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How to copy the database to another computer (7.0 or older)


This article describes how to copy the students and recordings made in Swing Catalyst from one computer to another computer, for example when upgrading to a better computer.



Make sure Swing Catalyst is installed on the computer you are copying the database to.

Ensure you have enough room on a USB stick or external hard drive to fit the database + database file.


Copying the Database

  1. Open the Windows File Explorer

  2. Type the following and hit enter: %programdata%
    This should open Windows Explorer inside the program data folder.

  3. Navigate into the "Swing Catalyst" folder.

  4. Copy the "database" folder (highlighted in the image below) to the same path on the new computer, typically: C:\ProgramData\Swing Catalyst\database
  5. Copy SwingCatalyst.s3db database file (highlighted in the image below). Located in C:\ProgramData\SwingCatalyst

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