Mac Genealogy & Family Tree Software

The genealogy software database is still being updated. (March 2015).

This page contains information about actively developed Mac OS X genealogy software (apps, applications) for Apple’s Macintosh Computers – iMac, MacBooks, MacBook Airs, MacBook Pro, Mac Pro. There is additional information at the bottom about older software that may support PowerPC Macs as well as “Classic” Macs.

Additional Lists about Mac Genealogy Software
Mac Genealogy Software Recommendations (outdated)
Mac Genealogy Software – Unicode, UTF-8, and GEDCOMs
Mac Genealogy Software that supports LDS/TempleReady options (outdated)

Mac OS X Genealogy Software

This software is currently supported and in development since 2012. Cost is listed in US $. The list is sorted by the latest updates. If you see any errors, please contact us.

iOS = iPhone, iPad, iPod touch
  Updated/VersionCostRequirementsPlatformsNotes
MacFamilyTree 7MacFamilyTree 7Mar 2015
Version 7.3.3
$49.99OS X 10.7OS X, iOS Uses iCloud to keep genealogy data in sync. Can use Dropbox.
Family Tree Maker 3 for MacFamily Tree Maker 3Feb 2015
Version 22.2.4
$39.99OS X 10.7OS X, iOS, Windows, AndroidCompatible with Family Tree Maker 2014 (Windows), keeps data in sync with Ancestry.com
Family Tree Builder for MacFamily tree Builder 7.0 for Mac
(Announcement)
Jan 2015
Version 7.0
$0OS XOS X, iOS, Windows, AndroidNOTE: This is the Windows version, with a "wrapper" for OS X. A native version is planned.
FamilienbandeFamilienbandeJan 2015$0OS XOS X, Windows, LinuxSupports PowerPC (PPC)
Reunion 10Reunion 10
Reunion 9
Nov 2014
10.0.7 (beta)
$99.99OS XOS X, iOSNOTE: This is a beta release, intended to fix a bug with OS X 10.10 "Yosemite"
My Family Tree
My Family TreeNov 2014
Version 1.3.1
$19.99OS X 10.8, 64-bitOS XDoes not support GEDCOM. Very simple family tree editor.
Heredis 2014Heredis 2014
Heredis for Mac (2012)
Oct 2014
Version 3.3.2
$59.99OS X 10.7.3, 64-bitOS X, iOS, WindowsCan sync between Macs, PCs, and iPhone/iPad over WiFi, or through a USB flash drive.
iFamily for LeopardiFamily for Leopard
(older page)
Oct 2014
Version 2.895
$29.95OS X 10.4OS XSupports PowerPC (PPC)
GrampsGramps
Gramps
(older version)
Oct 2014
Version 4.1.1
$0OS X 10.5 OS X, Windows, Linux, BSDSupports PowerPC (PPC)
RootsMagic 7 MacBridgeMacBridge for RootsMagic 6/7
(Announcement)
Sep 2014
Version 7.0.4.0
$14.95OS XOS X, iOS, Windows, AndroidNOTE: This is the Windows version, with a "wrapper" for OS X. A native version is planned.
GEDitCOM II 2.0GEDitCOM II 2.0
GEDitCOM II
(older version)
Aug 2014
Version 2.0
$64.99OS X 10.6OS XThis is a free upgrade for GEDitCOM II users.
ohmiGeneohmiGeneLite
ohmiGene 5
Jul 2014
Version 6.11.5
DonationOS X 10.7OS X, iOS, WindowsMay only be available in French. Not sure on cost or ordering from Europe.
GedScapeGedScapeApr 2014
Version 3.0.01
$59.99OS X 10.6.6, 64-bitOS X, WindowsNOTE: This is only for browsing GEDCOM files/exporting to a web site.
PAW2UPAW2UMar 2014
Version 103.0
$0OS X 10.6.6OS X
GenealogyJGenealogyJ2014
$0OS X 10.5, Java VM 1.6OS X, Windows, Linux, SolarisOpen Source, Java-based.

List of discontinued, inactive, obsolete, or older Mac OS X genealogy software

  Updated/VersionRequirementsPlatform(s)Notes
FamilyTreeFamilyTreeOct 2013
Version 1.2.2
OS X 10.7, 64-bitOS X, IntelNOTE: It appears to no longer be in active development, as the official website is down. Supports iCloud.
Family Tree Maker 2010 for Mac Jan 2011
Version 19.2.1.241
10.5.8GEDCOM Support
MacFamilyTree 5Aug 2010
Version 5.7.8
10.4GEDCOM Support
MyBloodMyBloodJul 2010
Version 1.31
OS X 10.4OS X, Intel or PPCGEDCOM Support
Heredis Mac X.2Sep 2009OS X 10.1.3OS XGEDCOM Support
OskOskJul 2009
Version 4.71
OS X 10.3OS X, Intel or PPC
PA Writer II
(now PAW2U)
2009?GEDCOM Support
Genealogy ProJul 2007
Version 2.2
10.4GEDCOM Support
GenerationXJul 2007
Version 3.0a2
10.3.9GEDCOM Support
OurTreePro (aka Vestege)Jun 2007
Version 0.2b
?
FamilyMar 2007
Version 2.0.2
10.3.9
GEDCOM EditorDec 2006
Version 1.1
10.4GEDCOM Support
seeGEDCOMXJun 2006
Version 0.8
OS X PPCGEDCOM Support
MacPAFApr 2006
?GEDCOM Support

Last Updated: March 3, 2015