MasterCook 2020 Pro - Personal Use License

This is a combination of the Windows product & a 1-YR subscription to System requirements: Windows 8 or higher & internet access. The Windows product is nonreturnable and nonrefundable.

Note: If you have an existing subscription, this will extend it.


If you purchase this as a gift, allow 24 hours to recieve your gift certificate in a separate email.

Culinary Teachers and Students, with a school ID you are eligible for a special price on this product. $99.00 for teachers/classroom per license, and $24.99 for students per license. Send an email to and include your school ID, and we will give you further instructions.

The Windows product is nonreturnable and nonrefundable.


  • Latest USDA nutrient and ingredient database
  • Nearly 100 nutrients will be available for your recipes and meal plans
  • Over 16,000 ingredients from the latest USDA Nutrient Database available for your recipes and meal plans
  • New nutrients populate in the Search screen, Nutrition Summary, Nutrition Facts, and Nutritional Analysis
  • Updated printing of the Nutrition Facts Label and Nutritional Analysis
  • New preference setting for retaining the sort order of cookbooks & recipes (Fall 2020)
  • Improved performance including syncing between computer and online account and mobile apps (Fall 2020)
  • Improved error handling including corrupt cookbook prevention (Fall 2020)
  • New automatic syncing with an online account which will no longer require a manual process  (Winter 2020)
  • New MasterCook Points Calculator including being able to exclude certain ingredients that are worth zero points (Winter 2020)
  • New recipe date field to track when a recipe was added to a cookbook (Winter 2020)


  • Store up to 100,000 recipes in your private online account
  • Recipe sharing from the mobile apps
  • Recipe printing from the mobile apps
  • TouchID and FaceID for the iOS app
  • Performance improvements
  • Multiple bug fixes in mobile apps
  • New user interface in the mobile apps
  • Web importer improvements
  • New Web Importer as Web Browser Add-on with new features (Fall 2020)
  • New offline feature for the mobile apps (Dec 2020)
  • Dark Mode for mobile apps (Winter 2020)

MasterCook has been a favorite and trusted tool for professional chefs, home cooks, culinary instructors and students for nearly 30 years! It runs on Windows 7 or newer and includes a one-year subscription to

Existing Features Retained:

  • Cost Analysis: Make a daily or weekly food budget per serving, recipe, or menu.
  • Scale Recipes: Change servings and adjust recipe times and ingredients instantly.
  • Plan Big: Avoid the stress of cooking for a large gathering with tools designed for the task.
  • Pantry List & Substitutions Tools: Get recipe suggestions based on what you have on hand.
  • Wine List: Track your collection, preferences, and favorite pairings for your next event.
  • Nutrition Analysis: Check calories, minerals, fat, and vitamins for any recipe or per serving, menu, or meal
  • Menus and Meal Plans: Use thousands of recipes to add variety to avoid repetitive meals and diet fatigue from eating the same meals.
  • Robust Search Tools: Select the right recipes by searching for ingredients, nutrients, and minerals from thousands of recipes.
  • Ingredient List: add or edit the nutrition values for 1000’s of ingredient items.
  • Custom Cookbooks: Organize recipes based on your own preferences such as cuisine, diet & nutrition, family recipes, season, or any other way you can imagine.
  • Group Cookbooks: Collaborate and create cookbooks with family or coworkers in real time – anyone in your group can easily modify recipes. (with account).
  • Create Covers: Personalize your cookbook covers with your own photo or your own personal art – print or publish it, and share with family and friends.
  • Printing Templates: Create your own or use one of the many pre-installed templates to create your own custom cookbooks.
  • Sync: Get instant access to all your content, recipes, cookbooks, and shopping lists across all your devices - from PC to PC, mobile to PC, tablet to tablet, or any combination (with account).

Note: The license for MasterCook is per user and can be used on multiple devices. Each user should have their own license.

To merge your content from a previous version follow these instructions: MasterCook Merge

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