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21 February 2013

Genealogy Software Updates of the Week

23andMe for iPhone & iPad 1.4 (Mobile - Freeware)

• Bug fixes.

GedTreeFree 0.9.10 (Mobile - Freeware)

• The number of generations shown is now configurable.
• Different codecs supported (utf-8, ascii, latin_1, ansel).

Legacy Family Tree 7.5.0.219 (Full Featured - Windows - Purchase)

• GEDCOM Import - Lots of Gedcom improvements for better support of various genealogy programs.
• GEDCOM Export - Location of new Use Double Dating option.
• GEDCOM Export - Uses Double Dates when turned off and resets double dates in options.
• Reports - Ancestor and Descendant Books - Source Citations Indented more for each Generation.
• Reports - Multiple Lines of Descent - Multi-page Table of Contents had a page numbering problem.
• Reports - Picture Scrapbook - "Include the date printed" option was not saved when Legacy is closed.

LTools 1.3.32 (Other Tools - Windows - Freeware)

• Data Bridge – Added a context menu (right-click) on the main window. Menu items available are Untag Individual and Launch Individual in Data Source.
• Run Raw SQL – Added Load Query from File to the context menu (right-click over the SQL text area).

MacFamilyTree 6.3.6 (Full Featured - Mac - Purchase)

• Media Gallery performance improved.
• Several memory leaks fixed.
• Bug fixed that could cause MacFamilyTree to crash.

Saving Memories Forever for iPhone & iPad 1.0.1 (Mobile - Freeware)

• Minor text changes to better explain how the app works.

The Complete Genealogy Builder 2013 build 130220 (Full Featured - Windows - Shareware)

• Fixed: Unexpected Program Error when importing a UTF-8 GECDOM file created on a Macintosh computer.
• Improved: Exports with Embedded Objects may now be encoded using the TCGB or GEDCOM methods.

The Complete Genealogy Reporter 2013 build 130220 (Family Books - Windows - Shareware)

• Fixed: Unexpected Program Error when importing a UTF-8 GEDCOM file created on a Macintosh computer.

The Family Tree of Family for Android 1.7.0 (Mobile - Purchase)

• Personal Genealogical Map

The Next Generation of Genealogy Sitebuilding 9.1.2 (Web Publishing - Windows, Mac, Linux - Purchase)

• Albums: When adding media to an album, pagination in the listed media did not work (fixed).
• Anniversaries: The pagination links always showed page 1, even after going to a new page, and the "Next" button always went to page 2 (fixed).
• CSS: Style sheets references will now be appended with the current version number to cut down on the amount of cache clearing needed during upgrades.
• Maps: Event pins were sometimes not displayed (fixed).
• Media: Default media icons had an unwanted drop shadow around the perimeter (fixed).
• And more.

Your Family Tree 3.1.3 (Mobile - Freeware)

• Free Subscription Trials.
• Improved Layout & Navigation.
• Prime focus on the latest issue.
• Clear Section Headings .

23 January 2013

Genealogy Software Updates of the Week

Brother's Keeper 6.6.6 (Full Featured - Windows - Purchase)

• New field 49 on Custom Lists for 'Age when married'.
• Ancestor chart did not have color in generation 6 on the printed 6 generation chart. Fixed.
• Descendant chart when making RTF file after the words [children of X and Y] it did not have carriage return so child was not on next line. (RTF only). Fixed.

GedStar Pro for Android 2.4.2 (Mobile - Freeware)

• Show the Action Bar on all devices running Android 3.0 and later.
• Fix some bugs introduced in V2.4.1

MacFamilyTree 6.3.5 (Full Featured - Mac - Purchase)

• Performance enhanced.
• Localization updates.
• Fixed wrong saved charts/saved reports counter.
• Auto updater fixed.

Reunion 10.0.5 (Full Featured - Mac - Purchase)

• Contact information is now synced to the latest version of Reunion for iPhone (version 2.0).
• Reunion 10 will import/export all contact information from/to GEDCOM files.
• File -> Save a Backup Copy now saves the Find Presets.
• Reunion 10 will properly import contact information from GEDCOM files created by Reunion 9.
• Fixed a problem where the sorting options for people were appearing for couples.
And more

The Complete Genealogy Builder 2013 build 130121 (Full Featured - Windows - Shareware)

• Fixed: Detailed address data not saved when there is no street address (e.g., if only an email or telephone is specified).
• Fixed: Display of incorrect birth/death years when an invalid date format is used (in which cases the year is now displayed as blank).
• Improved: Validation process for "Event Date Formats". More recommendations are offered and the list is now multi-select for acceptance of groups of recommendations.

The Complete Genealogy Reporter 2013 build 130121 (Family Books - Windows - Shareware)

• Fixed: Overlapping texts in Front Page layout when Landscape report format is specified.
• Improved: Minimize button is now included in the top right of the main window.
• Improved: Date parser will now appropriately interpret dates expressed as, for example, "1877-4-17".

