Family Ties (Familienbande) – February 26, 2007

A few days ago (February 26, 2007), a new version of Family Ties/Familienbande was released. It’s a free Mac OS X (andMacOS 8.6/9 with Carbon) genealogy application from Stefan Mettenbrink. It is only available in German, but it can be used by non-German speaking genealogists. We’ve provided a page with a list of translated features here. There is apparently an Intel-specific version available if you contact the author (the normal version runs fine on either PowerPC or Intel-based Macs).
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Personal Ancestry Writer II Version 52 (5 June 2006)

Personal Ancestry Writer II (PAWriter II) version 52 (5 June 2006) was released today.

As you may know, this is a free Mac genealogy application from Howard Metcalfe, that was developed to share many of the same features found in the original Personal Ancestry File genealogy program (PAF) for Mac, to allow for an easy transition for those moving from PAF for Mac to a more modern genealogy application.

This version “adds the generation of an HTML file containing a simple indented list of all descendants on file for the current person” and goes along with the HTML pedigree. Once you’ve downloaded the update, you can access this new feature through the HTML File menu. Continue reading

Family Ties (Familienbande) – April 25, 2006

Two new versions of Family Ties/Familienbande have been released over the past month as well. The most current release is 25 April 2006. It’s a free Mac OS X (and possibly MacOS 8.6/9 with Carbon) genealogy application from Stefan Mettenbrink. It is currently only available in German, however it is useable by non-German speaking genealogists. We’ve provided a page with a list of translated features here. Continue reading