Archive - Upgrading to Moneydance 2015 from Moneydance 2012 and 2014

This is an archived document. Please refer to the more recent knowledge base articles on this page

Install Moneydance 2015

First, download and install the appropriate version of Moneydance for your system from here. If you purchased Moneydance from the Mac App Store or Amazon please download Moneydance 2015 there. 

Open your Account Set

Open Moneydance 2015. You will now see the "Welcome to Moneydance" window.


Your account set should be visible under “Account Sets” in the right half of the window; select your file and click "Open". If your file isn't listed there, click on the "Open Other" button and navigate to your data file. Please note: Moneydance 2015 data files use a new format and cannot be opened using Moneydance 2014 or prior.

Register Moneydance 2015

If you purchased Moneydance through the Mac App Store or Amazon skip to “Update your Extensions.” If you purchased Moneydance 2014 upgrading to Moneydance 2015 is free, and your license key will automatically be entered into Moneydance 2015. If you purchased Moneydance 2012 or earlier you’ll need an upgrade key. If you’re not sure what version of Moneydance you purchased you can use the key tester on our purchase page.

Update your extensions

Moneydance 2015 uses a new extension format. To update your currently installed extensions to the 2015 format go to Extensions->Manage Extensions and click the “Update All” button at the lower left of the window.

Enjoy Moneydance 2015!