Upgrade Guidelines

MindMapper 21 for Windows Upgrade Guideline

All desktop upgrades must go through verification process where you would need to input license information consisting of Name, Email, and Serial Number (and Registration Number for version 14 and below license holders). You must have this information in order to upgrade.

If you do not have this information, please contact us through support@mindmapper.com.

MindMapper 17 users are eligible for free upgrade to the same edition of MindMapper 21.
However, you must go through the upgrade purchase process to obtain a free license. The upgrade price for 17 to 2021 is set to $0.00.


Upgrade Path


Upgrade Products


MindMapper 17 Arena

MindMapper 21 Arena

MindMapper 17 Pro

MindMapper 21 Pro

MindMapper 17 Std

MindMapper 21 Standard

MindMapper 17 Academic

MindMapper 21 Academic

MindMapper 17 USB

MindMapper 21 USB


MindMapper 16 Arena

MindMapper 21 Arena

MindMapper 16 Pro

MindMapper 21 Arena

MindMapper 21 Pro

MindMapper 14 Arena

MindMapper 21 Arena

MindMapper 12 Professional/Arena

MindMapper 21 Arena

MindMapper 12 Standard

MindMapper 21 Arena

MindMapper 21 Pro

MindMapper 21 Std

MindMapper 2009 Pro

MindMapper 21 Arena

MindMapper 2009 Std

MindMapper 21 Arena

MindMapper 21 Pro

MindMapper 21 Std

Once you have the license, download MindMapper 21 installation file from our website. When installing, it will ask if you want to delete the previously installed MindMapper program. Enter yes to delete the older version. When installation is finished, then you can activate the program with the new registration key-set.

Upgrade Procedure for Desktop License:

For upgrades, it is just like when you are buying a new MindMapper from MindMapper.com ecommerce site. For those with Free Upgrade path, the price will be set to $0.00.

  1. Go to Purchase page from our homepage and click Upgrades.
  2. Fill out current license information and click Next. Please make sure that there is no hyphen or space in the serial number field. Email field must be the email address you used to purchase MindMapper.

And make sure to enter Registration number right after the serial number in the Serial # field for those who have MindMapper 14 and below.

  1. Check your price is equal to $0.00 and click Upgrade.

  1. Click OK to proceed.

  1. Enter details and click “Submit Order” to generate your license.

  1. View license information.  You will receive an email with the license information. However, please copy or screen capture the license information as a backup.

Upgrade Procedure for USB Flash Drive:

Unfortunately, upgrade for the USB is not available at this time. Please email support@mindmapper.com to receive upgrade instructions when it is available.