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Roxio Media Products for Discs, DVD, and Music  (4/2008)
    Easy DVD Copy 4 Premier
    Roxio MyDVD 10 Premier
    RecordNow Music Lab 10 Premier

    by Douglas Dixon

Easy Media Creator 10
Easy DVD Copy 4 Premier
MyDVD 10 Premier
RecordNow Music Lab 10 / Premier
Application Components from EMC 10: DVD Copy, MyDVD, Music Lab

After releasing Roxio Easy Media Creator 10 September 2007, Roxio has shipped three subsets of the full EMC suite for specific applications: Disc copying (Easy DVD Copy), DVD authoring (MyDVD), and music creation (RecordNow Music Lab). These are designed to "enable consumers to make the most of their digital libraries," so that users can "easily turn photos, videos and music into impressive digital media creations that can be shared on CD, DVD or enjoyed on a variety of portable devices."

See Roxio press release:

These are true subsets of the full suite. EMC 10 has some 12 major applications plus 18 additional utilities/assistants. Each of these new products includes selected applications and tools, plus a common core with the Roxio Central control panel / launcher and disc tools.

The pricing is designed to entice you to just go ahead and get the whole suite:

  • Easy Media Creator 10 - $99
  • Easy DVD Copy 4 Premier - $49
  • MyDVD 10 Premier - $69
  • RecordNow Music Lab 10 - $29
  • RecordNow Music Lab 10 Premier - $49

These new products are summarized below, along with a breakdown of the included applications and utilities (Application Components from EMC 10).

See the previous article for a summary of EMC 10 (and comparison to Nero 8 Ultra Edition)

And see the EMC 10 summary for information on features and a walkthrough of the individual applications 

For more on video editing and DVD authoring tools:


Easy Media Creator 10

Roxio Easy Media Creator 10 is the full digital media suite.

    Released in September 2007 for $99
    Also available as a Deluxe Suite for $149
        bundled with a Dazzle USB audio/video capture device

    www.roxio.com/enu/products/creator/suite

    Find Roxio Easy Media Creator 10 on Amazon.com

For more on Roxio and EMC 10


Easy DVD Copy 4 Premier

Roxio DVD Copy 4 Premier is focused on DVD copy and video conversion. 

Copy non-encrypted DVDs, shrink dual-layer DVDs to fit on single-layer discs while excluding unwanted content to optimize video quality. Convert popular audio and video formats for playback on portable devices. Also copy TiVo shows, and copy unprotected videos from the iPod to hard disk..

Roxio Easy DVD Copy 4 Premier for DVD copy and video conversion.

    Released in February 2008 for $49

    www.roxio.com/enu/products/dvdcopy/premier/overview.html

    Find Roxio Easy DVD Copy 4 on Amazon.com

  • Copy and backup DVDs
        Plus CDs (audio, data and video), data Blu-ray and HD DVD discs
  • Copy and shrink DVDs: 9 GB to 4.7 GB discs, with selectable movies, extras, languages
  • Copy Movies to DVD: from multiple sources, with menu templates
        including home movies, DivX, TiVo, Internet downloads
  • Convert DVDs to Portable Devices:
        iPod, PSP, cell phone devices; DivX, Windows Media, MPEG playback

Key Components: Video Copy & Convert, Disc Image Loader, Label Creator, Audio/Video Converter Vista Gadget

        Vista A/V Converter Gadget

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MyDVD 10 Premier

Roxio MyDVD 10 Premier is designed to make it easy to quickly turn photos and home movies into polished video or DVD productions. 

It features MyDVD for creating movie or slideshow discs, VideoWave for video movie creation, and PhotoSuite for photo editing and sharing -- along with associated tools, especially for automated production and enhancement, and sharing to portable devices.

Roxio MyDVD 10 Premier for DVD copy and video conversion.

    Released in February 2008 for $69

    www.roxio.com/enu/products/mydvd/mydvd.html

 

  • Import, manage, edit and enjoy home videos and photos.
  • Author professional-looking DVDs.
  • DVD production with MyDVD: Movies and slideshows, widescreen
  • DVD playback with CinePlayer
  • Movie production & video editing with VideoWave
  • Photo editing and projects with PhotoSuite
  • Media tools: Media Import, Media Manager, Video Copy & Convert
  • Not EMC Music applications

Key Components: MyDVD, VideoWave, PhotoSuite, CinePlayer

        MyDVD

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RecordNow Music Lab 10 / Premier

Roxio RecordNow Music Lab 10 / Premier is designed to, rip, convert, transfer and enjoy music on your computer, and share on disc and portable devices.

Collect music from sources including CD, DVD, LP, tape, Internet, and iPod. Capture audio playing on a computer, including Internet radio and streaming music. Transfer tracks from multiple drives concurrently, capture and clean-up analog tracks from LPs and tapes. Organize and automatically tag tracks with artist or title information. Batch convert music files to digital formats. Automatically create playlists based on your preferred songs.

Roxio RecordNow Music Lab 10 for DVD copy and video conversion.

    Released in February 2008 for $29
        Premier suite for $49 adds DVD music discs

    www.roxio.com/enu/products/recordnow/recordnow.html

    Find Roxio RecordNow Music Lab 10 on Amazon.com

  • Rip music from CDs, DVDs or copy music from iPod, internet radio, LPs and tapes
  • Convert tracks to MP3, AAC or other preferred formats 
  • Organize, search and browse music collections
  • Add tag information for selected tracks with audio fingerprinting
  • Create auto mixes of similar songs based on one or more seed songs
  • Burn to music CD
  • Copy music to iPhone, iPod, PSP, portable players
  • Not EMC Burning & Copying applications
  • Not EMC Photo and Video applications

Premier adds:

  • Create DVD Music Discs with up to 50 hours of music
  • Smart navigation by title, artist, album
  • Professionally designed high quality menu themes for music DVDs - or make your own
  • CinePlayer for playback
  • Play back your disc image files as if they were physical CDs with Disc Image Loader

Key Components: Easy Audio Capture, LP & Tape Assistant, Sound Editor, Audio Converter, Music Disc Creator, DVD Music Assistant

    Music Disc Creator

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Application Components from EMC 10: DVD Copy, MyDVD, Music Lab

    (As documented by Roxio)

 

See Summary: Roxio Easy Media Creator 10 for information on features and a walkthrough of the individual applications

  Easy DVD Copy 4 
    Premier

Roxio MyDVD 10
    Premier

RecordNow 
    Music Lab 10

Control Panel Roxio Central

Roxio Central

Roxio Central

Media  

Media Manager
  Media Import
VideoWave
  CineMagic
MyDVD
  MyDVD Express
  Plug & Burn
PhotoSuite
  Slideshow Assistant
  Photo Assistants
Express Labeler

Media Manager

 

Player  

CinePlayer

Cineplayer

Music  

 

Music Disc Creator
DVD Music Assistant
Multi-CD Ripper
Audio Tag Editor
LP & Tape Assistant
Sound Editor
Audio Converter
AutoMix
Easy Audio Capture

Disc Video Copy & Convert
Disc Image Loader
Label Creator
Audio/Video Converter
     Vista Gadget

Video Copy & Convert
Disc Image Loader
Label Creator

Disc Gallery


Disc Image Loader
Label Creator

Themes DVD and DivX 
    Menu Themes

DVD Menu Themes

Photo Projects Themes

DVD Music Disc Themes

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