Roxio To Complete $22.5 Million Equity Financing

Santa Clara, California - (January 13, 2004) - Roxio®, a division of Sonic Solutions® (NASDAQ: SNIC), the leader in digital media software, today announced that it has entered into definitive agreements with independent accredited institutional investors relating to a private placement of 5,500,000 shares of Common Stock of the company at a price of $4.10 per share for aggregate gross proceeds of approximately $22.5 million. The parties expect to close the private placement on or about January 13, 2004.

The offering will add to the company's working capital as it continues to expand its activities in the digital media sector.

This press release does not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy any security. The shares have notbeen registered under the Securities Act of 1933 or applicable state securities laws and may not be offered or sold in the UnitedStates or any state thereof absent registration under the Securities Act and applicable state securities laws or an applicable exemption from registration requirements. As part of this transaction, Roxio has agreed to file a registration statement covering the resale of the shares of Common Stock acquired in this offering.

This press release contains forward-looking statements regarding the anticipated closing of the private placement. Actual results could differ materially from those projected in or contemplated by the forward-looking statements. Factors that could cause actual results to differ include any event that would cause the Company or the investors to breach any of their representations and warranties under the purchase agreement. Further factors that could affect the Company are described in the risk factors contained in the Company's SEC filings including the Company's Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q filed with the SEC on November 14, 2003. The Company assumes no obligation and does not intend to update any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

About Roxio

Roxio, a division of Sonic Solutions, develops and markets the best-selling digital media software in the world. Roxio offers award-winning software products for CD/DVD burning, photo editing and video editing and has an installed base of over 150 million users. Roxio distributes its products globally through strategic partnerships with major hardware manufacturers, through leading retailers, through Internet partnerships and through direct sales at Roxio's parent company, Sonic Solutions (NASDAQ: SNIC; is the leader in digital media software and provides a broad range of software tools and applications for creative professionals, business and home users and technology partners. Sonic's products range from professional DVD authoring systems and interactive content delivery technologies that are used to produce the majority of Hollywood movies released on DVD, to the award-winning Roxio- and Sonic-branded CD and DVD creation, playback and backup applications that have become the premiere solutions for consumers and business users worldwide. Sonic's AuthorScript® is the de facto standard for CD and DVD burning and formatting and has been licensed by major software and hardware manufacturers, including Adobe, Broadcom, Microsoft, Scientific-Atlanta, Sony, and many others. Sonic Solutions is headquartered in Marin County, California.

Sonic, the Sonic logo, Sonic Solutions, Roxio, MyDVD, CineMagic, Plug & Burn, LiveShare, Roxio Easy Media Creator, and AuthorScript are trademarks or registered trademarks of Sonic Solutions or its subsidiaries in the United States and/or other countries. Dolby is a trademark of Dolby Laboratories. All other company or product names are trademarks of their respective owners and, in some cases, are used by Sonic Solutions under license. Specifications, pricing and delivery schedules are subject to change without notice.