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Mac Download and Install Instructions for RootsMagic 8 Using The Safari Web Browser

 

The following instructions include:

 

A. Finding the RootsMagic Installer on the RootsMagic Website

B. Downloading and Installing Using The Safari Web Browser

C. Adding your RootsMagic Shortcut icon to The Dock

D. Entering your RootsMagic 8 registration key and Registering your software

 

 

A. Finding the RootsMagic Installer on the RootsMagic Website

  1. Open the web browser of your choice and go to http://new.rootsmagic.com/Download/

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2. Click on the green download button under RootsMagic 8.

 

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3. Under MacOS Users, click on the RootsMagic 8.X.X.X installer link

 

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1. After clicking on the “RootsMagic for Mac installer” link, the “Do You Want to allow downloads on “rootsmagic.com”? screen will open. Click on the blue allow button.

 

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2. After clicking on the “Allow” button the download process indicator will appear in the upper right corner of the screen.

 

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3. Once the download process is finished, the icon will change to a gray circle with a white arrow pointing down.

4. Click on this icon to open the download folder.

5. Double Click on the “RootsMagic8.dmg file.

 

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6. The Opening RootsMagic 8.dmg screen will open showing the verifying progress.

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7. Once the verify process is complete the RootsMagic 8 screen will open. Drag and drop the RootsMagic 8 icon (top) into the blue Applications folder (bottom).  

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8. This will copy the RootsMagic app to the Applications folder.

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C. Adding your RootsMagic Shortcut icon to The Dock

1. Open Finder

2. Select Applications from the left panel. 

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3. Find “RootsMagic 8 on the Applications list

4. Left click on RootsMagic and while holding the left mouse button down drag and drop the icon to your Dock.

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5. Once the RootsMagic icon is on your dock, double click on the icon to open RootsMagic 8.

D. Entering your RootsMagic 8 registration key and Registering your software

1. After clicking on the RootsMagic icon you will see the Safari message asking if you want to open RootsMagic 8.

2. Click on the Open button.

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3. If you have a registration key for this version of RootsMagic, select “RootsMagic 8 – Full Registered Version.”

4. If you want to try RootsMagic before purchasing, select “RootsMagic Essentials – Free Version.

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5. If you selected "RootsMagic 8- Full Registered Version enter your name and registration key into the corresponding fields on the screen.

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6. Once you enter your key, the “Unlock” button will be active. Click “Unlock.” 

7. In the next screen you will have the option to register your software. You may register online, by phone, or later. We recommend registering online now.

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8. When you are finished filling out the registration fields click on the blue "Register" button at the bottom of the screen. 

 

Note: Should you need to retrieve your license key go to  https://new.rootsmagic.com/Recover-Key/

Please be sure to enter the email address you used when you originally placed your order.  You can also call our sales department at 801-489-3102 ex 1.  Our hours are Monday – Friday 8 AM to 5 PM.  We are on Mountain Time. 

 

 

 

 

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