Update and Upgrade Policy
a general policy, Updates between minor Syntheway
product versions are free. Upgrades between major
Syntheway product versions are paid.
update is an interim release that fixes bugs, enhances
usability, updates data, or adds a new feature to an
existing version. For example, you would update Magnus
Choir v1.00 to v1.01.
They get distributed electronically after their
If you have already registered, and you will not get the
email with "link to download update" within a
reasonable time, send a email to register@.syntheway.net
from the email account that was used with your
registration. If your email address changes, please
notify us firstname.lastname@example.org
so that we can update our database.
Upgrades are changes in the major version number of
the product (containing major new functionality,
improves performance, enhances usability). When we
release a major new release, we change the first number
in the version number. So you switch to a higher version
of a program within the same VSTi/VST product family.
For example, you would upgrade Master Hammond B3 v1.00
to v2.00. Upgrades are free when... you purchase
Syntheway product and we introduce a major new release
(e.g. moving from Fantasize 1.4 to Fantasize 2) within
60 days of your purchase date. Any release containing
major new functionality, an upgrade fee will probably be
discounted upgrade pricing is available to registered
users of the immediately prior version of Syntheway
Product. That is, if you are a registered user of v1.0,
you are eligible to upgrade to v2.0 at the special
discounted upgrade price.
often are updates and upgrades released?
create product updates and upgrades when:
features or functionality have been added.
and problems have been corrected.
features have been added or supported.
optimizations have been integrated into the VST
To Web (RTW): Syntheway utilizes the Internet for distribution. No physical media are produced in this type of release mechanism.
Life Cycle refers to the phases of development
and maturity for a VST plugin software ranging from its
initial development, to its release, and updated
versions of the released version to help improve
software or fix bugs still present in the software.
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