Shorthand 9 for WindowsTM
How to Get a Shorthand 9 Upgrade License

If you had purchased a Permanent License for Shorthand Versions 7 or 8, you may be eligible to purchase a new Shorthand 9 License at a discounted price for a Sh9 1-User Upgrade License.

Note: The following licenses are not eligible for the upgrade discount:

  1. Version 5 and earlier Licenses.
  2. Time-limited Licenses
  3. PC Licenses.

You will need to have your existing SH7 or SH8 license verified before you can purchase an upgrade.
Please follow these steps to request an upgrade:

Step 1:  Find your Shorthand User ID.

  1. Run your licensed version of Shorthand 7 or Shorthand 8.
  2. Choose About from the Help menu.
  3. Click the COPY button (see picture below) to copy your Registration information to the clipboard.

Step 2:  Send your User ID to OfficeSoft

  1. Create a new email message.
  2. Paste your registration information (from Step 1) into the email message by pressing Shift+Ins in the message area.
  3. Send the message to OfficeSoft at

Step 3:  Wait for further instructions.

    After we receive your message, we will verify your Registration ID and send you an email message within 48 hours containing instructions on how to send payment to us.


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