Upgrade Policy

Registered users are entitled to obtain minor software updates and bug fixes free of charge; Or, upgrade to a future major release at a discounted price.

If a newer major version is available in less than 12 months after your initial purchase, you're entitled to obtain the major version upgrade free of charge. Feel free to request a free upgrade license if applicable.

Software Updates (Minor release): Updates are minor feature additions, enhancements and bug fixes, having the same major version number, e.g. v5.x.x, v6.x.x, v7.x.x, v8.x.x etc. Registered users are entitled to obtain software updates of the same major version free of charge.

Software Upgrades (Major release): Upgrades are major releases of which functions/features have been changed or added to the software, with a change in the major version number, e.g. 5.x, 6.x, 7.x, 8.x etc. A purchase of the Upgrade License is needed in order to get the Software Upgrade.

Cross-platform Software Upgrades: Cross-platform software are separate editions released for differnt OS platforms (Linux, macOS, and/or Windows). For existing customers to get a license for a different OS platform, a purchase of the Cross-platform Upgrade License is needed.

Should you have any questions about the upgrade policy, please contact us.