Migration Assistant

If you have KeyShot 7 installed on your PC/Mac, when installing KeyShot 8 for the first time, the Migration Assistant will help you transfer your settings and resources to KeyShot 8. You can choose to migrate Settings, Resources or both.

Migrating Settings

Preferences

Any alterations you have made to the default Preferences setup will be transferred.

Workspaces

You won't have to re-create your favorite Workspaces.

Swatches saved in Color Picker

If you have added any color swatches to the the Color Picker, these will also be transferred.

License Information

  • Node Locked license: Information about name, company etc. will be prefilled in the Registration dialog.
  • Floating license: KeyShot 8 will connect to the same license server as you used in KeyShot 7. If there are no licenses for KeyShot 8 on the server all your information will be prefilled in the Registration dialog.

Migrating Resources

Library resources

All non-stock resources will be copied into the respective KeyShot 8 libraries. Here they will be located in the Migrated folder.

If you have customized the folder settings all KeyShot 8 resources will be added to your custom folders.

Material Templates

Any Material Templates you have created will be copied to KeyShot 8.

Scripts

All custom scripts will be copied into your scripts list where they will be located in the Migrated folder.


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