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Do you prefer to buy or rent software?

Survey period: 11 Mar 2013 to 18 Mar 2013

Pay a one-time $50 charge or pay $5 a month - but only on the months you need it. Which model works best for you?

OptionVotes% 
I prefer to pay once and own forever72357.38723 votes, 57.38%
I use the model that ends up cheaper for me18014.29180 votes, 14.29%
I prefer to pay only when I'm using the software997.8699 votes, 7.86%
It depends18614.76186 votes, 14.76%
I have no preference.725.7172 votes, 5.71%



 
GeneralI prefer not paying at all... Pin
Naerling11-Mar-13 13:46
memberNaerling11-Mar-13 13:46 
GeneralRe: I prefer not paying at all... Pin
Collin Jasnoch13-Mar-13 11:46
memberCollin Jasnoch13-Mar-13 11:46 
GeneralRe: I prefer not paying at all... Pin
Naerling13-Mar-13 12:01
memberNaerling13-Mar-13 12:01 
GeneralRe: I prefer not paying at all... Pin
Collin Jasnoch13-Mar-13 12:05
memberCollin Jasnoch13-Mar-13 12:05 
GeneralRe: I prefer not paying at all... Pin
Naerling13-Mar-13 13:02
memberNaerling13-Mar-13 13:02 
GeneralRe: I prefer not paying at all... Pin
Collin Jasnoch14-Mar-13 3:47
memberCollin Jasnoch14-Mar-13 3:47 
GeneralIt depends..on the price. Pin
SoMad11-Mar-13 10:36
memberSoMad11-Mar-13 10:36 
GeneralI have nothing pithy to say. Pin
Marc Clifton11-Mar-13 9:46
protectorMarc Clifton11-Mar-13 9:46 
Aren't you glad you didn't have to pay for that gem of wisdom? Wink | ;)

Marc

GeneralThen there is the Steam model... Pin
OriginalGriff11-Mar-13 6:59
mvpOriginalGriff11-Mar-13 6:59 
GeneralRe: Then there is the Steam model... Pin
i0013-Mar-13 5:15
member i0013-Mar-13 5:15 
GeneralOption needed??? Pin
Johnny J.11-Mar-13 4:57
memberJohnny J.11-Mar-13 4:57 
GeneralRe: Option needed??? Pin
CDP180211-Mar-13 13:14
memberCDP180211-Mar-13 13:14 
GeneralRe: Option needed??? Pin
Johnny J.11-Mar-13 22:47
memberJohnny J.11-Mar-13 22:47 
GeneralCheck First Pin
W Balboos11-Mar-13 4:56
memberW Balboos11-Mar-13 4:56 
GeneralIt depends Pin
ravithejag11-Mar-13 2:01
memberravithejag11-Mar-13 2:01 
GeneralI prefer to pay only when I'm using the software Pin
Shubh Agrahari10-Mar-13 23:16
memberShubh Agrahari10-Mar-13 23:16 
GeneralFree support contract included in purchase [modified] Pin
R. Erasmus10-Mar-13 22:53
memberR. Erasmus10-Mar-13 22:53 
GeneralRe: Free support contract included in purchase Pin
Mycroft Holmes12-Mar-13 0:14
memberMycroft Holmes12-Mar-13 0:14 
Generalit depends Pin
Sharath C V10-Mar-13 21:11
memberSharath C V10-Mar-13 21:11 
GeneralRe: it depends Pin
Nelek10-Mar-13 23:07
memberNelek10-Mar-13 23:07 
GeneralRe: it depends Pin
AlexCode11-Mar-13 0:20
memberAlexCode11-Mar-13 0:20 
GeneralRe: it depends Pin
Dan Neely12-Mar-13 4:58
memberDan Neely12-Mar-13 4:58 

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