Family Ties – Familienbande

Name: Family Bonds or Ties (Familienbande)
Current Version/Last Updated: January 8, 2012
Developer/Publisher: Stefan Mette brink
Type: Genealogy Software
iPad / iPhone / iPod Touch Support? No
Price (Upgrade): $0

Download Options:
- Download from

Developer’s Description:
…a software package for the administration of genealogical personal data

Software Requirements: Mac OS X
Hardware Requirements: PowerPC and Intel
GEDCOM Support: Yes (5.5)
Web Page/HTML Creation and Support: Yes
Supported Languages: German

Notes and Features:
- Linux, Windows versions available
- Can be installed and run off of a USB flash drive or a CD-ROM
- Maximum of 31 generations
- Up to 2 billion entries and documents
- Contact information for researchers is stored
- Detailed references
- Several ways of display statistics, family trees, etc.
- Plausability checking
- Double wedding data
- Links from within images (such as to person displayed)

Other useful links:
- Help Page at official site

- Current: 8 January 2012
- Older versions of Family Bonds
- Older Family Bonds/Familienbande page at
Latest Changes: (translated from German, there maybe errors present)
- Fixed a problem with a search/reference module
- Fixed a dialog message with export/print dialogs if the template does not require it.
- New text export template
- Document manager can view HTML documents
- Source window can also display HTML documents
- If “All” is selected in the export functions, it will be selected in the next export, even if new records added.
- GEDCOM export copies images into a folder with the same name as the GEDCOM data.
- Manual improved
- HTML Help improved
- Font and size of the “Butler” can be set
- “Passenger List” have buttons for “Fast” and “St” (Stop?)
- Several Bugs fixed

(These are from the official website)

This page last updated: February 20, 2012