SOURCENEXT Partners with Corel to Deliver Award-Winning Software to Japanese Market

Japan’s Leading Software Publisher to Distribute Corel Software Including CorelDRAW Graphics Suite, PaintShop Pro, VideoStudio and More in eShop

PALO ALTO, CA – August 21, 2017SOURCENEXT (TYO: 4344), Japan’s market-leading software publisher and distributor, today announced an agreement with Corel, a leading producer of graphics, digital media, and productivity software, to market a selection of Corel products in Japan through SOURCENEXT’s eShop. The deal will expand online distribution of Corel products including AfterShot Pro, CorelDRAW Graphics Suite, Painter, PaintShop Pro, Pinnacle Studio, Roxio Creator, Roxio Toast, VideoStudio, WinDVD, and WinZip to more than 15 million customers in Japan.

“For decades, consumers and professionals have trusted their favorite Corel software to help them explore their creativity and be more productive. With tens of millions of users around the world, Corel has built an impressive community who rely on its products to communicate visually and share ideas,” said Noriyuki Matsuda, CEO and founder of SOURCENEXT. “We look forward to enabling Corel to reach even more users in Japan as the company releases exciting products with an eye toward innovation.”

“SOURCENEXT has proven success launching software and apps in Japan through SOURCENEXT eShop. Offering Corel products on eShop will enable us to grow our presence and reach more customers in this important market,” said Patrick Nichols, CEO of Corel Corporation. “We are excited about the opportunities this new online distribution network will offer and look forward to seeing what our new customers will create with our photo, video, painting, and productivity applications.”

Corel VideoStudio Ultimate X10 and VideoStudio Pro X10 are available from the SOURCENEXT eShop now. Additional Corel software titles will be available in the coming weeks.

About Corel
Corel is one of the world’s top software companies, boasting some of the industry’s best-known graphics, productivity, and digital media products. We’ve built a reputation for giving customers more choice, and delivering solutions that are easy to learn and use. Our mission is simple: help people achieve new levels of creativity and productivity.

Corel’s product lines include CorelDRAW Graphics Suite, Painter, PaintShop Pro, VideoStudio, MindManager, Pinnacle Studio, ReviverSoft, Roxio Creator, Roxio Toast, and WinZip. For more information on Corel, please visit

SOURCENEXT (TYO:4344), Japan’s largest software publisher and distributor, works with companies based in the U.S. and other countries to bring their successful desktop software and mobile apps to Japanese audiences. Building on over 20 years of software publishing experience in Japan, and a library of more than 745 titles including PC software and smartphone applications, SOURCENEXT leverages brand trust, top retailer relationships, and an extensive distribution network to offer a unique, full-service market penetration program to help global developers grow market share for sustained profitability. Companies like Bitdefender, Evernote, MAGIX Software GmbH, Rosetta Stone Ltd., Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment and more, have built successful businesses in Japan by choosing SOURCENEXT as a partner. For more, visit