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It's about time Adobe woke up and started looking at scaled packages. I'm still on the 1 yr promotional subscription for CC — $19.99/mo for the first year (plus a bonus month for the sync issues they fixed recently). But after the promo is up, I'll be paying $49.99/mo. But I only use, ID, PS, and IA. I almost never use DW, and Acrobat Pro is not part of CC, so I wouldn't mind a proportionate package at a lower cost. Hell, I'd be happy to pay $10 or $15/mo less just to use my main 3 apps.
Loc: Alexandria, VA
Gotta agree: for $20/month the entire CC suite is nice to have, but like you, I only use 2-3 apps on a regular basis. I'm *not* looking forward to the $50/month scheme -- unfortunately the a la carte pricing is more expensive if you go with more than two apps. It really would be nice if they had a three-app deal.
But then again, some people do use more apps, and some use less. And obviously not everyone uses the same two (or three or four, or one) apps. So the sheer number of packages Adobe would have to offer in order to satisfy everybody may well be impractical. The simple solution would be to reduce individual pricing, but at least in your case and mine, that would have to be around $10-$15/month to be cost effective -- not sure Adobe would go that low on a permanent basis (as opposed to promotional pricing) ...
You're half right. It is available in CC, but it's the same version as the standalone, non CC version, which, I guess is why CC isn't used as a suffix. I have the standalone version from a couple of years ago, but it's updated via CC.
I always think I need Dreamweaver, but the fact is that I haven't opened it in years. All I ever use is ID, PS, AI, Bridge, and Acrobat Pro. So I would love a smaller bundle of CC as well. But it's probably not gonna happen.
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1. Acrobat Pro X1 is the same animal as before CC, but even though I have it installed, it doesn't show up in the Installed/Up to Date list in the CC app. pane, but rather in the list of available apps. If I click Install, it puts a new copy of the same app on my HD, but then a day later, disappears from the Installed list, and is again listed as available. Nonetheless it's on the CC Home pane as installed on the correct date. Go figure…
2. Adobe did not release a CC version of Fireworks, so when I transferred my CS6 license, I assumed I'd have to forego FW. No big deal, because you can create animated gifs in Pshop with only a few additional steps (and it's not something I do very often, anyway). But because FW CS6 still shows in the Available list, I just installed it, expecting to be required to enter a CS6 license #. Evidently, it's now included the CC subscription! Go figure that, too...
Loc: Louisville, KY
smokin' deal for a year only. Then it goes up to regular price. To me this sounds like nothing more than Adobe trying to lure people off of the version they have that doesn't require CC so that they can get that regular revenue.
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