The Family Tree of Family for Android 1.6.5 (Mobile - Purchase)

• Update translator.

TreeDraw 4.0.5 (Charts and Diagrams - Windows - Shareware)

• Importing a chart with a blank import format resulted in a "List index out of bounds" error. Fixed.
• Import formats can no longer be blank. Fixed.
• Changing the Windows regional number format caused a floating-point error when starting TreeDraw. Fixed.

16 January 2013

Genealogy Software Updates of the Week

Families for Android 1.7.1 (Mobile - Purchase)

• Fix screen update issue after editing marriage data.
• Fix bug when searching for location.
• Changes to relationship calculation including "Max Cousin Distance" setting.

MacFamilyTree 6.3.4 (Full Featured - Mac - Purchase)

• Date Parser issues fixed.
• Issue scanning documents from within MacFamilyTree fixed.
• iPhoto / Aperture import improved.
• Several crash issues fixed.
• Localization updates.

The Complete Genealogy Reporter 2013 build 130113 (Family Books - Windows - Shareware)

• Fixed: Distorted thumbnail images in Microsoft Word reports (incorrect aspect ratio).

Transcript 2.4.1 build 94 beta (Transcriptions & Indexes - Windows - Freeware)

• Transcript now accepts and opens rtf, txt, pdf* and image files when dropped on top of Transcript's window. Note: pdf files are only accepted when GhostScript (32 bit version only) is installed as explained on the website.
• Swedish translation of interface added.
• Add page number to multipage images in about info.
• Check if locale folder containing translations is present and warn unless user's language is English.
• Updated a few JCL files for better Windows 8 detection.

14 November 2012

Genealogy Software Updates of the Week

Ahnenblatt 2.73 (Full Featured - Windows - Freeware)

• New option 'check, if date entries are GEDCOM-compatible'.
• HTML website: new option 'only first picture'.
• Some improvements in GEDCOM (e.g. new tag _UIDs).
• Corrections concerning absolute and relative file paths of file attachments.
• Minor corrections in trees.

MacFamilyTree 6.3.3c (Full Featured - Mac - Purchase)

• Critical Database migration issue in OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard fixed.
• Stability improvements.

7 November 2012

Genealogy Software Updates of the Week

Ahnenblatt 2.72 (Full Featured - Windows - Freeware)

• Plausibility check: new option 'check, if date entries are GEDCOM-compatible'.
• HTML website: new option 'only first picture'.
• Some improvements in GEDCOM (e.g. new tag _UIDs).
• Corrections concerning absolute and relative file paths of file attachments.
• Minor corrections in trees.

Ancestral Quest 14.7 (Full Featured - Windows - Purchase)

• Notes Screen: The Notes screen would get locked into full screen mode for many users. A change was made so that the user can stretch the Notes screen larger or smaller, but can no longer maximize the screen. This will keep the screen from locking in maximized position.
• Database Check/Repair: Now fixes a rare problem with an internal ID called a 'GUID'.
• Family Group Report: Depending on how some options were set, a bug caused the program to crash when the FGR was selected. Fixed.
• Dropline Descendant Chart: The option to make all the boxes in a generation be the same height was not working properly. Fixed.

Bee Docs' Easy Timeline 1.5.1 (Timeline - Mac - Purchase)

• Importing event images from "Timeline 3D for iOS" files is more stable.

Brother's Keeper 6.6.1 (Full Featured - Windows - Purchase)

• New Utility to search for Duplicates in the database and help merge them.
• New report Descendant (Marriage records) to show marriages information with spouses, parents of spouse, and children.
• New report Missing Sources to show all events that do not have a source attached.
• The Descendant Box Chart has a new option on the File menu to create an HTML file of the box chart with pictures.
• The Descendant report has an option on the File menu to send the report to an RTF file.

LiveHistory 1.0.2 (Mobile - Purchase)

• New "Quick Select" entries for adding children, parents, household members.
• Performance improvement: smoother scrolling.
• Bugfixes, internal updates.

MacFamilyTree 6.3.3 (Full Featured - Mac - Purchase)

• Stability improvements.
• Localization update.

MobileFamilyTree Pro 1.2.1 (Mobile - Purchase)

• Date parser bug corrected preventing from entering leap year dates.
• Events are now sorted correctly when exporting GEDCOM files.
• Localization updates.
• Other minor fixes.

24 October 2012

Genealogy Software Updates of the Week

Bee Docs' Easy Timeline 1.5 (Timeline - Mac - Purchase)

• Fixed: Event images would be lost during saving if original media was moved or deleted before the timeline was saved.

