MacFamilyTree

Licence: Shareware (49.00 USD)
Version 7.0.13 | Release Date: 2013-10-06 | Download

- Downloading marriage events from FamilySearch fixed
- Hourglass chart now displays correct kinships with grandchildren-in-law
- Error interpreting multiple spouses on FamilySearch fixed

Version 7.0.12 | Release Date: 2013-09-28 | Download
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Version 7.0.3 | Release Date: 2013-06-29 | Download

- Importing and exporting GEDCOM files improved
- Localization improvements
- Fixed crash when adding notes to events
- Sorting events by date fixed when viewing places
- Login issues to FamilySearch fixed
- Performance enhancements for larger databases
- Other stability improvements

Version 7.0.2 | Release Date: 2013-06-20 | Download

- Placeholders in the additional name edit section can now be configured
- Several stability improvements, especially when using FamilySearch
- Norwegian translation improved
- Chart options improved for smaller displays
- Bug opening the integrated User Guide fixed
- GEDCOM media export fixed
- Issue fixed that could prevent saving an open database
- Support added for LDS status and temple information
- URL fields for media fixed
- Many other smaller fixes

Version 6.3.9 | Release Date: 2013-05-11 | Download
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Version 6.3.8 | Release Date: 2013-04-23 | Download

Hungarian Localization fixed
GEDCOM importer now correctly imports notes associated with media
Several stability improvements

Version 6.0.11 | Release Date: 2011-01-22 | Download

Problems uploading to MacFamilyTree.com fixed
General Web Export fixes
Localization updates

Version 6.0 | Release Date: 2010-07-28 | Download
New Family Tree pane
  • Replaces the Family Assistant with a much more detailed and versatile edit mode
  • Marriage Dates, Person Media, all types of events and notes can now be entered directly in the new edit mode
  • Handles complex relations (e.g. multiple wives) much more accurately than the previous family assistant
  • Group persons by generation using colored rows
  • Different coloring mode for gender, labels or family relations
  • FamilySearch Integration allows online research of ancestors
New User Interface
  • Features are arranged more clearly
  • Browser-like navigation between panes
  • Most parts of the User Interface are now augmented by Apple’s Core Animation
  • Improved palette layout and reordering
  • More concise user interface layout for charting and reporting views
Completely Rewritten Charting
  • Totally rewritten 2D charts
  • New Relationship Chart visualizing the relation between two selected persons
  • New Ancestor Chart supports up to 200 Generations
  • New Descendant Chart with much better alignment
  • New Hourglass Chart showing Ancestors, Partners and Descendants of a specific person
  • Ancestor, Descendant and Hourglass Chart can be displayed from left to right, right to left, top to bottom and bottom up
  • New Fan Chart offering more generations and better text layout
  • New charts editor capable of single-page or multi-page layouts
  • New statistics: Place of Birth and Country of Birth
  • Create print-ready PDFs or PNGs
  • New user interface for charts, a person list is always displayed to the right of a chart, allowing quick selection of a person right in place
  • Greatly improved performance when compiling charts. You can browse through your charts in realtime
  • Support for gestures on MacBook trackpads for zooming in and out
Reports
  • New User Interface for Reports similar to the new Charts user interface
  • New Narrative Report
  • New Marriage List Report
  • Improved Person List Report which can now display groups depending on the selected sorting order
  • Improved Person Report now featuring optional charts
  • Improved Family Group Report now featuring optional charts
  • Improved editing of Reports
New Places Management
  • All places you enter in the MacFamilyTree database is now listed in a new edit pane
  • Assigning coordinates to places is much easier
  • Merge places directly in the edit mode
  • Assigning known places to events can now be accomplished with a few clicks
  • Maps in the Persons Editor allow you to quickly review where a person has lived
New To Do Management
  • Create and assign To-Dos to any object in MacFamilyTree from within most edit modes
  • Let MacFamilyTree 6 remind you of tasks that have yet to be done
  • Set priorities and To-Do types
  • Have MacFamilyTree automatically create To-Dos for missing names and events
FamilySearch Integration
  • Access to FamilySearch
  • Update on FamilySearch
  • Direct integration into MacFamilyTree
  • Notifications for updated persons or newly added information
  • Automatic background matching of persons
  • Certified by FamilySearch.org for access, update and sync
GEDCOM Import and Export improved
  • Considerably more compatible with other genealogy applications which export non-standard GEDCOM files
  • Partial GEDCOM export improved to export all connected persons from a specific person or all ancestors or descendants
  • Support for ANSEL-formatted GEDCOM files
  • The GEDCOM importer’s performance has been improved drastically
  • Better error log when importing GEDCOMs
  • Import error log can now be saved for later reference
  • GEDCOMs can now be exported in UTF-8, UTF-16, Plain ASCII, Mac OS Roman or Windows Latin Charsets
  • Media can be reconverted to a more compressed format when exporting GEDCOMs
LDS Support
  • LDS Support for Person- and Family Events
  • All current temple codes available
Media
  • Fullscreen Slideshow implemented either for all media found in a tree file or for specific persons’ media.
  • Narrative Report included in the Slideshow
  • Using Apples Core Animation fur beautiful full screen display
  • Cover-Flow like picture viewer for person, family, event and source media
Web Search
  • Integrated Web Search feature to quickly search the Internet
  • Direct access to FindAGrave.com, FootNote.com, Ancestry.com, WorldVitalRecords.com and Google
  • Directly assign found information to a person using the contextual menu
Improved Labels
  • Assign as many labels as you like to Persons, Families, Sources, Events or Media
  • Labels, as well as bookmarks, can be assigned in all list views through the contextual menu (accessible by right-clicking on a row in a table)
  • Much more user friendly labels palette
Performance
  • MacFamilyTree 6 is now executed in 64 Bit under Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard on recent Mac models for improved performance
  • Performance is improved throughout the whole application, especially for larger tree files
  • Media Browser performance is greatly improved for larger databases
Other
  • A start person can be defined. This person is used as the root person in all views when no other person is selected
  • New startup window showing new tutorials and "how-to"s
  • Multiselection in the person list, family list, sources list, places list and to-do list
  • Drawing speed of the Virtual Tree dramatically improved
  • Sorting order for names can now be specified independently from the name format used to display names
  • Married Names can be entered directly in each edit view
Version 5.6 | Release Date: 2009-07-09 | Download

