The downloadable files are stored in a self-extracting archive. The
2018.2 version of the calculator and data, updated through 2017, is in the
Anypia.dmg disk image file. Click on
Anypia.dmg (10,302,869 bytes) to download the Mac OS version.
Install the calculator by expanding Anypia.dmg, which will create
a disk image on your computer. Then run the Anypia.app program inside the disk image,
which will prompt you to select a folder where you want the calculator installed.
A folder called Benefit Calculator will be created in the folder you select.
It contains 31 files: Anypia, 29 sample files, and a readme file
(readme.txt). Start the calculator by double-clicking on Anypia.
The Benefit Calculator folder also contains two subfolders named html
and images. The html subfolder contains about 400 help files in
html format, divided among 12 subfolders. The images subfolder contains
17 .gif files used in the html files. Start your browsing of the help files
with main_index.html in the html subfolder.
To uninstall the calculator, drag the Benefit Calculator folder to the
Note that this Mac version will not work on a Mac running Lion or newer
versions of the OS X operating system. We hope to produce a Mac version which will
work on newer versions of OS X, but we have very limited resources to devote to
that project at this time.