Canada’s Corel Corporation to acquire Roxio

Corel Corporation last week announced it has signed an agreement with the Rovi Coporation to purchase the Roxio line of software products which includes Roxio creator and Roxio Toast.

WinDVD Version 11 offers HTPC users a streamlined interface

Ottawa based Corel Corporation announced today the eleventh version of its popular WinDVD media player.

Features of the updated software include a revamped user interface, improved performance with the latest GPUs and CPUs from AMD, Intel, and NVIDIA, new 2D to 3D conversion tools, SD to HD upscaling capabilities, and an integrated online movie search engine for searching popular video sources such as NetFlix and Hulu.

Corel releases service pack for VideoStudio Pro X4

Ottawa based Corel Corporation today announced a free service pack for VideoStudio Pro X4, its consumer video-editing software for Windows.

Features of the software update include improved H.264 file conversion quality and MPEG-4 quality, greater support for digital 8 and Hi8 cameras, faster performance for filters and increased performance with AMD Fusion and second generation Intel microprocessors.

Corel Painter Version 12 released

Ottawa based Corel Corporation today announced Corel Painter 12, the latest version of its digital art software for Mac and Windows.

Corel releases Pro X4 Video editing software

Ottawa based Corel Corporation today announced VideoStudio Pro X4, the latest version of its consumer video-editing software for Windows.

New features in the video editing software include improved optimization for newer generation Intel Core and AMD Fusion microprocessors, enhanced HD authoring, new time-lapse tools for use with photos, stop motion animation capabilities, and a variety of new creative features that let users add more Hollywood-style effects to their movies.

WinDVD gets Blu-ray 3D Certification

Ottawa based Corel Corporation announced today that an upcoming version of its popular WinDVD media player has received 3D certification from the Blu-ray Disc Association.

The certification means consumers with WinDVD Pro 2010 software and 3D capable personal computers will be available to watch 3D movies on their computers when they become available.

Corel releases latest video and photo editing software

Ottawa based Corel Corporation today announced the latest version of its consumer photo-editing and video-editing software for Windows.

New features in PaintShop Photo Pro X3 photo-editing software include a new organizer, multi-photo adjustment feature, object extractor and a project creator.