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Product: WordPerfect Office 2002 Standard
Company: Corel
Estimated Street Price:
Review By: Julien Jay

Final Results And Overall Mark  

Table Of Contents
1: Introduction
2: WordPerfect 2002
3: Quattro Pro 10 & Corel Presentations 10

4: CorelCentral 10

Well we have reached the end of the review. Here are my final comments, notes and grades for Corel WordPerfect Office 2002 Standard.


Final Comments

How It Grades

Installation: 85%
Performance: 85%
Features: 90%
Manual: 80%
GUI: 75%
Ease of use: 75%
Price/Value: 80%
Overall: 81.5%

Corel WordPerfect Office 2002 Standard Edition is definitely a viable and good alternative to Microsoft Office. It offers tons of great, unique features that make the suite powerful enough to be used in high demanding corporate environments to produce daily documents. Compared to its predecessor, a lot of work has been done by Corel engineers to improve the stability of the suite. Thus the frequent crashes that crippled the previous release are now just a bad memory making the Corel Application Recovery Manager almost useless. Corel WordPerfect 2002 certainly doesn’t offer enough new features to justify a rush on it but it maintains the approach WordPerfect aficionados have liked for years and has some strong advantages.



Specs & Package
Overall Score 81.5%
Version Reviewed Corel WordPerfect Office 2002 Standard
Release Date Out Now
The Good Points Extremely complete
Outstanding word processor
Powerful spreadsheet software
Much more reliable than previous versions
Good Value
The Bad Points CorelCentral 10 is a gadget
Corel Presentations 10 doesn't present enough new features
Quattro Pro 10 GUI isn't adapted at all to Windows XP
Reviewer Specs

Pentium 4 2.4 GHz
Intel D850EMV2 Motherboard
Windows XP Professional
512 MB PC800 RDRAM
DirectX 8.1
19" Sony CPD-E400 Trinitron Monitor
nVidia GeForce 4 Ti 4600
Sound Blaster Audigy Platinum
Adaptec 19160
Adaptec AHA-2400a

DVD Pioneer 106s (16/40x)
Yamaha CRW3200S

Alcatel SpeedTouch USB
Microsoft Natural Keyboard Pro
Microsoft TrackBall Explorer

PC Required

Pentium 166MHz or higher
Microsoft Windows 95B (OSR2), Windows 98, Windows NT 4.0 (with SP6), Windows 2000, Windows Me, Windows XP
32MB of RAM (or more)
250MB of free hard disk space
4x CD-Rom Drive (or faster)


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