MemoryMiner 1.04

MemoryMiner 1.04 is out, and it’s a very interesting piece of software. The developer’s do a much better job of describing it than I could: At its core, are a simple set of tools for treating photos (particularly rare, “pre-digital” photos) as individual frames in a type of endless story board. The story elements are linked to each other by way of annotation layers identifying the people, places, dates and events captured in each frame. As links are made, it becomes easy and tremendously interesting to explore the threads which link people’s lives across time, place and shared experience.

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MapMemo 2.5

Mapmemo 2.5 is available. Mapmemo is an application that allows you to drag a file or folder onto maps, charts, photos – basically graphic/image files, and then associates that file/folder with that place/location on the graphic file by creating an alias. That alias will launch the proper application associated with that file.

For a genealogist, it could be very useful if you wanted to look at migrations or locations, and wanted to associate files with a certain geographic location. As far as maps, you can use your own, maps off the internet, an exported map (such as Route 66), historical maps, etc.

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ohmiGene 0.91.7

ohmiGene 0.91.7 has been made 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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Genealogy Pro 2.0 Pre-Release 6 and 6b

Genealogy Pro 2.0 Pre-Release 6 and 6b have been released. It’s a new Mac OS X genealogy application (a major update to an older, MacOS/Classic genealogy application). It requires Mac OS X 10.2.8, and sells for $20 (with a 30-day free trial).

Among the updates: ‘Starting Point’ window added, interface updates, and a ‘check for updates’ function.

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