"...Adaptec announced today that Microsoft's new Windows Media Player 7 will integrate Adaptec CD recording technology, enabling users of popular CD recording devices to create custom CDs directly from within Windows Media Player 7. The resulting custom CD will be playable on standard home, car, and portable audio CD players.
Microsoft's support of Adaptec CD recording within Windows Media Player 7 brings CD recording to millions of Windows users,`` said Tom Shea, general manager of Adaptec's Software Products Group. ''Applications like Microsoft windows Media Player 7 are making the computer a primary center for accessing and storing music. The integration of Adaptec's CD recording software makes it easy for users to take their favorite music from the Internet and listen to it wherever they go.``
The ability to easily create your own music CDs is what customers have been asking for,`` said Dave Fester, general manager of marketing for the Digital Media Division at Microsoft Corp. ''The seamless integration of Adaptec's award-winning CD creation software into Windows Media Player 7 makes it easy to take your music with you wherever you go.``
Windows Media Player 7 users who do not have the necessary CD recording hardware or who simply want more information on CD recording will be directed to the Adaptec CD recording web site at http://www.adaptec.com/products/overview/mediaplayer_promo.html. This site will present upgrade opportunities for Adaptec's premier CD recording applications and provide up-to-date information on CD recording..."