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A perpetual software license

For many hobbyist programmers like myself the annual renewal license model is too costly as I might only use it once or twice a year. There has always been a perpetual license option and I am disappointed that the only options are annually renewable.

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  • Dec 9 2017
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  • Wacky Toaster commented
    December 18, 2017 14:16

    I just cannot state this enough and I love doing so...

    1. It is not costly, it´s comparatively cheap. Even when you use it only twice a year. If 7.50€ per month sounds in any way expensive to you, you should maybe ask your mom to raise your pocket money. Almost any hobby will easily cost 3 times as much.
    2. If you literally program once, maybe twice a year, are you sure you want to consider this your hobby? If I go play paintball once a year, am I a hobbyist paintball player?
    3. Again, if you actually use it maybe twice a year, stick with Construct 2. It will serve you more than enough these two times per year, you can probably use it for 5 years at that pace and you barely scratched the surface of it´s capabilities.
    4. Scirra won´t change it, because there is simply nothing wrong with it. Maybe on the long run they will offer something, but I doubt it.
  • Mikhail Prokhorov commented
    22 Jul 15:08

    This is a must, but it will surely cost more than annual renewal license.

    The greatest benefit of it is that you only have to buy it once and never care about it. In region where I live it is difficult for me to send money to Scirra as everything you guys use to send money worldwide is not available to me so I have to rely on the help of family members who live in a foreign country. 

    Also customer-friendly decision: when Scirra creates Construct 4 & Construct 3 becomes deprecated, all users who ever bought Construct 3 under any license - should get free perpetual license.