Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

The Whale CapitalsThe Whale Capitals

Tech News

Affinity users won’t be forced into paying subscriptions following Canva acquisition

Illustration of the Canva and Affinity logos next to each other.
Affinity says subscriptions “will only ever be as an option alongside the perpetual model, for those who prefer it.” | Illustration: The Verge

After Canva’s acquisition of Affinity design software sparked concern regarding the future of its one-time purchase pricing model, both companies are now promising that users won’t be forced into subscribing to the service — ever.

On Wednesday, Canva and Affinity published a joint pledge promising to keep Affinity software “fair, transparent, and affordable,” including “the perpetual licenses that have made Affinity special.”

Affinity’s design software suite is considered to be one of the few viable alternatives to Adobe’s subscription-based Creative Cloud software like Photoshop and Illustrator. When the Canva acquisition was announced on Tuesday, Affinity users locked in on some vague FAQ wording that said the Affinity pricing model…

Continue reading…

You May Also Like

Tech News

The Dbrand Ghost Case for the iPhone 15 Pro. | Image: Dbrand Dbrand is scrapping plans to fix its anti-yellowing Ghost Case, but not...

Tech News

A sign warns of elevated fire danger in the Oakland Hill area of Oakland, California, on Thursday, October 29th, 2020. | Photo by Philip...

Tech News

Illustration: The Verge Reddit is updating its mobile app on iOS and Android to emphasize comments, the company said today. The handful of changes...

Tech News

Amazfit’s GTR 4 offers an impressive feature set for its price, including an OLED display and dual-band GPS. | Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales...