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A word processor for a wide range of computers. The first version was sold in 1980 for Data General machines, and by the end of 1993 versions were on sale for MS-DOS, Microsoft Windows and Macintosh computers. WordPerfect 6.0 for Unix was scheduled for introduction in May 1994.

Versions: WordPerfect 6.1 for Windows, WordPerfect 3.1 for Macintosh/Power Macintosh, WordPerfect 6.0 for UNIX, WordPerfect 6.0 for DOS, WordPerfect 7.0 for Windows 95.



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WordPerfect Office

A suite of office applications for Windows from Corel that includes WordPerfect, Quattro Pro, Corel Presentations, Paradox and CorelCENTRAL (PIM, scheduling, etc.). It is the successor to Corel WordPerfect Suite, which was the successor to Corel Office.

WordPerfect is the word processing program that was the flagship product of the WordPerfect Corporation. It was widely used on many platforms since its release for the IBM PC in 1982, and it became the leading word processor in the late 1980s. The company and product was acquired by Novell and later by Corel, which incorporates the name and product in its office suite. See WordPerfect Corporation.
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