Copy a Classic project to the new Descript

If you'd like to try out all of the latest features of Descript for an existing Classic project, you can follow these steps to copy the project to the new Descript.

Classic project migration

Classic projects will eventually be sunsetted, however it is not necessary to manually copy all of your projects to the new format ahead of time. Descript will send notifications to all users at a later date, with details on the eventual automatic migration.

Copy to Storyboard from Drive view

  1. Open the Descript app.
  2. Locate the Classic project you want to convert. All classic projects will have the word "Classic" next to the project name in the Drive View.
  3. Select theVertical ellipses iconicon to the right of the project name, and choose Copy to Storyboard.
  4. Once complete, the new project will open will open in a new window.

Descript Drive View with numbered steps showing how to copy a classic project into a new Descript project

Copy to Storyboard from an open Classic project

Select Copy this project to the new Descript in the banner at the top of the editor screen.

Descript Classic project with arrow pointing to Copy this project to the new Descript.

Feature limitations for older projects

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