MAGIX PARTNERS WITH EMUSIC AND LIVE365
MAGIX Offers Free Music Downloads and Internet Radio Services for Buyers of
MAGIX Music Studio 11 deluxe and MP3 Maker 11
Miami, FL, July 11, 2006 — MAGIX www.magix.com , a worldwide leader in multimedia software and services, announced today partnerships with the music download portal eMusic and Internet radio network Live365, making music lover’s money go a lot further.
When consumers buy MAGIX Music Studio 11 deluxe, the world’s most successful music creation software1, they receive a special 30 day free trial to the Internet radio network Live 365. MAGIX customers can enjoy Live365’s “Preferred Membership” premium radio subscription service for free with unlimited access to 10,000 stations in 260 genres, commercial-free in CD quality. They can also try out Live365’s broadcasting service and start their own Internet radio station to share their music and ideas with a worldwide community of four million fans.
In addition, customers who purchase the most successful MP3 software in the world1, MAGIX MP3 Maker 11, will be able to download 100 songs for free from eMusic, the world’s largest retailer of independent music and second largest digital music service. eMusic supplies more than 1.5 million tracks from 4,000 of the world’s leading independent labels in every musical genre, which can be downloaded as MP3s, edited with MAGIX MP3 Maker 11 and saved on your cellphone or other mobile device.
“We’re delighted that three strong partners have been able to join forces in this cooperation,”
said MAGIX CEO Jurgen Jaron. “Our software solutions provide all the options necessary for editing, enjoying, and transferring music to mobile players. eMusic and Live365, the leading music download and Internet radio providers, are the perfect musical complement to our products.”
Delivering more than one million downloads each month, eMusic is among the top digital music services, offering a diverse catalogue of one million tracks from established and emerging artists in every genre from the world’s top independent labels. Founded in 1998, eMusic was the first service to sell songs and albums in the popular MP3 format and the first company to launch a digital music subscription service.
With thousands of stations and more than 4 million listeners a month, Live365 is the world’s largest Internet radio network. The company gives individuals and organizations a “voice” to be able to reach a global audience, while offering more than 4 million radio listeners per month an unparalleled choice in music and other audio content. Through easy-to-use tools and services, anyone with a computer and an Internet connection can create his or her own Internet radio station. As a result, Live365 offers the most diverse array of high-quality radio available today, with thousands of stations spanning myriad genres and representing over 150 countries.
MAGIX AG, Berlin, is an international provider of software, online services, and digital content for the use of multimedia products and services in personal communication. MAGIX provides private and professional users with a range of technologically sophisticated and at the same time user-friendly software, online services, and digital content for the design, editing, presentation, and archiving of digital photos, videos, and music. In 2005, based on sales of products through retail distribution of photographic, music, and video software, MAGIX held a leading market position in Germany and various other European countries, and was one of the three leading market players in the USA.
1Refers to the number of software products sold by retailers according to monthly measurement by Media Control Germany (Source: media control Panel) (PC/CD-ROM non-games Germany according to criteria of VUD), GfK Charts Netherlands, Belgium, France, Spain, Chart Track UK, NPD Data Charts PC/CD-ROM non-games US, Italy, Spain, Nordic. May 2005 to May 2006.