Genealogy Software Updates of the Week
• CENtaR: The GEDCOM Census Table Report is a new utility that will build a concise listing of all GEDCOM CENSus records found in your database and display them in tabular format.
GedStar Pro for Android 2.4.1 (Mobile - Freeware)
• Screen layouts specific to 7-inch-class tablets.
• Thumbnail photos in tree views on 7-inch and larger tablets.
• Fix for crashes on large tablets with V2.4.0
• Other bug fixes.
GRAMPS 4.0.0-alpha3 (Full Featured - Linux - Freeware/Open Source)
• Ability to add a tag when importing. Adds preference, and tag on import for CSV, XML, and GEDCOM file formats.
• Improvements on setup.py
• New URL for gramps-addons.
• Better LANG variable management.
• Better support for python 2 and python 3.
• Bug fixes.
Personal Ancestry Writer II 102 (Full Featured - Mac - Freeware)
• PAWriter was compiled only for Intel Macs using Real Studio 2012 Release 1.
• PAWriter has been code signed for OS 10.8 Mountain Lion with a new certificate.
• Animation has been restored to the watch curser.
• Operations which display the progress window (e.g., loading and tagging data files, listing possible problems, analyzing linkages, etc.) have been significantly speeded up.
• The previously "secret" feature that took a GEDCOM file and produced a "reformatted" version of that GEDCOM file is now made explicate as the Format GEDCOM menu item in the File menu.
The Complete Genealogy Reporter 2013 build 130107 (Family Books - Windows - Shareware)
• Fixed: Spurious "?" characters in ANSI-encoded HTML reports.
• Improved: Alignment of sequence numbers and texts in narrative sections of HTML reports when viewed with the Mozilla Firefox browser.
• Improved: Formatting of Notes section (removal of unnecessary newline when note ends with period; addition of final period when missing from note text.
Vivify: The GEDCOM Birth Date Estimator 1.0 (GEDCOM Tools - Windows - Freeware)
• Vivify: The GEDCOM Birth Date Estimator will estimate birth dates for every person found missing them in your database. Vivify works by running your GEDCOM file through a battery of recursive, multipass, deep scanning algorithms designed to make the most accurate estimate possible.
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