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Clarification re licensing when upgrading from 11 to 12

Question asked by glennsingleton on Aug 1, 2012
Latest reply on Aug 1, 2012 by glennsingleton

Like many others I guess, upgrading is the usual way that existing FileMaker clients get from one version to another.


I have read elsewhere that the EULA when upgrading makes the use of the previous version illegal from a licensing point of view. Is this the general understanding ?


If this is the case, is there a "transition" period (very important with change of format) that allows the use of both, legally ?


I know it is possible to have many versions of FileMaker on the same machine, but to do so from a licensing point of view, they each need to be full product rather than upgrades as I understand it.