Corel Is Pleased To Be Chosen By Amiga To Supply Linux®
Corel and Amiga work closely to support new Amiga Operating
Ottawa, Canada— July 27, 1999—
Corel Corporation (NASDAQ: CORL, TSE: COR) is pleased to announce
that it has formed a new relationship with Amiga, to ensure that
Corel’s award-winning software applications will be supported
on Amiga’s new line of products that are scheduled to be
released later this year.
Recently, Amiga announced that it has selected Linux® as
the OS kernel for the new Amiga Operating Environment. Amiga is
developing products and technology for current and future computing
devices which are focused on making computers and the Internet a
natural part of everyday life.
“Corel is dedicating extensive resources to develop Linux,
and the feedback from our customers has been tremendous,”
said Dr. Michael Cowpland, president and chief executive officer of
Corel Corporation. “Since December, our customers have made
over 1 million download attempts for Corel WordPerfect 8 for Linux.
We are pleased to have the opportunity to bring our award-winning
applications to an even wider audience and to further the growing
popularity of Linux.”
As Amiga approaches the release dates of the new Amiga Operating
Environment and the Amiga MCC (Multimedia Convergence Computer), it
will announce more details.
“We are extremely excited about this new relationship with
Corel and its entire product line,” said Jim Collas,
president and chief executive officer of Amiga. “This ensures
that our customers who purchase the new Amiga systems will have
world-class personal productivity applications such as the upcoming
WordPerfect Office for Linux.”
Corel Corporation is an internationally recognized developer of
award-winning graphics and business productivity applications.
Development of market-leading products such as the CorelDRAW®
line of graphics applications and the Corel® WordPerfect®
Suite of business tools is continually evolving to meet the demands
of the corporate, retail and academic markets. Committed to
performance, compatibility, value and open standards, Corel
develops products for the Windows®, Macintosh®,
UNIX®, Linux® and Java™ platforms. Corel’s
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