Avid Pro Audio Community

Avid Pro Audio Community

How to Join & Post  •  Community Terms of Use  •  Help Us Help You

Knowledge Base Search  •  Community Search  •  Learn & Support


Avid Home Page

Go Back   Avid Pro Audio Community > Pro Tools Software > Licensing & Accounts

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
  #1  
Old 11-22-2019, 06:24 PM
Reml@P Reml@P is offline
Member
 
Join Date: May 2018
Location: Adelaide, Australia
Posts: 22
Default Perpetual Academic Has Been Killed

With all of the new pricing hoopla going on, it would appear that Avid have killed off perpetual licenses for academic versions of Pro Tools. I can see perpetual being offered for single user (non-academic) but for academic versions, only month-to-month (i.e. subscription) is being offered.

Maybe I'm missing something? If I am, please let me know!

I run an online music program here in Australia (vocational education courses) and we offer Pro Tools academic (vanilla) as part of the course fees. Moving forward, I'm honestly not sure how we're going to facilitate this for our students if its subscription only.

IMHO, this seems short-sighted considering that once students have completed their studies, you essentially have them "on the hook" for the foreseeable future.

Oh well. This is progress apparently :)
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 11-25-2019, 11:12 AM
FilterDecay FilterDecay is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2000
Posts: 683
Default Re: Perpetual Academic Has Been Killed

this actually makes sense to me. Nobody needs a perpetual academic license because they aren't perpetually a academic.
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 11-27-2019, 09:19 AM
matthewmkb matthewmkb is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2017
Location: UK
Posts: 25
Default Re: Perpetual Academic Has Been Killed

Wow, I probably shouldn't be surprised but still am. There are many teachers and other kinds of educators, especially in poorer countries of Eastern and Southern Europe, who do very much benefit from those academic perpetual licenses. I have one and it's great because there is no penalty for reinstating lapsed plans and there was no price increase, still $99. Avid will keep doing whatever they can to make sure that there is less and less perpetual license holders in the wild.

Last edited by matthewmkb; 11-27-2019 at 09:42 AM.
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 12-17-2019, 11:56 AM
jeffro's Avatar
jeffro jeffro is offline
Avid
 
Join Date: Jun 1999
Location: Earth
Posts: 9,199
Default Re: Perpetual Academic Has Been Killed

If you are referring to Perpetual Licenses with Student/Teacher pricing, they were temporarily removed from the store page while the product was being converted from Boxed to Download.
__________________
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Upgrading from perpetual PT 10/11 lic. to perpetual PT12? Zakazastar Licensing & Accounts 2 05-25-2019 01:01 PM
Upgrade Perpetual PT Academic 12.2.1 djmichaelwenz Licensing & Accounts 1 10-06-2016 09:43 AM
Perpetual license - what exactly stays perpetual SixChurchStreet Licensing & Accounts 5 01-02-2016 10:43 AM
Academic upgrade to non-academic PT9 licence jntracks General Discussion 6 09-12-2014 05:46 AM
M-Powered Academic 7.4 / M-Audio MobilePre USB Academic Error Message JustparaDOX Pro Tools M-Powered (Win) 1 10-31-2008 10:09 AM


All times are GMT -7. The time now is 08:34 AM.


Powered by: vBulletin, Copyright ©2000 - 2008, Jelsoft Enterprises Limited. Forum Hosted By: URLJet.com