How to Upgrade BarTender

It is easy to update BarTender to the latest version, upgrade it to a more powerful edition, or add printer licenses to your current system.

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Major Upgrades

Contact your BarTender reseller for all major upgrades:

  • Updating to a new version, such as from v. 10.1 to BarTender 2016. If you have a current software maintenance contract, you can update to a new version for free right away. Otherwise, you will need to bring your software maintenance up to date.

  • Upgrading to a more powerful edition, such as from the Professional edition to the Enterprise Automation edition. This is a paid upgrade.

  • Increasing the number of printers, such as from 3 printers to 10 printers. This is a paid upgrade.

Your BarTender reseller will make sure you get the right upgrade. Make sure you have:

  • Your Product Key Code (PKC): Find this on the inside front panel of your BarTender CD case.

  • Your version and edition: Go to the BarTender Help menu and select About to find this.

  • A registered product: If you have not registered your BarTender software, your upgrade processing may be delayed. You can register online.

If your need is urgent, your reseller might be able to provide a new PKC by phone or email. You can then download the latest version from this website, install it, and activate it with the new PKC. (Upgrading to a new PKC causes the previous PKC to be disabled and prevents future installs with the old PKC.)

If your original reseller is unable to help you for any reason, contact us to be connected with a new reseller.

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