Ottawa, ON (PRWEB) December 4, 2008
Corel Corporation (NASDAQ: CREL; TSX: CRE) today released WordPerfect® Office X4 Service Pack 1 (SP1), the latest update to the world's leading alternative to Microsoft® Office. Now available for download, SP1 offers enhanced compatibility with Microsoft Office and support for the latest version of IFilter. In addition, Corel has also released a special update for Paradox® X4 that optimizes the database application to work with Windows Vista®.
WordPerfect Office X4 SP1 includes updates for the core components of the suite including WordPerfect and Quattro Pro®. WordPerfect Office X4 Professional and Standard customers can download the update at http://www.corel.com/patches.
In addition to downloading and installing SP1, customers who wish to run WordPerfect Office X4 Professional including Paradox X4 on Windows Vista should contact Corel to request a specific Paradox update that optimizes the software to work with Microsoft's latest operating system. Offered on CD, the update is available free to registered users in North America by contacting Corel Customer Support at 1-800-772-6735.
'Customers require an office suite that helps them get the job done, but they also need tools that work well with other popular software they encounter every day,' said Jason Larock, Director, Office Productivity for Corel Corporation. "WordPerfect holds its position as the leading alternative to Microsoft Office specifically because we understand that you need the power, capabilities and compatibility that's only available today in a full-featured desktop office suite."
WordPerfect Office X4 delivers the trusted features that WordPerfect Office is known for while breaking new ground as the world's first PDF office suite. Offering a full range of PDF capabilities, WordPerfect Office X4 makes it easy for users to import, edit and export PDF documents - including scanned PDFs - dramatically simplifying user workflows and reducing the need for third-party PDF software.
Corel is one of the world's top software companies with more than 100 million active users in over 75 countries. We develop software that helps people express their ideas and share their stories in more exciting, creative and persuasive ways. Through the years we've built a reputation for delivering innovative, trusted products that are easy to learn and use, helping people achieve new levels of productivity. The industry has responded with hundreds of awards for software innovation, design and value.
Our award-winning product portfolio includes some of the world's most widely recognized and popular software brands, including CorelDRAW® Graphics Suite, Corel® Painter™, Corel DESIGNER® Technical Suite, Corel® Paint Shop Pro® Photo, VideoStudio®, WinDVD®, Corel® WordPerfect® Office and WinZip®. Our global headquarters are in Ottawa, Canada, with major offices in the United States, United Kingdom, Germany, China, Taiwan and Japan.
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