I took the recent beta 2 release of GEDitCOM II for a spin and recorded what I saw. GEDitCOM is different from other Mac genealogy database programs for two primary reasons: its native file format is GEDCOM, so no translation of data is necessary, and its interface is highly customizable through the use of templates. According to the website there are five guiding principles that set GEDitCOM apart. Among them are the two I highlighted.
If you’re interested in this how this application is coming along, but are reluctant to install and use it while it’s in a beta state, or you’ve never seen it before and are curious, watch this video, Exploring Mac Genealogy Software GEDitCOM II Beta Version 2. In it I walk you through how to download and install the GEDitCOM II beta then I kick the tires by loading a test GEDCOM file and poking around.