Smaart v9 Pricing
Special introductory pricing available for perpetual license purchases
September 27 - December 31, 2022.
10% OFF NEW LICENSES / 40% OFF UPGRADES
If you purchased (or upgraded to) Smaart v8 or Smaart Di v2 after June 1, 2022, you will receive a free upgrade to an edition of Smaart v9 once it is released.
Licenses will be automatically added to your my.rationalacoustics.com license management account, so you must have your Smaart v8 or Di v2 license registered in order to receive your free upgrade.
PLEASE NOTE: WE ARE WORKING AS QUICKLY AS WE CAN, BUT IT MAY TAKE A FEW DAYS FOR ALL FREE v9 LICENSES TO BE ADDED TO USER ACCOUNTS.
If you purchased Smaart v8
you will receive a free license of Smaart Suite
If you purchased Smaart Di v2
you will receive a free license of Smaart RT
How are perpertual licenses billed?
Perpetual Licenses are paid for once, in-full, at the time of purchase.
How are subscription licenses billed?
Annual Subscription Licenses are billed in-full for the entire year at the beginning of the subscription period. Auto-renew is automatically selected as the default setting for the subscription and unless you cancel your before the end of the subscription period your credit card will automatically be billed for an additional one year subscription at then-current pricing. You authorize us to store your payment method and to automatically charge your payment method each year until you cancel.
What is the special Introductory Pricing for Perpetual Licenses?
From September 27 - December 31st, 2022 we are offering special introductory pricing on perpetual licenses of Smaart v9 (any edition, new licenses and upgrades). The introductory pricing is 10% off for new license purchases and 40% off on upgraded.
Is there special Introductory Pricing available for Subscriptions?
No. Because of the low annual price for subscriptions, there are no introductory discounts available.
Can I upgrade my current license to a subscription?
No. If you have a version of Smaart prior to v9 (which are by default perpetual licenses), you can upgrade to a perpetual license of Smaart v9 at one of the discounted prices outlined above. But if you want to move to a subscription license of v9, you will need to purchase a new separate Subscription, with no discount available.
What happens if I miss the Introductory Pricing deadline?
As of January 1, 2023 pricing for perpetual licenses of Smaart v9 will revert to the Standard Pricing shown above. Sorry, no exceptions.
Can I pay for a Subscription via check or ACH?
No. Subscription licenses can only be purchased via credit card, and only online.
Can I upgrade from Smaart v6 (or v5, or v4...)
Upgrades to v9 are available from Smaart v7 onwards. This includes v7, v7 Di, Di v2 and v8. Versions of Smaart prior to v7 are ineligible for upgrade.
I just bought Smaart, do I have to pay to upgrade to v9?
If you purchased Smaart v8 or Smaart Di v2 between June 1 - September 26, 2022 you will automatically receive a free upgrade to Smaart v9 upon it's release. See "Grace Period" details above.
What is the difference between a Perpetual License and a Subscription License
Check out the Perpetual vs. Subscription License comparison page for details on the license types.