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Upgrade to LR6 and move to new computer....which first?

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Ntex

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I want to move my LR catalogue and pictures to my new laptop and also want to upgrade from LR4 to LR6 (perpetual license). Which should I do first? Upgrade to LR6 on the old machine before moving? Or Move the catalogue and pictures to the new machine, along with LR4, and then upgrade? The Lightroom Queen says when moving to a new machine, download or install an updated version of LR on the new machine. But she also suggests not going to an entirely new version of LR at the same time as moving to a new computer. So now I am confused. :wtf:
 

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Move the catalog and files to the new machine. Install LR6 and then open the catalog and it will upgrade it for you.
 

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Ok. So I can just move the LR 4 catalogue over ( and pictures ) without installing LR 4 on the new macine, then install LR6 and it will ask about upgrading the old catalogue. That seems to make sense.
 
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