Corel Corporation To Distribute Mozilla Firefox
With Corel WordPerfect Office X3 – Home Edition
Adds World’s Leading Open Source Web Browser
To New Version of Corel Consumer Productivity Software
OTTAWA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Corel Corporation (NASDAQ:CREL; TSX:CRE) today announced that Mozilla® Firefox® will be bundled with Corel’s new consumer productivity package, Corel® WordPerfect® Office X3 – Home Edition 2007.
“We’re pleased to work with partners like Corel to introduce our free, open source Firefox Web browser to even more people worldwide.”
With the addition of the award-winning, free, and open source Mozilla Firefox browser, users of WordPerfect Home Edition 2007 can enjoy a better web experience and browse the Web with confidence, protected from viruses, spyware and popups. Firefox is a faster browser, providing quick page loading and more accurate display of complex websites. The easily-customized Firefox also provides automatic updates, tabbed browsing, integrated pop-up blocking, live bookmarks, accessibility features, strong security and integrated search.
A best-of-breed software collection for the home, Corel WordPerfect Office X3 – Home Edition 2007 includes easy-to-use software for word processing, spreadsheets, Internet security, photo and video editing and organizing, CD/DVD creation and web browsing.
“Firefox is a perfect fit for WordPerfect Home Edition 2007. Firefox has a reputation for ease of use, security and user experience that closely mirrors the characteristics that attract customers to Corel WordPerfect Office X3,” said Richard Carriere, general manager of productivity for Corel. “Consumers want the freedom to adopt the very best software for their home PC, but it takes time and effort to shop around to get the best products out there. WordPerfect Home Edition 2007 does the work for you, providing a best of breed collection of software for the home and an unbeatable value. Firefox helps us do that.”
“By including Firefox, Corel yet again demonstrates their ongoing commitment to providing people with great software experiences,” said Christopher Beard, vice president of products at Mozilla. “We’re pleased to work with partners like Corel to introduce our free, open source Firefox Web browser to even more people worldwide.”
Anchored by Corel’s powerful and easy to use word processor WordPerfect, Corel WordPerfect Office X3 – Home Edition 2007 packs several hundred dollars worth of software into one package for just $79 US / $99 CDN. [Editors: please see separate release announcing Corel WordPerfect Office X3 – Home Edition 2007, also issued today.]
For more information on Corel WordPerfect Office X3 please visit www.wordperfect.com
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