Logos 5 is here! That’s nothing new but the upgrade process comes with quite a sticker shock. Today is the last day to get some discounts on the base packages, but users can also move up to Logos 5 with three other less expensive options available either now or very soon.
UPDATE: We can now download the free limited Logos 5 engine for free without paying for a crossgrade or upgrade.
Two Less Expensive Upgrade Paths for Logos 5
Logos offers what they call the Logos 5 Core Datasets for $79.95 or about $21/month for a few months. This set includes the following:
- Bible Facts: Events
- Passage Guide: Events
- Bible Word Study: Phrases
- Topic Guide
- Visual Filter: Reported Speech
- Phrase Concordance
- Preaching Themes
- Thematic Outlines
See the “What’s New in Logos Bible Software 5 video below:
Logos 5 Minimal Crossgrade
With the Minimal Crossgrade, the buyer gets more for about twice the price. It costs $159.95 or $21/month. They call it the “bare-bones crossgrade to Logos 5″. This gives the user all the new stuff added for Logos 5. See the above video for details about these new features.
The list above comes with this upgrade. They also add the following:
- Clause Search
- Bible Word Study: Senses
- Bible Sense Lexicon
- Exegetical Guide: Syntactic Force
- Clauses Dataset: LGNTISBL Edition and LHB Edition
- Ancient Texts and Morphologies from the Lexham Hebrew and Greek tools
- Lexham LXX
- Faithlife Study Bible Notes
- Lexham Bible Dictionary
- New Topical Textbook
- Animals Mentioned in Bible
- Complete Book of When and Where: In the Bible and Throughout History
- Plants of the Bible
- Connect the Testaments devotional
- Faithlife maps, photos and media
- Lexham Interlinears
- Bible Illustrations
There’s a lot there for just $160.
Free Basic Engine Upgrade
expect that very soon can now download the free limited engine of version five of Logos with a basic Logos 5 engine upgrade that doesn’t include many of the above features and content. You’ll have to gamble that you won’t want the new features and only the engine because their discounts will end before the free upgrade shows up on their website. When it shows up they will likely post links to their Support page.