MacFamilyTree 6.2.13

Genealogy Software for Mac OS X MacFamilyTree has received another minor update (well not so minor if you’ve experienced any of the issues fixed by it) from Synium, taking it to MacFamilyTree 6.2.13.

MacFamilyTree 6.2.13
– Several Sync bugs fixed
– Date parser bugs fixed (especially when using BC dates)
– GEDCOM Import and Export problems solved
– Family Report now displays notes correctly

Keep in mind that the “Sync bugs” probably refers to syncing with the iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch via MobileFamilyTree Pro.

It’s available through the built-in software update if you already have the 6.2.x series installed, from
Synium Software directly, or through Apple’s Mac App Store if you purchased it there.

Reminder: WWDC 2012 Today, New Hardware Expected

Apple’s 2012 Worldwide Developers Conference is today, and there are lots of exciting things for Mac and iOS users expected to be revealed today.

We should hear about the following:
– OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion (with a nearing release date)
– iOS 6
– An upgrade to most of the Mac hardware line – MacBook Air, iMac, possibly Mac Pro, possibly MacBook Pro (rumors are they are replacing the MBP line)
– More information and features that are planned for Apple’s iCloud service.

It was at the 2011 WWDC that iOS 5, OS X 10.7 Lion, and iCloud were introduced and/or demonstrated.

Coverage begins at 10 a.m. Pacific, 12 p.m. Central, 1 p.m. Eastern here in the US, about 45 minutes from.

Apple Insider will be providing live coverage of the opening keynote address, as will Mac Rumors.

Reuniun 10.0.2

A few weeks ago, Reunion 10.0.2 was released, and like 10.0.1, it has a very impressive list of fixes, changes, and additions. The folks at Leister Pro have been working hard since the release of Reunion 10.

If you haven’t tried it yet, you can download it here. If you have tried it, or purchased or upgraded it, you can select the update feature built into Reunion 10.

Among the major changes, you can now obtain coordinates of a place when you move pins around in the Geo Code Place window. The relationship calculator has been improved, and four websites have been added to the resources –,, FindMyPast UK, and the Guild of One Name Studies.

New – Places feature addition
In the Geo Code Place window, you can now move the pin point to an exact location (for example, a home, farm, cemetery, etc.) and retrieve the geo coordinates of the exact location of the moved pin point.

“Find relationship between two people” feature improvements”

  • Multiple blood relationships will be reported if they exist.
  • Blood relationships will take precedence over spouse relationship.
  • By default, the husband and wife in the current family view will appear as Person 1 and Person 2 for this feature.

Search the Web feature improvements
– Moved the item “Search Favorites” to the top of the pop-up menu.
– Added the following resources:

  • – contributed by Reunion user Keith Bage
  • GuildOfOneNameStudies.plist – contributed by Reunion user Keith Bage

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MacFamilyTree 6.2.12

Genealogy Software for Mac OS X Synium Software has released a minor update to MacFamilyTree, bringing it to version 6.2.12.

It’s of interest to those importing GEDCOM files and to FamilySearch users.

MacFamilyTree 6.2.12
– GEDCOM Importer issues fixed
– Bug fixed preventing FamilySearch Login
– Many other minor issues fixed

As with previous versions in the 6.2 series, current MFT6 users should either see an automatic notice the next time they open MacFamilyTree 6, or they can manually check the MacFamilyTree / “Check for Updates” menu. It can also be downloaded from Synium Software directly. If you purchased through Apple’s Mac App Store, you can download the update there.

Reuniun 10.0.1

Reunion 10.0.1 is out, and it contains a huge amount of bug fixes. If you are having any problems with Reunion 10, you need to download this update. Reunion 10 was released last week, and it’s shaping up to a very impressive release. Yes, there are some crashes and issues, but the folks behind Reunion have been working diligently, mostly likely through the past weekend to get these corrected.

If you aren’t having problems, you should still upgrade. You can either download it here or select the update feature built into Reunion 10:

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