Elements 12 move from PC to a new Mac pro book - possible?

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Help - need to know how to move Photoshop Elements 12 so that it will function on my new Mac computer. Can I? Also if done on an external hard drive I have one formatted for a PC and one formatted for a MAC - problem?
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Chris Cox

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You have to install it on the Macintosh, because the Windows binary won't work.
But the files should transfer just fine.
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Chris Are you saying that I need to buy a new Photoshop Elements 12 specifically for a Mac computer? If so that is all I need to know after spending about 2 hours just trying to find this out. Let me know - thanks
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No,your Elements license already allows for either platform.
But you have to run the installer on the Macintosh because the Windows binaries you currently have installed will not run on MacOS.
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Not sure how to do this when the original download was by internet?
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Download again from the Macintosh, and run the installer.