Reunion 10.0.4

Leister Productions has released Reunion 10.0.4, the Mac OS X genealogy application that many use, and it’s a huge update, mostly consisting of bug fixes, with a few additions for usability and other areas.

First and foremost, if you are one of those lucky ones who bought a new MacBook Pro Retina, they have fixed some of the display issues with it. If you are still on a PowerPC Mac (PPC), there is also some fixes having to do with files created on a PPC Mac that were uploaded to Reunion for the iPhone (App Store).

There are also several user interface fixes and updates, as well as usability fixes such as web searches opening up your selected browser.

For those needing to incorporate LDS functionality, Temple Codes will display in the Place column in the People List, and tooltips were added to the bottom icons in the LDS Ordinances window.

Full list of changes below:
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Family Tree Maker for Mac 2 21.2.5

Family Tree Maker for Mac 2 version 2 21.2.5 was recently made available, and it may have solved a very annoying bug.

A version of FTMM2 that was released earlier this year (going back to February or before) was causing some people to have issues with the media count/column in certain areass. Some of these counts were extremely high or were showing “0″ even when media was attached, according to some genealogists on the Ancestry.com forums, and based on what I saw with a test I ran.

Good news though! According to a few posts I’ve seen around the internet, this issue may finally have been released with Family Tree Maker for Mac 2 21.2.5, the latest update. It’s not specifically mentioned in the release notes below:

    Family Tree Maker Mac 2 version 21.2.5 Updates
  • Improvements to TreeSync performance and stability.
  • Numerous other bug fixes and general improvements.
  • Improved Mountain Lion compatibility.

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ohmiGeneLITE 5.31.1

ohmiGeneLITE 5.31.1 was released last week.

This is a bug fix update for the cross platform genealogy app – it corrects 5-6 problems some people were having.

Keep in mind that while ohmiGeneLITE is the free version of ohmiGene, it is limited to 509 people and PDFs are watermarked.

It requires an Intel Mac running OS X 10.4.7 or later.

You can download the update from the ohmiGene website, as well as look at the commercial version ($40) – ohmiGene Plus.

If you have ohmiGene Plus, you may want to take a look at the ohmiGene iPad application at the iTunes App Store, which allows you to easily carry your ohmiGene genealogy information with you.

iFamily for Leopard V2.753

iFamily for Leopard has received a minor update, unlike last week’s iFamily for Leopard 2.752 update.

Version 2.753 is mainly for OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion users

iFamily for Leopard V2.753 Changes
Context Diagram
Tweaked the text display to account for a bug on Mountain Lion.

Application Signing
Signed the application with an Apple Certificate. (But not the installer). You may still be required to change the settings on Mountain Lion to allow installation from “Mac Store + Registered Developers”

Current iFamily users, you can automatically update through the iFamily for Leopard menu. It can also be downloaded from the iFamily for Leopard website if you would prefer to update it manually or try it out (if you aren’t currently using it).

iFamily for Leopard V2.752

iFamily for Leopard has received a major update, bringing it up to version 2.752, and more importantly, adding support for OS X Mountain Lion. iFamily for Leopard is a Mac genealogy application available for Mac OS X 10.4, 10.5, 10.6, 10.7, and 10.8, one of the very few in the genealogy software field that supports that many OS X versions.

iFamily for Leopard V2.752 Changes
Mountain Lion Compatibility.
- Added OSX 10.8 to the list of allowed Operating Systems.
- Replaced the unknown OSX version crash with a dialog suggesting to update.
- Developer certificate has not yet been added. A control click on the installer and selecting “open” will circumvent Gatekeeper.

Registration
Added OSX Version to the registration details. iFamily now runs under OSX10.4 to 10.8, (Tiger to Mountain Lion) but it is becoming increasingly difficult to support Tiger Users without restricting later OSX’s so we need to gather some stats on which OSX you’re all using.
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