Re: Adobe shifts to subscriptions for software package

Subject: Re: Adobe shifts to subscriptions for software package
From: David Crosswell <davidcrosswell -at- internode -dot- on -dot- net>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Tue, 07 May 2013 09:17:59 +1000

On 07/05/13 08:59, BrianH wrote:
> I don't know if this is old news. First I've heard about it...
> Adobe Systems Inc. said Monday that it will not release new versions of
> its Creative Suite software package. Instead, the maker of Photoshop,
> Illustrator and Acrobat, is shifting focus to Creative Cloud, which
> makes its software available through a monthly subscription that starts
> at $50 for an individual if they sign up for at least a year.
> [1]http://www.businessweek.com/ap/2013-05-06/adobe-shifts-to-subscripti
> ons-for-software-package
>
> References
>
> 1. http://www.businessweek.com/ap/2013-05-06/adobe-shifts-to-subscriptions-for-software-package

This is the way all commercial software is going to be in time.
Microsoft is moving in this direction also.
Just make sure that you keep copies of all your work locally, so that
you still have access to your work if you suddenly experience a period
of fiscal downturn.
It happens to the best of us.
Cheers!

David.

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