Cloud Prime Day Deals: Dropbox and Adobe’s Creative Clouds

And now some cloud-y action in the Prime Day festivities. For a limited time, there is an in-cart discount for the following items:

+ 1-Year Dropbox PLUS for $79 after in-cart discount

+ Adobe Photoshop Lightroom CC plan | 1 Year Subscription for $96 after in-cart discount

+ Adobe Creative Cloud Photography plan with 20GB storage | 1 Year Subscription for $96 after in-cart discount

Adobe Photoshop Elements 2018 & Premiere Elements 2018 for $80

The bundle of the Adobe Photoshop Elements 2018 & Premiere Elements 2018 is currently on sale in the physical packaging (DVD) for $80 with free shipping by Adorama thru Amazon and Adorama directly. No coupon, no rebate, just add to cart and proceed to checkout…

Pinnacle Studio 21 Video Editing Suite for $36 [Win]

Adobe is not the only one making photo-video software. One of the “survivors” of the post-Photoshop apocalypse is Pinnacle Systems and they are currently offering their Pinnacle Studio 21 Video Editing Suite for PC for $36 with free shipping, sold and shipped by Amazon itself. This is not a lightning deal, so expiration time unknown.

Tue: Photoshop and Premiere Elements 2018 with two 16GB USB flash drives for $80

For Tuesday 5/15/18, NewEgg is offering the Adobe Photoshop and Premiere Elements 2018 for $80 with free shipping and two 16GB Team USB flash drives. These are added automatically to the shopping cart by NewEgg while this promotion is running. No coupon, no mail-in rebate.

(ENDED) Photoshop Elements 2018 & Premiere Elements 2018 for $100

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(ENDED) Saturday: 1-Year Adobe Creative Cloud Photography Plan for $100 with promo code

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(ENDED) DxO PhotoLab Elite Edition for $130 with coupon

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PYWY Humble Bundle includes Magix Photo Software ($1+) and VEGAS PRO 14 Edit ($20+)

This offer runs until 4/25/18, so there’s plenty of time to ponder. It’s another Pay What You Want (PWYW) Humble Bundle that features a variety of software titles from Magix, including some photo/video-related titles as follows:

  • Pay $1 or more: get “Photo Manager Deluxe” (and two other titles)
  • Pay Average Price ($18+): also get Xara Photo & Graphic Designer, and Magix Photo Story Deluxe (and another)
  • Pay $20+: also get “Vegas PRO 14 Edit” and Magix Vintage FX (and two more titles)

The “other/another” titles mentioned above are other topics (music, audio, and web design).

(ENDED) Affinity Photo for $37.49

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Google Play Android Apps: HD Camera PRO (silent shutter) 99c, Photo Studio PRO $1.99

The Google Play store now has a dedicated section of limited time sales, and among them there are two photography apps that are on sale for a limited time:

+ HD Camera PRO, a silent shutter app, by “HDM Dev Team” (Japan) for $0.99 with Android 3.2 and higher support

+ Photo Studio PRO “by KVAD Group” (Florida) for $1.99 with Android 4.0 and higher support

Affinity Photo imaging software for $37.49 [Windows]

Adobe just had a record breaking quarter with over two billion dollars in revenue, but that’s not stopping them from raising prices for the Creative Cloud subscription (but not the Photographer Creative Cloud). If you have had enough of Adobe’s tactics and antics or you just want to check out alternative image processing software, the official Microsoft Store is offering the Windows version of “Affinity Photo” by Serif for $37.49. Their other software, “Affinity Designer” is also on sale for the same price. IF you have any Microsoft Store gift cards or Bing Rewards, don’t forget to use them! The sale runs for the next 13 days [as of the time of writing] per the product page.

DxO Labs FilmPack 5 Elite Edition for $49 w/free S&H

Micro Center too is now selling through Amazon and as of the time of writing they are offering the DxO Labs FilmPack 5 Elite Edition for $50 with free shipping. This is the physical software (not a digital download) and ships from Microcenter and it is not Prime eligible. This is not a lightning deal.

