Migrating VCL Applications to FireMonkey
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You can migrate VCL applications to FireMonkey either manually or using the third-party Mida Converter IDE extension.
Migrating VCL Applications to FireMonkey Manually
Although there is no direct migration path between the VCL and FireMonkey, you can:
- Create a new FireMonkey application.
- Modify, cut and paste the content of your existing VCL application into your new FireMonkey application.
This method is essentially refactoring your VCL application so that it becomes a FireMonkey application. See Commonly Encountered Differences Between the VCL and FireMonkey for a list of issues that you might find during the conversion.
Migrating VCL Applications to FireMonkey Using the Mida Converter IDE Extension
The Mida Converter is a third-party IDE extension that automates some aspects of migrating VCL applications to FireMonkey.