Can I update PSE 2021 to PSE 2022

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Mar 02, 2022 Mar 02, 2022

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I originally used PSE 2021 without any issues until I upgraded my OS to macOS Monterey. Now PSE 2021 won't launch at all, and searching online for a work around / updates, I can't make sense of what I can do to over come this problem. Do I have to purchase PSE 2022 ... another $60-70, again?

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Adobe Community Professional , Mar 02, 2022 Mar 02, 2022
According to Adobe, Elements 2021 should work with Monterey if you have updated the OS to version 12.1 or above.  If you simply upgraded your OS to Monterey without reinstalling the program, I suggest you uninstall and reinstall PSE 2021.  (I know virtually nothing about Macs, so don't know if this is how an OS update works.)  If you are still having problems launching the program, try contacting Elements support. You can start a chat session by clicking on the blue Contact Us button under the S...

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Mar 02, 2022 Mar 02, 2022

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According to Adobe, Elements 2021 should work with Monterey if you have updated the OS to version 12.1 or above.  If you simply upgraded your OS to Monterey without reinstalling the program, I suggest you uninstall and reinstall PSE 2021.  (I know virtually nothing about Macs, so don't know if this is how an OS update works.)  If you are still having problems launching the program, try contacting Elements support. You can start a chat session by clicking on the blue Contact Us button under the Support menu at Adobe.com. Or you can contact Support by telephone using the numbers listed here: https://helpx.adobe.com/contact/phone.html

 

Of course, I don't want to dissuade you from updating Elements to the 2022 version if you choose to do so.

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Mar 03, 2022 Mar 03, 2022

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Thanks for responding so quickly. I think I'll run with your suggestion to reach out to Elements Support first before I try anything myself. Again, thanks heaps.

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