Corel today released Corel WordPerfect Office X4, the latest version of the world’s leading alternative to Microsoft Office.

Available for download starting today, WordPerfect Office X4 combines all of the trusted features that WordPerfect Office is known for while breaking new ground as the world’s first PDF office suite. Offering a full range of PDF capabilities, WordPerfect Office X4 makes it easy for users to import, edit and export PDF documents – including scanned PDFs – dramatically simplifying user workflows and reducing the need for third-party PDF software.

In addition to its significant PDF enhancements, WordPerfect Office X4 now provides suite-wide compatibility with Microsoft Office 2007 files (OOXML) and Open Document Format (ODF) in WordPerfect X4. With PDF-reading software installed on more than 80% of all U.S.

In North America, WordPerfect Office X4 will be available in four versions:

* WordPerfect Office X4 – Standard Edition is available starting today at an SRP (suggested retail price) of $159.99 US for the upgrade version and $299.99 US for the full version.
* WordPerfect Office X4 – Professional Edition, designed for enterprise and government customers, includes many of the features in the Standard Edition along with the relational database Paradox, the WordPerfect Office Software Development Kit (SDK) and other enterprise-class tools. The Professional Edition is available for an SRP of $259.99 US for the upgrade or $399.99 US for the full version.
* WordPerfect Office X4 – Home and Student Edition, available starting May 5, 2008, includes WordPerfect X4, Quattro Pro X4, Presentations X4, WordPerfect Lightning and Corel Visual Intelligence SE. Priced at an SRP of $119.99 US, Home and Student Edition is licensed for non-commercial and education use and may be installed on up to three PC’s in the same household.
* Corel® Family Pack 2009, priced at an SRP of $89.00 US, is specifically designed to address the needs of the home PC user, combining the inviting word processing and spreadsheet experience of WordPerfect X4 and Quattro Pro X4 with the creative capabilities of Ulead® VideoStudio® 11 SE for video editing and Corel MediaOneTM for organizing and editing digital photos and videos.