April 26, 2012 09:04 ET

Corel® WordPerfect® Office X6 Expands Suite to Deliver New Time-Saving Enhancements and Productivity Gains

Latest Release Builds on Trusted Compatibility, Legendary Formatting Control and Unique PDF Capabilities to Provide a Complete Office Solution

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Corel today announced the release of Corel® WordPerfect® Office X6, one of the world's best loved productivity suites known for its reliability, power and ease of use. Adapting to the way users work, WordPerfect Office X6 offers time-saving enhancements and delivers productivity gains through new multiple monitor support, advanced file previewing, Bates numbering, and additional macros, plus an eBook Publisher. And for users on the go, the WordPerfect family of mobile readers has expanded today from iOS to include a new WordPerfect® Document Viewer for Android™ devices. Whether at the office or on the go, WordPerfect Office X6 builds on the core functionality that users have come to love, delivers new features to meet our users' changing needs, and provides continuity within their office suite.

Evolving the World of WordPerfect to Meet the Needs of the Community

"With WordPerfect Office X6, we listened to our community and focused on continuing to deliver the unique, industry-leading capabilities that they depend on to get the job done. We've also introduced new capabilities and adapted the suite intelligently to respond to the changing environment and needs of our loyal users," said Peter Hanschke, Director, Product Management, Productivity at Corel. "WordPerfect Office X6 is more than words and numbers- with its legendary formatting control, the suite encompasses a familiar set of powerful tools that are designed to help our users be as productive as possible, wherever their office may be."

Smart Enhancements Offer Additional Power to the Suite

The new version of WordPerfect Office offers a number of unique capabilities including built-in PDF functionality and Microsoft® Office file format compatibility, along with new tools that provide additional value and power to the all-in-one office solution:

  • New! Multiple Monitor Support: Work on several documents at the same time by opening as many copies of WordPerfect as needed on separate monitors
  • New! Advanced Preview: Save time by previewing WordPerfect files in Windows® Explorer and as attachments in Microsoft® Outlook® without having to open them. Right click on the WordPerfect file for a range of selections including the option to search, copy and select text, print the document or browse the file all within the new preview mode
  • New! Bates Numbering: Easily insert Bates numbers in WordPerfect documents (individually or batch) where every page is assigned a unique, incremental number for quick identification
  • New! Macros: With multiple find and replace capabilities and word search/highlight, these two new macros have been added with efficiency in mind

Expanded Suite Delivers New Productivity Tools

The latest release, now with an expanded set of applications, includes additional tools to make the office as productive as possible:

  • New! eBook Publisher: Become a self-published author with an easy to use tool that creates MOBI eBooks for devices such as the Kindle
  • New! Corel® VideoStudio® Essentials X4: Get started with video by making movies and slideshows for business or pleasure that can be uploaded to YouTube® or shared on Facebook®
  • New! WinZip®, WinZip® Courier™ & ZipSend™: WinZip delivers fast file compression/decompression, a streamlined design and significant new file sharing functionality including ZipSend's cloud service and WinZip Courier's automatic email attachment compression
  • Enhanced! BrainStorm® QuickHelp™ Training: Now integrated within WordPerfect, BrainStorm's online video-based training is available with one click on the toolbar

Introducing the New WordPerfect Document Viewer for Android™

Adding to the WordPerfect family of mobile viewers, the WordPerfect Document Viewer will be available for Android devices. Now users can open and view WordPerfect email attachments and downloaded files on Android devices, so they can stay connected to important information when they are on the go. The WordPerfect Document Viewer will be available for Android users running version 2.3 or higher and can be downloaded from the Android Market in Google Play on May 4th.

The WordPerfect Document Viewer is also available for the iPhone® and iPad® and can be downloaded from the Apple App Store.

Pricing and Availability

Corel WordPerfect Office X6 is now available in English and can be downloaded from Corel's website at Corel WordPerfect Office X6 will be available in French on May 29th.

In North America, the full version of WordPerfect Office X6 Standard Edition is $249.99 (USD and CAD) and the upgrade is available for $159.99 (USD and CAD). For home PC users and students, Corel WordPerfect Office X6 Home & Student Edition is available for $99.99 (USD and CAD). For business and power users, Corel WordPerfect Office X6 Professional Edition is $399.99 (USD & CAD) and the upgrade is available for $259.99 (USD and CAD). For legal users, Corel WordPerfect Office X6 now offers the Legal Edition which is available for $379.99 (USD and CAD) by download only.

For more information on all editions, please visit Commercial and education volume licenses are also available.

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