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    David
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    McGavran
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  1. The weather outside is frightful....
  2. Thanks for the note... We shuffled a bunch of pages and probably lost a connection. Will send this thread to the web team. Cheers Dave
  3. We have various options. You can call MAXON to get the details. Thanks! Dave
  4. Also: It'd be interesting to see the full render log from the session. Do you use Atlus a third-party denoiser.
  5. Google says you should reach out to cloud support Cheers Dave
  6. I poked a few folks.. Hope they can respond in time. Cheers Dave
  7. Hi All, Here is the official answer. We haven't changed anything here yet. We are hiring and building a team to work on an educational strategy. The easy bit: Every student/teacher can get a few version. It will renew as long as you are a student. This is a full non limited version. For schools, they aren't all the same. We want universities to teach and we want to make sure they teach the latest version. So we try to engage with them. Some schools should pay others should not. Example being a company that makes money teaching software, should pay for the software they are using. Other universities are private some are public. It is a tricky balance so we need to make a plan. As of now we left things the way they have been. Cheers Dave
  8. Cairyn has it correct. You have an MSA contract with a reseller that auto renews. The last auto renews that will renew are from (mostly) European distributors and resellers in September and October. Assuming you didn't cancel it, it renews. MAXON and resellers have the same cancelation policy as you, we need to cancel the next renew 3 months in advance. If you have an MSA that renews you will get R21 perpetual (already delivered) to keep. If your MSA extends past our next perpetual release you will get that as well. Cheers Dave
  9. Since the question was asked of me... We would like to be able to offer yearly/billed monthly. Lot of work that we are looking at. Cheers Dave
  10. To answer a few questions. If you sell perpetual software with out a subscription or maintanence you can't by US law release brand new functionality. Feel free to read all the details by researching Sarbanes-Oxley law. Came out after Enron. So if you want to continuously offer new stuff you need to recognize the revenue over time in specific ways. It isn't an excuse it is a very very important thing to get correct in your accounting. That is why people talk about subscriptions as a way to give developers more flexibility to release stuff when it is done. Now, relative to Nodes and Redshift. We have a Nodes SDK ready that we have in r21 and have given to multiple developers, it won't be generally available for some time. Redshift has it working but there are some bugs they want fixed before they release it so it works better. We are working on fixing those bugs and then we will release it, current plan is soonish. Cheers Dave
  11. You can now install on any number of machines. You can use 1 concurrently and log in/out per machine. Cheers Dave
  12. To be clear. With subscription we will keep "at least" 3 years of versions available. Cheers Dave
  13. Cineversity was never included in perpetual, only in MSA. We will definitely consider adding it to the upgrade but we only started discussing this based on the feedback, please bare with us. Cheers Dave
  14. we haven't announced future version names or numbers or release dates. But yes the next perpetual release will have an upgrade option and it will be around 850 EUR without tax. It is a different product than the subscription and therefore has a different pricing structure. We have committed to future perpetual releases and too upgrades. There isn't much more info that I can give and I am not sure how much clearer I can get Cheers Dave
  15. Please see my post above. Yes MAXON offers side grade as well via calling us or any partners. Going forward we plan to have an upgrade price that is similar to today for each perpetual release. Cheers Dave
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