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Old 06-18-2019, 11:19 AM
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Please explain. I am seeing my renew plan @$99.00 a year or subscribe for $299.00 a year . If my math is right that is triple what I'm paying now. What is the advantage to getting a subscription.
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Old 06-18-2019, 11:21 AM
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If you already have a perpetual license you can crossgrade it to 99/year subscription
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Old 06-18-2019, 11:22 AM
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Ok , cool . How do I do that?
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Old 06-18-2019, 11:25 AM
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Ok , cool . How do I do that?
Just to be clear...with your current deal if you stop paying Pro Tools still works. With the 99 a year, you stop paying, Pro Tools will not open for you until you start paying again.
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Old 06-18-2019, 11:28 AM
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so what is the advantage to going to subscription?
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Old 06-18-2019, 11:29 AM
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so what is the advantage to going to subscription?
1 update a year
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Old 06-18-2019, 11:38 AM
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so what is the advantage to going to subscription?
As of July, it'll be half as much money as perpetual, to renew every year.

That's it.



This is pretty clearly another step toward a fully (and only) Adobe style subscription based model.
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Old 06-18-2019, 01:48 PM
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Ok , cool . How do I do that?
You DON'T! Because it wouldn’t be smart to give up a license you own to spend money on a monthly rental you don't own.

And Avid is counting on that.
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Old 06-18-2019, 01:52 PM
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You DON'T! Because it wouldn’t be smart to give up a license you own to spend money on a monthly rental you don't own.

And Avid is counting on that.
Exactly, I can't believe this is happening. No more renewal for me....
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Old 06-18-2019, 12:07 PM
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If you already have a perpetual license you can crossgrade it to 99/year subscription
who in their right mind would surrender a perpetual license to 'crossgrade' to a subscription

also what happens when they eventually raise that subscription price by 100% as well
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