Moving Fw assets across machines

If you have custom panels, extensions and other Fireworks assets you would like to move from one machine to another, just copy the appropriate sub-folders under the location mentioned below into the new machine:

WINDOWS XP:

<OS Drive>:\Documents and Settings\<username>\Application Data\Adobe\Fireworks CS5\

Vista/Win 7:

<OS Drive>:\Users\yourname\AppData\Roaming\Adobe\Fireworks CS5\

MACINTOSH:

\Users\<username>\Library\Application Support\Adobe\Fireworks CS5\

 

Once the files from the corresponding sub-folders have been copied, restart Fireworks on the new machine and you will see the same state of fireworks as previous system.

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One Response to Moving Fw assets across machines

  1. Dave Hogue says:

    Thanks, Sarthak!

    Just a quick note, though – some extensions install themselves in the program installation folders, not in the settings and preferences folders. Also, I think the Guides and Transform panel extensions install an additional folder called “Shared” in a separate locate on Windows XP, and without that that “Shared” folder they do not work.

    Hope this helps!