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Subscription models bring in less money upfront as payment is spread over the entire period of use unlike traditional packaged software, but typically ensure more predictable recurring revenue. Upgrades will be available only through online subscriptions from June 17, a company executive said on Monday at an annual conference, where Adobe showcases its latest products.
Membership Plans and Availability:-Creative Cloud membership for individuals is US$49.99 per month based on annual membership. If You want to have acces to single app, You will pay 19,99$ monthly
-Existing customers who own CS3 to CS5.5 get their first year of Creative Cloud at the discounted rate of US $29.99 per month.
-Students and teachers can get Creative Cloud for $29.99 per month. Promotional pricing is available for first year is 19,99$.
-Creative Cloud for teams is priced at US $69.99 per month per seat. Existing customers, who own a volume license of CS3 or later, get their first year of Creative Cloud for teams at the discounted -rate of US $39.99 per month per seat if they sign up before the end of August 2013. A team version of Creative Cloud includes everything individual members receiv
"Hundred percent of what we do moving forward will be in Creative Cloud, there will be no more Creative Suite, there will be no new version of Creative Suite," said Scott Morris, senior marketing director of Creative Cloud.
Creative Suite 6, launched in May 2012, combines software such as Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Flash and Dreamweaver that are used by professional designers.
Creative Cloud helps customers access the Creative Suite software package through online subscriptions.
Customers can buy a Creative Cloud subscription for $74.99 on a monthly basis and $49.99 per month for an annual subscription.
The Creative Suite 6 Master Collection, which includes all Creative Suite tools, is priced at $2,599, an amount that could buy more than four years worth of Creative Cloud annual subscriptions.
"This is a shift that we've been looking at for quite some time," David Wadhwani, Senior Vice President, Digital Media, told Reuters in an interview.
"We plan to continue to support and sell Creative Suite 6 and customers can continue to purchase that for the foreseeable future," he said. While the existing design programs will still be sold for a license fee, which customers buy once and can use for years without making extra payments, those software won't get the newer functionalities, Adobe executives said. (Additional reporting by Jim Finkle in Boston; Editing by Saumyadeb Chakrabarty)
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