Dreamweaver OEM Download for $99 - Is it Legit?

Discussion in 'Mac Apps and Mac App Store' started by djc728, Mar 20, 2009.

  1. djc728 macrumors newbie

    Mar 20, 2009
    Swannanoa, NC

    I'd like to know if anyone has any experience with purchasing software from OEM downloads. They are selling DW MAC CS4 for $99 which is well below the full version price. Has anyone any opinions on this? They sell there software cheap because :

    1. Why does your software is cheaper then the original software?

    That’s all because we offer only copies of license versions.
    This mean that you will not receive any printed documents (license or instruction) - just files and instruction in notepad’s format, any special packages and will not be able to register this software online. All updates (for most of the software) are available for you. The software that we sell is bought primarily at the auctions and from the companies that have run out of business.
  2. Cromulent macrumors 603


    Oct 2, 2006
    The Land of Hope and Glory
    No it does not sound legit at all.
  3. MisterMe macrumors G4


    Jul 17, 2002
    Did you read what you posted. That is clearly an offshore scam operation.
  4. bay2sacto macrumors member

    Nov 6, 2008
    Any software not able to be registered with the company who develpos it is pirate. Also the line that says licenses/intructions in notepad format says to me this is pirate and will be coming with .nfo "instructions". These in all likelihood will be no different then the torrent and scene releases.
  5. sickmacdoc macrumors 68020


    Jun 14, 2008
    New Hampshire
    Here is one article regarding this type of sale- among hundreds of others dealing with the subject of OEM software scams-- check here. Your questions points up the number one warning sign that a seller is not a legal operation-- as the article puts it in the first point, a place is usually a scam:

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