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well, about no option to use paypal, is a problem for me, but, Is just more hard work to get my license, but I will soon !

congratulations! 3Dcoat is a very nice program , I'm using last version already and is amazing.

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Andrew, congrats and thanks (as always) for all the amazing work and effort you and the team put into v4, and 3DC in general. I purchased my upgrade the instant I saw v4 was available without hesitation (just as with v3)! If anything, the pricing almost seems low for everything added, thank you for keeping such an excellent tool so affordable.

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Thanks to Andrew and the entire team, and also special thanks to Raul "Farsthary" for the great effort.

And thanks largely to the greater community of 3D-Coat that even in times of instability in the development of code always showed their mettle, while bug hunting had to continued.

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I bought v3 back in November with the message on the 3D-Coat website that I was buying into the new V4 when it was released. My old serial doesn't work and I haven't received an email with a new serial, what next?

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well, about no option to use paypal, is a problem for me, but, Is just more hard work to get my license, but I will soon !

congratulations! 3Dcoat is a very nice program , I'm using last version already and is amazing.

They would if they could, but it's my understanding that their hands are tied. There is some hangup with Paypal in Ukraine, I believe. It only reaches a certain number of countries, and I don't believe that is on the list...so Plimus is the only option. You can always tranfers fund from Paypal to your bank and use your bankcard to make the transaction.

Guess I bought too many years early then upgraded to 3 to qualify for free upgrade to 4.

Oh well, Zbrush 4R5 was free. :)

Zbrush cost twice as much, and at when you consider how little Andrew is charging for an upgrade + the length of time between full versions (4-5yrs), it would take several versions to get that extra $350 back. Think about it.

Pixologic is the only software company to do that, and as competition starts to heat up, we'll see if they can sustain themselves on just new sales. What's more is Andrew adds new features and fixes at a frequent and rapid pace, so there really is no comparison, in that regard. By the way, regardless....why does 3D Coat have to copy Pixologic's business model? They have theirs and Andrew has his.

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This is not to compare software as each artist brain sees the world in a different way... Now for me 3DCoat thinks closer to how I think when using software. I like just to grab a pencil and draw. 3DCoat gives me that ability but in 3D. The new version 4 continues that tradition... :D

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They would if they could, but it's my understanding that their hands are tied. There is some hangup with Paypal in Ukraine, I believe. It only reaches a certain number of countries, and I don't believe that is on the list...so Plimus is the only option. You can always tranfers fund from Paypal to your bank and use your bankcard to make the transaction.

Zbrush cost twice as much, and at when you consider how little Andrew is charging for an upgrade + the length of time between full versions (4-5yrs), it would take several versions to get that extra $350 back. Think about it.

Pixologic is the only software company to do that, and as competition starts to heat up, we'll see if they can sustain themselves on just new sales. What's more is Andrew adds new features and fixes at a frequent and rapid pace, so there really is no comparison, in that regard. By the way, regardless....why does 3D Coat have to copy Pixologic's business model? They have theirs and Andrew has his.

I got Zbrush way back when it was about $250. I upgraded 3DC from 2 to 3 about five years ago. Guess I don't like that some get an upgrade for free and others don't.

But don't mind me, I just old curmudgeon complaining who can barely see the computer screen anyway. I probably should take up counting leaves.

Signing out, I won't be back.

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Just bought my upgrade - thanks Andrew!

One question though - I have 2 serials for 3.x -- one Win & one Mac - when I bought this it just gave me a Win serial - does this also work for Mac? or is it a separate charge now per serial? I thought one license worked for both platforms if it wasn't used simultaneously? I forget, it has been so long since I bought 3.x Can you tell me what the deal is and how to get a v4 Mac serial - or if I need to purchase that too? thanks! :)

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Just bought my upgrade - thanks Andrew!

One question though - I have 2 serials for 3.x -- one Win & one Mac - when I bought this it just gave me a Win serial - does this also work for Mac? or is it a separate charge now per serial? I thought one license worked for both platforms if it wasn't used simultaneously? I forget, it has been so long since I bought 3.x Can you tell me what the deal is and how to get a v4 Mac serial - or if I need to purchase that too? thanks! :)

When you go to the upgrade screen you need to put both serial numbers in (win and mac in your case) to get licenses for both platforms, it costs $10 more for both licenses over a single license.

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I got Zbrush way back when it was about $250. I upgraded 3DC from 2 to 3 about five years ago. Guess I don't like that some get an upgrade for free and others don't.

But don't mind me, I just old curmudgeon complaining who can barely see the computer screen anyway. I probably should take up counting leaves.

Signing out, I won't be back.

Most software companies have a policy that allows for a free upgrade if you purchase within a brief period just before a new release (usually 30-90days). Why? Cause it feels like you're being duped into a double-charge, otherwise. If you bought in several years ago, you got years more use (at least the ability to, anyway) out of your license than new customers. Plus, it was announced since Aug-Sept last year, that anyone who went ahead and bought in (instead of waiting) henceforth, would get the upgrade for free. Essentially a pre-release. So, on what grounds should you feel cheated?

And why should Andrew adjust his business model based on what Pixologic did several years ago? You said you paid $250 for ZB back in the day. So what? Some paid only$70 for 3D Coat (v2), so it's still relevant to where 3D Coat is priced compared to ZB. There have literally been over a thousand improvements/fixes since most of us have last paid anything...and you somehow feel cheated over a small upgrade fee? :blink:

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oops. So if I already went through the purchase and only put one serial in - how can I pay the additional $10 and get the other one?

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I got Zbrush way back when it was about $250. I upgraded 3DC from 2 to 3 about five years ago. Guess I don't like that some get an upgrade for free and others don't.

But don't mind me, I just old curmudgeon complaining who can barely see the computer screen anyway. I probably should take up counting leaves.

Signing out, I won't be back.

Since you bought the upgrade from V2 to V3 five years ago you surely cant expect v4 to be free after all this time!

The only people getting free V4 are those that bought probably within the last 2 months.

Sorry but I dont get your post.

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I got Zbrush way back when it was about $250. I upgraded 3DC from 2 to 3 about five years ago. Guess I don't like that some get an upgrade for free and others don't.

But don't mind me, I just old curmudgeon complaining who can barely see the computer screen anyway. I probably should take up counting leaves.

Signing out, I won't be back.

Aw, him's feelin's is hurt. This is not a flame as he has virtually promised not to be back.

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Is there a changelog for stable versions?

Last changelog is there. Other changes are just cosmetic.

I remember you request regarding file dialog.

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Last changelog is there. Other changes are just cosmetic.

I remember you request regarding file dialog.

Oh, ok. Just asking. So major changes will get changelog posted somwhere?

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oops. So if I already went through the purchase and only put one serial in - how can I pay the additional $10 and get the other one?

just put second afterwards. You will be charged 15$ (instead of 10 due to extra processing)

Oh, ok. Just asking. So major changes will get changelog posted somwhere?

I will post major changes there.

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Congratulations, for this awesome update! :)

To pay with CC was not a problem, but in future I wish a PayPal option too.


Peace,

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