Families for Android 1.7.0 (Mobile - Purchase)

• Fix problem advertising Sync View address with Android 4.0+
• Fix problem with keyword search within Master Location List.
• Fix layout problem on some Android tablets.

Families for Legacy Family Tree 1.7.0 (Mobile - Purchase)

• Support iPhone 5.
• Add support for display and editing of Master Lists.

GedStar Pro for Android 2.4.0 (Mobile - Freeware)

• New side-by-side tree navigation for large tablets.
• Performance improvements.

GedView 3.4.1 (Mobile - Purchase)

• Basic supported added for shared events / facts as used by RootsMagic.
• Fixed support for _PLAC from RootsMagic. GedView will now correctly read the longitude / latitude for places if present.
• Fixed intermittent crash when selecting a tree and the upload server is enabled.
• Fixed pedigree tree crash.
• Fixed details view title position.

Irish Church Records 1.3 (Mobile - Freeware)

• Fixed occasional mixed up placeholders.
• Scroll to refresh with empty results bug fix.

MacFamilyTree 6.3 (Full Featured - Mac - Purchase)

• New: Research Assistant.
• New: Media Gallery.
• Built-In Document Scanning.
• Sandboxed for increased security.
• New Database browser.
• Redesigned Startup Window.
• Share Sheets for Reports and Charts (OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion only).
• Various chart improvements.
• Sources report improved.
• GEDCOM Import and Export improved.
• Several Bugfixes and minor other improvements.

MobileFamilyTree Pro 1.2 (Mobile - Purchase)

• New Research Assistant.
• New Media Gallery.
• GEDCOM Import and Export improved.
• Sources report improved.
• Several Bugfixes and minor other improvements.

Your Family Tree 2.2 (Mobile - Freeware)

• Improved support for iOS 6.
• Support for iPhone 5 display.
• Search for back issues enabled in many magazines.
• Support for new magazine features.
• Additional bug fixes and performance enhancements.

26 July 2012

MacFamilyTree 6.2.15 Update Released

Full Featured - Mac - Purchase

MacFamilyTree 6.2.15 has been released.

Changes:

• Critical bug fix for date parsing when using OS X Mountain Lion.
• My Tree pane improved.
• Many fixes publishing Web Sites.
• GEDCOM Export problems fixed concerning place coordinates.
• Several memory leaks fixed.
• Localizations improved.

12 July 2012

MacFamilyTree 6.2.14 Update Released

Full Featured - Mac - Purchase

MacFamilyTree 6.2.14 has been released.

Changes:

• Enhanced for Retina displays.
• Several bugfixes and minor user interface improvements.

21 June 2012

MacFamilyTree 6.2.13 Update Released

Full Featured - Mac - Purchase

MacFamilyTree 6.2.13 has been released.

Changes:

• Several Sync bugs fixed.
• Date parser bugs fixed (especially when using BC dates).
• GEDCOM Import and Export problems solved.
• Family Report now displays notes correctly.

12 June 2012

MacFamilyTree 6.2.12 Update Released

Full Featured - Mac - Purchase

MacFamilyTree 6.2.12 has been released.

Changes:

• GEDCOM Importer issues fixed.
• Bug fixed preventing FamilySearch Login.
• Many other minor issues fixed.

5 May 2012

MacFamilyTree 6.2.11 Update Released

Full Featured - Mac - Purchase

MacFamilyTree 6.2.11 has been released.

Changes:

• Birth place is now shown in the fan chart.
• Exporting and importing GEDCOM place coordinates improved.
• Web Research printing added.
• Bug preventing text for sources fixed.
• Importing high-resolution PNGs fixed.
• Fixes in the kinship report.
• Localization updates.

27 April 2012

MacFamilyTree 6.2.10 Update Released

Full Featured - Mac - Purchase

MacFamilyTree 6.2.10 has been released.

Changes:

• More Fan Chart configuration options added.
• Database Maintenance improved.
• Many Tree Chart fixes.
• Fixes in the Family Quiz.
• GEDCOM Importer compatibilty improved.

5 April 2012

MacFamilyTree 6.2.9 Update Released

Full Featured - Mac - Purchase

MacFamilyTree 6.2.9 has been released.

Changes:

• Fixed a bug preventing images to show up correctly.

29 March 2012

MacFamilyTree 6.2.8 Update Released

Full Featured - Mac - Purchase

MacFamilyTree 6.2.8 has been released.

Changes:

• Several bugs fixed editing notes and source text.
• Improved behavior saving and closing documents.
• Several other bugfixes.

21 March 2012

MacFamilyTree 6.2.7 Update Released

Full Featured - Mac - Purchase

MacFamilyTree 6.2.7 has been released.

Changes:

• New Websites added to the Web Research function.
• GEDCOM Export improved.
• Performance improved.
• Several crash bugs fixed.
• Alignment in the My Tree pane improved.
• Minor UI improvements.

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