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Presswire: WordPerfect Office 2000 for Linux hits beta sites

Feb 01, 2000, 00:06 (2 Talkback[s])

"First beta version builds on Corel`s commitment to providing a complete desktop solution."

"Corel Corporation (NASDAQ: CORL, TSE: COR) today announced that the first beta version of its WordPerfect Office 2000 for Linux has been issued to beta testing sites."

"WordPerfect 8 has been the most popular Linux application with over 900,000 downloads to date on CNET alone," said Dr. Michael Cowpland, president and chief executive officer for Corel Corporation. "Now the availability of our full office suite, which includes compatibility for Windows users, will accelerate mass deployment of Corel LINUX for mainstream use." WordPerfect Office 2000 for Linux is a fully functional office suite, which provides users with the same excellent import/export capabilities as offered in the rest of the WordPerfect line. The suite is compatible with the Windows version of WordPerfect Office 2000, and will install on all major Linux distributions, including Corel LINUX OS."

"WordPerfect Office 2000 for Linux will include Corel`s Application Services Printing Library, which is currently under development."

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