Corel has agreed to acquire Roxio from Rovi, consolidating companies from an earlier era in the software industry.
Corel sells graphics programs, including the new AfterShot Pro it obtained with the recent acquisition of Bibble Labs, and the WordPerfect Office line. To that it plans to add Roxio's products for tasks including burning DVDs, recording videos of video game play, encrypting USB drives, transferring VHS tapes to DVDs, and playing DVDs.
"On the digital media side, we will have a full-blown multimedia suite and a new offering on the Mac platform. For WinZip, we will be able to … Read more