I need a third seat for AE and Audition so I'm getting cloud. If I get the discounted subscription for existing customers will I get a whole new licence or will my existing licence simply be upgraded to CS6 Creative Cloud?
From my understanding, I believe all the previous subscriptions were traversed over to CC. Stating this since I was subscribing to Web Premium, I was changed over to CC.
As for licensing you are able to have it on two machines, based off Adobe FAQ, if you have a PC at work and a Mac at home, each can download the applications on CC, but one can be using them at a time if I remember correctly. Another caveat is that they needto connect to the net at least once a month, no specific date.
Here is one forum posting that might help as well --> http://forums.adobe.com/message/4379859#4379859?tstart=0
Hope this helps
I do not want to move my existing licences to the cloud as they are purchased outright and I don't want to turn them into rental deals. I just need a third licence for a few months.
I haven't seen anything official on this, but it's my understanding that the discount offer is meerly extended as a bonus and not an actual upgrade. When you go to redeem this offer, it says that you can use Creative Cloud CS6 applications along side your existing apps. So, considering it doesn't tell you that you must deactivate your previous copies, it seems it's not voiding or canceling out your previous license.
Again, that's just what I've gathered.