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To install the World Archives Project software, just click the Download button. You will then need to follow the steps outlined below to complete the process.

Step 1

File Download. You will see the progress bar in the upper right corner of the browser. When the download is complete click on the icon to view the downloaded file.

Step 2

An installation notice will pop up asking you to enter your system password to allow the software to install. After entering your password click on the Install Software button.

Step 3

Click on the .dmg file to access the Keying Tool Application.

Step 4

To complete the installation process click and drag the keying tool icon to the Applications folder.

Step 5

Click on the keying tool icon and enter your Ancestry username and password to open the keying tool. Enter your Ancestry username and password to open the keying tool.

System requirements

Operating System:
Mac OS X 10.6 and later, including 10.7 "Lion"
Minimum Computer Speed:
Minimum Internal Memory (RAM):
1.0 GB or 2.0 GB for Lion
1024 x 768 or higher
Connection Speed:
Broadband high-speed internet recommended
(DSL, cable, satellite)

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