Heredis 2014 – 25% off Through May 25

Heredis 2014, a popular Mac OS X genealogy application (and it’s cross-platform for Windows, although that is a separate purchase), is currently 25% off through May 25, 2014 through the Mac App Store. This brings the price down to $44.99, from $59.99. Heredis is focused on making data entry easier, … Read more

ohmiGene 6.09.4 Released (French Only)

ohmiGene 6.09.04 was released last week, and it’s mainly minor bug fixes, and some feature improvements. It is French-only (as of earlier this year) and is a cross-platform genealogy application (Mac and Windows, although Windows XP support is being dropped). ohmiGene 6.09 Changes (my translation is not perfect) – Illustrations/photos … Read more

Scrivener is 50% off – $22.50

First, I’d like to note that this is not through the Mac App Store, this is through What is Scrivener? Scrivener is an amazing piece of software for writing e-books, as well as lengthy documents. It supports a large number of formats, and gives you complete control over every … Read more

The Next Generation of Genealogy Sitebuilding 10.0.2

Last week, a large update was made to The Next Generation of Genealogy Sitebuilding (aka “TNG”) by Darrin Lythgoe, bringing it to Version 10.0.2. TNG is a website-based online genealogy program that allows you to collaborate with others on the internet and display your family tree on the internet. Highlights … Read more

Circus Ponies Notebook 4.0

Circus Ponies 4 Circus Ponies Notebook 4.0 has been released, and this is a major update. The interestingly-named notebook/journaling app has been around for quite a while, and version 4.0 is available through the Mac App Store. I’ve known quite a few genealogists here and there who have used it over the years.

Among the changes:
– Cleaner / updated user interface
– Full Retina display support
– Full 64-bit CPU/processor support
– Enhanced Multidex listings and diagramming
– Clip and Annotate panel has been brought back

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MacFamilyTree 7.1.6, MobileFamilyTree 7.1.2 Released

Last week, both MacFamilyTree 7.1.6 and MobileFamilyTree 7.1.2 were released. Both releases had the same fixes/improvements, keeping them synchronized (no pun intended). MacFamilyTree and MobileFamilyTree are two different applications, the first being for OS X obviously, the latter for iOS, however they can use iCloud to share genealogy information between … Read more