DivX Links With Sonic Solutions

San Diego-based DivX, a provider of video encoding and decoding technology, said today that it has partnered with Sonic Solutions, a developer of digital media software. According to the two firms, Sonic Solutions will make movies available for download in the DivX format, as part of its Roxio CinemaNow service. Sonic Solutions is providing its Roxio CinemaNow, video-on-demand service to such firms as Best Buy and Blockbuster. Financial details of the partnership were not disclosed. Sonic Solutions bought video-on-demand service CinemaNow, which was based in Marina Del Rey, in November of last year.