Corel To Exhibit At Focus On Imaging 2005

February 16, 2005 | Mark Goldstein | Focus On Imaging | Comment | |

Corel Press Release

Corel to Demonstrate Award-winning Graphics Products

London, UK - 16 February 2005 - Corel, a leading technology company specialising in graphics and office productivity software, is pleased to announce that it will be exhibiting at Focus on Imaging 2005 - Europe’s biggest annual digital imaging show being held from 27th February to 2nd March 2005 at the N.E.C, Birmingham.

At the Corel stand (Q19), visitors can expect to see Corel’s three leading graphics products - Corel Paint Shop™ Pro® 9, which Corel now offers following its acquisition of Jasc in 2004; Corel Painter™ IX; and CorelDRAW® Graphics Suite 12 - as well as Corel’s other popular graphics products. Corel will be offering on-stand personal demo’s of each product, illustrating the power of the tools and the creativity they enable. Corel staff will be on hand to discuss the benefits of each product, features and pricing.

“Corel is delighted to be exhibiting at Focus on Imaging - it is THE show for anyone in the imaging space”, says Daniel Weisbeck, director of international marketing for Corel. “Corel has such extensive history in the graphics and image-editing market and we work closely with our users to understand what they’re looking for. Our graphics products have won numerous awards in PC, graphics and photography media and are not only used by companies wanting to create striking and professional collateral but also some of the finest designers and artists around the globe and leading photographers. Our Paint Shop range of products enables us to provide a consumer offering to those home enthusiasts looking to do more with their digital photography and images.”

Details of Corel’s latest offer can also be picked up or discussed at the stand. Until March 31st 2005, Corel is offering a Wacom Graphire® 3 Classic pen tablet worth £70** included with any purchase of CorelDRAW Graphics Suite 12 or Corel Painter IX.

At stand Q19, Corel will be showing the following products:
- Corel Paint Shop Pro 9 continues to set the standard for affordable, professional image editing. Version 9 builds on Paint Shop Pro’s legacy of creative innovation with a new suite of art media features, professional photo editing tools, and precision graphic design capabilities. [RRP £85 excl. VAT].
- Corel Painter IX - the most recent instalment of the award-winning Natural-Media® painting and illustration software, launched in October 2004. With Painter IX, users can create impressive works of digital art, edit photos or turn photos into paintings with just a few clicks. Painter is also used in film making, game development and illustration. [RRP £249 excl. VAT].
- CorelDRAW Graphics Suite 12 - the first intelligent graphics suite for graphics design and illustration, page layout, vector drawing, photo-editing and motion-graphics. This suite enables users to work faster and more effectively, it is easy-to-use and offers excellent value for money. [RRP £359 excl. VAT].

About Corel
Corel Corporation provides innovative software solutions that help millions of value-conscious businesses and consumers in over 75 countries improve their productivity. The Company is renowned for its powerful software portfolio that combines innovative photo editing and graphics creation, vector-illustration and technical-graphics applications along with office and personal productivity solutions. Corel’s flagship products include the CorelDRAW® Graphics Suite, the WordPerfect® Office Suite, the Corel Painter Natural-Media® painting and illustration software and the Paint Shop Family of digital photography and image-editing software. Corel was acquired by San Francisco-based Vector Capital in August 2003, and since that time, has both re-established growth for its flagship product lines and achieved multiple, consecutive quarters of corporate profitability. Founded in 1985, Corel is headquartered in Ottawa, Canada. For more information, please visit