Where can you still buy Softimage?

General discussion about 3D DCC and other topics
Posts: 14
Joined: 18 Nov 2016, 21:30

Re: Where can you still buy Softimage?

Post by gfeather » 01 Mar 2018, 04:59

Is there anyone getting rid of a license of softimage XSI 2015? I am currently licensed in 7, but my dongle... I worry, is failing occasionally. If it were possible to buy it off someone (and if it would work of course) I would be interested. Located in Canada. Not sure if there is anything I can do.

User avatar
Posts: 1265
Joined: 09 Jul 2009, 08:59
Location: Close to The Hague, Netherlands

Re: Where can you still buy Softimage?

Post by Rork » 01 Mar 2018, 09:27

You - might - get a SI license when starting a Maya or Max subscription, if you're still lucky enough to get one from AD somehow.

Reselling of a software license is tricky at best with all the EULA's, local laws and such. I can recall a lengthy trial in the EU court about this, as some of the US rules regarding ownership of software don't apply in the EU.
And I think most of us will hold on to SI as long as possible ;)

SI UI tutorials: Toolbar http://goo.gl/iYOL0l | Custom Layout http://goo.gl/6iP5xQ | RenderManager View http://goo.gl/b4ZkjQ