My View on Lite Apps

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  1. murphmanny

    murphmanny Banned

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    Why do Lite Apps cost money? Seriously. There are apps out there that are the full version that cost money, and there is the lite version, that also cost money. I would think that the lite version should be free so that the user can try the application out, and use it as a demo. So if you didn't like it, you wouldn't buy the full one.

    I have found some examples of this:

    t Chess Lite
    ZooZBeat Lite
    Action Bowling Lite
    Aim for the Brain Lite
    CameraBag Lite: Retro
    iPhysics Lite


    In my view, all Lite version should be free, and should be used as a demo.

    What do you guys think?
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  4. Functional Disorder

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    If anyone charges for a lite version, you can bet
    A) I will not buy the lite version - EVER
    B) I will not buy your full version - EVER

    If you're proud of your work, let me try it out, don't try to charge me for a demo.
    I repeat, NEVER will I buy a paid lite version.
    In fact, no one should so that we as consumers don't encourage such behaviour.
    Fight the power!
  5. murphmanny

    murphmanny Banned

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    Exactly how I feel. That's why I made this thread.
  6. Functional Disorder

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    And that's why I responded to this thread!

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    AGREED. So pointless.
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    I hope you mean paid lite apps are pointless, and not the thread!

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    Well you have to see it from the developers point of view.
    They most likely need all the money they can get so they charge for as much as they can.
    I don't agree with it , but it's realistic.

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