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12 month LRC and PS combo Black Friday deals


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I bought one of these last year at a good price. It was difficult to find then and seemingly even more difficult to find this year. Anybody any pointers or links please?

Unless forced, I am not interested in monthly plans nor am I interested in cloud based storage options.
Many thanks
Unless forced, I am not interested in monthly plans nor am I interested in cloud based storage options.
Many thanks
Adobe sells subscriptions on monthly or annual plans. If you don’t like monthly you can pay annually. Microsoft sells Office on an annual plan. Apple charges for iCloud storage for a monthly fee on everything above the free 5GB. ON1 has an annual subscription too. There are not a lot of computer software that is not sold as a subscription.

The key word in “Cloud based storage options” is that they are an “Option”. Even Adobe’s Lightroom, has a Local Option now.

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Just to add to what Cletus said even though you aren't interested in cloud based storage options you've been paying for it. 20GB at least. LrC does require local file storage with an option to sync to the cloud. If you choose to sync only smart previews up there which do not technically count towards the 20GB.

Lr which was introduced in 2017 automatically sent files to cloud storage. Version 7 offers something I never expected to see. An option to choose between local and cloud.

As for forcing (a term I've never understood) if you don't renew your subscription you will lose the Develop and Map modules. Portfolio as well if you are using it. You can use everything else and you get 2GB of cloud storage for life. It makes no difference if you pay annually or monthly for the subscription. It's an annual contract.
We've posted a few Amazon Prime UK deals this year, but it's not on offer so far this BF. We're keeping our eyes open. This is the link we'd expect it to be on: Adobe Lightroom Photography Plan (20GB)
Oh good spot, thanks for sharing!
On my iPhone I was able to log in to Amazon UK which was a first. £80 which after conversion came out to what I pay in Canada. I don't need Mcfee. I then did this on my iMac. I guess I missed the sale. This about $200 CND.

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It let me get to the end and when I pressed buy it gave me the wrong county warning. We gave a try. I see on my account there is a deal on the All Apps plan only. Amazon Canada just sells books. Maybe one day.

It's not a game changer anyway. I often joke on other sites. We spend thousands on precision camera gear but will wait 3 months for BF to save $20. I paid annually since 2017 just so I would not have to see it on my credit card every month. I can afford to pay it annually but it was up this month. Economy is a little tougher and we had heaver month than normal so two days before renewal I decided to go monthly. I got a refund for 90 cents :)
We spend thousands on precision camera gear but will wait 3 months for BF to save $20. :)
Or are unwilling to buy a large enough additional hard disk drive so we can do "every time Lightroom exits" catalog backups. Or perhaps newer model GPU card to get better performance on DeNoise or other GPU-intensive activities.