I'm not paying a monthly fee for software only

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You require me to pay a monthly for for just the photoshop software. I'm not doing it. I think you can charge me a one time fee for the software. I don't want the cloud and don't want to pay for it. I just want to pay one time for software and use it indefinitely. Until you comply, I will not buy any of your products.
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Rob Rippengale

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It sounds easy to just buy one version and use it forever, but there are advancements in image processing and camera support every year.

Long ago, I bought Adobe CS3 (with every Adobe product in it), and they upgraded me to CS4 for free because it came out soon after my purchase. It wasn't long before I wanted CS5 (Photoshop got Content-Aware Fill) but I couldn't rationalize buying the entire CS5 suite.

But now, the Photography plan provides constantly updated Photoshop and LightRoom (the real LightRoom) and is cheaper than buying a new version every couple of years. I would not be happy using CS4 today.

The Gimp is free software that can do a lot of what Photoshop does, but in my opinion Photoshop is better. And worth paying for.
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Unless, the community of Adobe Users refuses to purchase a yearly or monthly subscription. Adobe will not go back to purchase software. Adobe should offer a deal that if you get subscription. Two year program or four. The user will have the option to keep a full license product. But the Steve Jobs day's. You buy it, you own. Has died when he pass... 

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