Reviews & hands-on

  • Online 4 out of 5

    Roxio Popcorn 4 - Mac review

    By 12 November 2009

    Popcorn seemed somewhat superfluous when it was first launched and particularly considering it sat alongside Roxio’s class leading Mac burning software, Toast. Now, Popcorn 4 has matured and the improved format flexibility, YouTube publishing and the...

  • Online 4.5 out of 5

    Roxio Toast 10 Titanium Pro - Mac review

    By 23 April 2009

    The latest incarnation of Toast brings the renowned Mac burning software as a dual set of software that provides for a "Pro" version that adds even more tools for your digital media creation, production and burning needs. The Toast 10 Titanium Pro part...

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    Roxio Creator 2009 - PC review

    By 18 September 2008

    Roxio’s leading media creator package has reached its twelfth incarnation, and as such has taken on a new look and a trimmed down name. Gone is Easy Media Creator, instead it’s simply known as Creator 2009 but it’s still offers the same vast array...

  • Online 4 out of 5

    Roxio Elite MyDVD 9 - PC review

    By 11 September 2008

    If you want to edit your home movies there are any number of tools on offer and Windows even has its own Movie Maker. Roxio Elite MyDVD 9 is essentially a DVD authoring tool that allows you to edit your home movies and then burn them to DVD. However,...

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    Roxio Toast 9 Titanium - Mac review

    By 3 June 2008

    The ninth incarnation of Toast brings the renowned £70 Mac burning software into the high definition era with support for Blu-ray burning (though disappointingly only via an optional plug-in for another £14.99) and even allows burning of "normal" DVDs...

  • Online 3.5 out of 5

    Roxio Crunch - PC review

    By 20 November 2007

    There is an argument that follows the lines that the Apple iPod was a successful device amongst fans of Apple fans but it would never have reached mass appeal if the software hadn’t been changed so users of Microsoft Windows computers could synchronise...

  • Online 4.5 out of 5

    Roxio Easy Media Creator 10 - PC review

    By 23 October 2007

    If you already have a software suite for creating and copying discs, it seems unlikely that you’ll want to do to the expense of upgrading to a newer, sleeker suite. After all, every new PC or notebook comes with some form of burning software. This is...

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    Roxio Copy and Convert 3 - PC review

    By 5 June 2007

    If you’ve shopped around for a media player recently you may have been overwhelmed by the variety of formats most of them need to support in order to gain a place in the market. Add to this proprietary formats, such as the PSP and iPod, and it becomes...

  • Cameras 4 out of 5

    Roxio Toast 8 For Mac review

    By 13 March 2007

    The Mac OS has always done a great job of providing enough software to keep most people happy, as it comes with its own basic disc creation software and if you want to get a little more fancy there is iDVD for creating menus and impressive transitions....

  • Cameras 4.5 out of 5

    Roxio Easy Media Creator 9 PC software review

    By 17 October 2006

    It hardly seems no time at all that we were testing Media Creator 8 and while it ticked a number of boxes, we were disappointed with how resource heavy it felt when doing anything other than creating DVDs and how many of the tools simply didn’t want...

  • Cameras 4 out of 5

    Roxio MyDVD 8 Premium DVD authoring software review

    By 23 May 2006

    With the merging of the Roxio and Sonic brands continuing, we find that MyDVD 8 comes along no longer as a Sonic product but sporting the Roxio name. However, it’s a logic upgrade of previous versions with the most noticeable change being the new cleaner...

  • Cameras 4 out of 5

    Roxio Popcorn 2 - Mac review

    By 16 May 2006

    It’s long been believed that people who buy a PC want it for general usage while those opting for a Mac are more likely to come from the creative side of life, which means designers, musicians and video editing. If that sounds like you then Roxio Popcorn...

  • Cameras 3.5 out of 5

    Roxio Easy DVD Copy 2 Deluxe review

    By 4 April 2006

    It seems the world is becoming increasingly obsessed with its media files and how to store them. Easy DVD Copy 2 Deluxe allows you to make multiple copies of your DVDs and CDs at the click of a button. Let’s get things straight - this program won’t...

  • Cameras 4 out of 5

    Roxio Easy Media Creator 8 - PC review

    By 20 January 2006

    If you were lucky enough to get a shiny new digital still camera or video camera from Santa this Christmas, you're going to need some fancy software on your PC to make the most of your photos and movies. Is Roxio's latest A/V suite able to cut the mustard?...

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    Roxio The Boom Box Music Software review

    By 27 July 2005

    Roxio, famed for its DVD creation software is hoping that its latest bundle of Mac music tools will find its way on to a desktop near you, however is the bundle worth the cash? We plug in and find out. Rather than one central piece of software that acts...