Adobe Creative Cloud now available in India for Rs 2,885 per month
Adobe has launched its Creative Cloud in India at an promotional price of Rs 2,885 per month. To begin with only the Team version being released and the remaining SKUs will be launched at a later date. For those who don’t know the Creative Cloud suite allows users to download all Adobe Master Collection apps like Photoshop, Lightroom, InDesign, Illustrator, Premiere Pro, Dreamweaver and AfterEffect any number of times within the subscription period.
The biggest advantage of such a cloud based setup is that the user need not worry about updating apps as everything is automatically updated in the cloud.
Apart from the core Creative Suite desktop applications, Adobe Edge tools and services will be offered directly via the cloud and users will be able to use them offline as well. Using the Creative Cloud users will have the ability to either save files locally and the moment a data connection is detected the content will be synced with the cloud, hence eliminating dependence on a stable Internet connection. Though for, this also the user will require to connect to the cloud through internet at least once in 30 days.
Also, the Creative Cloud is compatible with Mac as well as Windows and provides users the privilege to install as well as access apps from primary as well as back up computers. Apart from this, the users will also be able to deliver mobile apps on iOS and Android marketplaces and publish, manage and host websites using Creative Cloud services.
Currently, it has been launched at a promotional price of the of Rs 2,885, but this offer runs out on April 30 and its price will go up to Rs 4,040 per month with 100GB of cloud storage.
It can be purchased through Adobe’s network of resellers or can be purchased through a reseller via Adobe’s Value Incentive Plan. The interesting point is that if unsatisfied, a user could also cancel their subscription, which would let the user get back 50 percent of the amount for the remaining time period.
With the Creative Cloud Adobe is also refashioning its native apps in the form of a subscription service similar to the way Microsoft is reinventing the business model of ist Office productivity suite.