I am Tathagata. I am a newbie in this forum.
I made simple tutorial on how to upgrade Kicad from V4 to V5 in a windows system, just wanted to share this in the forum
The following is a link to the playlist
Kicad Upgrade v4 to v5 Windows
I think its good to watch them in 1.5x speed
I am grateful for the post by Chris Elliott
V5 can read V4 libraries no problem. The biggest hurdle to upgrading to V5 is the supplied libraries have been reorganized so any pointers to where a symbol or footprint in V4 is likely to be different in V5. Coupled with the upgrade process doesn’t touch your user settings, most of the problems are with old library settings pointing to libraries that have been renamed due to the reorganization. It isn’t so bad on the PCB (except for pointing to the 3D objects, but you have stated that isn’t a …
I based my video on his post.
it really made my Kicad upgrade easier