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Corel® Painter™ X Wins Technology & Learning’s 2007 Award of Excellence


Corel Corporation (NASDAQ: CREL; TSX: CRE), a leading developer of graphics, productivity and digital media software, today announced Corel® Painter™ X has been honored with Technology & Learning’s 2007 Award of Excellence. Awarded annually for over 20 years, the Award of Excellence recognizes both the “best of the best” as well as creative new offerings that help educators in the business of teaching, training and managing with technology.

“Corel Painter X is part of a group of winning products honored because they reflect an impressive effort by publishers to respond to the real needs of schools,” said Susan McLester, editor-in-chief of Technology & Learning. “The offerings being honored are practical, innovative and central to a variety of district and site operations.”

Corel Painter X is the world’s most powerful natural media painting and illustration software, delivering a next-generation art studio that blurs the line between traditional and digital art like never before. Corel Painter X has become the industry standard for digital painting and illustration, with the introduction of unparalleled performance, new composition tools and the revolutionary RealBristle Painting System that provides an organic painting and illustration experience – right down to the individual bristles on the brush. Educators around the world are harnessing the power of Corel Painter to enhance the learning experience and provide students with the skills they need to succeed as leading creative professionals.

“Corel Painter X helps students prepare for a future in graphic design, concept art and the photography industries by providing professional tools- including the RealBristle Painting System and the Divine Proportion composition tool - that faithfully translate traditional art techniques into the digital realm,” said Rob MacDonald, Product Manager, Corel Painter. “We are thrilled and honored that Technology & Learning has recognized Corel’s commitment to education with this award.”

Available on both the Macintosh® and Windows® platforms, the Corel Painter X Education Edition is available to students and educational institutions for $99 USD.

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