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Ancestral Quest

for Mac


Purchase Ancestral Quest for Mac

Ancestral Quest, including programs derived from Ancestral Quest, have served millions of genealogists for over 20 years as they have recorded and organized their family tree records in Windows. AQ is now available for Mac.

Only $44.95. (Ancestral Quest for Mac is available only via download.)

Download Ancestral Quest Basics for Mac

Ancestral Quest Basics for Mac is a fully functioning family tree program, and is absolutely free.

Will Ancestral Quest work with macOS 10.15 Catalina?

  • Ancestral Quest currently runs on all versions of macOS from 10.7 (Lion) to 10.14 (Mojave).
  • Apple will release a new version of macOS sometime in October. This release will be called, "Catalina".
  • Catalina will only work with 64-bit apps. Ancestral Quest is currently a 32-bit app.
  • Incline Software is working to provide a 64-bit version of Ancestral Quest for Mac, but it may not be available until a few weeks after Apple releases Catalina.

Until the 64-bit version of Ancestral Quest is available, we recommend that you delay upgrading to macOS 10.15 Catalina.

When the 64-bit version of AQ is ready, it will be available at no additional charge to those with a current license.

Notes on Installing: after the initial install, the first time you run AQ, it will install the components necessary to activate the Collaboration feature of AQ. Click here to watch a 2 minute video demonstrating this.

Are you seeing this message when you install or startup AQ on your MacOS?

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