Migrate Elements 9 on Windows 7 to Elements 2020 on Windows 10 ?

Community Beginner ,
Aug 14, 2020 Aug 14, 2020

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Hello Community

A question before I buy Elements 2020 for my Windows 10.

I have approx 25000 photos from Windows 7 My Pictures catalogued in Elements 9 on my old PC. Can I import all this  catalogueing  into Elements 2020 on Windows 10 with my new Laptop ?

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

 

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Community Expert , Aug 14, 2020 Aug 14, 2020

Migration to a new computer is performed by creating a full backup on an external drive, and a restore from the organizer installed on the new computer with the new PSE version.

https://helpx.adobe.com/photoshop-elements/kb/backup-restore-move-catalog-photoshop.html

After the catalog and the media files have been restored, the catalog is converted to the current format (the old catalog is not overwritten).

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Aug 14, 2020 Aug 14, 2020

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Hi
Since your question is about Photoshop Elements, I have moved this from the "Photoshop" forum where you posted.
~ Jane

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Thank you for moving me to the right place. I have now had a very helpful reply to my question. Thanks again.

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Migration to a new computer is performed by creating a full backup on an external drive, and a restore from the organizer installed on the new computer with the new PSE version.

https://helpx.adobe.com/photoshop-elements/kb/backup-restore-move-catalog-photoshop.html

After the catalog and the media files have been restored, the catalog is converted to the current format (the old catalog is not overwritten).

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Thank you Michel. This answers my question very well and I will be following the instructions in the Link. Thanks again.

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