Definition: Corel VENTURA
A Windows desktop publishing program from Corel. It is a full-featured program suited for producing books and other long documents and includes several graphics functions from CorelDRAW. Corel VENTURA was formerly Ventura Publisher, developed by a company that was later acquired by Xerox. The early versions were available for DOS, Windows, OS/2 and the Mac. In 1993, Corel acquired VENTURA and has continually enhanced it. With Corel's acquisition of SoftQuad in 2001, Corel VENTURA 10 incorporates support for XML publishing.