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COREL CORPORATION RELEASES CORELDRAW 3 FOR UNIX

 OTTAWA, Ontario, Aug. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Corel Corporation (NASDAQ-NMS: COSFF) today announced the release of CorelDRAW 3 for UNIX. Shipping in the Fall, this release of the company's award-winning graphics program will provide support for the following UNIX platforms: Sun SPARCStation, Hewlett Packard 9000 Series 400 and 700, IBM RS/6000, Santa Cruz Operation's SCO Open Desktop, Digital Equipment Corporation's DECstation 5000, Silicon Graphics Indigo, SunSoft Solaris 1.x and 2.x, and Univel Unixware. The first available versions for the IBM RS/6000, Silicon Graphics Indigo and Univel Unixware platforms will be available in September.
 "CorelDRAW 3 for UNIX confirms our continuing commitment to a multi- platform strategy," said Dr. Michael Cowpland, president and CEO of Corel Corporation. "Our goal is to provide all UNIX users access to the all-in-one graphics solution that CorelDRAW for Windows(TM) provides."
 FEATURES
 CorelDRAW 3 for UNIX now combines CorelDRAW, the powerful vector- based illustration program, with business charting, image-editing and painting, and presentation modules to provide users with the most comprehensive graphics software program available on the market.
 CorelDRAW includes the following features: editable preview, unlimited layers, improved precision, on-screen text editing, innovative roll-up windows, as well as enhanced and innovative special effects. CorelCHART is a powerful and versatile data-driven charting module which includes over 80 different chart styles ranging from three-dimensional charts to pictographs. CorelPHOTO-PAINT combines powerful photo retouching and painting capabilities in an easy-to-use 24-bit image editing module. CorelSHOW is a versatile presentation module that allows users to pull elements from CorelDRAW's family of applications into single multi-page presentations, and slide shows. CorelMOSAIC is Corel's visual file manager that previews and manages graphics files. This file management utility allows users to batch print and import and export files. CorelTRACE is a powerful tracing utility that converts black and white bitmapped images into smooth vector graphics.
 Published on CD-ROM, DAT and QIC-150 media, CorelDRAW 3 for UNIX includes over 250 fonts in WFN format and an equal number of fonts in Type 1 format for systems that support Display Postscript. The entire CorelDRAW 3 library of 14,000 clipart images and symbols is available on CD-ROM and DAT media, while 8,000 are included on QIC-150 media. An 8mm tape format, available only for the IBM RS/6000 version, also includes 8,000 clipart images and symbols.
 CorelDRAW 3 for UNIX features cross-platform compatibility, allowing users to share files between Windows and UNIX environments.
 RELEASE DATES
 Versions for the following platforms are planned for September 1993:
 -- IBM RS/6000
 -- Silicon Graphics Indigo
 -- Univel Unixware
 Versions for the following platforms are planned for Fall 1993:
 -- Digital Equipment Corporation DECstation 5000
 -- Hewlett Packard 9000 Series 400 and 700
 -- Santa Cruz Operation's SCO Open Desktop
 -- SunSoft Solaris 2.x
 -- Sun SPARCStation Motif (Motif)
 PRICING AND AVAILABILITY
 Shipping in September, CorelDRAW 3 for UNIX retails for $595 US. CorelDRAW for UNIX is available through Corel distributors worldwide.
 The upgrade price for registered users is $149 US for the CD-ROM version and $199 for tape media. Upgrades are available from Corel Corporation only.
 COREL CORPORATION
 Incorporated in 1985, Corel Corporation is recognized internationally as an award-winning developer and marketer of PC graphics and SCSI software. CorelDRAW(TM), Corel's industry-leading graphics software is available in 14 languages and has to date won over 100 international awards from major trade publications. Corel ships its products through a network of more than 100 distributors in 60 countries worldwide. Corel is traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange (symbol: COS) and the NASDAQ - National Market System (symbol: COSFF).
 Corel is a registered trademark of Corel Corporation.
 CorelDRAW is a trademark of Corel Corporation.
 Windows is a trademark of Microsoft Corporation.
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 /CONTACT: Janie Sullivan, media relations assistant of Corel Corporation, 613-728-8200, ext. 1672/
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