- Report: #1199
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Complaint Review: MetaCreations
MetaCreations6303 Carpinteria Ave. Carpinteria, California U.S.A.
MetaCreations is selling divested applications as if they were still fully supported and developped!
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What troubles me is twofold: first, people were encouraged to buy Painter 6 (for example) knowing fully well that it needed some extra work, as it was released with many well known bugs in the Windows version, and a few but significant ones in the Mac too. So people went ahead expecting MetaCreations to issue patches in the near future, and to continue developping this amazing tool. Yet, at the time Painter 6 was released, it now seems obvious that MetaCreations already knew that it would no longer continue to develop it, and had already decided to put it up for sale ("divesting"). Secondly, Painter and other "ex-MetaCreations" products are now marketed aggressively, while no mention is ever made of their status within the company plans! People are encouraged to buy, at the full price, products that could very likely already be obsolete!
This is apparently a usual rip-off situation amongst the software industry, maybe now is the time to tell companies that they will no longer get away with it!
This report was posted on Ripoff Report on 01/30/2000 12:00 AM and is a permanent record located here: http://www.ripoffreport.com/r/MetaCreations/Carpinteria-California-93013/MetaCreations-is-selling-divested-applications-as-if-they-were-still-fully-supported-and-d-1199. The posting time indicated is Arizona local time. Arizona does not observe daylight savings so the post time may be Mountain or Pacific depending on the time of year.
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