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Thursday, June 21, 2007

Corel Introduces Corel Painter X


.   New! Windows Vista support - Corel Painter X is designed to run on Windows Vista.

.   Enhanced! Mac OS X support - Corel Painter X supports the latest operating system from Apple.

.   Enhanced! Adobe Photoshop support - Layer behavior is very similar to Adobe Photoshop, making it simple to move files between the applications. Files saved to the Photoshop (PSD) file format open in Corel Painter, with layer masks, alpha channels and layer sets (groups) maintained. Enhancements include easier layer grouping and combining, and improved support for layer merge modes. Corel Painter X also supports many Photoshop plug-ins for Mac OS X.

.   Enhanced! Wacom support - With Corel Painter X, artists can use the entire Wacom product line,  including the Cintiq 21 UX interactive pen display and the Intuos 3 pen tablet. In addition, the new RealBristle Painting System and the Wacom 6D Art Pen work together to take digital painting to an unprecedented level of realism.


.   New! Printed User Guide - Including a Corel Painter artists' gallery, the Corel Painter X User Guide is a beautiful, color-printed manual that provides helpful information and fast solutions for new and long-time users.

.   New! Jeremy Sutton training videos - For guidance and inspiration, customers can access a new collection of downloadable step-by-step training videos created by well-known Corel Painter Master Jeremy Sutton. Additional training videos by Jeremy Sutton are available for purchase.

.   New! “Painter on the 'Net” tab in the Welcome book - New “Painter on the 'Net” tab provides links to Painter community resources online and monthly Tips & Tricks. In addition, the Welcome book provides quick access to recently used files, brush tracking and color management settings, while showcasing artwork from renowned Corel Painter artists.

The Historic Painter Can Returns in a Special Limited Edition!

In addition to offering full, upgrade and education versions of Corel Painter X, Corel is honoring the Painter tradition with the release of the Corel Painter X Limited Edition Can. This Limited Edition release includes the full Corel Painter X software and User Guide, plus the complete “Learning Corel Painter X with Jeremy Sutton” DVD-ROM, the Corel Painter X collectors' poster and the Corel Painter X Composition tool.

Pricing and Availability

The English version of Corel Painter X, offered in a full version, upgrade version, education edition and Limited Edition Painter Can, is available for preorder starting today through Corel and select partners. English version box product will be available through Corel and reseller partners in late February 2007. Japanese, French, Italian and German versions of Corel Painter X will be available throughout the spring of 2007.

Suggested retail pricing for Corel Painter X in the US and Canada is $429 for full, $229 for upgrade and $99 for the education edition. The Limited Edition Painter Can is available for $499. For more information about Corel Painter X, to preorder or download the full-featured trial version (which can be purchased today as full product electronic download), please visit www.corel.com/painterx.



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