Release Issued by Corel:
Leading Provider of Motherboards Distributes New Digital Photo Enhancement and Sharing Software To Millions Of New Users WorldwideLondon, UK. 22 January 2007
- Corel Corporation, Inc., a leading provider of digital media software, announced today that ASUSTeK Computer Inc (ASUS), the worldwide leader in motherboards, is bundling Corel Snapfire Plus SE with its complete line of motherboards on a global basis. This bundling agreement will allow millions of new users worldwide to discover Corel Snapfire - a breakthrough digital photo enhancement and sharing software renowned for its remarkable ease of use and breadth of creative projects and sharing options.
With Corel Snapfire Plus SE, consumers can access all the tools they need to easily organize, enhance and share their digital photos and video clips. Easy to use and learn, Corel Snapfire Plus SE is the first digital photo software to make a wide range of popular digital photo sharing and organizing capabilities readily accessible to users of all levels.
This collaboration with Corel underscores ASUS's strategy to provide a total value-added multimedia solution for users so that they can fully enjoy the advantages of digital convergence. With this bundle, ASUS will provide users with a free photo software product that they can keep forever. In addition, users can try the enhanced version of Snapfire and sample premium features such as video editing for free for 30 days.
"We're delighted that ASUSTeK has chosen Corel Snapfire SE for their Deluxe motherboards" said Blaine Mathieu, General Manager of Corel's Digital Media business. "Corel Snapfire SE combined with ASUS motherboards delivers the perfect blend of power, productivity and entertainment for today's Digital Home."
The Corel Snapfire Plus SE ASUS bundle will allow millions of new users to take their creativity to new levels with "Snapfire Shows" - highly entertaining and customized slideshows that can be created within minutes. With Snapfire Shows, users can quickly and easily bring their photos and videos to life with slideshows that include their own music selections as well as fun transitions and unique motion effects that zoom in and across the photos and video clips.
In addition, with Corel Snapfire Plus SE, it is easier than ever to create visually stunning photo projects simply by dropping photos into professionally-designed templates. Even novice users can create professional-quality photo albums, calendars, collages, greeting cards and slideshows within minutes.
"With Snapfire Shows, users of all levels can indulge their creative sides and create visually arresting, highly customized slideshows that truly bring their digital photo and video collections to life. No other photo software combines these impressive capabilities and special effects with superior ease-of-use and simplicity," said Mathieu.
"With the age of the Digital Home, seamless PC integration with the home entertainment center depends on both great hardware and great software," said Joe Hsieh, Vice President of ASUS MB Business Unit "The combination of ASUS' world-class hardware and Corel Snapfire Plus SE will allow millions of new users worldwide to fully enjoy the benefits of digital entertainment in their own homes."
The ASUS motherboards are available worldwide. For more information, please visit the company homepage at www.asus.com.