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Nova Development

Corel and Nova Development Overview

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Nova Development was first mentioned on PissedConsumer on May 22, 2008 and since then this brand received 213 reviews. It is 159 reviews more than Corel received since Nov 16, 2010. According to received "Issue Resolved" consumers' votes, a consumer has equal chances to resolve issues with Corel customer support team and Nova Development customer service.

Corel and Nova Development Consumer Ratings

202 out of 1358 in Software category
171 out of 1358 in Software category
Customer service
158 in category
138 in category
Product or Service Quality
155 in category
147 in category
106 in category
130 in category

According to consumer ratings and reviews, Nova Development ranks 31 points higher in the Software category than Corel. People gave Corel 1.1 stars for Customer service criterion in Software category and it is 237 points higher than the worst rated brand in this category. At the same time, Nova Development was rated 1.2 stars for Customer service criterion in this category and it is 257 points higher than the worst rated brand in this category. If we look at Product or Service Quality criterion, than we see that Nova Development has a higher rating than Corel. Regarding Usability criterion, consumers gave Corel 1.8 stars and it is 73% greater than other in category. Nova Development however was rated 1.4 stars and it is 67% greater than other in category.

Corel and Nova Development Rating Details

Customer service
1.1 (27 reviews)
1.2 (72 reviews)
Reviewer's quote

...The short of it is, this is terribly buggy, unprofessional software, with no meaningful technical or customer service. I am out $127. 00 overall with a manufacturer and their retailer both refusing to stand behind the product, and honor the 30-day Money Back Guarantee...

Marion M

...But I am SO DISAPPOINTED in their recent customer service and the quality of the product I received..

Product or Service Quality
1.3 (21 reviews)
1.4 (45 reviews)
Reviewer's quote

product activated too many times. I am STILL left with a legally paid for product that has ceased to work - had only been used on the same desktop and laptop that Corel activation system has messed up and their management refuse to investigate what is a widespread problem, abd support staff are...


IF I ever get this straightened out (as in new, undamaged product), I will NEVER order anything from them again. Nova Development is NOT a part of Hallmark, and Hallmark doesn't even know that Nova Development exists (I know because I contacted Hallmark). I can't remember now if I paid for this by...

Linda D
1.8 (21 reviews)
1.4 (38 reviews)
Reviewer's quote

Bought Studio 23 update version in nov 2019. On their website no information at all about update-installation. Contacted Corel support with some questions. Got an almost immediate response which answered my first question but for the rest was useless. I tried again and got the same reaction....


Spent 2 hours trying to get a code never received one. Brought computer from HSN included some other promos I couldn't install because I couldn't get this one


Corel and Nova Development Pros and Cons

  • Long term preference for wp product
  • Fairly good range of products
  • Software is amazing
  • Software
  • Products i have purchased in the past
  • Idea
  • Customer service
  • Unreliable product and technical and customer support
  • Terrible customer service
  • We gave all this information previously
  • Runaround
  • No solution to problem

Corel and Nova Development Most Positive Reviews

Top rated reviews

I wrote and air-mailed a letter to the CEO of Corel outlining the problems. Result absolutely NO RESPONSE whatsoever by...


I ordered this download in February 2017 as I really love the Greeting Card Factory and have owned them since the...

Corel and Nova Development Most Critical Reviews

Lowest rated reviews

Purchased did pro 11. Downloaded it would not install saying it's corrupted.
Unable to register product on corel site.


Downloaded the software and opened file. Have used AutoCAD before so thought this would be easier. Claimed to have 10,...

Corel and Nova Development Latest Reviews

Recent published reviews

Bought Studio 23 update version in nov 2019. On their website no information at all about update-installation....

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Still trying to unsubscribe from receiving emails at slr_oasis@yahoo.com

Read all 213 reviews

Corel and Nova Development Products and Services

Most reviewed product and services
  • Corel Technical Support (9 reviews)
  • Corel Graphics Software (5 reviews)
  • Corel Paintshop Pro X9 Ultimate Graphics Software (4 reviews)
  • Nova Development Graphics Software (15 reviews)
  • Nova Development Customer Care (12 reviews)
  • Nova Development Technical Support (8 reviews)