Here are our new instructions for installing Specify 6 on your local workstation. If you are going to connect your PC to a network Specify database you will not need to install any database management software.
- Installing MariaDB and Specify 6 on Windows 8 or newer
- Installing MariaDB and Specify 6 on macOS 11 or newer
- Installing MariaDB and Specify 6 on Debian-based Linux
If you have an older system (8+ years old), please follow the MySQL 5.7 instructions below:
If you have any questions or issues installing and setting up Specify let us know at firstname.lastname@example.org.