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Microsoft To Continue With Shrink-Wrapped Office Software, and Subscription Software
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msg:4571901
 4:02 pm on May 8, 2013 (gmt 0)

Clearly, the reaction to Adobe's announcement spurs Microsoft into stating its position about cloud-based and desktop-based software.

However, unlike Adobe, we think people's shift from packaged software to subscription services will take time. Within a decade, we think everyone will choose to subscribe because the benefits are undeniable. In the meantime, we are committed to offering choice--premier software sold as a package and powerful services sold as a subscription. Microsoft To Continue With Shrink-Wrapped Software, and Subscription Software [blogs.office.com]


Adobe switching to subscription model for Dreamweaver, Photoshop, Fireworks, etc. [webmasterworld.com]

 

bill




msg:4572556
 4:12 am on May 10, 2013 (gmt 0)

A lot of the Microsoft "packaged" software that I see these days consists of a download link and a software license printed on a plastic card. I have no problem getting rid of all my software CDs and DVDs if the new licensing deals seem comparable.

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