Corel Announces Executive Appointments



    Chief Operating Officer and President, Digital Media to Play Key Roles
Driving Global Expansion and Growth

    OTTAWA, April 19 /CNW/ - Corel Corporation (NASDAQ:  CREL)(TSX:CRE), a
leading developer of graphics, productivity and digital media software, today
announced the appointment of Randy Eisenbach, formerly Chief Operating
Officer, to the position of President and General Manager, Digital Media. The
Company also announced today that Patrick Morley, formerly Executive Vice
President, Sales and Marketing for the Americas, has been appointed to the
position of Chief Operating Officer.

    With the InterVideo acquisition complete and the major integration
activities progressing as planned, Corel has formed a new Digital Media
business which will be lead by Mr. Eisenbach. Prior to joining Corel, Mr.
Eisenbach held senior leadership positions at multinational firms including
Enseo and 3dfx Interactive. Most recently, he played a key role leading
Corel's integrations of InterVideo, Jasc and WinZip.

    Corel's Digital Media business unit will include product management and
strategy, product marketing and software development teams for Corel's
complete portfolio of digital media technologies and products, including
Corel(R) Paint Shop Pro(R), Snapfire(TM), WinDVD(R), Ulead DVD Movie
Factory(R), Ulead VideoStudio(R), PhotoImpact(R) and Photo Express(R). With
software research and development sites in the US, Canada, Taiwan and China,
Corel's digital media business is well positioned to capitalize on the growing
demand for high quality digital photos, video and audio and the increasing
adoption of digital cameras, camcorders and high definition enabled devices.

    To further support the Company's growth objectives, Patrick Morley will
assume expanded responsibilities as Corel's Chief Operating Officer. In this
role, Mr. Morley will be responsible for driving operational efficiency and
alignment across the Company's global sales, marketing and operations
functions. He will have direct responsibility for Corel's customer-facing
units in EMEA, Asia and the Americas, as well as the Company's global
marketing function. As COO, Mr. Morley will continue to build the Company's
capacity for expansion and growth through acquisition.

    "I am delighted to have such experienced and capable leaders driving
these key areas of Corel's business," said David Dobson, CEO of Corel
Corporation. "Both Randy and Patrick bring significant industry insight and
expertise to their roles, based on years of global experience in the high tech
and software industry. Each has played an important part in transforming Corel
into a focused and successful global software company. With the industry's
broadest portfolio of digital media software and established product lines in
graphics and productivity, Corel is well positioned to leverage our global
sales, marketing and distribution platform to capitalize on the market
opportunities ahead."

    About Corel Corporation

    Corel is a leading developer of graphics, productivity and digital media
software with more than 100 million users worldwide. The Company's product
portfolio includes some of the world's most popular and widely recognized
software brands including CorelDRAW(R) Graphics Suite, Corel(R) Paint Shop
Pro(R), Corel(R) Painter(TM), Corel DESIGNER(R), Corel(R) WordPerfect(R)
Office, WinZip(R) and iGrafx(R). In 2006, Corel acquired InterVideo, makers of
WinDVD(R) , and Ulead, a leading developer of video, imaging and DVD authoring
software. Designed to help people become more productive and express their
creative potential, Corel's software strives to set a higher standard for
value with full-featured products that are easier to learn and use. The
industry has responded with hundreds of awards recognizing Corel's leadership
in software innovation, design and value.

    Corel's products are sold in more than 75 countries through a
well-established network of international resellers, retailers, original
equipment manufacturers, online providers and Corel's global websites. The
Company's headquarters are located in Ottawa, Canada with major offices in the
United States, United Kingdom, Germany, China and Japan. Corel's stock is
traded on the NASDAQ under the symbol CREL and on the TSX under the symbol
CRE.

    (C) 2007 Corel Corporation. All rights reserved. Corel, Paint Shop Pro,
WinDVD, InterVideo, Ulead, Ulead DVD Movie Factory, Ulead VideoStudio,
PhotoImpact, Photo Express and the Corel logo are trademarks or registered
trademarks of Corel Corporation and/or its subsidiaries. All other product
names and any registered and unregistered trademarks mentioned are used for
identification purposes only and remain the exclusive property of their
respective owners.

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For further information:

For further information: Corel Corporation Catherine Hughes,
613-728-0826 ext. 1659 (Press) catherine.hughes@corel.com or The Blueshirt
Group Todd Friedman, 415-217-7722 (Investor Relations) todd@famapr.com

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