If you've been slack about updating your Adobe Creative Cloud software (including Photoshop, Lightroom and Illustrator, it's time to do something about that. Adobe is warning subscribers that if they haven't kept their apps up to date, they "at risk of potential claims of infringement by third parties".
If you're using an outdated app that's been discontinued, you should receive an email from Adobe warning you that you're no longer licensed to use it, and instructions on how to upgrade it.
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The company says it can't comment on what the third-party copyright infringement involves, exactly, because the litigation is currently ongoing.
However, AppleInsider (opens in new tab) suggests that the issue might involve Dolby, which filed a legal complaint (opens in new tab) against Adobe earlier this year claiming that the software company "refused to comply with its legal obligations" when selling apps that use Dolby's audio processing tech.
Adobe says that from now on, users will only be able to download the two most recent versions of Creative Cloud apps.
Hi Brent, going forward, Creative Cloud customers can download only the two most recent major versions of CC applications. More info here: https://t.co/PQ3gxlos87 If you have additional questions about your account, please contact us: https://t.co/RBrevCdNGz Thanks ^Madison13 May 2019
If you've been thinking about a Creative Cloud subscription, you can take advantage of 40% off the price of your subscription. Don't worry, all the apps you download will be current and fine to use.
Adobe Creative Cloud All Apps | 40% off the normal price (opens in new tab)
A massive 40% off Creative Cloud can be yours if you sign up now. It means a saving of way more than $200/£200 over the course of the next years. That's a major price reduction on what is usually a pretty pricey creative package. Fantastic value, but only for one week...
- US price:
$52.99 $29.99 p/m
- UK price:
£49.94 £30.34 p/m
- Europe price:
€59.49 €35.69 p/m
DEAL ENDS THURSDAY, MAY 23
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