New Premium Module Adapts Corel Note-Taking and Web Collaboration Tool To
Work With Microsoft Office
OTTAWA, September 4 /CNW/ - Corel Corporation (NASDAQ: CREL; TSX:CRE) a
leading developer of graphics, productivity and digital media software, today
announced the release of a premium Word Processing Module for WordPerfect(R)
Lightning(TM), the company's hybrid note-taking and Web collaboration
software. The new Module allows PC users to easily integrate WordPerfect
Lightning into Microsoft(R) Office-based workflows.
Debuting this week at the Office 2.0 Conference in San Francisco, CA, the
new Word Processing Module for WordPerfect Lightning enables users to
aggregate information from Microsoft(R) Word, WordPerfect and PDF files, as
well as from photos, images and Web-based content, into simple and versatile
Lightning Notes. This content can then be sent seamlessly to Microsoft Office
2003 and Microsoft Office 2007 to create formatted, professional-looking
The new Word Processing Module also allows WordPerfect Lightning users to
save directly to the Microsoft Word (.doc) file format, making WordPerfect
Lightning an ideal choice for those seeking an inexpensive alternative to
Microsoft Word for simple word processing tasks.
"To date more than 60,000 users have downloaded WordPerfect Lightning and
their feedback consistently validates the value of our hybrid approach to
productivity," said Nick Davies, Vice President and General Manager, Graphics
and Productivity at Corel. "Adapting WordPerfect Lightning to work with
Microsoft Office is an important development for Corel and for the millions of
Microsoft Office users worldwide who can now benefit from WordPerfect
Lightning within their existing workflows."
The new Word Processing Module is available starting today from
www.wordperfect.com/lightning as part of the latest version of WordPerfect
Lightning. The module comes with a free 30-day trial and may be purchased
thereafter for $49 US.
About WordPerfect Lightning
WordPerfect Lightning is a free download that simplifies the way PC users
consume, capture and re-use information, photos and images. Comprised of both
a desktop and a Web-based component, the hybrid WordPerfect Lightning offers
free access to premium online services - including collaboration and storage
options - allowing users to take advantage of Web technologies without relying
solely on Internet connectivity.
Designed to make PC users' common productivity tasks faster and easier,
recent updates to WordPerfect Lightning have added support for common image
formats to .doc, .wpd and .pdf viewing capabilities. The product's latest
update, released today, features new UI enhancements, better note handling,
improved integration with Microsoft Outlook, "Save as WordPerfect"
capabilities, and more direct access to online services.
For more information on WordPerfect Lightning, please visit
www.wordperfect.com/lightning or the WordPerfect Lightning Community site at
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, Taiwan and Japan. Corel's stock
is traded on the NASDAQ under the symbol CREL and on the TSX under the symbol
(C) 2007 Corel Corporation. All rights reserved. Corel, CorelDRAW, Paint
Shop Pro, Corel Painter, Corel DESIGNER, WordPerfect, Lightning, WinZip,
iGrafx, InterVideo, WinDVD, Ulead, 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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