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Roxio releases Windows Vista DVD decoder

Written by James Delahunty (Google+) @ 18 Apr 2007 19:13 User comments (5)

Roxio releases Windows Vista DVD decoder Roxio, a division of Sonic Solutions, has released the CinePlayer DVD Decoder Pack, an enhancement for Windows Vista that provides high-quality DVD viewing in Windows Media Player. The Windows Vista version of Sonic's extremely popular plug-in for Windows XP, CinePlayer DVD Decoder now also supports Dolby Digital 5.1-channel surround sound for enhanced audio enjoyment.
"We are extremely pleased that Roxio is one of the technology leaders engaged in supporting the launch of Windows Vista and is working with us to bring the DVD playback experience to all Windows Vista users," said Justin Hutchinson, Senior Product Manager in the Windows Business Group. "By making the CinePlayer DVD Decoder available to end-users, OEMs, and corporate accounts, Sonic is enabling people to enjoy quality movies experiences on Windows Vista."

CinePlayer DVD Decoder is available direct from Roxio at (http://www.roxio.com) for a suggested price of $14.99, and can also be found through Microsoft’s Windows Media Player Web site http://www.microsoft.com/windows/windowsmedia/player/plugins.aspx.

"Easy to download and install, CinePlayer DVD Decoder is a cost-effective and efficient solution for Windows Vista users wishing to add rich, trouble-free DVD playback capabilities to Windows Media Player," said Michael Demeyer, vice president product management, Roxio division of Sonic Solutions. "Given the tremendous success of our DVD Decoder Pack for Windows XP, we fully anticipate that this latest version will reinforce positive brand awareness and drive significant consumer traffic to Roxio.com from the Microsoft site."

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5 user comments

119.4.2007 17:37

I wouldn't use Roxio crap even if it were free. Roxio has a horrible track record for doing malicious things to your system. I tried using version 7.5 & 8 of there burn suites and 8 tagged all of my files on the HDD's, which I couldn't get rid of for the longest time. I gave up on Easy CD Creator over a decade ago after Adaptec lost the original software team. It was shortly after that when they sold out to Roxio and the suite continually gets worst with its improvements, no that's funny.

Although Nero isn't perfect I'll stick with them and by the way you can author HD disc's with their software.

221.4.2007 8:33

Roxio blows, it is as bad as Symantec Norton products..... Once install you can't remove it. It gets buried so deep in the registry you need a complete format to get rid of it..

I really like Nero, although when installing get rid of all the bloatware, but just keep Smartstart, burning rom, express, vision, and recode, plus the tools.....boom done.
F - Roxio

321.4.2007 19:13

Roxio may not be the best but they updated there stuff at least but still does not mean i will use it :)

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