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Corel Buys Roxio Products From Rovi

Postby Ian on Sat Jan 14, 2012 9:50 pm

Looks like we'll be seeing Corel Creator and Toast some time in the future..

http://www.cdrlabs.com/News/corel-acqui ... ation.html

Corel today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the Roxio® product line from Rovi Corporation. With this deal, Corel will expand its product portfolio to include Roxio’s broad range of digital media and security solutions. The acquisition includes Roxio® Creator®, the industry’s most popular digital media suite and Roxio® Toast®, the leading optical burning software on the Mac® platform. The deal is expected to close in February. Financial details of the agreement were not disclosed.
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Re: Corel Buys Roxio Products From Rovi

Postby SithTracy on Sun Jan 15, 2012 12:30 am

I dabble a bit in photography and Corel recently acquired Bibble as well. Isn't Corel where software goes to die???
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Re: Corel Buys Roxio Products From Rovi

Postby redk9258 on Sun Jan 15, 2012 10:07 am

I haven't bought a Roxio product since EMC 8. I always did like their interface better than Nero. I don't know if I have ever used any Corel software, but I hope they can bring down the bloat so it doesn't take 1 or 2GB to install. If they did that, I might consider trying it out again. They should also bring back the ability to choose what components you want to install. Else, I just use ImgBurn.
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