Migrate7 8.6 for Windows 8.1 Announcement

Tranxition is pleased to announce Migrate7 version 8.6 for Windows 8.1. First customer ship is planned for December 2nd, 2013.  This version includes support for Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7, and Windows 8 to Windows 8.1 in both 32-bit and 64 bit-versions.

Migration Paths

The following new migration paths are supported:

XP to Windows 8.1 (32/64)
Vista to Windows 8.1  (32/64)
Windows 7 to Windows 8.1 (32/64)
Windows 8 to Windows 8.1 (32/64)

All current migration paths in version 8.5 (XP, Vista, Win7, Win8) continue to be supported.

New Windows Settings Support for most Windows Versions

In addition to our existing application settings migrations included in Migrate7 8.5, Tranxition announces support for the following new and updated objects in Windows:

  • iTunes 11 (including iPhone and iPad backups and application libraries)
  • Windows Explorer Libraries
  • Windows Explorer Favorites
  • Desktop Files (separated from shortcuts)

Updated  Windows 8/8.1 -specific Settings Support 

  • Folder Options
  • Taskbar Settings – Windows 8.1 has a new ‘Navigation’ tab of settings (code complete, ready for QA)

 Other Application Support Updates that Apply to All Operating Systems

  • Internet Explorer 11
  • Internet Options
  • Adobe Acrobat Pro 11.x
  • Adobe Reader 11.x
There are additional features that are under development for Version 8.6 that might make it in time for the December date.   Those features will be announced when their inclusion is confirmed.
If you’d like to participate in the Tranxition Migrate7 limited private beta, please contact Tranxition via email or on the Contact page on our website at tranxition.com

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