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Old 02-10-2020, 04:26 PM
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Default Moving from 12.8.3 to 2019.12

I've been holding on to Window 7 for as long as I could (which is why I'm still on PT 12.8.3).

Next week I plan to take the plunge and move to Win 10 Pro. After that I'll install PT 2019.12.

Should I anticipate any compatibility issues with sessions created in 12.8.3?
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I've been holding on to Window 7 for as long as I could (which is why I'm still on PT 12.8.3).

Next week I plan to take the plunge and move to Win 10 Pro. After that I'll install PT 2019.12.

Should I anticipate any compatibility issues with sessions created in 12.8.3?
Other than possibly missing plugins there shouldn't be issues. Make absolutely sure you have a backup of your working system BEFORE going to Windoze 10. And disconnect that backup drive so it doesn't possibly get corrupted during the W10 install.
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Old 02-11-2020, 06:50 AM
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Other than possibly missing plugins there shouldn't be issues.
I have installation files for all 3rd-party plugins, all very orderly in folders with license keys if applicable.

Regarding Avid-provided plugins, are there plugins that were provided in PT 12 that are not provided in the 2019 versions?


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Make absolutely sure you have a backup of your working system BEFORE going to Windoze 10.
I run Acronis 3X per week on different internal and external drives, so I'm covered there.

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And disconnect that backup drive so it doesn't possibly get corrupted during the W10 install.
Wouldn't have though of that--thanks. I've actually read that you should disconnect all other drives when installing W10.

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Old 02-11-2020, 07:30 AM
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I have installation files for all 3rd-party plugins...
I suggest NOT installing those, but rather be sure to install the latest/greatest versions of all plugs. Typically, just go to each company's site and DL the latest versions. The latest AVID plugs are also available to DL. A few months ago I updated Win 7 to 10, got the current PTools, and all current plug versions ---> works!!!
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It should be a no-brainer to download fresh plugin installers
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Thanks for the plugin suggestions.

I've got a lot of downloading to do...
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I suggest NOT installing those, but rather be sure to install the latest/greatest versions of all plugs. Typically, just go to each company's site and DL the latest versions. The latest AVID plugs are also available to DL. A few months ago I updated Win 7 to 10, got the current PTools, and all current plug versions ---> works!!!

Thanks SO MUCH for suggesting this. I've started going to sites and I'm seeing that most of mine are outdated.
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Thanks SO MUCH for suggesting this. I've started going to sites and I'm seeing that most of mine are outdated.
Outdated plugs can cause problems ...
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