The Syncfusion ASP.NET MVC migration add-in for Visual Studio allows you to migrate an existing Syncfusion ASP.NET MVC application from one version of Essential Studio version to another version. This reduces the amount of manual work required when migrating the Syncfusion version.
The Syncfusion ASP.NET MVC (Essential JS 2) Web Application Project Migration utility is available from v220.127.116.11.
Before use, the Syncfusion ASP.NET MVC Project Migration, check whether the ASP.NET MVC Extensions - Syncfusion installed or not in Visual Studio Extension Manager by clicking on the Tools -> Extensions and Updates -> Installed for Visual Studio 2017 or lower and for Visual Studio 2019 by clicking on the Extensions -> Manage Extensions -> Installed. Also, check whether the corresponding Essential Studio version build installed or not. If the Essential Studio version is not same for both the Extension and build, then the Project Migration will not be shown.
The steps below will assist you to upgrade the Syncfusion version in the Syncfusion ASP.NET MVC application via Visual Studio 2019:
Option 1: Click Syncfusion Menu and choose Essential Studio for ASP.NET MVC > Migrate Project… in Visual Studio Menu.
In Visual Studio 2019, Syncfusion menu is available under Extensions in Visual Studio menu.
Right-click the Syncfusion ASP.NET MVC Application from Solution Explorer and select Syncfusion Web. Choose Migrate the Syncfusion ASP.NET MVC Project to Another Version…
The versions are loaded from the Syncfusion ASP.NET MVC NuGet packages which published in NuGet.org and it requires internet connectivity.
Assets From: Load the Syncfusion Essential JS 2 assets to ASP.NET MVC Project, from either NuGet, CDN or Installed Location.
if you enabled project backup before migrating, the old project was saved in the specified backup path location, as shown below once the migration process completed