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How do I upgrade to MacGourmet Deluxe 4 from my current version? - Knowledgebase / MacGourmet Deluxe 4 - Mariner Software

How do I upgrade to MacGourmet Deluxe 4 from my current version?

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If you are currently running a version of MacGourmet 3 or MacGourmet Deluxe 3 that you purchased _outside_ of the Mac App Store, head to the Mariner eStore and upgrade to MacGourmet Deluxe 4 (there is no upgrade path to MacGourmet 4). After your upgrade you will be generated a new MacGourmet Deluxe 4 serial and a link to download the latest version and emailed to you in the form of an e-receipt immediately after your order. If you have a trial copy of MacGourmet Deluxe 4 you will NOT need to download a new copy. Simply _register_ the serial # into the trial copy and that will effectively turn it into a non-expring copy.

If you are currently running MacGourmet Deluxe 1 (or MacGourmet 2), you will need to go through an extra step to migrate your data to version 4.  You should first install MacGourmet Deluxe 3.2.6.  Launch the app (you won't need a serial number, just click Try when you get the welcome window), and your data will be converted to the MacGourmet Deluxe 3 format. After verifying your data in version 3, install version 4.  Launch the app, and MacGourmet Deluxe 4 should automatically read your version 3 data. Please make sure that there is only ONE MacGourmet Deluxe database in the Docements folder. Any additional MacGourmet databases in the Documents folder will prevent MacGourmet Dekluxe 4 to import the recipes from your older version. If you have difficulties with this step, please contact support@marinersoftware.com and we can help you convert your database.

If you are running MacGourmet 1, or a version of MacGourmet or MacGourmet Deluxe purchased from the App Store, please contact technical support at support@marinersoftware.com for instructions on upgrading.

Previous versions of MacGourmet Deluxe can be found by CLICKING HERE.

Please note that MacGourmet and MacGourmet Deluxe read the same MacGourmet database files.

After upgrading to MacGourmet or MacGourmet Deluxe 4, don't forget to import the new sample data via the Help menu.  This will get you new recipes, cooking notes, beers and cheeses!

MacGourmet Deluxe 4 is a MAJOR upgrade and therefore a CHARGED upgrade.

You can upgrade in our eStore here:

https://www.marinersoftware.com/store/

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