Upgrading Living Cookbook

  1. Run Living Cookbook 2015.
  2. Make a backup of your Living Cookbook 2015 data by selecting Backup from the File menu.
  3. Verify your backup file by selecting Verify Backup File from the File menu.
  4. Close Living Cookbook 2015.
  5. Click here to download the most current Living Cookbook 2015 setup file .
  6. Install Living Cookbook 2015 by double-clicking on the downloaded file LCSetup50.exe.
  7. Run Living Cookbook 2015.
  8. Select Restore from the File menu and then select the backup file you just created.
  1. Purchase a Living Cookbook 2015 upgrade license .
  2. Run Living Cookbook 2013.
  3. Make a backup of your Living Cookbook 2013 data by selecting Backup from the File menu.
  4. Verify your backup file by selecting Verify Backup File from the File menu.
  5. Close Living Cookbook 2013.
  6. Click here to download the most current Living Cookbook 2015 setup file .
  7. Install Living Cookbook 2015 by double-clicking on the downloaded file LCSetup50.exe.
  8. Run Living Cookbook 2015.
  9. Select Restore from the File menu and then select the backup file you just created.
  1. Purchase a Living Cookbook 2015 upgrade license .
  2. Run Living Cookbook 2011.
  3. Make a backup of your Living Cookbook 2011 data by selecting Backup from the File menu.
  4. Verify your backup file by selecting Verify Backup File from the File menu.
  5. Close Living Cookbook 2011.
  6. Click here to download the most current Living Cookbook 2015 setup file .
  7. Install Living Cookbook 2015 by double-clicking on the downloaded file LCSetup50.exe.
  8. Run Living Cookbook 2015.
  9. Select Restore from the File menu and then select the backup file you just created.
  1. Purchase a Living Cookbook 2015 upgrade license .
  2. Run Living Cookbook 2008.
  3. Make a backup of your Living Cookbook 2008 data by selecting Backup from the File menu.
  4. Verify your backup file by selecting Verify Backup File from the File menu.
  5. Close Living Cookbook 2008.
  6. Click here to download the most current Living Cookbook 2015 setup file .
  7. Install Living Cookbook 2015 by double-clicking on the downloaded file LCSetup50.exe.
  8. Run Living Cookbook 2015.
  9. Select Restore from the File menu and then select the backup file you just created.
  1. Purchase a Living Cookbook 2015 upgrade license .
  2. Run Living Cookbook 2005.
  3. Make a backup of your Living Cookbook 2005 data by selecting Backup from the File menu.
  4. Verify your backup file by selecting Verify Backup File from the File menu.
  5. Close Living Cookbook 2005.
  6. Click here to download the Living Cookbook 2015 setup file .
  7. Install Living Cookbook 2015 by double-clicking on the downloaded file LCSetup50.exe.
  8. Run Living Cookbook 2015.
  9. If you installed Living Cookbook 2015 on the same computer as Living Cookbook 2005 you will be prompted to upgrade your Living Cookbook 2005 data. Click Yes. Your data will be imported and upgraded automatically. If you installed Living Cookbook 2015 on a different computer or if Living Cookbook 2015 is not able to locate your Living Cookbook 2005 data, select Restore from the File menu and then select the backup file you created in step 3 above.
  1. Purchase a Living Cookbook 2015 upgrade license .
  2. Run Living Cookbook 2003.
  3. Make a backup of your Living Cookbook 2003 data by selecting Backup from the File menu.
  4. Verify your backup file by selecting Verify Backup File from the File menu.
  5. Close Living Cookbook 2003.
  6. Click here to download the Living Cookbook 2015 setup file .
  7. Install Living Cookbook 2015 by double-clicking on the downloaded file LCSetup50.exe.
  8. Run Living Cookbook 2015.
  9. If you installed Living Cookbook 2015 on the same computer as Living Cookbook 2003 you will be prompted to upgrade your Living Cookbook 2003 data. Click Yes. Your data will be imported and upgraded automatically. If you installed Living Cookbook 2015 on a different computer or if Living Cookbook 2015 is not able to locate your Living Cookbook 2003 data, select Restore from the File menu and then select the backup file you created in step 3 above.

Upgrade FAQ

The current version of Living Cookbook 2015 is v5.0.85. To determine which version you are running, try the following:

  1. Run Living Cookbook 2015.
  2. On the Help menu, click About.
  3. The version number will be displayed in the About window.

Yes, but if your Living Cookbook 2015 license was an upgrade license you will not be able to re-register your Living Cookbook 2011, 2008 or 2005 license.

Yes. Living Cookbook 2015 will automatically import and upgrade any Living Cookbook 2011, 2008 or 2005 data it finds on the same computer.
Yes. You will be able to share data with users of all Living Cookbook versions that support the FDXZ or FDX file formats (2015, 2013, 2011, 2008, 2005 and 2003).
No. By default Living Cookbook 2015 installs in a different folder and will not make any changes to your old Living Cookbook program files or data.