Photoshop: Import third party plugins automatically with upgrade

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The beta version of CS6 Extended did not import the extra filter sets I have in CS4, such as Topaz filters. I think you should make this an automatic feature for an upgrade.
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Darrell Tomkins

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Chris Cox

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There are several ways you could have plugins installed (in plugins folder, in required, using "additional plugins folder" preference).
And not all plugins are compatible with new versions (due to bugs, or due to changes in OS APIs).
Plus many third party plugins need to run an installer to install libraries/DLLs and other support files necessary for the plugin to run correctly.

In sort: No, we really should not copy third party plugins automatically.
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Jeffrey Tranberry, Sr. Product Manager, Digital Imaging

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More details on Plug-in compatibility and 3rd party installation for CS6: http://forums.adobe.com/message/42213...
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Darrell Tomkins

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Makes sense to me. The filter set had no incompatibility with CS6, but lots of work to move over sets if you have purchases several.
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Darrell Tomkins

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I just replied but it didn't appear so I will try again. I just said that it makes sense to me.