The 2018 Mac Essentials Bundle for $20

It is back for Mac OS fans! It is the latest incarnation of the The 2018 Mac Essentials Bundle at Stacksocial going for $20 featuring ten MacOS apps. Of photography interest, they have the Movavi Photo Editor by Golden Software. Other software include “Flip PDF” (turn PDFs into digital flipbooks), Concealer (no, not a retouching app, but hide/encrypt files), anti-malware subscription, duplicate files finder, uBar 4 dock, HoudahSpot 4 file finder, 2-year Cargo VPN subscription, BusyCal3 calendar and a classic game.

Corel Paintshop PRO 2018 for $40 Full or $30 Upgrade

Adobe is not the only making imaging software! Corel is alive and kicking and they are offering their PaintShop PRO 2018 as a digital download for $40 full version OR for $30 as a qualifying upgrade (must have a previous licensed version of Paintshop PRO or Ultimate that was not Academic or Home-and-Student or OEM or NFR).


For Photos That Matter
New Release! Photo-editing software

If you prefer more software and digital assets to go with it, they are offering their PaintShop Pro 2018 Ultimate bundle as a digital download for $80 full version or $64 as a qualifying upgrade. This bundle includes Painter Essentials 5 and Aftershot 3 and Perfectly Clear 3 SE (by Altentech Imaging) and the Creative Collection (various brushes, textures and royalty free backgrounds).

If you prefer media by mail, Corel charges an extra $8, however, Amazon has a PC Disc Exclusive version of the Ultimate for $80 with free shipping, and it includes the “MultiCam Video” software. Amazon does not offer the qualifying upgrade $64 option.

FREE (Google Play): Silent Camera app

Free for the next five days and change (from blog-posting date) is the typically not-free Google Play app Silent Camera (Silent Mode) by Gazami software. The purpose of the app is to silence your smartphone’s built-in camera if you can’t turn off all the annoying consumer-y sounds from your phone’s own camera menus.

Adobe Photoshop & Premiere Elements 2018 Combo for $100

The bundle of Adobe Photoshop Elements 2018 & Premiere Elements 2018 is currently on sale for $100 with free shipping at Amazon by Amazon itself and B&H Photo. Your choice of digital download or doorfront delivery at those two retailers. Same price at Adorama with DVD/doorfront delivery.

The Academic (student and teacher) currently edition goes for $80 for those who qualify as set forth by Adobe’s guidelines.

FREE: Fontmania (iOS app)

Free time! The Fontmania app by Avalon Apps is currently FREE at the iTunes store. You can grab it with an Apple devices but also using iTunes for Windows. This apps lets you write on photos. It requires iOS 9 or later to run but you can grab it regardless.

(ENDED) Tue: Adobe Photoshop Elements 2018 for $60

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Lightroom Presets for Landscape Photography for $29

Compatible with Lightroom versions 6, 5, 4 and CC, you can get in digital download form the Matt Kloskowski Lightroom Presets for Landscape Photography for $29 with electronic delivery in 1-3 business days via email. Over 100 presets and 700 combinations are included. Digital purchases are non-returnable and non-cancellable. This too is part of the B&H WPPI sales.

FREE (iOS app): Enlight by Lightricks Ltd

Free at the moment is the Enlight app on iTunes by “Lightricks Ltd”. It won a 2017 Apple Design award, calling it the “Best all in one editor”. It is a 105~ MB download. It requires iOS 10 or later.

PS: you can also use the Windows iTunes version to claim it for future use (if you don’t currently have a compatible iOS device with you).

(ENDED) Framelapse PRO (Neximo) for $0.99 [GPLAY]

This sale ended… For a limited time, the PRO version of the Framelapse time-lapse Android app by Neximo Labs is on sale for $0.99 (instead of its regular price of $2.99) at Google Play. Note that MediaTEK devices are NOT supported.

FREE ACDSee Video Studio 2 software

If it’s free I’ll take three, but this promotion is limit one per customer! ACDSee is offering FREE licenses for their Video Studio 2 software. You enter a name and email address. By doing this, you will be added to their emailing list (you can unsubscribe later). A few seconds later you receive an email with your license key (a long letters and numbers combo) and a link in the email points you to the download page. The .EXE download there is a 22.2MB file. I’m not currently on a Windows machine, so I can’t tell you what happens next. It’s a cliffhanger 🙂

New Arrival: Skylum Imaging software at B&H

Adobe is not the only one making imaging software, contrary to popular belief 😉 Skylum is one of the alternatives, and now, their software is being carried by B&H Photo in digital download form. Their Luminar 2018 photo editing and management software goes for $69 in either Mac or PC digital download, while their Aurora HDR 2018 software is going for $99 in PC or Mac digital download. Software are non-returnable and non-cancelable.

