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

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“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

“‘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.””