Do you ever download paid software for free?

Bermuda
May 24, 2011 2:24pm CST
There are a lot of good quality applications out there. Many have a specific professional use. These applications are usually expensive as the people who use them are professionals. The companies tend to forget about us who may want to play around with the software but can't afford it. There are free trials that usually expire before you learn to use them. Have you ever downloaded software for free? Did it work fine? Do you think it is acceptable to download paid programs for fre? What are the risks? Have a great day myLotters
2 responses
@Jesuriel (269)
• United States
24 May 11
Once my friend "hacked" photoshop for me but I wasn't necessarily happy with that. Of course, I was glad I had gotten Photoshop for free but it really wasn't worth the risk. I think it is acceptable to download programs since I do it myself but yet again you have to do it in a proper manner.
• Bermuda
24 May 11
I have downloaded photoshop for free. On my new MacBook it is pretty hard to get free programs and key generators. I had to search for hours to find a working version, I guess thats the draw back
@Jesuriel (269)
• United States
25 May 11
I have an iMac and I really can't find any way I could get it without having to pay.
• Vietnam
25 May 11
I have tried to get paid software for free from some torrent sites, and most of them works as expected. However, the word "free" here may be not totally correct because We don't know if the supplied softwares also includes Trojans or viruses. To avoid those risks you should purchase softwares from the official vendors if you can afford.