MEDIA-TECH; LAS VEGAS, Nevada — May 13, 2003 — Audible Magic Corporation, a leading provider of content management and identification services, today announced RepliCheck™ 2.1, an enhanced version of its anti-piracy verification service for copyrighted music and software.

RepliCheck 2.1 offers dramatically improved performance, completing identification of a master audio CD in less than 5 minutes, a process that typically took almost 15 minutes with the previous version. The latest release also features active reports that allow one-click launching of applications to review document, image, and video files. In addition, the reports are now organized by file type, allowing users to more easily comply with IRMA recommended processes. For example all ReadMe files are grouped together.

RepliCheck has become a de facto standard in U.S. replication facilities, used by companies such as Sanyo, JVC, Q-Media and Eva-Tone among others.The system is beginning to expand internationally, having just been installed at its first facility in France.

“These new features increase user productivity and help our customers in their due diligence efforts,” said Vance Ikezoye, founder and CEO of Audible Magic. “RepliCheck set a new standard for accuracy and convenience when it was introduced, and we’re continuing to improve it based on feedback from our customers.” RepliCheck 2.1 allows verification of master CDs against a reference database of songs and software titles. This database is updated weekly with new song titles — averaging 5,000–10,000 songs a week — while new software titles are added on an ongoing basis.

First announced with the ability to ID both song and software titles in October, 2002, RepliCheck’s installed base has grown rapidly, and now includes the following replicators; Action Duplication, Alshire, Americ, Disc Makers, CD Digital Card, Duplium, Eva-Tone, Graphland, High Speed Video, JVC, Media Factory, Mirror Image, Oasis, Oem, Q-Media, Rainbo Records, Recordable Needs, Sanyo, Synchronicity, TwinSoft, UAV, and U.S. Optical Disc.

Price and Availability

Replicheck 2.1 is available immediately. Pricing is based on volume. The service requires a Windows 2000 or Windows XP computer and an Internet connection.

Audible Magic Corporation is the leading provider of content management and anti-piracy services. Its patented content identification technologies and extensive reference database of audio and video content enable the company to monitor, track, manage, filter and monetize multi-media digital content. The company’s core copyright-sensing technology, CopySense®, accurately identifies digital or broadcast media content based on the perceptual characteristics of the content itself. Built on a patented electronic fingerprinting process, the technology is robust, efficient, and massively scalable. Recognized throughout the music and video industry as the de factor leader in identification services, Audible Magic is headquartered in Los Gatos, California. Its customers include Web 2.0 websites, CD/DVD replicators, peer-to-peer networking companies, internet service providers and universities, which span the media and entertainment industries, major business, governmental and educational institutions markets.

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Audible Magic Media & Analyst Inquiries

Jay Friedman
Vice President of Marketing and Product Management
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