Family Ties/Familienbande (25 Dec 2005)

About two weeks ago, a new version of Family Ties/Familienbande was released. It’s a free Mac OS X (and possibly MacOS 8.6/9 with Carbon) genealogy application from Stefan Mettenbrink. As we’ve noted in the past, it’s 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.

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Genealogical Computing Magazine and Reunion

Over on ReunionTalk, it was noted by Pete Cook and others that the latest issue of Genealogical Computing Magazine has incorrect and/or older information listed concerning Reunion (in regards to its performance capabilities concerning records and genealogy data).

Genealogical Computing Magazine is a product of Ancestry.com, and appears to be on its way out – they aren’t taking anymore subscriptions, no single issues are available to non-subscribers, and only currently subscribers have access. I have not seen the latest issue, but it would not surprise me that they are using older data if the magazine is about to fold.

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