Now that the new Adobe Creative Suite 6 has been released some things have changed and if you want to have Photoshop there are more options available now than buying it full and alone. By the way CS7 will not be released until around May/June 2014.
IMPORTANT: All the prices are only for USA, please check on your country the pricing
Photoshop Elements 10 is available to buy only and cost between 50$ and 95$
I am making this because I want also to decide what to do with Photoshop CS6 and know that I will not buy the full version or upgrade.
The latest information and LOTS of things can be found in
PhotoshopCafe Creative Suite 6 SuperGuide Site
Photoshopsupport.com with articles and many discounts available.
http://www.photoshop.com/ Learning, Lots of information and much more
BUYING, RENTING BY SOFTWARE (SUBSCRIPTION), OR ADOBE CLOUD CLUB, OR ACADEMIC
Now is the firts time that Adobe have different options to USE the software they make legally.
BUYING is the usual way when you buy the software on a shop or on internet paying the FULL price of the software.
All the prices table and options here
Photoshop CS6 699$
Photoshop Extended Version 999$
Discount availables and offers on shops
be very careful of many online scams and false OEM software shops where you pay and get nothing!!!
To see the difference between the two please see this comparison table of features
Buy also Software packs MUCH cheaper than the whole price (for this search for it in the above link of the pricing table)
RENTING OR SUBSCRIPTION (is the same)
Please, See here all the available Subscriptions plans
A subscription to Adobe is the same difference as to buying or renting a house or an apartment.
A subscription to Adobe is the same like renting an apartment, You can live in the apartment as far as you pay for the rent, and even if you rent the apartment for 5 or 10 years, you will never get the ownership of the apartment, but you will always be able to use it if you pay for it.
Photoshop renting or subscription
19.99$ if you make a contract for one year and STILL pay month by month
29.99$ if you decide to pay month by month and stop and continue when you want.
This is made for a specific software or group of software that you want use from the selection available
Adobe CS6: Why Buy When You Can Rent?
ADOBE CREATIVE CLOUD CLUB MEMBERSHIP
IMPORTANT: So you know that you like it and know how it works, you can test FOR FREE the Adobe Cloud for 30 Days. See here for your inscription for free
Adobe unveils CS6 and subscription-based Creative Cloud service, up for pre-order now (video)
Adobe Creative Cloud: What it means for you (no matter who you are)
Adobe Creative Cloud: Questions answered - Why it is good for me and what benefit over buying?
49.99$ if you make a contract for one year and STILL pay month by month
74.99$ if you decide to pay month by month and stop and continue when you want.
For a monthly fee you get nearly ALL of the Adobe Software that is available, (even Lightroom soon to be included) that runs on a computer (not included mobile Apps) AND also includes some exclusive software that is ONLY available for Adobe Clouds members and that you can´t buy even if you want it.
FULL Adobe FAQ for many of the questions you may have can be found here
Information about Creative Cloud & CS6 Subscriptions Now Available
MY Personal FAQ
YES, this is totally true you will have the right to receive FREE ALL the future updates Adobe makes for the software you are renting, you will NEVER have to pay EXTRA for any upgrade as it happens with owners of the licences.
I am sorry, but this is wrong, you are NOT paying the whole in tiny pieces, you are NOT making a payment by installments, you are RENTING the photoshop licence, so as I have said above, in the same as renting an apartment, you will never get ownership of the licence.
If you want to pay Photoshop CS6 in tiny pieces each months AND GET at the end the licence for the whole thing, you should ask to the store you buy it from for a LOAN and ask for deferred payment or payment by installments, you need to have a credit that you can pay monthly.
ONE YEAR vs PAY MONTH PER MONTH SUBSCRIPTION OR ADOBE CLOUD
The very good thing on this is that YOU DON´T PAY the full year at first as it happens in other places, you STILL keep paying month by month
The one-year plan offers lower monthly payments and requires a one-year commitment. This is the ideal plan for customers on an older software version who may no longer be eligible for upgrade pricing but want to have the most current release and latest features.
A one-year subscription requires a commitment for the full year and monthly payments. If you decide to end a one-year subscription before the 12-month period is over, you will be charged 50% of the remaining amount left on your contract.
The month-to-month plan provides the flexibility of a short-term commitment, allowing you to end your subscription at any time. If you decide to restart, simply purchase a new subscription without having to reinstall your apps. This is the ideal plan for freelancers and owners of small businesses who need to accommodate for temporary staffing and require software on an as-needed basis.
Subscription accounts can be reactivated within six months of expiration. After six months, your account will be deactivated and you will have to purchase a new subscription.
|Posted: July 29, 2012 4:59 pm|
|... Spaceray just make a blog.|
|Posted: July 29, 2012 11:43 pm|
|SpaceRay needs a life outside the internets. (as do I)|
|Posted: July 30, 2012 1:48 am|
|Hehe, but then the forum would be rather quiet|
|Posted: July 30, 2012 2:03 am|
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