This page shows step-by-step how to install Ancestris on a MacOS system.
The sections below are independent and do not all need to be done.
Screens shown might look different from those of the current Ancestris web site or the current Ancestris software version.
These steps let you identify which version of Java is running on your system.
If you downloaded the daily version, you might want to create an Ancestris icon in the launchpad. In which case please follow the corresponding instructions.
If Ancestris does not start, it might be related to a java version issue. You may have to swap the Java version.Please follow these instructions.
When opening the downloaded 'ancestris' file, a message may appear saying that 'ancestris' cannot be opened because it is from an unidentified developer.
The following steps apply to the daily version of Ancestris.