Corel Ships Corel WordPerfect 7 for UNIX

OTTAWA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 18, 1996--Corel Corporation (TSE COS., NASDAQ COSFF.) Corel Corporation and its subsidiaries recently began shipping Corel(R) WordPerfect(R) for UNIX, an easy-to-use word processing software package for the UNIX platform that also offers advanced drawing and charting capabilities. Comprehensive text editing, spreadsheet functionality and direct import of database information give users the power necessary to communicate clearly and effectively. Corel WordPerfect for UNIX is available for both Character Terminals and X Window systems and is currently available in English only, with localization plans to be determined at a later date.

Corel WordPerfect Suite 7 for UNIX is fully file compatible with its DOS and Windows(R) counterparts and supports a variety of UNIX operating systems, including:

"Corel WordPerfect for UNIX is an exceptional word processor that offers outstanding value and all the features users would find in a Windows word processing application," said Dr. Michael Cowpland, president and chief executive officer of Corel Corporation. "We're excited to be able to offer UNIX platform customers this incredibly comprehensive program."

New features include:

X Window System also includes:

Pricing and System Requirements

Corel WordPerfect 7 for the X Window System requires 9 MB of memory for the first user, 2.5 MB memory for each additional user, and 43-104 MB hard disk space, depending on platform and install options. Corel WordPerfect 7 for Character Terminals requires 2 MB memory for the first user, 1.5 MB of memory for each additional user, and 31-40 MB of hard disk space, depending on platform and install options.

Corel WordPerfect 7 for UNIX is available for a suggested list price of $495 US, with upgrades available for a suggested list price or $249 US.

Corel Corporation

Incorporated in 1985, Corel Corporation is recognized internationally as an award-winning developer and marketer of productivity applications, graphics and multimedia software. Corel's product line includes CorelDRAW(TM), Corel(R) WordPerfect(R) Suite, Corel(R) Office Professional, CorelVIDEO(TM), CorelCAD(TM) and over 30 multimedia software titles. Corel's products run on most operating systems, including: Windows, Macintosh, UNIX, MS-DOS and OS/2 and are consistently rated among the strongest in the industry. The company ships its products in over 17 languages through a network of more than 160 distributors in 70 countries world-wide. Corel is traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange (symbol:COS) and on NASDAQ-National Market System (symbol:COSFF). For more information visit Corel's home page on the Internet at .

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