I purchased a new Mac Book Pro about a year ago and did exactly what you're talking about and it worked great. So you should be in great shape.
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On May 4, 2012, at 2:43 PM, Brian Williams <brian@bari...> wrote:
> My plan is to buy a new MacBookPro with Lion installed and then transfer all
> of my applications and data from the hard drive in my current Leopard
> MacBookPro. I seem to recall that when you first boot up a brand new Mac,
> the welcome process gives you an option to connect your previous computer
> and transfer all of your apps, data & settings. The version of Finale 2010
> on my current MacBookPro is 2010b.r1 so hopefully it will transfer to the
> new machine as such without me having to reinstall it from the CD.
> On 5/4/12 10:00 AM, finale-request@shsu... wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> Although the app itself has been Intel-native since 2007, the installer
>> appears to have been PPC up until the 2010b release. I don't have details on
>> why this is, but if you were to try installing any version of Finale from the
>> vanilla version of 2010 back, you would not be able to do so. Any version of
>> Finale that's already installed when the OS is upgraded to Lion will continue
>> to run, but you may run into issues as only 2010, 2011 and 2012 are supported
>> on Lion.
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