Move .snag to .snagproj so I can move temp files from pc to mac

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I moved from a PC to a Mac. when I did I lost access to my entire library :(. Turns out you can pull all of the .snag files over, but Mac Snagit can't read them.

It's be nice to have a utility that would convert all of these and me not have to go back and save all of the files one-by-one to PNG (thus making them flat).
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That has been an ongoing issue. I don't know of a way to bring them over and preserve the layers. You can do a batch export yo PNG but they will be flattened
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The trouble is that while a few of us nerds like the idea, there are too few of us to get it on the radar.

It was raised here and here

And it would be even less of a problem and even more flexible if they both wrote to a tif file in the same way (and a standard way) so that those that wanted to could use other editors and maybe even layers?
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It odd that a company like Microsoft has three file types (xlsx, docx, pptx or ppsx) that can be read by both Mac and PC.  And Apple's on iWorks group capable reading and writing to  Microsoft  Applications. Yet TechSmith can't get two versions of Camtasia to Talk to each, so sad. Look like they could settle on Mp4 or that new system everyone is going switch to Heif and Heiv (or Hev) Supposed to be a lossless equivent to jpeg supposed be twice as detailed and half the physical size.
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I think this is a very good idea. As others have pointed out creative people have their own preferences on tools and this would make collaboration a lot easier.