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General Questions about the Corel Store

Why should I buy directly from Corel?

Buy your software from the Corel eStore to enjoy The Corel Advantage:


Start Using Your Software Today

We're the only source for download versions of our products. This means you receive the software instantly and don't have to wait for it to be shipped to you.

Use Legitimate Software

Buying from us, the manufacturer, ensures you receive legitimate software and have a legal version of the product.

Receive Special Discounts

As a customer, you receive exclusive deals on Corel products, not found anywhere else. You are also eligible for free or discounted updates, upgrades and service patches.

What do Full & Upgrade mean?

The term Full refers to the latest version of the software. Upgrade refers to the replacement of an existing product version with a newer version. Upgrade eligibility varies by product.

If you are purchasing a software product for the first time, you must buy the Full version. If you own an earlier version of the software, you may be eligible to upgrade your product to the latest version at a discounted price. Please refer to the product page to check your upgrade eligibility.

Whatís the difference between Box version and Download version?

Box version denotes a physical version of the product and comes on a disc or other device, such as a USB flash drive. The box version may include printed manuals, guides or other accessories. Download version is delivered directly to your computerís hard drive via the Internet, along with an electronic version of any manuals included with the product.

What are the advantages of buying the download version?

The download version has several advantages. First, buying the download allows you to install and start enjoying your software almost immediately. Second, you save shipping charges when you download your software. Instead, the product is downloaded onto your computer in convenient digital form.

Can I try Corel software before I buy it?

Yes! Corel offers fully functional, 30-day free trials for most of our software products. Visit our Free Trials page to learn more.

Who do I contact if I have questions about a product?

You may contact Corel Customer Services in your country using the details listed on the Contact Corel section of our website.