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29 May, 2020 09:49 PM

Hi I have the old verison of voodoopad and would like to know if I download Voodoopad 5, will be notes be transferred over? I have years of notes on it..

Thank you!

  1. 1 Posted by Chris on 03 Jun, 2020 09:00 PM

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    I'd like to have this answered as well. I have an old version (4.3.5) and can't open the exported files on my 2020 iPad Pro. If I upgrade to 5.3, will my old files still be usable? Or will I lose (roughly) ten years of work?

  2. 2 Posted by Debora on 17 Nov, 2020 05:00 PM

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    From what I've done so far, you can fix it one of two ways.... First, EXPORT ALL and export them to pdf files. Open the new app, and IMPORT by selecting the folder where the pdf's are, highlight all, and hit enter. It pulled ALL of my older files in by pdf. I was also able to open the .vpdoc file from the older version and it asked me if I wanted to update the file. I told it yes, but made a duplicate first. It worked like a charm.

  3. Support Staff 3 Posted by John on 01 Dec, 2020 06:23 PM

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    VoodooPad 5 for macOS can open VoodooPad 4 files (I strongly recommend making a backup of your VoodooPad 4 files just in case anything goes wrong). Note that doing so upgrades the file format to the VoodooPad 5 file format, and can only be done on the Mac.

    VoodooPad 5 for iOS can only open VoodooPad 5 files.

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