Camtasia 2018 asking to upgrade library from Camtasia 9

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In the New Camtasia 2018 Library there is an option to upgrade the Camtasia 9 Library. If I do this to and use those assets in Camtasia 2018 will the Library  still function in Camtasia 9.? Does it copy the assets over. I want to understand what is going on before i click the button. Thanks
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charles.ragucci

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kayakman, Champion

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yes; the upgraded Library assets are copied over; and the ones in CS9 will still work

the Library store is in a different directory for 2018

perhaps this tutorial will shed more light on the CS 2018 Library ...

About Camtasia 2018 Library
http://www.screencast.com/t/0vNg38Kl6WI7
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charles.ragucci

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Great ok how about the Camtasia 9 project files opening one of those in C. 2018 asking to convert, so i'm holding off till i know the the original C9 project will stay intact  in case i need to go back
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opening a CS9 project file in 2018 will automatically create a CS9 version backup copy in addition to the converted project file

give it a try and see
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As a "best practice" and safety measure, I always open a project in the version it was created in (i.e. CS 9) and then Save As to a different name (i.e. <project name> 2018) and open that file in the new version. 

Ya, CS 2018 will make a backup but...if it punches your original somehow in the process? Better safe than sorry is my process.
;-)
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I would also recommend that if it is a important project that you "Export as Zip" and save to a backup.

I always backup to two external locations. A storage drive and the cloud.

I'm gonna steal your quote Lon !!

Better safe than sorry is my process.
:)