I bought the stand alone version of Lightroom so I would not have to subscribe monthly. Now it is not letting me use the "Develop" module. Please tell me I do not have to have a subscription after I bought the full program.
I suspect that you did an update recently. In doing so, you have installed from the creative cloud. It is the same program, but it is licensed differently. It will be necessary for you to uninstall that version and then installed from one of these links:
Thank you, I'll give it a shot.