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Dell Increases its Commitment to WordPerfect Office Tools

Press release from the issuing company

OTTAWA - Aug. 21, 2002-- Corel Corporation today announced that WordPerfect 10 and Quattro Pro 10 will be included, as part of the WordPerfect Productivity Pack, on selected models of Dell Dimension and Dell Inspiron computer product lines. "With these bundling initiatives, Dell is expanding its commitment to our WordPerfect Office tools and putting the power of Corel's award-winning productivity solutions in the hands of more than one million new customers," said Steve Houck, executive vice-president of strategic relations at Corel Corporation. WordPerfect 10 and Quattro Pro 10 will be pre-loaded on the recently-announced Dimension 2300 desktops and on the Inspiron 2600 notebook computer systems starting in September. These systems will be available in North America. WordPerfect 10 and Quattro Pro 10 are also currently available on the SmartStep 200N and 250N notebook computers from Dell. "WordPerfect carries strong brand appeal and provides superior functionality, ease of use, stability and compatibility," Mr. Houck added. "By bundling WordPerfect Office tools with two of Dell's most popular lines of computers, we are further strengthening its brand recognition and extending Corel's customer reach. We are very pleased to partner with Dell and expand the range of software solutions available to their customers." "Our customers are always looking for new tools to help make their computing experience easy and productive," said Lory Pilchik, Dell's director of transactional marketing. "Having Corel's products on some of our select desktops and notebooks means more choice and that in turn is a win for our customers." WordPerfect 10, the latest version of Corel Corporation's award-winning word-processing package, offers customers unprecedented precision and control over their document creation. Complete with popular features such as Reveal Codes, Publish to PDF, support for Windows XP and Microsoft Word documents, including Microsoft Word 2002 (Microsoft Office XP), WordPerfect 10 provides a number of powerful features to improve user productivity. Quattro Pro 10 is a flexible spreadsheet application that lets users manage, analyze, report, share data and organize information. It helps users make informed business decisions by providing the tools they need to produce tables, financial forms, lists, databases and professional-level charts and reports with tremendous ease. For more information about WordPerfect or Quattro Pro, please visit www.wordperfect.com.