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Corel WordPerfect Office X5 - Standard

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Corel WordPerfect Office X5 Standard Edition Review

Reviewboard Magazine
30 May 2010
  • Excerpt: Corel WordPerfect Office X5 is the only PC-based office application suite that doesn’t try to mimic Microsoft Office. It provides a true alternative to Office, not a watered-down imitation, and that’s exactly why it survives in a Microsoft-centric universe. Open-source, freeware application suites like OpenOffice.org (Free, ) try to act as much as possible like pre-Ribbon-Interface versions of Microsoft Office, but the main reasons for using such programs are that they...
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Corel WordPerfect Office X5 Standard Edition

PC Magazine
6 May 2010
  • Conclusion: For WordPerfect's many government and legal clients, WordPerfect Office X5 is the best upgrade in years; but for home and SOHO users, it's not an essential upgrade from previous versions.
  • Pros: Clear, manageable word-processing. Powerful spreadsheet and presentations apps. Office 2007-compatible formats for word-processor, spreadsheet, and presentations. Traditional menu-and-toolbar interface for those who don't like Microsoft's Ribbon. SharePoint support and Web-based data import.
  • Cons: Less powerful than Microsoft Office. No integrated mail client. Native file-formats not widely used.
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