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Transition_To_Previous_Versions [2014/10/16 06:34]
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Transition_To_Previous_Versions [2015/12/31 01:11] (current)
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 Keyboard Maestro provides a simple mechanism for upgrading to new versions, and the upgrade messages make it clear whether the new version might be a paid upgrade, but sometimes people prefer to stick with the old version for some reason. ​ It is usually relatively straight forward to revert to a previous version, although due to changes required by Apple in where to store files, reverting to Keyboard Maestro 4 is somewhat trickier. Keyboard Maestro provides a simple mechanism for upgrading to new versions, and the upgrade messages make it clear whether the new version might be a paid upgrade, but sometimes people prefer to stick with the old version for some reason. ​ It is usually relatively straight forward to revert to a previous version, although due to changes required by Apple in where to store files, reverting to Keyboard Maestro 4 is somewhat trickier.
  
-To revert Keyboard Maestro from version 6 to version 5, follow these instructions:​+To revert Keyboard Maestro from version ​7 or 6 to version ​6 or 5, follow these instructions:​
  
 * Quit Keyboard Maestro Engine and Keyboard Maestro * Quit Keyboard Maestro Engine and Keyboard Maestro
-* Optionally, you can also revert to the macros as they were when you first launched Keyboard Maestro ​6, which may be necessary if any of the features or actions have been changed in ways that make them no longer work in version ​5.  In ~/​Library/​Preferences/​Keyboard Maestro, trash the Keyboard Maestro Macros.plist file.  Duplicate the Keyboard Maestro Macros Saved Version 5.plist and rename the copy to Keyboard Maestro Macros.plist +* Optionally, you can also revert to the macros as they were when you first launched ​the new major version of Keyboard Maestro, which may be necessary if any of the features or actions have been changed in ways that make them no longer work in the previous ​version. ​ In ~/​Library/​Preferences/​Keyboard Maestro, trash the Keyboard Maestro Macros.plist file.  Duplicate the Keyboard Maestro Macros Saved Version 5.plist ​(or … Version 6 …) and rename the copy to Keyboard Maestro Macros.plist 
-* [Download version ​5](http://files.stairways.com/​keyboardmaestro-532.zip). +* [Download ​the older version](https://download.stairways.com/​)
-* Launch Keyboard Maestro ​5+* Drag the downloaded application to the applications folder, replacing the newer version
-* Open the About box and ensure it shows version ​5.3.2, and registered to you.+* Launch ​the older version of Keyboard Maestro. 
 +* Open the About box and ensure it shows the correct ​version, and is registered to you
 +* In Keyboard Maestro’s preferences,​ check that Launch Engine at Login is enabled (if desired).
  
 To revert Keyboard Maestro from version 5 to version 4, follow these instructions:​ To revert Keyboard Maestro from version 5 to version 4, follow these instructions:​
Transition_To_Previous_Versions.txt · Last modified: 2015/12/31 01:11 by peternlewis