SharkScope Desktop automatically checks for updates at start up and informs you when a new version is available. A window appears and gives the number of the latest version and the main changes to SharkScope Desktop.
An update can take time especially when the database is restructured. You can pass on the upgrade by clicking on Update Later. The next time you launch SharkScope Desktop it will ask you to update.
You should always update when offered the opportunity. Bugs are regularly ironed out and new features are very frequently added.
Clicking on Update Now launches SharkScope Desktop Updater, a specialised application that will take guide you through the whole updating process.