Users will need to pay an upgrade fee to use any version that is released after 6 years of registering (see example in FAQ below). The upgrade fee is the same as the current registration fee - less 15% (ie, $17 for a single user license).
An upgraded license entitles the user to a further 6 years of free upgrades.
A. No. No. No! You will never have to pay again to continue using the version you purchased.
You are also entitled to free upgrades for 6 years. However, you will need to pay if you want to upgrade to any version that is released after 6 years.
A. The cost of the upgrade is exactly the same as the current new registration price LESS 15%. That is, $17 for a single user license.
Once you have upgraded, you are entitled to free upgrades for a further 6 years. Therefore, the total cost of using the latest version of V over 12 years is $37.
A. The upgrade cost is the same as the original purchase price LESS 15%. The only exception is for Unlimited Site Licenses where a 50% discount applies.
A. No. You are entitled to a free upgrade because the version you are upgrading to was released within 6 years of registering. The fact that you are upgrading after 6 years does not matter - it is the release date of the version you are upgrading to that counts.
A.The new Upgrade Policy began on September 1, 2005.
A. As from Version 7.2, the date is displayed in the About Box.
They will expire in 2012. That is, 6 years from upgrading and not 12 years from first registering.
They will expire in 2012. That is, 12 years from first registering and not 6 years from upgrading.
They will expire in 2014. That is, 6 years from upgrading instead of 12 years from first registering.