Adobe Creative Cloud Replaces Creative Suite

adobeWith an Adobe Creative Cloud subscription, you get access to Dreamweaver, Photoshop, Flash and Illustrator, as well as an array of other Adobe design products all in one.

Much has been said about Adobe’s recent announcement that it is discontinuing sales of its Creative Suite in disk form, opting instead to sell by subscription only:

Adobe discontinues Creative Suite, makes Cloud sole focus

Many longtime customers are protesting the change, and the debate about costs continues:

How greedy is Adobe’s Creative Cloud subscription? Not very

I made the change a few months ago, and after some initial difficulties in setup, things are going smoothly. A particular advantage is that the subscription works for Mac and PC users, eliminating the need to buy two versions.

Initial download of the programs can take a while, and with the Cloud, you are forced to register the product (not always a disadvantage). But the benefits of having updates in one place and of having the software always available online on any computer, are considerable.

Cloud-based subscription is becoming the norm, and while many users object, it is here to stay.

Contact Christopher Merrill (Phone: 773-755-2536) if you have thoughts or questions regarding the change.

About Christopher Merrill

Christopher Merrill is a Chicago freelance website designer, doing business since 1999. Specializing in website design for small- to mid- sized businesses and individuals, Christopher Merrill works closely with his clients to provide high-quality website design at an affordable price. Mr. Merrill has designed over 200 websites for his clients in Chicago and nationwide during the past decade. Christopher Merrill prides himself on providing an honest, hands-on approach with each individual client, in a friendly, relaxed atmosphere. Turnaround and response time are kept to a strict minimum, and Christopher Merrill is always ready to respond to all of your questions, whether you are looking for a Web design solution, or working closely with him to update your already-existing site.
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