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Last update: Fri, 2020-08-21 12:42

Acronis True Image 2021 is available in 4 editions:

  • Acronis True Image Essential, a subscription license
  • Acronis True Image Advanced, a subscription license
  • Acronis True Image Premium, a subscription license
  • Acronis True Image 2021 (Standard), a 1-time purchase license

All editions are available as 1, 3 or 5 machines licenses.

The official release date for Acronis True Image 2021 is August 20, 2020.

Free upgrade

Free upgrade from a subscription license

Free upgrade is available for subscription licenses (Essential, Advanced and Premium) as long as the license is active:

You do not need to request an upgrade license, simply click Download to download the latest build; the product will be upgraded by installing the new build.

Free upgrade from a 1-time purchase license

Acronis True Image has a standard 30 day before the new version release free upgrade policy. This means, you are eligible for free upgrade to Acronis True Image 2021 if you purchased Acronis True Image 2020 online or activated a boxed version after July 21, 2020.

Get your free upgrade here.

Please note that free upgrade will be available if Acronis True Image 2020 permanent license was registered until Dec 31, 2020. Licenses registered after that are not eligible for free upgrade.

Owners of Acronis True Image OEM or licenses received through special discounted deals are not eligible for free upgrade to Acronis True Image 2021.

Paid upgrade

If your license of Acronis True Image does not meet the requirements for a free upgrade, you can purchase an upgrade license.

  1. Navigate to Acronis True Image 2021 Upgrade Page.
  2. Select upgrade for 1, 3 or 5 computers.
  3. Purchase your upgrade(s).

Upgrade policy

If you currently have full or upgrade version of: You can purchase an upgrade license (for an equal or larger number of computers) of these editions:
Acronis True Image Essential Acronis True Image Premium
Acronis True Image Advanced
 Acronis True Image Premium Subscription  Acronis True Image Premium
 Acronis True Image Advanced Subscription  Acronis True Image Premium
 Acronis True Image Advanced
 Acronis True Image 2020  Acronis True Image Premium
 Acronis True Image Advanced
 Acronis True Image 2021
 Acronis True Image 2019 Acronis True Image Premium
 Acronis True Image Advanced
 Acronis True Image 2021
 Acronis True Image 2018 Acronis True Image Premium
 Acronis True Image Advanced
 Acronis True Image 2021
 Acronis True Image 2017  Acronis True Image Premium
 Acronis True Image Advanced
 Acronis True Image 2021
 Acronis True Image Cloud  Acronis True Image Premium
 Acronis True Image Advanced
 Acronis True Image 2016  Acronis True Image Premium
 Acronis True Image Advanced
 Acronis True Image 2021
 Acronis True Image 2015  Acronis True Image Premium
 Acronis True Image Advanced
 Acronis True Image 2021
 Acronis True Image 2015 + Online Backup 250 GB  Acronis True Image Premium
 Acronis True Image Advanced
 Acronis True Image 2015 + Online Backup 500 GB  Acronis True Image Premium
 Acronis True Image Advanced
 Acronis True Image 2015 + Online Backup 1 TB  Acronis True Image Premium
 Acronis True Image Advanced
 Acronis True Image Unlimited  Acronis True Image Premium
 Acronis True Image Advanced
 Acronis True Image 2014
 Acronis True Image 2014 Premium
 Acronis True Image Premium
 Acronis True Image Advanced
 Acronis True Image 2021
 Acronis True Image 2013
 Acronis True Image 2013 Premium
 Acronis True Image Premium
 Acronis True Image Advanced
 Acronis True Image 2021

 Acronis True Image 2012 and earlier versions

 Acronis True Image Premium
 Acronis True Image Advanced
 Acronis True Image 2021

Upgrade procedure

An upgrade license can only be used with a full license of a previous version as a base.

If your current version is Acronis True Image 2020 or Acronis True Image 2019, the new version will simply update it; there is no need to remove the old version and reinstall the software. If your current version is older, we recommend that you remove the currently installed version before installing Acronis True Image 2021.

On a Windows computer

  1. Download the installation file from your account.
  2. Run the installation file.
  3. Click Update;
  4. Wait until the installation completes.
    Now you can use the new Acronis True Image 2021. All previous settings and backups are kept; you do not need to recreate backup plans and archives.

On a Mac

  1. Download the installation file from your account.
  2. Double-click the installation file.
  3. Drag the Acronis True Image 2021 icon to the Applications folder:
  4. Wait until the installation completes.
    Now you can use the new Acronis True Image 2021. All previous settings and backups are kept; you do not need to recreate backup plans and archives.

 

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