LingTree runs on Windows, Mac, and Linux operating systems.


  1. Download the installer
  2. Run the installer file as administrator (right-click on the file you just downloaded and choose “Run as Administrator”).
  3. Note: After successful installation, you will be asked if you want the LingTree program to start.

Mac OS X

  1. Download the installer.
  2. Double-click the installer file.
  3. Drag the LingTree icon to the Applications folder. LingTree will now be in your Applications folder.
  4. Note: if you get a message that LingTree has not been notarized, open up System Preferences / Security  Privacy / General tab.  LingTree should be listed and you should be able to click “Open Anyway.”


Follow these steps:

  1. Download the installer.
  2. Using a Terminal widow, navigate to where you downloaded the installer.
  3. If you have previously installed LingTree, remove the old version by typing
    sudo dpkg -r lingtree
    and press ENTER.
  4. Now invoke the installer by typing
    sudo dpkg -i name_of_the_downloaded_deb_file
    and press ENTER.