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== Upgrades and Updates==  
 
== Upgrades and Updates==  
'''Important'''  There are discounted prices on upgrades to the next version of JRiver Media Center.  You can [https://www.jriver.com/download.html download a trial version].
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'''Important'''  There are discounted prices on upgrades to the new version of JRiver Media Center.  You can [https://www.jriver.com/download.html download a trial version].
  
 
There are several ways to improve your MC experience:
 
There are several ways to improve your MC experience:
  
* '''If you own a Media Center 23 license''', just [https://www.jriver.com/download.html download] and install it, then restore your MC23 license if necessary.
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* '''If you own a Media Center 25 license''', just [https://www.jriver.com/download.html download] and install it, then restore your license if necessary.
  
* '''Minor upgrades are free.  If you own Media Center 23 (for example)''', it is free to update to the latest build of that version by downloading and installing.  This can be done automatically by selecting an [https://wiki.jriver.com/index.php/Getting_the_Latest_Build update channel] under Help.
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* '''Minor upgrades are free.  If you own Media Center 25 (for example)''', it is free to update to the latest build of that version by downloading and installing.  This can be done automatically by selecting an [https://wiki.jriver.com/index.php/Getting_the_Latest_Build update channel] under Help.
  
 
* '''If you own MC on Windows''' and would like to purchase a Mac or Linux version, you can upgrade to a [[Master License]] that works on all three OS's.
 
* '''If you own MC on Windows''' and would like to purchase a Mac or Linux version, you can upgrade to a [[Master License]] that works on all three OS's.
  
* '''If you own an earlier version of MC on any OS''', you can upgrade for that OS or upgrade to a Master License.  MC can use your old data and settings.
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* '''If you own an earlier version of MC on any OS''', you can upgrade for that OS or upgrade to a Master License.  MC can use your old data and settings.  It can also restore a backup of an earlier version.  MC makes backups automatically.
  
== Media Center 23 Upgrades ==
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== Media Center 25 Upgrades ==
All licenses sold are now for version 23.
 
  
[https://wiki.jriver.com/index.php/Upgrade_to_MC23_for_Windows Upgrade to MC23 for Windows] $24.98 through  August 25, 2017.
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MC25 is now available on the [https://www.jriver.com/download.html Download Page].
  
[https://wiki.jriver.com/index.php/Upgrade_to_MC23_for_Mac Upgrade to MC23 for Mac]  $24.98.
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== Data Migration ==
  
[https://wiki.jriver.com/index.php/Upgrade_to_MC23_Master_License Upgrade to an MC23 Master License] (works on Linux, Mac, and Windows)  $33.98.
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- The installer will find your library from MC20 to MC24 (or later) automatically. Earlier versions require a manual restore.
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- It will only import the "Default Library" (the one MC came with, no matter which one is your startup library), however it doesn't care if you renamed or moved it (it will find it)
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- Settings are stored on a per-user basis, so if you need to install using an entirely different user account (because yours isn't an Admin), migration won't find its things
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- Installation mode makes no difference
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- If multiple old versions of MC exist, it should use the newest
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- File Associations should be updated in the installation process, just like a fresh install
  
 
== For More Help ==
 
== For More Help ==
Please visit [[ Upgrade Links]].
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[https://yabb.jriver.com/interact/index.php/topic,120387.msg832317.html#msg832317 Upgrade Help] for step by step instructions.
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[[ Upgrade Links]] for license retrieval, installation, and other related information.
  
 
[[Category:Frequently Asked Questions]]
 
[[Category:Frequently Asked Questions]]

Latest revision as of 10:51, 18 June 2019

Upgrades and Updates

Important There are discounted prices on upgrades to the new version of JRiver Media Center. You can download a trial version.

There are several ways to improve your MC experience:

  • If you own a Media Center 25 license, just download and install it, then restore your license if necessary.
  • Minor upgrades are free. If you own Media Center 25 (for example), it is free to update to the latest build of that version by downloading and installing. This can be done automatically by selecting an update channel under Help.
  • If you own MC on Windows and would like to purchase a Mac or Linux version, you can upgrade to a Master License that works on all three OS's.
  • If you own an earlier version of MC on any OS, you can upgrade for that OS or upgrade to a Master License. MC can use your old data and settings. It can also restore a backup of an earlier version. MC makes backups automatically.

Media Center 25 Upgrades

MC25 is now available on the Download Page.

Data Migration

- The installer will find your library from MC20 to MC24 (or later) automatically. Earlier versions require a manual restore.

- It will only import the "Default Library" (the one MC came with, no matter which one is your startup library), however it doesn't care if you renamed or moved it (it will find it)

- Settings are stored on a per-user basis, so if you need to install using an entirely different user account (because yours isn't an Admin), migration won't find its things

- Installation mode makes no difference

- If multiple old versions of MC exist, it should use the newest

- File Associations should be updated in the installation process, just like a fresh install

For More Help

Upgrade Help for step by step instructions.

Upgrade Links for license retrieval, installation, and other related information.