procreate KnockOut 2, KPT effects Bundled With Epson Photo Printers
Monday, November 18, 2002
Ottawa, Canada – Nov 13, 2002 -- Corel announced that trial versions of two of its professional creative tools – peerless masking application procreate KnockOut 2 and Photoshop-compatible plug-in filter collection procreate KPT effects – are bundled with the new Epson Stylus Photo 2200 Photo Ink Jet Printer. The new Stylus Photo 2200 is Epson's fastest and most versatile desktop photo printer, using Epson's new seven-color UltraChrome inks to allow accurate photo and color quality and superior fade-resistance. The Epson Stylus Photo 2200 is targeted at the high-end photography market, including professional portrait photographers and commercial and fine art photographers. With KnockOut 2 and KPT effects in the box, Epson Stylus Photo 2200 users will be able to evaluate how these procreate creative tools integrate and enhance their professional workflows. "Epson has a real edge in the photo printer market with the new Stylus Photo 2200," said Parker Plaisted, product manager, photo imaging for Epson. "We're building on that advantage by putting professional tools like KnockOut 2 and KPT effects in the box." "Photographic professionals know what they need and that's hardware and software that helps them express their creativity," said Steve Houck, executive vice-president of partner relations at Corel Corporation. "With our professional creative tools, we empower users to be more creative and productive. We are pleased to partner with Epson on this initiative and introduce their customers to the unique benefits of our procreate line of software." These trial versions are valid for a full 30 days after their first use. Following that, Epson Stylus Photo 2200 users are eligible to purchase the full versions of KnockOut 2 and KPT effects at a special reduced rate. All users can purchase procreate products at the new procreate estore (www.procreate.com) or through other vendors of professional creative products. For more information about KPT effects, KnockOut 2 or procreate, please visit www.procreate.com.