Corel Announces Plans For Bryce, Painter, And Draw For OS X

Corel has announced that they are behind Mac OS X in a major way and will be releasing their major applications for OS X by yearis end. Corelis design tools, including Bryce 3D, Corel Draw, Painter, and KnockOut, should be Carbonized for OS X by yearis end. In celebration, Corel is offering those that purchase their Macs at the Apple Store Online a special discount on their full line of products. According to Corel:

Corel Corporation is pleased to announce that it will be launching a full complement of design tools for Mac OS X this summer and fall, strengthening its offering to the Macintosh community and marking a major milestone in its new corporate strategy.

Corel will introduce the upcoming releases for Mac OS X by providing Apple customers with the opportunity to select Corelis current design tools when purchasing hardware from the Apple online store. Products to be included in this offering are KPT 6, Bryce 4, Corel Painter 6 and Corel KnockOut 1.5. These titles, featured at a special Apple end-user price, will be available with all Apple hardware.

"Corel recognizes Mac OS X as one of the worldis most advanced operating systems at the forefront of technology and the ideal platform for Corelis powerful and creative design tools," said Steve Houck, executive vice-president of sales at Corel Corporation. "We are committed to delivering the tools that Macintosh users need to fully empower their creativity."

"With its UNIX-based foundation and stunning Aqua user interface, Mac OS X is the ultimate platform for creative professionals and consumers to design on and realize their creative potential," said Ron Okamoto, Appleis vice president of worldwide developer relations. "We are pleased that Corel continues to show its support for the Mac community by bringing their exciting design tools to Mac OS X." This special promotion will be followed this summer and fall with the launch of Mac OS X optimized applications: Bryce 5, Corel Painter 7, CorelDRAW 10 for Macintosh, Corel KnockOut 2 and KPT 7. Delivering best-of-breed products for Appleis next generation operating system is an integral part of Corelis overall corporate strategy.

This offer will also be available in the Apple Store for Education, which provides powerful solutions for students, teachers and institutions. To purchase hardware and software, customers can visit the Apple Online Store at www.store.apple.com or call their toll-free order line at 1-800-MY-APPLE.

You can find more information about all of their products at the Corel Web site.

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