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
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Using Windows Genealogy Programs on a Macintosh

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