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Free Mac Genealogy Software
Commercial Mac Genealogy Programs
- Ancestral Quest for Mac
- iFamily for Leopard (still works for Tiger)
- GEDitCOM II
- Family Tree Maker (for Mac)
- Genealogy Pro
- GenScribe (A family history research tracking and record keeping program. Not a lineage-linked program.)
Mac Genealogy Programs Certified for FamilySearch
FamilySearch Certified Products and Services
- Ancestral Quest for Mac Tree Share, Sources, Discussions, Change History and LDS Support
- MacFamilyTree Tree Share, Sources, Discussions, Change History
Running Certified programs for FamilySearch that were created for Windows on a Mac
- You will need a valid copy of Microsoft Windows.
- You can partition your hard drive and create a windows section on your computer which will allow you to run any of the certified programs for New Family Search on your computer. You would partition your hard drive using Apple's Boot Camp. Boot Camp comes preinstalled on your computer. The program walks you though step by step how to parition the hard drive although I do recommend that you print out the instructions before you begin. Apple
- As alternatives to BootCamp there are a few virtualization programs that allow you to run the Windows OS as you would a native program program.
- VMware Fusion 7 is currently $69.95. It has a feature called Unity, which allows you run Windows programs like native applications. VMware
- Parallels is currently $79.95. Parallels contains a feature similar to VMware Fusion's Unity called Coherence. Parallels
- Oracle VM VirtualBox is free open-source software similar to Vmware Fusion and Parallels. Virtual Box
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