Some of its features have not been matched even by the latest Windows software, and its interface remains unequaled for efficiency and elegance.
Its support for multiple font formats has not been equaled by any other program or operating system, and its support for multiple alphabets, languages, and symbol sets has only been equaled by twenty-first-century versions of Windows, Linux, and the Mac OS.
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New features include the following: italics and underlines can be displayed in text mode; more than 60 lines of text can be visible in a window; the number of rows and columns on screen can be changed while the program is open; text can be copied and pasted to and from the Windows clipboard without macros or add-ons; a keystroke (Win-Enter) switches between windowed mode and a full-screen mode that uses Windows's fonts but is as fast as - or faster than - WP in traditional hardware-based full-screen mode.
If you are , and you are looking for a printer driver for your new printer, see this site's printer driver page for WPDOS 5.1 or a separate printer driver page for WPDOS 6.0, 6.1, or 6.2.
If you need to open old Word Perfect files (files created in WPDOS 4.2, 5.1, or 6.x) on a modern computer, you can use any version of Word Perfect for Windows, starting with version 6 of Word Perfect for Windows.
Information about other methods of running Word Perfect for DOS under 64-bit Windows may also be found on this site.
It makes absolutely no difference whether you have a Pro or Basic or Home or Ultimate or Enterprise or any other specific subtype of Windows XP, Vista, or Windows 7, 8, or 10; Word Perfect for DOS will run equally well on Pro, Basic, Home, or any other variety of Windows.