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.
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.
In effort to take on Adobe, DxO Labs tries working with its competitor while Corel tries a speed boost and new features.
Although its overall slowness is frustrating, Corel Presentations 12 does the job of creating presentations, though neither quickly nor nimbly.
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WordPerfect Mail is an inexpensive yet powerful e-mail app that's good for small businesses on tight budgets. While its IMAP support needs work, it's a fine alternative to Microsoft Outlook, Netscape, Eudora, and other competitors.
If you're interested in digital artistry, you need Painter, though you'll pay a lot for this upgrade.
WordPerfect Office 12.0 offers a feature-rich and affordable alternative to Microsoft Office for SOHO users but suffers from poor file conversion.
Corel Paint Shop Pro X is a good investment for digital photographers at any level.
A very capable image-editing program at a reasonable price.