Family Ties (Familienbande) Feb 19, 2006

A new version of Family Ties/Familienbande is now available – this marks the February 19, 2006, release. It’s a free Mac OS X (and possibly MacOS 8.6/9 with Carbon) genealogy application from Stefan Mettenbrink. It’s 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. This release consists of mostly bug fixes.

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ohmiGene 0.91.2

ohmiGene 0.91.2 is available. ohmiGene is “software for the creation and the management of genealogical data … which works on MacOS X and Windows, even Linux. A database created on Mac works on PC (Windows or Linux), and vice versa. The structure of the database was defined to be in maximal agreement with the GEDCOM format: if any context concerning the submission of a file to the church LDS is absent, almost totality of the other contexts are correctly handled (import, manipulation and export…) : OhmiGene is a software which respects a GEDCOM file at import (and export).”

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MacFamilyTree 4.2.7

MacFamilyTree 4.2.7 is available. This application is a full Universal Binary – it will run on both Intel and PowerPC computers running Mac OS X 10.3.9 or higher (Mac OS X 10.4.4 for Intel-based computers).

Updates
* New comprehensive statistics function for the evaluation of the following data: age, birth, death, marriage, number of children
* Elimination of minor problems and errors

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Apple Lists Universal Binaries, MacBook Pro Upgraded

If you are curious about which Mac OS X applications have already made the transition to Universal Binaries, Apple has put together a list of Universal Applications. At this time, MacFamilyTree is the only genealogy application listed as a Universal Application, although most reports are that current Mac OS X genealogy applications will run just fine under Rosetta.

We have a short page dedicated to explaining just what a Universal Binary is as well as how older Mac OS X applications will run under “Rosetta”.

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ohmiGene 0.90 Final

ohmiGene 0.90 Final has been released. ohmiGene is “software for the creation and the management of genealogical data … which works on MacOS X and Windows, even Linux. A database created on Mac works on PC (Windows or Linux), and vice versa. The structure of the database was defined to be in maximal agreement with the GEDCOM format: if any context concerning the submission of a file to the church LDS is absent, almost totality of the other contexts are correctly handled (import, manipulation and export…) : OhmiGene is a software which respects a GEDCOM file at import (and export).”

You can see a screenshot of the main interface here, or view the new menus/changes here (both of those are at ohmi.celeonet.fr).

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