(ENDED) PowerDirector 16 Ultra & PhotoDirector 9 Ultra for $75

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Adobe Photoshop Elements 2018 for $60

It’s Elemental my dear Watson! The Adobe Photoshop Elements 2018 software is on sale for $60 with free shipping with physical delivery to your door at Amazon by Amazon itself. You can buy as many boxes as you like. The digital downloads go for $70 each. This is not a lightning deal, so expiration time is unknown to me.

Pixomatic photo editor by Qube (iOS) for $3

The Pixomatic photo editor by Qube LLC is on sale for $3 for iOS through the iTunes store. This is a limited time offer. It was last updated in late December 2017, and requires iOS 8.0 and later. This latest version is doing very well review wise. It is a 121 MB download.

(SOLD OUT) 1-Year Creative Cloud Photography Plan for $90

As of a Saturday 5:12pm ET recheck, this sold out. It is rare for digital software to sell out but this one did. They either ran out of licenses or there was some other technical issue, or Amazon yanked the listing to end the promotion…

The “Digital Day” is over, but as of Saturday 11:06am ET, this sale continues… One of the Amazon Digital Day offers running at the moment is a 1-Year Adobe Creative Cloud Photography Plan offered for $90 for the 12-month term prepaid in advance. This is the download option. The key card by mail is not on sale. Limit two per customer during this promotion expires Saturday 3am ET. Thanks to one of our readers for the alert!

(ENDED) Corel PaintShop Pro X9 Ultimate for $27 w/FS

This flash sale ended… Good until 7pm ET, you can get the DVD version by mail of the Corel PaintShop Pro X9 Ultimate for $27 with free shipping. The price before the sale was $45. The digital download is not on sale.… This was a flash sale that is part of the B&H Photo Daily Deals

Prime Credit Cards Only: 20% Statement Credit on select Adobe 1-Year Subscriptions including CC Photography Plan

It’s not just physical goods that are participating in the Prime Credit Cards 20% Statement Credit promotion. There is also a Software tab at the aforelinked page, and among the 40+ options, they have these camera and photo related software:

+ Pay $120 for 1-Year Adobe Creative Cloud Photography plan, Get $24~ Statement Credit

+ Pay $240 for Adobe Creative Cloud Student and Teacher Edition Prepaid Membership 12 Month – Validation Required, Get $48~ Statement Credit
+ good for either Download or DISC option

+ Pay $100 for Corel Paint Shop Pro 2018 Ultimate – Amazon Exclusive – Includes Multi Cam Video Software, Get $20~ Statement Credit
+ offer available on the DISC option

For more details on this offer, check our Introductory post.

For other camera and photo related things participating in this promotion, check this Yellow Brick Road of posts (under Prime Benefits since only Prime members can do this, paying with a Prime credit card).

(ENDED) Corel Paint Shop Pro 2018 Ultimate – Amazon Exclusive – Includes Multi Cam Video Software for $42 [ends 5pm ET]

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Corel Green Monday Sale includes Aftershot PRO 3 with Free Plug-IN for $44

The Corel Green Monday sale includes the Aftershot PRO 3 software with the ParticleShop plug-in included for FREE, for $44 for the full edition or $33 for qualifying upgrade. Pay attention to the shopping cart as it automatically adds an optional service. Because Adobe does not have a monopoly on being assholes to consumers. Rant Ends 🙂

Some of their other software is also on sale, including Paint Shop PRO 2018 Ultimate with the aforementioned plug-in included for free for $70, a PaintShop Pro 2018 and VideoStudio Pro X10 bundle for $95, Painter and Corel Draw sales and more.

