Step-by-step installation on MacOS
This page documents a detailed step-by-step installation of Ancestris on a MacOS system.
We will show an example that occurred on January 2021, of the installation of Ancestris version 11 on MacOS Catalina.
These steps include the following:
- Installation of Java which was not already installed on Catalina
- Download of Ancestris version 11 from the secure Ancestris web site
- Confirmation of the security check to allow Ancestris to run even though it comes from an unidentified developer
- Launch of Ancestris
- Creation of a Dock icon of Ancestris
Please note that the screenshots shown here might look different from those of the current Ancestris web site or the current Ancestris software version.
Special note for users of MacOS Big Sur: please follow the steps below and then, please do read this specific section at the bottom of this page.