April 08, 2014 10:03 ET

New Corel® WordPerfect® Office X7 Adds iPad Option

Latest Version Features New PDF Forms, Enhanced eBook Publishing, an iPad App and More Time-Saving Tools

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Corel today released WordPerfect® Office X7, the latest version of its office productivity suite. This release offers users more ways to stay productive, at a competitive price. Powerful new features like PDF Forms, Macro Manager and Mail Merge Expert ensure that users can get the job done faster and more efficiently. The WordPerfect iPad app, also released today, lets users create, edit and view WordPerfect documents on their iPad.

"Our users remain at the forefront of each version we develop," said Cindy Howard, Senior Product Manager, Corel WordPerfect. "During the development of WordPerfect Office X7, we asked our users what features they wanted to see. Each new or enhanced feature was designed as a result of this feedback."

WordPerfect Office X7 New/Enhanced Features:

  • New PDF Forms: Create fillable PDF forms for interactive information gathering
  • New EPUB Support: Publish eBooks to all major eReaders, including Kobo and Sony Reader
  • New Macro Manager: See all WordPerfect macros in one convenient location, view each macro's properties, add descriptions, preview a macro's text, and preview and edit the macros
  • New Mail Merge Expert: Create letters, labels and envelopes easily with this step-by-step Mail Merge guide
  • Enhanced HTML Output: Present information clearly with support for HTML5 in the Publish to HTML option; includes publishing footnotes and comments to HTML and relative font sizing
  • New Keystroke Menu: Quickly access settings and commands by simply typing the first few letters of a feature in the search box to bring up a list of available matches
  • New Roxio® Secure Burn™: Create secure archives of important data that can only be accessed by authorized users

WordPerfect for iPad:

The new WordPerfect iPad app is the official WordPerfect Office companion. It lets users open files in Dropbox, make edits and create PDFs and documents in a familiar WordPerfect interface. Users can save their work in a cloud service and continue working from their desktop by accessing their files from Dropbox.

The app is available for the iPad and can be downloaded through the Apple App Store.

WordPerfect Office X7 Includes:

  • WordPerfect®: Word processor
  • Quattro Pro®: Spreadsheet program
  • Presentations™: Slideshow creator
  • WordPerfect® Lightning™: Digital notebook
  • eBook Publisher: eBook publishing utility
  • Roxio® Secure Burn™: Disc-burning software
  • Presentations™ Graphics: Bitmap editor and drawing application

WordPerfect Office X7 also includes over 900 TrueType fonts, over 10,000 clipart images, over 300 templates, more than 175 digital photos, BrainStorm training videos, the Pocket Oxford English Dictionary, the WordPerfect Address Book and much more.

Pricing and Availability:

Corel WordPerfect Office X7 is available in English and can be downloaded at It will be available in French on May 1, 2014.

In North America, the full version of WordPerfect Office X7 Standard Edition is $249.99 USD and the upgrade is available for $159.99 USD. For home PC users and students, WordPerfect Office X7 Home & Student Edition is available for $99.99 USD. For business and power users, WordPerfect Office X7 Professional Edition is $399.99 USD and the upgrade is available for $259.99 USD. For legal professionals, WordPerfect Office X7 Legal Edition is available in English only for $349.99 USD and the upgrade is available for $224.99 USD.

Commercial and education volume licenses are also available.

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About Corel

Corel is one of the world's top software companies providing some of the industry's best-known graphics, productivity and digital media products. Boasting the most comprehensive portfolio of innovative software, we've built a reputation for delivering solutions that are easy to learn and use, helping people achieve new levels of creativity and productivity. The industry has responded with hundreds of awards for innovation, design and value.

Used by millions of people around the world, our product lines include CorelDRAW® Graphics Suite, Corel® Painter®, Corel® PaintShop® Pro, Corel® VideoStudio® and Corel® WordPerfect® Office. For more information on Corel, please visit

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