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yes I should get a kickback from Adobe, haha. If I had the educator's 
discount I would go the download route, I think.

Gail



On 4/28/14 12:52 PM, Gretchen Halpert wrote:
> Gail,
> You're a such a good salesperson, I now wonder if I should have gone 
> with subscription, particularly to switch my website from iWeb to 
> Muse. But I bought CS6 last year with an educator's discount. Price 
> was right and no monthly fee. Marj, if you can get an ed discount for 
> just the programs you use, I'd go with CS6. If not, I'd go with the 
> Cloud.
>
> Gretchen
>
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>
>
> On Apr 28, 2014, at 12:39 PM, Gail Guth <[log in to unmask] 
> <mailto:[log in to unmask]>> wrote:
>
>> I'll agree with Emily. They just increased the total costs too, so 
>> the monthly went up quite a bit. Despite that, I do like the fact 
>> that the upgrades are automatic, and the fact that you have access to 
>> EVERY program and feature they offer, not just the main programs. I 
>> didn't think that would be a big deal, but I discovered Muse, which 
>> is like iWeb on steroids, and I use it to put my website together (no 
>> coding, interface much like InDesign); it saved me from blowing my 
>> mind on Dreamweaver, which i do not have the time or patience for. 
>> I've used Adobe Forms Central, too. You have access to all their web 
>> fonts, all the support, and Behance, which I haven't used but looks 
>> intriguing. You can host your Muse website through them for free. 
>> There are other availabilities too.
>>
>> To some extent, it's more than I need, usually, but having all of 
>> that available is a nice perk. Who knows? I might need other programs 
>> in the future. They keep adding and enhancing what they offer as well.
>>
>> Gail
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> On 4/28/14 12:20 PM, Emily S. Damstra wrote:
>>> Marj, in my humble opinion, having to use subscription-based 
>>> software (i.e. Creative Cloud) is inevitable. You could postpone it 
>>> for a little while if you like, but I'm presuming that eventually a 
>>> subscription will be the only option. I think software by monthly 
>>> subscription is actually a great idea because I don't like to pay 
>>> for upgrades which mean that I skip versions which leads to a 
>>> steeper learning curve when I finally do upgrade. It's the /amount 
>>> /of Adobe's monthly fee that I find frustrating.
>>>
>>> ---
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>>> Waterloo, Ontario
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>>>
>>> On Mon, Apr 28, 2014 at 12:11 PM, Marjorie Leggitt 
>>> <[log in to unmask] <mailto:[log in to unmask]>> wrote:
>>>
>>>     I know this discussion has been on the List-Serv before, but now
>>>     with CC out for some time and CS6 now 2 years old, I thought
>>>     Iâ,"d pose the question again. Is it a good idea to
>>>     purchase Creative Suite 6 (now, 2 years old) or jump to the Cloud?
>>>
>>>     I only use Acrobat, Illustrator, InDesign, and Photoshop and
>>>     idea of one more monthly fee is really frustrating.
>>>
>>>     All comments/opinions are welcome.
>>>
>>>     Marj
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