MacFamilyTree 4.5

MacFamilyTree 4.5 has been released by OnlyMac Software (Now Synium Software). MacFamilyTree is a Mac OS X genealogy application that important data from other Mac applicatoins, such as iPhoto, Google Earth, etc., when building your family tree. This release adds a new report for birthdays, as well as adding time … Read more

iFamily for Tiger V2.235

iFamily for Tiger V2.235 was released today. iFamily for Tiger is a unique Mac OS X (10.4+) genealogy application in that it focuses on individuals rather than families. Enhancements in V2.235 (since V2.217) Context Diagram • Indication of number of spouses. • Option to display gender symbols. • Option to … Read more

Review: Mac Heredis 10.2 (Macworld)

Jeffery Battersby has written another Mac genealogy review, this time of Mac Heredis 10.2 or X.2. Mac Heredis 10.2 is a commercial Mac OS X genealogy application that was released in late 2005, with a few updates since then. He stresses GEDCOM importing and lack of LDS ordinances, quote: Like … Read more

Osk 4.7

Osk 4.7 is now available from Studlar. This is considered a major update to the Mac OS X genealogy program. Osk is $29, and this update is free for current users. It’s available in English, Icelandic, Russian, German, Portuguese, Swedish, Norwegian, and Italian. One of the more interesting features of … Read more

Macworld Reviews iFamily for Tiger 2.2

Macworld has published a review today of iFamily for Tiger 2.2. Once again it’s Jeffery Battersby, who has reviewed several other Mac genealogy applications as well. It’s $30 and available at He gave it 3.5 out of 5 mice, saying: iFamily for Tiger 2.2 provides a simple interface to … Read more

FileMaker 9 Announced

FileMaker 9 has been announced, with four versions: FileMaker Pro 9, FileMaker Pro 9 Advanced, FileMaker Server 9, FileMaker Server 9 Advanced. Several Mac genealogy applications and utilities have used previous versions of FileMaker, including one or two genealogy applications currently in development. This is considered one of the biggest … Read more