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Maybe I’m missing something, but why all the hate for Adobe’s subscription-based licensing?

I keep hearing people say that it’s more expensive in the long-run, but if you’re used to buying the Creative Suite for both print and web design, and upgrading regularly, I can’t see it being more expensive for almost seven years. Plus, the subscription deal gives you access to everything, and the latest of it. Monthly payments also make tracking cost for software purchases easier for tax purposes.

Besides, even if you do decide to “buy” the applications outright, you never actually own the software, only a license. And technically even that, in some circumstances, could be revoked.