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How to use popular Windows genealogy programs on a Macintosh running OS X.

How to use popular Windows genealogy programs on a Macintosh running OS X.

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Using Windows Genealogy Programs on a Macintosh Using Windows Genealogy Programs on a Macintosh Presentation Transcript

  • Using Windows Genealogy Programs on a Macintosh Dick Eastman June 7, 2014
  • Today’s Slides are available at: http://www.eogn.com/h andouts/windowsonma c
  • What is the most powerful consumer- grade computer?
  • A Macintosh! It can run: Macintosh OS X Windows (any version) Linux (any X86 version) UNIX (several versions) Android
  • And can even run them simultaneously! (Usually)
  • In fact, a Mac is a better PC than a PC. According to many users who own both a Macintosh and a Windows computer.
  • There are five common products used to run Windows on a Mac
  • But... 4 of them require a copy of Windows and a Windows anti-virus program ...
  • ...and the fifth method doesn’t work very well!
  • BootCamp Parallels VMware Fusion VirtualBox Crossover (Wine)
  • BootCamp (Free) Can only run one operating system at a time Is a dual boot method
  • Three Products create a “virtual computer” in the OS X operating system
  • Parallels ($79.99) VMware Fusion ($59.99) VirtualBox (Free)
  • Fifth choice: Crossover (based on Wine) $59.95 Windows not required
  • But...
  • The First Four Listed can run almost any Windows Program
  • Let’s take a look at VirtualBox