[Tex/LaTex] How to update old version of TeXstudio in Windows 7


I am using TeXstudio 2.3 the last two years. Now new versions are available. I want to update the old version. Is it possible to update without uninstalling the previous version? Is there any way to get updates automatically like windows update? Any one can guide me regarding the two versions 2.3 and 2.6 which will be better?

Best Answer

You can simply install a new version on top of an old.

It's not recommended to install two different versions in parallel, because they will share settings. While we guarantee, that older settings can be read by newer versions, we do not test for the reverse. If you really need two separate versions, go for the USB ones. They store the settings in the folder next to the executable.

We have an update checker in TXS for a while now. It will notify you about new releases. However, there is no such thing like an automatic installation.