Ok, a major gripe I have working in the design industry, what is with this incessant need for Adobe to update their design software packages almost immediately after the previous iteration is out in stores or before anyone has even had the chance to wrap their heads around the current update? In my job we have to deal with a lot of people sending a lot of different files from a lot of different versions. It can get tricky and frustrating.
Taking Illustrator as an example, this list gives you an idea of how often they update: [link]
I've been working with Illustrator for the last 6 years now and I have yet to find anything that justifies the price tag they attach, which is anything from a $200US upgrade to $700US brand new. Don't forget, that that's up to $700 for ONE of the many design programs which are usually in a designers arsenal, ONE! I can easily say that anything that has been put into the last 5 versions could have just as easily been done with a simple plug-in, why not adopt that method and people can opt in to the things they want rather than the things you tell them they need? People don't use more than half the shit that's in that program anyway.
Ok rant over. Anyone else find the same frustrations?