Question on transferring data from one mac to another?

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by NbinHD, May 15, 2013.

  1. NbinHD macrumors 6502

    May 26, 2012
    Macbook Pro 13'' - Mid 2012 Baseline
    If i was to buy a new mac (iMac), i would like to transfer all my data to the new iMac, i know it can be done but the reason i ask this is because i have many applications that only have one licence, Microsoft word, parallels 8, windows 8. Will these also transfer over and be able to be used? Thanks.
  2. Macman45 macrumors G5


    Jul 29, 2011
    Somewhere Back In The Long Ago
    You will need the codes for those applications...I used Migration to copy my data over to my new iMac...Many apps, although copied required either the installation code, or a re-install.

    Office for Mac

    Are three that come to mind...If you don't have the DVD's or the keys, you could find that important apps won't work post migration.

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