Latest Genealogy Software Updates

Posted by Jean-Yves on Jul 7, 2017

Ancestral Quest 15 Build 9 (Full Featured – Windows – Purchase)
• Publish a Family Book: If you had enough chapters to span to 3 pages of TOC, the bottom of 2nd page of TOC printed too low. Fixed.
• Publish a Family Book: If you had a cascading pedigree chart for a chapter in the book, and had selected index, in some cases the info on a chart could cause an error which would keep the cascading chart from appearing in the book. Fixed.
• Publish a Family Book: Also with cascading pedigree charts, there were some problems showing the correct pages for some ancestors in the index. Fixed.
• Ahnentafel Chart: If the option to print children was selected, but there was no spouse, a few lines at the bottom of the page could be lost. Fixed.

Arlington National Cemetery Explorer for iPhone and iPad 2.6.3 (Mobile – Freeware)
• Updated Find a Gravesite search.

Branches Pro for Mac 1.7 (Full Featured – Mac – Purchase)
• Includes performance improvements while interacting with FamilySearch.

GedSite 1.6 Build 26 (Web Publishing – Windows – Purchase)
• Added the Family Date Format and Family Lifespan Format to customize lifespans in the Family Section and Parent Section separately from other lifespans in the person entry.
• Any lifespans included in the Family Section headings will now follow the Family Lifespan Format.
• Fixed a bug where custom Reunion census sentence templates would be ignored if the tag type matched an alias predefined by GedSite.
• Fixed a bug where GEDCOM SOUR (source) and REPO (repository) records with a zero XREF value such as @S000@ or @R000@ would not be loaded properly.
• Fixed a bug where multiple exhibits attached to the same record (person, event, etc.) were not sorted properly.

KinsMap for Android 1.31.1 (Mobile – Freeware)
• French version introduction.
• Indonesian version update.
• Bug fixes.

MacFamilyTree 8.2.2 (Full Featured – Mac – Purchase)
• Stability issue using FamilySearch fixed.
• Printing improved.
• GEDCOM import improved concerning Places and Notes.

MobileFamilyTree for iPhone and iPad 8.2.2 (Mobile – Purchase)
• New & Improved Charts: new Fractal Tree Chart, new Horizontal/Vertical Fractal Chart, new Symmetrical Fractal Tree Chart, new Fractal Circular Tree Chart, completely rewritten styling of most charts.
• Improved Fan Chart: configureable styles added, improved Fan Chart text rendering, much improved performance.
• FamilySearch improvements: performance of FamilySearch integration in the Interactive Tree dramatically improved, comparing local and FamilySearch persons improved, coordinates of places are automatically downloaded from FamilySearch, LDS Ordinances added (reserve, print, share with Temple etc.)
• Improved Charts Editor & Printing: configureable pagination layout for poster printing, option to automatically layout objects to a specific count of pages, when printing to multiple pages, a page number can be printed on each page for easy identification.

RootsMagic (Full Featured – Windows – Purchase)
• New: TreeShare for Ancestry (Upload RootsMagic file to Ancestry tree; Download Ancestry tree into new RootsMagic file; Share data between your RootsMagic file and your Ancestry tree; Includes people, events, notes, sources, and media (both photos and document images); Collaborate with people you share Ancestry trees with (Editor access only)).
• Nex: WebHints for Ancestry (View record hints, other member tree hints, and photo / story hints; Directly add data from hints into RootsMagic, along with the hint citation and media).
• Fixes an issue with some diacritics displaying as weird symbols on screen.
• Fixes some issues with FamilySearch LDS ordinances.

RootsMagic for iPhone and iPad 1.3 (Mobile – Freeware)
• Added support to latest version of Dropbox API.

Scanbot for iPhone and iPad 6.5.4 (Mobile – Purchase)
• Several bug fixes.

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