The decision of the popular writing app Ulysses to switch from a one-off purchase to a monthly or annual subscription has attracted a great deal of criticism. Here’s a sprinkling of views from the comments.
Subscribe to a text editor? I’m out.
I bought this on iOS last week. As far as I’m concerned, that was a total waste of money now they’re moving to this subscription model.
This “rent your software” crap needs to stop, and people need to stop defending it.
Ulysses is a great app and I wish the developers all the best, but I’m out, looking for alternatives.
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The company, of course, has its own rationale …