Conclusion: Corel WordPerfect Office won't win over any Microsoft Office users, but its new convenience features make it an upgrade worth having. All the old WordPerfect virtues—easy format management, legacy compatibility—are still here, but the most complex features are easier to use.
Pros: Reveal-codes feature gives unmatched control over formatting in word processing documents. Easy management of multi-chapter documents. Opens and saves in all standard formats, including PDF, and creates PDF forms and ebooks. Full compatibility with all earlier WordPerfect versions. Improved macro...
Cons: The same overloaded menu-and-toolbar interface from the last iteration remains. Crashes when importing complex PDF files.
Conclusion: Longtime legal, government, and academic WordPerfect users get more flexibility, PDF importation, and WordPerfect's consistent file format.
Pros: Full-featured office suite without Microsoft-related security risks; can output files in Microsoft Office formats; PDF export and import; tight control over formatting and long documents; full-featured legal and long-document support; mail client with full indexing.
Cons: Mail program not integrated into the rest of the suite, relatively low-impact graphics.
Summary: We found WordPerfect Office X4 to be rich in features, but somewhat clumsy in execution.
Pros: Includes word processing, spreadsheet, presentations, note-taking, email and graphics applications, Supports more than 60 formats including ODF and files from Microsoft Office 2007 and earlier, Handles PDF/A as well as OCR in PDFs, Strong tools for legal and long documents Security features, Upgr...
Cons: Can be clumsy to learn for those used to Microsoft Office 2007, Integration among applications is limited, Some functions are hard to find, Costs a significant amount
Conclusion: Corel WordPerfect Office 2002 Standard Edition is definitely a viable and good alternative to Microsoft Office. It offers tons of great, unique features that make the suite powerful enough to be used in high demanding corporate environments to produce daily documents.
Pros: Extremely complete, Outstanding word processor, Powerful spreadsheet software, Much more reliable than previous versions, Good Value
Cons: CorelCentral 10 is a gadget, Corel Presentations 10 doesn't present enough new features, Quattro Pro 10 GUI isn't adapted at all to Windows XP