HowTo: Windows Apps on Your Mac (Using Wine)

In past tutorials I have covered how to install an older Mac operating system into VirtualBox. You can do the same thing with a MS Windows operating system to allow you to run MS programs on your Mac. However there is another way. I needed to extract some family history data from an old MS Windows XP program called PAF and did not feel like installing the old XP system into VirtualBox or worse yet onto a Windows PC. I had seen a free app called Wine that allowed you to run MS Windows apps of a Mac without requiring needing MS Windows. It sounded too good to be true but I decided to give it a go. Here’s how...
I will use PAF5 (Personal Ancestral File) as my example.

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