Popular Digital Imaging Software Products Receive Important Designation from Microsoft.
Maidenhead, UK - 16 February - Corel Corporation today announced that Corel® Snapfire*, Corel® Snapfire* Plus and Corel® Paint Shop Pro® Photo have been certified to carry the Works with Windows Vista logo. Building on Corel's strong heritage of delivering industry-leading digital imaging software for the Windows platform, Snapfire, Snapfire Plus and Paint Shop Pro Photo will feature the Works with Windows Vista logo.
By February 19th, users can download and install the Windows Vista update from the "Check the Updates" item in the Help menu of the applications. In addition, update messages will appear in the Message Center window of Snapfire. For more information on Windows Vista updates for all Corel product lines, visit www.corel.com/vista.
"As world-renowned digital imaging applications for Windows, Snapfire and Paint Shop Pro Photo have always supported the latest new Windows technologies," said Blaine Mathieu, General Manager, Corel's Digital Media Business. "With these new Works with Windows Vista-certified versions, our customers will realize a smooth transition and exceptional compatibility when they are ready to adopt the exciting new Windows Vista operating system."
"Microsoft is pleased that Corel has earned the Works with Windows Vista software logo for Snapfire, Snapfire Plus and Paint Shop Pro Photo," said Brad Goldberg, general manager for Windows Client Product Management at Microsoft Corp. "This highlights Corel's commitment to providing its customers with higher quality applications that deliver a more secure, reliable and compatible experience with Windows Vista."
Corel Snapfire is a free download that delivers all of the tools users need to enhance, share and organize their digital photos and video clips. Easy to use and learn, Snapfire Plus allows users to create stunning slideshows and print projects. Please visit www.snapfire.com to experience the free download.
Users can easily upgrade to Snapfire Plus, the enhanced version, as their experience and confidence with digital photo and video sharing and editing grows.
Snapfire Plus offers all the popular organization and sharing options of the free version as well as more advanced, yet easy-to-use photo- and video-editing features, including the popular Makeover Tools and Picture Tubes* currently found only in Paint Shop Pro Photo. In addition, Snapfire Plus provides more options for creating unique slide shows, including easy video editing and full control over motion effects and transitions, additional project templates, and the PhotoSafe* Backup System.
The Paint Shop Pro Photo update includes many enhancements for users of earlier versions of Windows, including improved performance and support for ten additional camera raw formats. Paint Shop Pro Photo is a complete digital photography toolkit that allows users to edit, manage and share their photos as well as create stunning photo projects. This release, which first debuted in September 2006, continues to set the standard for easy-to-use, professional-quality digital image editing software at an affordable price.