video clips.
"Roxio conducted intensive feature and usability studies within the Macintosh community to determine their CD burning needs," said Tom Shea, Chief Operating Office at Roxio, Inc. "Toast 5 Titanium is packed with new features accessed by a cool new interface that will turn anyone into a master at CD burning."
Pricing and Availability
Toast 5 Titanium will be available in the U.S. early spring 2001 and has a suggested retail price of $99. Customers who purchase Toast 4 Deluxe after January 9th, 2001 will be entitled to an upgrade to Toast 5 Titanium at a minimal cost. Existing registered customers of Toast 4 Deluxe can sign up to be notified by email when Toast 5 Titanium is shipping or can obtain more information by visiting www.roxio.com/titanium. Customers can purchase direct at www.roxio.com or at their local retail outlet.
Roxio, Inc. (www.roxio.com) is a leading provider of digital content management software solutions that enable individuals to personalize and store music, photos, video and data onto recordable CDs. Roxio's products include, Easy CD Creator and Toast, software for CD recording on Windows and Macintosh platforms. Roxio also markets system recovery software, GoBack, which provides recovery from system crashes, virus attacks, failed software installations and data loss. Roxio complements its global retail and distribution presence with strong OEM relationships with major computer system and hardware manufacturers, and other strategic partners.
SOURCE: Roxio, Inc.