I have acquired LR 4 in 2012 und have to update it to LR 5.7 because awr-files (Sony's RAW-files) cannot be imported in the LR 4-version.
I have downloaded the test version of LR5 anready, it works fine and awr are imported as dng without a probem. Since my LR4-serial number, however, is not accepted I guess I have to pay for the update. Is that correct and how much does such an update from LR4 to LR5 cost?
If you are happy with LR4 you can continue using LR4 if you use the stand aloner DNG converter. You can get the latest free DNG converter 9.1.1 for Windows or Mac from the following link. The DNG files will then work with your present software (keep your originals as backups and for use in the camera manufactures software)
To download click here - DNG Converter 9.1.1
You can convert a whole folder of raw images in one click. See this quick video tutorial: