Navicat upgrade policy allows customers to obtain minor software updates and bug fixes free of charge. Alternatively, customers may upgrade to a major release at a discounted price with a Navicat Upgrade License.

Customer may retrieve the previous download information they purchased from the Customer Center at any time and will never be forced to upgrade.

If a major software upgrade releases within 90 days of the customer's purchase date, the customer will be entitled to receive the major software upgrade at no extra cost.

Software Updates
(Minor releases)
Software updates are minor releases that include minor feature additions, enhancements and fixes within the same version number, e.g. 10.0, 10.1, 10.2, etc. All registered users will receive complimentary software updates of the version they purchase.
Software Upgrades
(Major releases)
Software upgrades are major releases in which more functions/features have been changed or added to the software. Major releases are indicated by its version number, i.e. 9.0, 10.0, 11.0, etc. An Upgrade License is required for each Software Upgrade. Alternatively, customers who are currently subscribed to a Navicat Software Maintenance Plan will also receive free software upgrades.

Navicat Upgrade License

Navicat upgrade license allow customers who have purchased an older version of Navicat to upgrade to the latest version without paying the full license fee.

Upgrade licenses are only offered to existing customers who are able to present a valid Order ID from their last purchase, as well as the registered email address and the Serial Number of their existing license. Customers who have failed to prove his existing ownership of his/her Navicat license will not be eligible for an upgrade license.

How to buy the upgrade license?

To purchase the upgrade license, please log into Navicat Customer Center, click the Product Upgrade and Maintenance Renewal.