Current Version: 9.3.3

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The demo version of MacFamilyTree 9 is fully functional except for saving, printing and CloudTree sync.

In order to uninstall the demo version, simply drag it to the trash.
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Version 9.3.3
MacFamilyTree 9 is exclusively available at the Mac App Store.

macOS High Sierra, macOS Mojave, macOS Catalina, macOS Big Sur or macOS Monterey is required to use MacFamilyTree. Fully optimized for M1-based Macs.
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CloudTree: Research your tree together

Work with an unlimited number of persons and devices on the same family tree. All changes are synced within seconds so everything you enter is immediately available on every other device. The only thing required is MacFamilyTree 9 or MobileFamilyTree 9 on all participant’s Macs, iPhones or iPads. Although all entries are synced via CloudTree 2.0, all your information is still available locally on your Mac, iPhone or iPad, allowing you to continue your genealogical research when your device is offline. CloudTree will automatically sync any changes once you reconnect to the internet

One family tree, multiple devices, multiple users

Invite other users to work on the same family tree with you. Any changes will be synchronized and available on other users' devices in a matter of seconds. Looking at the change history, you'll be able to quickly identify which changes were made by which user. If you prefer, you can make your family tree available as a read-only version instead. New: CloudTree 2.0 in MacFamilyTree 9 (and MobileFamilyTree 9 for iPhone/iPad) support trees of unlimited size!

Only you decide what happens to your data

Apple is known for its high data protection standards. MacFamilyTree's CloudTree Sync feature operates under the same strict standards. Access to your family tree is restricted to yourself and only you decide who gets to see your data. Other people will only be able to view your family tree if you've sent them an invitation.

FamilySearch: Search for ancestors

FamilySearch is the world's largest online collection of genealogical data. It offers more than six billion person entries, which you can browse in MacFamilyTree 9 - from the comfort of your home and free of charge. FamilySearch not only provides a huge database filled with personal and family data, you can also browse original documents and take a look at, for example, old monastery log books, shipping registers, court data or census data.

You can use FamilySearch in two ways:

Option number one: Use FamilySearch as a pure research tool and download data only. In this case, none of your family tree information will be shared. 

Option number two: Optionally upload information to FamilySearch and share your research with other users. For data protection reasons, however, you can only share data of deceased persons. 

FamilySearch is completely free of charge. A free registration is all you need to get started. FamilySearch is a service provided by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. This is not by chance: As the members of the LDS Church – commonly known as "Mormons" – place great value on genealogical research, many of the most important genealogical services are linked to this church.

Family Books

Choose from numerous templates and styles and let MacFamilyTree create a book based on the information contained in your database. Books can be printed or exported as PDFs. You can choose between ready-made books containing family and personal data, or books entirely created by yourself, where you can design each page individually and to your liking. Family books are an ideal present for weddings, birthdays, and other occasions. Simply send the exported file to your trusted print shop to create a unique and special gift.

Turn your Family Tree into a Website

Select one of the numerous templates, click "Upload" and presto, you've published your family tree as a website including pictures, charts, statistics, and further information. You can optionally have MacFamilyTree upload the generated files directly to an FTP server without having to use an FTP application. Secure connections are, of course, also supported.

The web export feature offers numerous options - for example, you can exclude data pertaining to living persons or data marked as private from the export. You also get to decide which media, if any, will be exported. You can optionally upload your family tree to, a service we provide free of charge and with optional password protection so only those people you want to look at your research will be able to access it.


GEDCOM (GEnealogical Data COMmunication) is a universal exchange format for family tree data. Family trees exported as GEDCOM files can be imported by most other genealogy applications. MacFamilyTree is able to handle the GEDCOM formats of most widespread family tree applications, giving you the possibility to import and work with research results provided to you by relatives. This is exactly what GEDCOM was invented for: Share your genealogical research results with family members without tying them to a specific application.