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Old 06-26-2018, 08:15 AM
quincy_j_clomo quincy_j_clomo is offline
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Default Educational Licensing Confusion - Perpetual License


A few years ago I purchased a PERPETUAL license of PT12 at an academic discount (I work at an ALP.) I also purchased the yearly upgrade/support package. Now every year when I renew my upgrade/support package I have to confirm that I still work at the ALP and still qualify for the educational pricing. It's not a big deal because I do still work there and I do still qualify, but presumably that can't last for the rest of my life.

So if someday I no longer work at the ALP, what happens to my PERPETUAL license? Is it not, in fact, perpetual? Do I now have to fork over the difference between the educational and full price? I was under the impression that PERPETUAL meant just that - perpetual, ongoing, forever, independent of any employment or student situation. I was also under the impression that the upgrade/support package was a different product from my PT12 license, and therefor not related to my employment. Can someone please clear this up?
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Old 07-02-2018, 07:41 AM
quincy_j_clomo quincy_j_clomo is offline
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Really looking for an answer here, Avid. I have advised literally hundreds of students to purchase a perpetual license of PT under the educational pricing. I will no longer recommend purchasing if I do not get clarification.
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