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Old 09-18-2019, 06:47 PM
Paul Nelthorpe Paul Nelthorpe is offline
Join Date: Sep 2013
Location: Melbourne
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Default Re: What happened to my plugins?

Originally Posted by Darryl Ramm View Post
None of this makes total sense to me for several reasons... including how those plugins are still licensed on the other compute (maybe they actually no longer are.. Paul are you sure you can still open and run those sessions on your older computer and those plugins actually work? -- not just it does not complain, but you see/hear the plugins actually work). But this is the closest I can get to of thinking of any path that might get to this situation.

It would be good to understand what happened, but ultimately this may also not worth a lot of effort. Even if no longer available via that promotion, Paul can purchase each stomp-box plugin perpetual license for $4.99, or subscribe to the complete plugin bundle for $50/year... or get that include in the annual price if he swaps to a modern subscription license. And hopefullu all the other issues Paul has had have been resolved with other downloads being put in his Avid account.

BTW while not horrible I think those licensing statements still could have been explained better in the blog, they might still be interpreted overly favorably by some folks (if they ignore the golden rule of licensing... read everything in the vendor's favor )
I can definitely use these plugins on my old computer.

I am currently touching up and old session file from a band I recorded, and I am doing it on my laptop. All plugins are without a doubt working audibly and clearly.

I am once again at work, but will try and thoroughly read through all of these posts when I get home, a lot of it is going over my head currently.

I know that I can buy perpetual licenses for 5 bucks, and a yearly subscription for 50, but I'm just not that interested in these plugins. They are only marginally better or easier to use than pro tools stock plugins or free plugins that I've downloaded.
Had I known that I was using plugins that would stop being available after a certain period, I never would have used them.

Honestly, I only really want these plugins to work for about a week or two so that I can polish off the tunes for this band. After I am done with this, I think I am going to throw in the towel with pro tools and switch to Logic for my mastering and recording sessions, so a perpetual, or even yearly license is just not worth the money for me.
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