Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

How do I install Merlin for Mac OS X on my Mac?
  • Please download Merlin for free from here.
  • Locate your Downloads. As soon as download completes, your Merlin application (blue wizards’ hat) will be automatically expanded there.
  • Move the Merlin application (blue hat icon) into your "Applications" folder or start it by a double click directly out of Downloads. More details and screencast…
Merlin is cool, how do I install it on Windows?
Merlin and Merlin Server are native Mac OS X applications and cannot be used on Windows. Sorry. Check the current system requirements here
How do I install Merlin Server on my Mac?
  • Please download Merlin Server for free from here.
  • Download Merlin Server QuickStart Guide (PDF).
  • Proceed as explained on page 4.
I have lot's of projects in other formats, can I use them in Merlin?
Probably yes. Merlin can seamlessly import projects saved in various formats. Here a list of the currently supported formats:
  • MS Project (.mpx, .mpp, .xml)
  • OmniOutliner (.ooutline, .oo3)
  • OmniPlan (.omniplan)
  • NovaMind (.nmind)
  • MindManager (.mmap)
  • Merlin 1 (.merlin)
  • Merlin (.xml)
  • Text files (.txt, .csv, .tsv)
  • OPML files (.opml)
How do Merlin collaborate with other applications?
Very well. Check a brief summary of Merlin's integration points with other applications and technologies here and our blog category Integrating Merlin to…
Where is Merlin's Risk and Issue Management?
Merlin has risk and issue management built in. You can assign a risk or issue element onto the complete project, any activity or activity groups. Read here more
Where can I find more answers about Merlin?
Please visit our Merlin 101 section on the Merlin Blog.