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Corel Announces WordPerfect Office 11 Now Available

Press release from the issuing company

OTTAWA, Canada--April 16, 2003-- Corel Corporation today announced that WordPerfect Office 11 is available in stores across North America. Built specifically to meet the demanding content creation needs of users in the government and legal communities, WordPerfect Office 11 is a flexible and efficient office productivity suite, renowned for its extensive file sharing capabilities, long document features and intuitive interface. "Millions of users around the globe hold a near-religious affinity for WordPerfect as a brand they've trusted for more than 20 years," said Cindy Howard, group program manager for WordPerfect Office. "Imagine seamlessly publishing documents created in the earliest versions of WordPerfect to a cell phone using XML or ZIM SMS Office, or publishing to the Web using HTML or PDF-all from the blue WordPerfect 5.1 for DOS interface that you started with 15 years ago. With such flexibility and future-proof performance, no other product offers an experience like this." "We've always pushed WordPerfect Office to the limit, doing everything from mail merges and e-mail address book updates to publishing large catalogues and directories," said Larry Whittaker, IT manager for the Eastern Pennsylvania Conference of the United Methodist Church. "WordPerfect Office 11's simple interface lets us do everything we want to, including long document formatting and some very complex number crunching. At the same time, Corel's standard licensing options dramatically reduce costs, meaning we can upgrade and stay under budget, while increasing productivity." WordPerfect Office 11 offers a variety of straight-forward and flexible licensing options that are ideal for organizations of all sizes. Additionally, each retail and license version of WordPerfect Office 11 is backed by Corel's world-class customer support. "WordPerfect Office 11 is a compelling product," said Ms. Thai Lee, president of Software House International. "It's our business to offer our customers the best software at the best prices and we're thrilled to see the increasing interest in WordPerfect Office 11. This flexible and efficient office productivity suite provides users with powerful features at a great value." WordPerfect Office 11 is available today in stores across North America including CompUSA, Fry's Electronics, Future Shop, J&R, Micro Center, Office Depot and Staples/Business Depot Canada. It's also available via mail order or through leading software resellers including ASAP, CDW, Insight, MicroWarehouse, PC Mall, Software House Intl, Softchoice, Softmart and Software Spectrum. Localized versions of WordPerfect Office 11 will be available in French, Spanish, German, Italian and Brazilian Portugese over the coming months. WordPerfect Office 11 has a suggested retail price (SRP) of $299.99 US. The upgrade edition of WordPerfect Office 11 has a SRP of $149.99 US, while a $99.99 US (SRP) education edition is available through leading academic resellers. For more information on what's inside WordPerfect Office 11, please visit www.corel.com/wordperfect.