|CorelDRAW® Graphics Suite 11 Now Available|
New Professional Design Suite Helps You Enjoy What You Do!
Ottawa, Canada – Aug 1, 2002
Corel Corporation (NASDAQ: CORL, TSX: COR) today announced that CorelDRAW® Graphics Suite 11 is now available on store shelves across North America. CorelDRAW Graphics Suite 11 is a collection of professional graphics tools designed to make graphic design work more creative, enjoyable and fun. Available on both Mac® OS X and Windows® XP, customers can upgrade to version 11 of CorelDRAW Graphics Suite for $249 US.
Already an industry leader in interactive tools that let you see results as you apply them, CorelDRAW Graphics Suite 11 features a wide array of new features and enhancements that are designed to increase ease of use while also deliver the power to create professional designs. Included in the suite is CorelDRAW® 11, Corel PHOTO-PAINT® 11 and Corel R.A.V.E. 2.
"CorelDRAW Graphics Suite 11 is an integral piece of software for designers," said Annette McCleave, executive vice president, marketing at Corel Corporation. "This suite makes designing an experience, not a process. We've added, updated, and created new features and tools designed to make the design process easier than ever. It delivers tools that respond in real time, keeping designers on the creative path without interruptions."
"I wholeheartedly suggest that every single user of CorelDRAW upgrade as soon as possible," said Foster Coburn, webmaster of unleashed.com and author of six best-selling CorelDRAW books. "I've never said that with any previous release and I don't feel I'm going out on a limb here."
CorelDRAW 11 – This new version introduces a variety of tools to assist in basic drawing, including the Polyline tool, Roughen and Smudge brushes, and the 3-Point drawing tools for creating Ellipses, Rectangles and curves.
Corel PHOTO-PAINT 11 – New tools for creating Web elements and editing photos and images are introduced in this new version of the new version of the suite's bitmap editing application. Some of these new features include the new CutOut tool, Image Slicing and Rollover creation and Red-Eye Removal tool.
Corel R.A.V.E. 2 – The second version of Corel's vector animation tool focuses on lowering file size and extending functionality. New features include support for Symbols, more interactive behaviors and new Tweening capabilities.
For more information on how CorelDRAW Graphics Suite 11 will make graphic design more productive, streamlined, and enjoyable can be found at www.corel.com/graphicssuite11.
Pricing and Availability
CorelDRAW Graphics Suite 11 will be available in late July for a suggested retail price (SRP) of $529 US. Users of CorelDRAW 9 or CorelDRAW 10 Graphics Suite (Windows), CorelDRAW 8 Graphics Suite (Macintosh®), Corel GRAPHICS SUITE 10 for Macintosh, CorelDRAW 9 Office Edition (Windows), as well as users of Corel® DESIGNER 9, can purchase CorelDRAW Graphics Suite 11 at the upgrade SRP of $249 US.
In addition, Corel offers technology protection, which gives customers who buy the North American English version of CorelDRAW Graphics Suite 10 for Windows and Corel Graphics Suite 10 for Macintosh from June 12, 2002, to August 31, 2002, a reduced upgrade price for CorelDRAW Graphics Suite 11.
A stand-alone version of CorelDRAW 11 will be available for the suggested retail price (SRP) of $399 US or $199 US for the upgrade.
Founded in 1985, Corel Corporation (www.corel.com) is a leading technology company that offers software for home and small business users, creative professionals and enterprise customers. With its headquarters in Ottawa, Canada, Corel's common stock trades on the Nasdaq Stock Market under the symbol CORL and on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol COR.
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