Photoshop: Provide discount for disabled customers and senior citizens

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Like student and teachers do a disable or senior citizen get the discount or they have to pay the full price. I have downloaded the free 30 days version and can not pay the full price when it will ask to buy it. Looking for discount.
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Jeffrey Tranberry, Sr. Product Manager, Digital Imaging

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Hi Jamil,

Do you just need Photoshop (and/or Lightroom)? Or do you need the entire Creative Cloud complete (all the applications)?

For the former, Creative Cloud Photography plan, $9.99/mo is the rock bottom price for all customers.
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Is there a discount price for all apps for disabled? As you probably know, I will never need all. There are only a couple of others that I would love to use (Dreamweaver...) other than Photoshop and Lightroom. I am NOT using for profit, just recreational. I am disabled now after a car accident on my way home from Software Consulting job. I am now 100% disabled and just want to stimulate my brain but cannot afford nor justify much over the $9.99 for CC Photography plan. I do like that price and want to pay something, for sure. Retail is just more than I can justify. There are many other comments on your site from others in my same or similar position (I am a veteran, but not a senior citizen quite yet). This seems to be an income stream being ignored. Can you assist in anyway?
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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled Photoshop: Provide discount for disabled users.

ASK!

I want Adobe to fairly prIce Dreamweaver and Photoshop for my disability.
I am a disabled person.
This means I cannot attend work and school.
I must rest at home as much as I can.
My income is subsistence and I cannot afford Dreamweaver and Photoshop street.
I can afford Dreamweaver and Photoshop student.
I want Adobe to fairly price Dreamweaver and Photoshop for my disability.
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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled You should add a business category of: Retired Senior!.

You should add a business category of: Retired Senior!

You are missing out on a HUGE group of Adobe users by ignoring the burgeoning senior retired community!

One thing we share, is no Industry affiliation (any more) and a limited budget!

Why don't you offer a 'Senior Discount' for those of us that use your products for family photos, etc.? This is a huge niche of people that have always used your products before retiring and you are ignoring us!

At least add it to your list of Industries so that you can assess our size?

Also, I'm adding this suggestion to your Photoshop area because your feedback form doesn't have a category for your new Creative Cloud?? You should add this to the feedback form, too!

I think you will find that many of your most experienced users and promoters are (or soon will be) retired seniors. Ignore us at your own risk!

I've joined Creative Cloud for $20 a month for the first year because I own and use Photoshop CS6 (I've actually been a Photoshop User since v3) but I can tell you that when this 1-year discount expires, I will not be able to afford the $50 a month pricing. I don't make a dime with your products but I know my works have interested many who have seen them, to purchase your software!

Think about it? Please.

Us 'baby boomers' are retiring in unprecedented numbers! Don't miss out on this huge opportunity!

Many of us have used your software in our businesses for decades. You don't want to loose all of our expertise?
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I want to add my voice to this idea. I owned Master Collection to use for work and personal projects, and now I can afford the Photoshop & Lightroom subscription, but not the rest. A pick and choose approach rather than the huge bundles now on offer would be good, but just giving seniors a discount would mean a lot to a great many people living on fixed incomes.
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I found this discussion clicking link in other topic. Problem I find in these posts is not mine as I'm not aged yet, but I may guess why there is discount for students and teachers while not for disabled and senior customers. Shortly saying, it's all about money.

Investing in students who don't earn much yet, makes they're going to learn Adobe products instead of looking alternatives, so when they are finally on their own they're going to use them still and pay more money for beeing alredy familiar with instead of getting to know something different from basis again.

It is similary with teachers. If there are Adobe products in schools then young people are going to buy same programs they need to practise class exercises on. Additionally it's more likely they will continue their work with Adobe stuff than spending money for some other kind of programs that do the same.

What disabled persons and seniors can give back? Someone disabled, but with abiility to work is like regular customer so may afford to pay like all others, but those who do it for their personal use while want discount will not increase Adobe income in future. Seniors will die in 5 - 15 years, so again their lives are not important for company which point is to earn money, or at least get something back in long-term future period letting earlier some gorups of users - like students and teachers - pay less.
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Timothy Blackmore

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Adobe can well afford to extend Seniors a discount. I've spread the word about the entire suite of Adobe tools for ever 25 years which is good for Adobe in the long run whether I'm retired or not.
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Adobe would do well to suport me with a retired senoirs' discount. I am retired from my university teaching position, but still tutor individual students. I have a teenager at home who will be a student at university soon. In my position I am networked and have the authority to shape other people's attitudes.
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I agree. Adobe should consider giving Seniors a major discount. I am sure there are many like myself who have used...and paid for... Adobe products for 25 years+. As a professional designer I am mostly retired but now devote my talents pro bono for Community Service projects,Historical Society, flyers funeral booklets for folks who need them and any way to give back using my skills. And I am confident there are many like myself who do the same. Surely this could be taken into consideration for special pricing for those of us over 65.
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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled Support for Retired Professionals.

For 20 years I was a fully licensed professional user of CS, from early days to the last CS edition. Over the decades I have paid many thousands of Euros for my CS software licenses, and have used the full suite. Now, however, I am retired on a modest pension. I wish to continue using Photoshop for my home photographs, but I cannot afford the CC fees. However, since my Mac Pro running Mac OS High Sierra is going all 64 bit I cannot continue to use my old licensed software, that is now legacy software. I must upgrade. An alternative to Photoshop is GIMP but I would prefer to remain with Photoshop. I recommend that Adobe make a low cost single-user subscription available for retired professionals. It would be simple to acquire proof of age and pension entitlement, after which the single user could remain authenticated in the system. I hope to hear a positive response from Adobe to this suggestions.
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