Windows: begin by selecting PedScope from the Windows Start menu, or from an icon on your desktop. Mac: begin by opening the PedScope icon from your Applications folder or from Launchpad.
To load data, choose File|Open (i.e., select the Open option on the File menu). This accepts text/CSV files in a variety of formats. For further information see Importing Data.
You might like to know that PedScope has various examples built in for demonstration purposes. To choose one of these select File|Examples. You can also create a simulated pedigree, useful if you want to create a large data set just to explore the program's handling of large pedigrees - choose File|Simulate Pedigree.
Once the file is loaded the Main Window is displayed.