Upgrade from Older Version?

I have an older version of MasterCook. How do I upgrade to the latest version?

None of the older versions are supported. The companies that created them went out of business. Windows 10 won't even allow them to fully function and will make your recipes disappear from the program! It's happened to numerous others.

Before you do anything, make sure you have backup copies of your files. See this:

You should check to see if Windows moved them to a hidden location on your computer as explained here:

You can use this discount coupon code in the shopping cart screen to get 10% off your order at


After applying that coupon code check the Total at the bottom of the shopping cart screen. As you checkout, make sure the total remains throughout all screens until the order completes.

MasterCook 15 is the only version that is designed for Windows 10. It's the only version we support. It can merge your files from the older versions as explained here:

We have several MasterCook products.

  1. MasterCook for Windows which is just like all previous versions of MasterCook. It does not use a subscription, but it can work with a subscription if you wish.
  2. which works from any computer or device. This works great as a backup of your recipes. Many use it this way.
  3. A free mobile app in the Apple App Store for iPhones and iPads. It works with a subscription.
  4. A free mobile app in the Google Play Store for Android phones and tablets. It works with a subscription.

This article explains the different MasterCook products and how they can work with each other:

There is a comparison chart on this web page that shows the differences in functionality between our products:

Those who need the most functionality purchase the MasterCook Windows product that has been a popular program for many years. Those who need to use it with their mobile devices purchase a subscription and access their online content with their mobile devices directly from the website and/or with the free mobile apps.


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