Corel’s WordPerfectÆ Office Tools Chosen by Gateway for Consumer PCs

Gateway Pre-Loads Corel’s Productivity Software on Select Consumer PC Lines Sold in North America
Ottawa, Canada ≠ October 15, 2002 ≠ Corel Corporation (NASDAQ: CORL, TSX: COR) today announced that Gateway, Inc. has selected the company’s WordPerfectÆ Office tools as the productivity solution for select models of its popular consumer PCs. Gateway becomes the fourth major hardware manufacturer to bundle Corel’s WordPerfect Office tools on its leading consumer lines this year.
“We are very pleased to join forces with Gateway on this bundling initiative,” said Steve Houck, executive vice-president of strategic relations at Corel Corporation. “Corel’s WordPerfect Office tools are widely recognized for their superior functionality, power, control and ease of use. This alliance enables Corel to introduce a whole new group of customers to the unique benefits of our productivity solutions.”
Starting this week, WordPerfect 10 and QuattroÆ Pro 10, offered together as part of a WordPerfect Productivity Pack, will come pre-loaded on Gateway 300 S series desktops sold in North America.
“We are always looking for ways to deliver increased value to our customers,” said Heath Johnson, director of product planning for Gateway. “By offering Corel’s office suite on our entry-level desktop PCs, we are able to give customers access to exceptional productivity software designed to meet their day-to-day computing needs.”
The WordPerfect Productivity Pack consists of the following applications:
WordPerfect 10, the latest version of Corel Corporation’s award-winning word-processing package, offers customers unprecedented precision and control over their document creation. Complete with popular features such as Reveal Codes, Publish to PDF, support for WindowsÆ XP and MicrosoftÆ Word documents, including Microsoft Word 2002 (Microsoft Office XP), WordPerfect 10 provides a number of powerful features to improve user productivity.
Quattro Pro 10 is a flexible spreadsheet application that lets users manage, analyze, report, share data and organize information. It helps users make informed business decisions by providing the tools they need to produce tables, financial forms, lists, databases and professional-level charts and reports with tremendous ease.