For Melodyne essential and users who registered Melodyne after the 1st of March 2020, this upgrade is free of charge. You can follow the steps below to redeem the new version:
1. Head to https://www.celemony.com/en/start and click Login at the top right
2. Log in with your account credentials previously created. If you haven't yet created these, proceed with the registration process at: https://celemony.com/nectar
3. Your Melodyne 4 Essentials license should already appear on the License Overview page. Here, click the License Options button
4. Then, click the "Download" button next to where it says "Free Update Available".
5. Read and accept the update information on the next page, then you should receive your new Melodyne 5 Essentials license and download link!