zeddd wrote:Casual users can and do invest time and money in software all the time. What makes them casual users isn't whether or not they would pay for software but their level of comfort in using computer programs, in general. If it's confusing or difficult to use you may have a low conversion rate from a free trial to paying customers and that's a big deal.
And since none of us has access to L&L's download and sales data, there's no real point in any of us trying to tell them how to run their business, now is there? They've managed to keep things up and running for a while now and the sheer uptick in drive-by forum postings is at least one indicator that they enjoy a reasonable number of customers who are willing to pay for the software.
Not everything needs to be or SHOULD be catered to the lowest common denominator.