Well Develop International Limited was founded in 2002 with its headquarters in Hong Kong. Its nature of business is to develop, manufacture, market, distribute and support (after-sales) PC software applications.
In January 2003, Well Develop launched its first product, NextOffice, an office-suite application. Soon after its launch in 2003, NextOffice gained the confidence of two world-class PC brands, Hewlett-Packard (HP) and NEC, both of which bundled NextOffice in their PC sales. Since then, NextOffice has been approved consecutively for 6 years by HP headquarters in the U.S. as HP's bundle of office-suite applications in its PC sales. Just in 2003 and 2004 alone, 100,000+ licenses of NextOffice were sold in Hong Kong. Currently, over 250,000 licenses of NextOffice were sold, making it the second best selling office-suite software (after Microsoft) in Hong Kong with an excellent image in software support and distribution.
In 2005, Well Develop launched NextPDF, another PC application. NextPDF has also been welcome by SME companies in Hong Kong and some of its clients include Environmental Protection Department of the Hong Kong Government, Hospital Authority of the Hong Kong , Citic Pacific Group, Shui On Construction, Sime Darby Group, Airports Council International in Geneva, Cambridge University Press, Taiwan Central Weather Bureau etc.
In 2006, Well Develop launched 2 language products for PC users, namely 'NextSpeak - Mandarin TTS' and 'NextSpeak - English TTS'. Each of the products is a learning tool in human voice using Text-To-Speech (TTS) technology. Some of these customers include Custom and Excise Department of the Hong Kong Government, Civil Aids Service of the Hong Kong Government, Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education (Lee Wai Lee) Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education (Haking Wong), Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education (Morrison Hill) Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education (Kennedy Town), Hong Kong Youth Institution. NextSpeak - Mandarin TTS has been endorsed by the most reputable Mandarin training centre Xianggang PuTongHua Yanxishe in Hong Kong.
In addtion to developing and supporting our own software products, Well Deveop also cooperates with overseas developers to localize, market, distribute and support software products for the Hong Kong, China and Taiwan marketplaces. Our retail channels cover 200+ software shops, book shops and photo chain stores.