Friday, June 21, 2013

Smartmusic

Last year I paid $248 to Smartmusic for educator subscription plus 3 additional machines.

Smartmusic really hyped the iPad deployment of their software.  To put it on the same machines, plus iPads would run me over $1000.

Yes, I'm disappointed.  I was really hoping to use Smartmusic on the machines.  Having a "checkout system" where students would take the iPads home to complete assessments could really help.  If I renew I think I will have to limit it to 1-2 iPads.

I get the revenue model.  Smartmusic needs to pay royalty each time we play a tune.  But....frustrated.