During my surfing today, I learned that Adobe is poised to release Creative Suite version 5.5. Since we just upgraded all our software at work to CS5, I was curious to know what had changed.
As I was reading on Adobe’s site, I saw that they are now offering a subscription price, in addition to their upgrade and initial purchase prices. Thus, it appears that Adobe is moving to a software-as-a-service (SAAS) model, which is an interesting move. Is it a good buy for you? Well, lets look at the numbers.
There are some Adobe products that I absolutely love. I love PhotoShop, Illustrator, and Dreamweaver. I’m a fan of InDesign and Acrobat. I use these tools at work, but have never been able to justify the cost to purchase these for home use. Would it be cost effective for me to do so now?
Take a look at these options: