Current Version: 8.4.3

Version History

The demo version of MacFamilyTree 8 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 8.4.3
MacFamilyTree 8 is exclusively available at the Mac App Store.

OS X 10.10 Yosemite, OS X 10.11 El Capitan, macOS Sierra or macOS High Sierra is required to use MacFamilyTree.
Buy MacFamilyTree
US$ 59.99 at the Mac App Store

Tech Specs

  • Create and edit an unlimited number of family trees at the same time
  • User-definable date and name formats
  • User-definable event types (About 50 predefined person event types such as birth, christening and death. About 20 predefined family event types such as engagement, marriage and divorce)
  • User-definable fact types (About 20 predefined fact types such as eye color, height and weight)
  • User-definable labels
  • Smart Filters to quickly find groups of persons (e.g. all living persons born before 1860 with at least one picture assigned)
  • Keyboard shortcuts for fast navigation
  • Highly configurable charts, lists and reports
Sync & Collaborate
  • CloudTree Sync – Sync your tree across an unlimited number of devices leveraging Apple’s iCloud infrastructure
  • CloudTree Share – Collaborate right from within the app and share your family tree with other users
  • Alternatively, synchronize family trees between Macs and iOS devices using iCloud Drive (CloudTree requires macOS 10.12 Sierra or iOS 10)
  • Edit persons using classical forms or the new Interactive Tree
  • Manage families
  • Manage places (integrated coordinates lookup for place names)
  • Manage sources
  • Manage ToDos
  • Change History
  • Plausibility Tests for entered data
  • Full FamilySearch integration (optional)
  • Ordinance Sync for members of the LDS church (optional)<
  • Search on about 20 websites such as Ancestry, FindAGrave, MyHeritage‚Ķ
  • Research Assistent (autogenerated questions for missing information)
  • Virtual Tree
  • Virtual Globe
  • Statistic Maps
  • Gallery
  • Family Quiz
  • Tree Chart
  • Hourglass Chart
  • Ancestor Chart
  • Double Ancestor Chart
  • Fan Chart
  • Descendant Chart
  • Timeline
  • Statistics Chart
  • Relationship Chart
  • Genogram Chart
  • Fractal Ancestor HV Tree
  • Fractal Symmetrical Tree
  • Fractal Circular Tree
  • Fractal Ancestor Tree Chart
  • Name Distribution
  • Most charts can be completely customized with many styles, orientations and options to choose from.
Chart Editor:
  • Change position and rotation of chart elements
  • Edit coloring & shadows
  • Alternate fonts & labels
  • Add additional text & lines
  • Customize pagination and print a single chart to multiple pages
  • Unlimited undo & redo
  • Person Report
  • Family Group Report
  • Kinship Report
  • Map Report
  • Narrative Report
  • Ahnentafel Report
  • Descendancy Report
  • Events List
  • Distinctive Persons List
  • Plausibility Report
  • Anniversary List
  • Places List
  • Person Analysis
  • Persons List
  • Marriage List
  • ToDo List
  • Sources List
  • Create PDF files or print any of the numerous lists, charts and reports
  • Create stunning Family Tree Books
  • Create and export websites with all your data from your Family Tree (free hosting on or ftp upload to your own webserver)
GEDCOM Support:
  • Create a new family tree from an existing GEDCOM file or append a GEDCOM file to an existing family tree
  • Upon import, the format of the GEDCOM will automatically be detected (Supported formats are: ASCII, UTF-8, UTF-16, MacOS Roman, Windows Latin and about 80 more formats)
  • Export your complete family tree as a GEDCOM file or just a specific set of persons
  • Supported formats: ASCII, UTF-8, UTF-16, MacOS Roman, Windows Latin (Line end format: MacOS, Windows, Unix)
  • Option to hide private information or information on living people
  • Option to export pictures, movies, audio files, PDFs, URLs and notes
Database Maintenance:
  • Search & replace
  • Correct unparsable date entries
  • Adjust date formats
  • Reformat names
  • Remove empty entries
  • Correct mismatched partners in families
  • Find person dublicates
  • Optimize media