|Corel Begins Shipping New WordPerfect Products for Windows® 3.1x (U.S. Versions) in the U.S.|
Ottawa, Canada – May 8, 1996
Corel Corporation and its subsidiaries today announced that the 16-bit version of Corel® WordPerfect Suite® for Windows 3.1x (US version only) has begun shipping in the U.S. This new line of WordPerfect products, which also includes Corel® Office Professional, Corel® Quattro® Pro 6.0 and Corel® Presentations 6.0, has been created from the WordPerfect family of software programs that Corel recently acquired from Novell, Inc. Corel Office Professional, Corel Quattro Pro 6.0 and Corel Presentations 6.0 for Windows 3.1x are scheduled to begin shipping in mid-May, 1996, while Corel® WordPerfect® Suite 7 for Windows® 95 is scheduled to be available in late May, and Corel Office Professional 7 for Windows 95 is scheduled to begin shipping in mid-July. Canadian and international versions of these products and pricing details will be available soon.
"We expect a very enthusiastic response to the unbeatable value of our new WordPerfect offerings," said Dr. Michael Cowpland, president and chief executive officer of Corel Corporation. "The new Corel WordPerfect Suite gives our customers a value-packed collection of business applications for the price of a word processor, while Corel Office Professional adds the strength of Paradox®, GroupWise Client License and InfoCentral to meet all of their database, groupware and information management needs."
Corel® WordPerfect® Suite for Windows® 3.1x:
This integrated suite for Windows 3.1x is an entire office suite for the price of a word processor. It features Corel WordPerfect 6.1, Corel Quattro Pro 6.0, Envoy 1.0, AT&T WorldNet Service software including Netscape Navigator Internet browser (US and Canadian versions only), Corel Presentations 3.0, CorelFLOW 2, Starfish Software's Sidekick 2.0 and Dashboard 3.0, Corel Screen Saver, thousands of clipart images and 150 fonts. The Corel WordPerfect Suite will be available in CD-ROM only format and diskette with a companion CD-ROM format for a suggested retail price of $395 U.S. (CD-ROM) and $449 U.S. (diskette and CD-ROM). The diskette and CD-ROM version contains Corel WordPerfect 6.1 on the diskettes and all other applications, fonts and clipart on the CD-ROM. Upgrade pricing is $129 U.S. for the CD-ROM version and $179 U.S. for the diskette version.
Corel® Office Professional for Windows® 3.1x:
This professional office suite for Windows 3.1x offers powerful software solutions, incredible ease of use, OLE functionality and open network integration. It includes Corel WordPerfect 6.1, Corel Quattro Pro 6.0, Corel Presentations 3.0, Envoy 1.0, AT&T WorldNet Service software including Netscape Navigator Internet browser (US and Canadian versions only), InfoCentral 1.1, Borland's Paradox 5.0, a GroupWise 4.1 client license, CorelFLOW 2, Starfish Software's Sidekick 2.0 and Dashboard 3.0, Corel Screen Saver, thousands of clipart images and 150 fonts. This 16-bit professional office suite will be available on CD-ROM only and will carry a suggested retail price of $695 U.S. Upgrade/trade-up pricing is $295 U.S.
AT&T WorldNet Service software including Netscape Navigator Internet browser
AT&T brings to Corel customers its "Internet for Everyone" service, with directories and topical areas to help people find useful information, guided tours for newcomers, navigational aids for users of all skill levels and electronic mail. AT&T WorldNet Service will work with most of today's popular Internet browsers, although an AT&T-branded version of the Netscape Navigator browser software, which is included in the package, is preconfigured for easy installation. The service also includes an AT&T toll-free, 24-hour hotline and world-class customer care.
Incorporated in 1985, Corel Corporation is recognized internationally as an award-winning developer and marketer of productivity applications, graphics and multimedia software. Corel's product line includes CorelDRAW, the Corel WordPerfect Suite, Corel Office Professional, CorelVIDEO and over 30 multimedia software titles. Corel's products run on most operating systems, including: Windows, Macintosh, UNIX, MS_DOS and OS/2 and are consistently rated among the strongest in the industry. The company ships its products in over 17 languages through a network of more than 160 distributors in 70 countries worldwide. Corel is traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange (symbol: COS) and the NASDAQ -- National Market System (symbol: COSFF). For more information visit Corel's home page on the Internet at http://www.corel.com.
All products mentioned are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies. Corel, WordPerfect and Quattro are registered trademarks of Corel Corporation and its subsidiaries. CorelDRAW, CorelFLOW and Presentations are trademarks of Corel Corporation. GroupWise and Envoy are trademarks of Novell, Inc.
*All pricing information is current as of March 29, 1996. AT&T reserves the right to modify the pricing for the AT&T WorldNet Services at any time.