Many bloggers, including me, use the cross-platform writing app Ulysses on a daily basis. Up to this point, the app has required a pair of purchases; one for the Mac app and another for the iOS app. Today, the Ulysses team announced that it will do away with the purchases, instead embracing the subscription model that is becoming popular for so many apps.
The subscription will cost $4.99 per month or $39.99 per year, with a special six-month student subscription available for $10.99. Purchasing the plan provides Ulysses on all devices -- Mac, iPad and iPhone.
For those who have supported Ulysses in the past, a permanent discount of 50% on the monthly subscription is available. In case you're wondering why Ulysses chose to go to a subscription-based purchase system, here's an explanation from Ulysses co-founder Max Seelemann from today's press release: