Save settings of Photoshop Elements 2021

Community Beginner ,
Dec 29, 2020 Dec 29, 2020

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Hello,

 

is it possible to save/export the settings of Photoshop Elements 2021, e. g. to import them later on a newer computer?

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Adobe Community Professional , Dec 30, 2020 Dec 30, 2020
Michel and I have been using Elements for many years and I don't know if it is possible either.  If you really want to try it out, you could copy the old preference files from the locations listed here and replace the files on the new computer.  The worst that could happen is that you would have to reset the preferences if they didn't work (or you might have to reinstall the entire program).  Frankly, that isn't worth the trouble for me.  I usually go through the Preferences dialog and change th...

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Community Beginner , Dec 30, 2020 Dec 30, 2020
I talked to someone from the German Adobe support. I was said that it's possible, but it's not recommended either, because errors may happen due to various hardware and software specifications.

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Adobe Community Professional ,
Dec 29, 2020 Dec 29, 2020

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I don't know if that is possible... and I am curious to know if that is possible. I always take a note of the most important preferences I need to enter every time.

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Michel and I have been using Elements for many years and I don't know if it is possible either.  If you really want to try it out, you could copy the old preference files from the locations listed here and replace the files on the new computer.  The worst that could happen is that you would have to reset the preferences if they didn't work (or you might have to reinstall the entire program).  Frankly, that isn't worth the trouble for me.  I usually go through the Preferences dialog and change the items that I know I need to change (which isn't many).

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I talked to someone from the German Adobe support.

 

I was said that it's possible, but it's not recommended either, because errors may happen due to various hardware and software specifications.

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