MacFamilyTree 5.7

[wpfmb type=’error’ theme=2]MacFamilyTree 5 was discontinued and replaced by MacFamilyTree 6. MacFamilyTree 7 is the current version. [/wpfmb][wpfmb type=’info’ theme=2]MacFamilyTree 5.7.8 can still be downloaded as of February 2015, through Synium Software’s support page.[/wpfmb]

Name: MacFamilyTree
Current Version/Last Updated: MacFamilyTree 5.7.8 , August 10, 2010
Developer/Publisher: Synium Software
Type: Genealogy Software
Price (Upgrade): $49 ($25 for version 2.x, 3.x, and 4.x users to upgrade)

iPad / iPhone / iPod Touch Support? Yes (iOS App has been replaced by a newer version).

Purchase / Download Options:
* If you buy MacFamilyTree 5.0, you get free upgrades for all 5.x versions (including up through 5.7.x)
* Download Demo and/or buy from Synium Software
* Available through MacFamilyTree 5.0

Developer’s Description:
MacFamilyTree is a modern and highly popular genealogy application. With MacFamilyTree, users can collect family tree data and display it in multiple ways. MacFamilyTree dynamically creates vivid views and diagrams: Ancestor and Fan Charts, as well as Statistics and Timeline for analysis, our 3D Virtual Tree and Virtual Globe add interactive viewpoints on your genealogy data. A huge Internet-based library of place names helps you find geo coordinates for over 1.5 million locations worldwide.

Software Requirements: Mac OS X 10.4 – 10.6 Snow Leopard
Hardware Requirements: Intel or PPC Macs that support 10.4
GEDCOM Support: Yes
Web Page/HTML Creation and Support: Yes
Supported Languages: Chinese, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Italian, Norwegian, Portuguese, Russian, Swedish, Spanish

* Integrates with Apple’s MobileMe service.
* Free use of for publishing and sharing your family trees online, with security/privacy features if needed.

Latest News:
– May 26, 2010 MacFamilyTree 5.7.6
– May 14, 2010 MacFamilyTree version 5.7.5 – prepares the way for iPad version of MobileFamilyTree
– April 29, 2010 MacFamilyTree Version 5.7.4
– April 11, 2010 Version 5.7.3 – MacFamilyTree 5.7.3 adds text of sources to web export. Other minor fixes and improvmenets.

Family Tree Magazine – Apple Picking (July 2008) (Version 5.1): Best for: Graphically oriented Mac lovers who’ve upgraded to the newer Intel machines. The spiffy new MacFamilyTree abandons the “drawer” concept of the previous version for a graphically pleasing, flexible layout that lets you navigate pretty much any way you want….

Current: MacFamilyTree 5.7.8 – August 10, 2010
MacFamilyTree 5.7.7 – July 1, 2010
MacFamilyTree 5.7.6 – May 26, 2010
MacFamilyTree 5
MacFamilyTree 4.5


Other useful links:
Demo movie at
Tutorials at

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