In reading comments in community posts and collecting my own thoughts I am having some serious questions of how you are planning on taking your software offerings. You offer software at a given price forever but seem to be developing a policy of adding a year to each new release and charging for it. I pay approximately $110 per year for my Lightroom subscription and it includes, not only a proven editing system, and a very well-working DAM. You are talking now about a release of Luminar 2019. I am doubting that you will release your DAM before the end of the year and probably are going to include it in Luminar 2019 and at an additional price as you have just done with an Aurora update. I really love your products, but you have been promising a free update of your DAM for over a year and you have demonstrated with your pricing of the Aurora update that customers may never have a situation that paying once will be the policy. I am concerned that continual updates over time will possibly exceed the annual cost of what Adobe is doing. I am not hung up with dollars but with concern about marketing techniques and ethics.
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