On Dec 12, 2003, at 7:15 PM, Jon Freeland wrote: > I'm looking to pick up Logic Platinum 6 and my parents would like to > get it for me for Christmas. They found a student version on a > website somewhere for about $200 less (I think) and I was just > wondering if that version is in any way crippled compared to the > professional version. Also, is the version on the Apple website the > same as a version I would find elsewhere? Yes, the Apple store version is the same Logic as everyone else (considering Apple now owns Emagic). I just bought the competitive upgrade for Platinum 6 and it looks like the same box is also the Academic box (it says Comp. Upgrade/Academic Edition on it). If so, then the version is not crippled in any way, other than an extra step to get your TypeA codes for the XSKey.