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Reading ArchiCAD 9 files and transferring to AC18

Hubert Wagner
Participant
Hello :
I'd like to recover a file created by AC9 on a G4 Macbook.
I have the AC9 file on my Macbook Pro, OS 10.11.6.
Is the following procedure likely to succeed?

Current - MacBook Pro (13-inch, Late 2011) 10.11.6, ArchiCAD 18
Reinstall : Mac OS 10.10,
Read ArchiCAD 9 file with Rosetta and save
The Archicad 10 File Converter Package has been updated to work with Mac OS X 10.10
Reinstall : OS 10.11.6 Open saved AC9 file with AC 18

Thank you for any tips or advice.
Regards : Hubert Wagner
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Eduardo Rolon
Moderator
It should.
FYI, do a lot of "Save As…" along the way.
Also try "Saving as Archive…" just in case some library parts decide to go missing
eduardo rolón AIA NCARB
Another of the forum moderators.
Macbook Pro 2.4 i9 32GB ram
OS X 10.XX latest
AC25 US/INT -> AC08

mikas
Advocate
I believe you can open it straight from within AC18?
Archicad file and protection compatibility
AC25, Rhino6/7+Grasshopper, TwinMotionMac Pro 6,1 E5-1650v2-3,5GHz/128GB/eGPU:6800XT/11.5.1 • HP Z440 E5-1650v3/256GB/RVII/W10Pro

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