A majority of home users will appreciate Corel Digital Studio's feature set, its interactive projects, and wide support for photo and video formats.
Despite some compatibility setbacks, Corel Home Office suite is useful for creating documents. Its conscientious size, small-screen optimizations, and attractive price make it a good buy for a Netbook office suite, or for saving space by shedding advanced features.
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In effort to take on Adobe, DxO Labs tries working with its competitor while Corel tries a speed boost and new features.
The Corel WordPerfect Office X4 suite best fits those who prefer traditional interfaces for word processing, spreadsheets, and presentations. We found the features rich, but the execution sometimes clumsy.
CorelDraw, VideoStudio, and PaintShop Pro are available at a deep discount for schools. Honest, it's a coincidence the program arrived as customers fume over Adobe's move to subscriptions.
Following protests from Adobe users over the company's move to subscription-based software, Corel is offering Adobe customers a discount on a range of products.
Companies like Corel, Xara, Nitro, Nuance, and Pixelmator are taking advantage of customers' displeasure with Adobe's shift from selling Creative Suite perpetual licenses to Creative Cloud subscriptions.
Although its overall slowness is frustrating, Corel Presentations 12 does the job of creating presentations, though neither quickly nor nimbly.
This product is only available as part of a larger software package. Please refer to the Corel WordPerfect Office 12 review for pricing information.
As the software business shifts toward mobile and Web apps, Corel plans to raise its profile for PC programs.
Windows multimedia mainstay Corel today introduces AfterShot Pro, a powerful photography workflow program tailor-made for professionals and high-level enthusiasts.