Corel WordPerfect Office

Corel WordPerfect Office

Download Editors' Rating:
5
Spectacular
Average User Rating:
4.0
out of 90 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    X4
  • Total Downloads:
    973,770
  • Date Added:
    November 24, 2008
  • File Size:
    541.04MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    276
  • Operating Systems:
    Windows XP/Vista

Editors' Note: This is a very large (358MB) file and may take several hours to download via dial-up modem.

Editors' Review

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Once upon a time, WordPerfect was more popular than today's reigning rival, Microsoft Office. It has long since lost that exalted role in the market, but WordPerfect remains a powerful competitor with all the features needed for typical office work plus a bit of extra oomph.

This version of the Corel suite comes with five separate applications. Along with the standard word processor WordPerfect, the spreadsheet-creating Quattro Pro, and Presentations--for multimedia presentations, natch--X4 comes with an e-mail client and a digital calendar. The basics up through power tools are well represented in each, so new users switching over should find much that is familiar. Spell-checkers and formula editing, and macros and document collaboration are all part of WordPerfect. We had no trouble opening or saving documents in Microsoft Office's format, and it includes a special interface and a section in the manual designed to simplify the switch from Microsoft's software. WordPerfect also supports the Open Document Format and more than 60 file types overall.

However, it doesn't just mimic the market leader, adding its own office suite innovations such as a tabbed interface and automatic converters to PDF and XML formats. Online services include storage, e-mail, and calendars, and it even comes with native character recognition for scans. Powerful and relatively inexpensive, WordPerfect is recommended for home and business users who want an alternative to Microsoft's dominant tools.

 
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  • Current Version

    4.0

    out of 24 votes

    • 5 star 11
    • 4 star 7
    • 3 star 4
    • 2 star 0
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    4.0

    out of 90 votes

    • 5 star 45
    • 4 star 21
    • 3 star 11
    • 2 star 3
    • 1 star 10
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4 stars

"My miscellaneous comments"

April 05, 2014  |  By cesarinternational

 |  Version: Corel WordPerfect Office X7

Pros

I used WordPerfect years ago, but moved to MS Office since it was the dominant program. I thought WordPerfect had disappeared. I currently use MS Office, my own word processor named CesarUSA Text Editor BS2, and a plain text editor that is better than Notepad. I have tried to use OpenOffice, but it can be is very slow in a slow computer and it does not open docx files.

Cons

I think that the price is very high for the average individual, not as much for companies. There is the concern about the compatibility issues mentioned by the other people commenting here. As long as there are compatibility issues or documents displaying differently in MS Word then users will not be happy.

Summary

The program named CesarUSA Text Editor BS2 provides several features that other word processors do not have. New versions will appear as soon as they are patented.

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version X4
Version X4 features broad file format support for over 60 file types including PDF/A and Open Document Format; get connected with online services, including a new digital notebook, online storage, email and online calendar; import scanned PDFs using character recognition technology.
General
Publisher Corel
Publisher web site http://www.corel.com/
Release Date April 16, 2008
Date Added November 24, 2008
Version X4
Category
Category Business Software
Subcategory Word Processing Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows Vista, Windows, Windows XP
Additional Requirements Windows XP/Vista
Download Information
File Size 541.04MB
File Name WordPerfectOfficeInstaller.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 973,770
Downloads Last Week 276
Pricing
License Model Free to try
Limitations 30-day trial
Price $300

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