Adding My Custom 2018 Library In 2019

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Hello,  Just installed 2019 I thought it might ask me to import my custom 2018 library looks like it did not, but i need to get my custom 2018 library into 2019. Recommendations on best method to handle this. Thanks
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charles.ragucci

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kayakman, Champion

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still have 2018 installed?

export those Library assets and then import them into 2019
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Dubie

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This is one good reason to make backups of your libraries occasionally.

You can also look in
C:\ProgramData\TechSmith\Camtasia Studio 18

For your 2018 libraries. The default and custom.


Dubie:)
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Dave O'Rourke, Senior Software Engineer

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On first run of 2019, Camtasia will attempt to migrate your 2018 user libraries over to 2019, assuming they exist on disk.  It will not prompt you.  Your assets should just show up in the 2019 library.

If the migration of 2018 content into 2019 failed for some reason, you should find error information in this file: C:\Users\[username]\AppData\Local\TechSmith\Logs\CamtasiaStudio.log.  That would be useful to share with TechSupport if you end up needing to troubleshoot with us.

You may also perform a manual export from 2018 to a .libzip file, and then import that into 2019.  This should perform any necessary upgrades on the files themselves.

Hope this helps.
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charles.ragucci

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Thanks David my library did migrate over. thanks, all is well. The second start up reveled it.