Roxio, the well known Digital Media Company, today announced an agreement with
Microsoft to provide basic CD burning functionality for the Windows XP
operating system, which is slated to launch October 2001.
``This agreement validates CD burning as a mainstream technology requirement
for consumers and reinforces Roxio's leadership position in this exciting
market,'' said Tom Shea, Chief Operating Officer at Roxio, Inc. ``By providing
basic burning technology to Microsoft, Roxio creates a tremendous opportunity
to upgrade Windows XP users to the more powerful features found in Easy CD
Creator, the best selling CD burning software in the world.''