(ENDED) Affinity Photo for iPad for $10 (limited time)

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(ENDED) Wedn: JPEG Mini PRO for $59, 55″ Samsung SUHD $899

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Pay with Prime Card: 1-Year Prepaid Creative Photography Plan for $96 after Statement Credit

IF

  1. you are a Prime member
  2. you are buy participating products sold and shipped by Amazon itself
  3. you pay for them with the Prime credit cards, either the Chase Prime VISA or the Amazon Prime Store Credit Card

…. THEN you will receive 20% back of the purchase price as a statement credit on your credit card instead of the usual 5% statement credit. No coupon is needed, just fulfilled by the above prerequisities. This is an offer you get even if you don’t know about it. And if you don’t check your credit card statement, you may not even know you got it. And if you don’t know it happened, did it really happen? 🙂

Among the eligible products are a dozen Adobe subscription plans (some are “Student and Teacher” so please pay attention to the individual listings) including the 1-Year Creative Cloud Photography plan with 20GB storage for $120. You will receive a $24 statement credit, making it a $96 after statement credit.

All eligible products mention this on their individual product page. If you don’t see it, means the promotion expired or something else is wrong:

The expiration date is unspecified, so the offer is good as long as you see it mentioned on the product pages.

Photoshop Elements 2018 for $60 (with Premiere for $90)

The Adobe Photoshop Elements 2018 is now down to $60 at Amazon by Amazon itself in your choice of a PC or MAC download or PC/Mac media in the mail.

Likewise, Premiere Elements 2018 goes for $60 as download or by mail.

Or if you want both, you can get the Elements Photoshop + Premiere 2018 for $90 as PC/Mac disc or Mac download. For some reason the PC download is not available. NOTE: that both the regular version and the Student and Teacher (STE) version are in the same listing, so if you are checking the different options, make sure you are looking at the correct version!

Mac Black Friday Bundle for $39 includes Roxio, Art Text, Etc

MacOS user bundle up time. Stacksocial is offering their Black Friday Mac Bundle for $39 with digital delivery (not boxes by mail). A total of eight titles are included: Roxio Toast 16 Titanium, Art Text 3, PDF Expert 2.2, Default Folder X 5, WALTR 2 for Mac, Flux 7, Stylizer 7, and MacReviver.

As always, Stacksocial has various Pay What You Want offers, along with a variety of Photography and Adobe related classes and offers.

Speaking of Stacksocial, they are offering a Pure VPN Lifetime Subscription for $70. You pay once, and you have lifetime access to the service. You can connect up to five devices at the same time. It seems to average 4 out of 5 based on 4280 star ratings over there. They don’t have detailed star breakdowns like Amazon.

Adobe Photoshop Elements 2018 for $70

The latest version, fall released, the Adobe Photoshop Elements 2018 imaging software is now down to $70 with free shipping or free download at Amazon by Amazon itself. The same price is good for the boxed software by mail or digital download (Mac or PC). This is so new it only has seven customer reviews as of the time of writing.

Corel Paintshop PRO 2018 for $55 (or $40 eligible upgrade)

Tired of Adobe’s cloudy and greedy ways of dealing with photographers? The time is right to try out imaging software from other companies! The official Corel online store has a sale on their brand new time-traveling Corel Paintshop PRO 2018 software for $55 full version or $40 as an eligible/qualifying upgrade. This is the digital download.

When you add to cart, they automatically add “Download insurance” for +$8. You can remove that. It’s a stupid thing they are doing for just $8 more, it can alienate consumers and drive them back into the greedy arms of Adobe 🙂

For other Corel software, check their latest sales at their Online Store. Here you will also find the “Ultimate” version of Paintshop PRO 2018 which goes for $15 more ($70 full version; $55 eligible upgrade).

Now shipping: Pinnacle Studio 21 software

Adobe gets the lion share of the attention and the profits from the world of digital photo imaging but they are certainly not the only company making software out there. One of The Others has a new product release, the Pinnacle Studio 21 software is in-stock and shipping in a software box/disc by mail, going for $60 with free shipping at Amazon by Amazon itself.

Cyberlink PhotoDirector 8 Ultra for $26 w/free S&H

With its expansion into mobile, it may feel like Adobe is the only one making imaging software but they are not! Other companies are still alive 🙂

The Cyberlink PhotoDirector 8 Ultra software, in the PC/Mac Disc option, is currently down to $26 with free shipping at Amazon by Amazon itself. It looks like this may be a computer-generated price-match of 3rd-party sellers. There are no digital download options available for purchase at the moment.

