Migrate from WF Pro 2.4 to WF Pro 4
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AdHocTraduction  Identity Verified
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Mar 22

Hi everybody,

Now is time to renew my Wordfast Pro licence and I realise I haven't upgraded it for years! My current version is 2.4 and I'd like to upgrade to version 4. I can't find any article to help me on this topic. Can anyone tell me how to do?

Thank you!

Chloë


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John Di Rico  Identity Verified
France
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Check the wiki Mar 22

Hi Chloë,

Wow, that is a dinosaur of a version! Does it even work?
Check out the first section of this page to get started, especially the article about migrating from Wordfast Pro 3 to 4:
https://www.wordfast.net/wiki/Wordfast_Pro_4

You can download Wordfast Pro 4 from the Wordfast website.

Best,
John


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Samuel Murray  Identity Verified
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The new version of WFP 2.4 is WFP 3, not WFP 4 Mar 22

AdHocTraduction wrote:
Now is time to renew my Wordfast Pro licence and I realise I haven't upgraded it for years! My current version is 2.4 and I'd like to upgrade to version 4.


Do you realise that WFP4 is an entirely different program?

The latest version of WFP 2.4 is called WFP 3, not WFP 4. Your license for WFP 4 includes a license for WFP 3 (and you can install both WFP 3 and 4 on the same computer).


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AdHocTraduction  Identity Verified
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Thank you but... Mar 22

I have already looked at the wiki about Migrating from WF Pro 3 to 4, but it doesn't really explain HOW to do. Do I first have to delete my current version or will the new version overwrite it?

Chloë


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Hedwig Lugaro  Identity Verified
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Samuel is right Mar 22

Be careful, WF Pro 4 is completely different, it is not just an upgrade.
You can upgrade to the latest version of WF Pro 3 and download and try WF Pro 4 on your spare time at first. It could be difficult to be immediately productive (not at all in my case) using WF Pro 4.
Cheers!


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Heinrich Pesch  Identity Verified
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Not much gain Mar 22

I think version 2 and 3 are not that much different, the editor is somewhat improved. But of course you should upgrade to 3 and leave 4 for the saints.

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