* New Virtual Tree
* - Drastic performance enhancements by using multiple processors/cores when available
* - Much improved 3d alignment, especially in complex scenarios
* - Can only show partial subtrees within a database
* - Displays pictures of persons directly in the 3d tree when available
* - New palette to directly jump to near ancestors or descendants
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* Improved Media Management
* - One picture, audio, web page or video can now be assigned to multiple persons, families, events or sources
* - Persons or families can be tagged on group fotos for easy identification
* - Pictures can be edited from within MacFamilyTree (cropping, hue control, saturation and noise reduction)
* - Images with embedded DPI information are now handled correctly and are displayed in full resolution
* - Media can now be bookmarked as it has already been possible for Persons or Families
* - Improved playback of Video and Audio media entries
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* Virtual Globe
* - Improved rendering performance on slower Macs
* - More detailed map
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* Other Improvements
* - Text-based Descendant and Ancestor Reports are now available in the Person Report
* - Full screen mode for the Virtual Tree and the Virtual Globe
* - All dialogs or sheets have been improved to a consistent and user friendly look
* - Further performance enhancements throughout the whole application as well as a reduced memory footprint

Version 5.5.8 | Release Date: 2009-06-25 | Download

* Many fixes for the Person Merge Feature
* Person Merge can now be accessed from the Family List as well
* Many other bug fixes
* Minor user interface enhancements
* Localization fixes

Version 5.5.7 | Release Date: 2009-06-16 | Download

What’s New in this Version
- Important stability fixes
- Performance of the Statistics Chart vastly improved
- Note palette improved
- Localization fixes

Version 5.5.1 | Release Date: 2009-05-11 | Download

Ever wanted to know who governed a country at the time of your great great grandmother? MacFamilyTree's brand new History Database allows you to view every person or family event in a greater historical context: Browse hundreds of predefined entries; or add your own data of global and regional relevance.

Version 5.5.1 | Release Date: 2009-05-11 | Download

Ever wanted to know who governed a country at the time of your great great grandmother? MacFamilyTree's brand new History Database allows you to view every person or family event in a greater historical context: Browse hundreds of predefined entries; or add your own data of global and regional relevance.

Version 5.4 | Release Date: 2009-03-02 | Download

The entirely redesigned HTML Export as well as enhanced Virtual Globe and geolocation research have been improved following user requests and suggestions. Quickly retrieve coordinates from a database of more than 1.5 million worldwide place names. What's more? Improved Charts which now optionally allow for the display of Notes, as well as enhanced printout and PDF export, to name just a few.

Imagine: Your latest family reunion just over, your loved ones spread out across the globe again. With all those new photographs already imported into MacFamilyTree, you'd simply want to show the updated information to friends and family. The new and heavily improved Web Export in MacFamilyTree 5.4 is what you need! Just a few clicks, and your family tree is accessible over the Internet, in any Web browser, from everywhere in world.

With our heavily-improved geolocations search, MacFamilyTree now comfortably retrieves names and coordinates for places, from tiny villages to huge metropoles - instantly, requiring just a few clicks. A database of more than 1.5 million entries includes information about country and state, as well as additional and historical place names. Places for which the exact coordinates have already been defined, will propagate this information to every subsequently added event in the same location.

Download the new version 5.4 and see for yourself: The update is free for existing customers of MacFamilyTree 5.

Version 5.2.6 | Release Date: 2008-08-31 | Download

Synium Software purchased MacFamilyTree and has been improving the product since version 5.

The MacFamilyTree page should be updated with new developer, version, download link, and description.

Version 4.4.6 | Release Date: 2007-05-21 | Download

- Google Earth Integration: Reveal places from your family tree in Google Earth directly from within MacFamilyTree
- Coordinates (Latitude and Longitude) from one place can be assigned to other places with the same name
- Other minor problems solved

Version 4.4.2 | Release Date: 2007-03-28 | Download
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Version 4.4.1 | Release Date: 2007-03-07 | Download

* A file can be saved as UTF-8 now to make it more compatible with Ancestry.com
* Images are copied to Documents/Pictures/Media by default to prevent data loss
* Font sizes in the kinship report are adjustable in the options
* Fixed several minor problems with the kinship report
* Fixed a problem displaying thumbnails in the search view

Version 4 | Release Date: 2006-07-06 | Download
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