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Corel.com: Corel's Linux Development Ahead of Schedule [CorelDRAW 9 & Ventura 8.5 for Linux]

Apr 11, 2000, 16:59 (3 Talkback[s])

[ Thanks to Godi for this link. ]

"Corel Corporation (NASDAQ: CORL, TSE: COR) is pleased to announce impressive developments on its Linux®graphics initiatives. CorelDRAW® 9 for Linux® will be available in July, two months earlier than scheduled. In addition, Corel VENTURA Publisher 8.5 for Linux® and Windows®will be available by the end of this year and the free download of Corel PHOTO-PAINT®9 for Linux will be available in June."

"CorelDRAW 9 Graphics Suite for Linux will be the first robust, mature and full-featured graphics suite for the Linux platform. It will give Linux users access to the same outstanding graphics tools currently only available on the Macintosh® and Windows platforms."

"'We promised to bring our two flagship products to Linux by the end of this year - and we're delivering,' said Dr. Michael Cowpland, president and chief executive officer of Corel Corporation. "We are the leading applications vendor for Linux and now we're broadening the scope of applications available for Linux on the desktop.""

Press release.