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Photoshop without subscription - If you want to use Photoshop CC and Lightroom as a photo package from Adobe as a full version, but without a subscription with monthly costs, you can buy a kind of prepaid license key from Amazon. The activation code or Redeem code from Adobe gives you access to all professional components of the photo and image processing programs Photoshop CC and Lightroom. Usually the key costs around 140 euros; According to user reviews, it can sometimes only be 110 euros thanks to promotions and discounts.
The "CC" in Photoshop CC stands for Creative Cloud, however, you do not have to be permanently online to use the code and the two programs. Of course, you need an internet connection to buy the Serial Key, and you will also need to visit Adobe's website to activate your one-year usage. After that, it should be enough to go online about every three months - for updates and the comparison of subscription data, etc. So you can use Photoshop CC and Lightroom without a subscription simply by prepaid.
Sometimes you can also find the entire Creative Cloud package on Amazon. Sometimes the package was already available for around 450 euros (with a discount of 30%), which is of course much cheaper than buying the monthly subscription from Amazon for 69,99 euros (12 x 69,99 euros = 839,88 euros ) concludes. For this reason, the annual licenses that you can get here at Amazon are usually much cheaper. The overall package then also includes software such as Premiere, After Effects, Dreamweaver, Illustrator and a lot more.
If you already use Adobe Photoshop CC and Lightroom, then the annual package from Adobe might be a good alternative to the monthly subscription price. Especially since you can be sure that after a year you will not accidentally have to pay more because you did not give notice in time. However, there are also alternative programs that are just as extensive as Photoshop and Lightroom and come at a one-time price of well under 100 euros. I mean of course Affinity Photo for Mac and PC as well as Affinity Photo for iPad the software company Serif.
How do you feel - rather use the well-known image editing programs with a subscription, use the prepaid service or buy the Photoshop alternative from Serif? Feel free to leave a comment on the topic;)
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