PS: speaking of Amazon, they continue to offer the LensShifter Blue – Balanced Focus and Zoom Grip for $12 – more details on how to get the discount.

Free DxO OpticsPro 11 Essentials software

This promotions is back! For a limited time, you can get a free license of the DxO OpticsPro 11 Essentials software. It is simple…

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Pre-order new Adobe Elements 2018 software

It’s that time of the year again. Fall means many things, among them, a new version of the Elements software falls down from the Adobe tree! As usual, the initial prices are for early adopters, and they drip-drop down as times go by.

The individual Photoshop Elements 2018 and Photoshop Premiere 2018 go for $100 each, while the bundle goes for $150.

Pre-orders are accepted at B&H Photo and Amazon itself and such.

FREE (Google PLAY): Fast Camera HD Camera

If you are part of the Google PLAY ecosystem, for a limited time, the premium (for pay) app Fast Camera – HD Camera is FREE to own. It typically goes for $1.99. The developer makes three versions of this app, this is their most advanced app that is free for a limited time.

Speaking of app stores, one of the Apple announcements that flew under the radar, starting with the new iTunes version 12.7, the App Store will be removed from the desktop iTunes software. If you used that to manage or download apps (eg your iOS device wasn’t compatible with an app, but wanted to grab it for the future because it was free or it was on sale), make sure you keep one iTunes installation at a previous version.

(ENDED) Adobe Premiere Elements 15 for $45 w/free S&H

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(ENDED) Saturday: Adobe Photoshop Elements 15 & Premiere Elements 15 for $67.49

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FREE (iOS): 8mm Vintage Camera app by Nexvio

Free camera app for iOS users! The 8mm Vintage Camera app by Nexvio is currently FREE to get on iTunes. Previously it went for $2. Some features however are only available via in-app purchase (99c themes). This requires iOS 8.0 and later.

If you have an older device or don’t have an iOS device now, but you may be getting one in the future, you can still grab the app for future use. You obviously can’t get it from a non-existent iOS device, but you can grab it using iTunes for Windows ~ if you are willing to run that Beast 🙂

Photo Studio PRO for 99c [Google Play]

A limited time offer at the Google PLAY Android app store has the Photo Studio PRO app by KVAD Group on sale for 99c instead of its standard price of $4.99. Per the Play page, they offer a full refund if returned within two hours.

The app averages 4.6 out of 5, and it has over 100,000 downloads per Google Play. It is currently #31 in the Top Paid apps over there.

Premium PC Power Bundle for $29 includes Corel Paintshop Pro X9

It’s not just Mac software bundles at Stacksocial. They also have Windows 10 software bundles. The ten software title Premium PC Power Bundle goes for $29 and includes among others the Corel Paintshop Pro X9 software. Most of the other apps are computer security and utilities, along with a speed-reading class. All these are digital redemptions.

(ENDED) Cyberlink PowerDirector 15 Ultimate for $37

This daily deal expired, but fear not, Cyberlink is one of the recurring brands at the Gold Box, so it will likely return at some unpredictable point in time in the future…

The Cyberlink PowerDirector 15 Ultimate software, as a PC Disk, is a lightning deal for the very specific price of $37.02 with free shipping at Amazon by Amazon itself until 1:30am ET on Thursday or earlier if sold out, as one of the lightning deals of the Amazon Gold Box.

Tuesday: Elements 15 (Pho and Prem combo) for $75, Epson WF3620 for $70, Moto Z PLAY for $350

To the eBay Deals we go where the Best Buy eBay store is offering the Photoshop Elements 15 & Premiere Elements 15 software for $75 with free shipping. This is delivered by mail, not a digital download. Limit one per customer during this limited time sale.

Speaking of Best Buy, they are offering the Epson WorkForce WF-3620 Wireless All-In-One Printer for $70 with free shipping or store pickup (where possible/available), and the unlocked Moto Z PLAY (first generation but the one with the giant battery) for $350, which has also been price-matched at Amazon. The “Z PLAY” phones are also compatible with the modular attachments (aka Moto Mods) such as the Hasselblad True Zoom (10X optical zoom).