Current Version: 8.0.2

Version History

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MacFamilyTree 8 Version History

24 May 2016
8.0.2
  • Performance of the Interactive Tree improved
  • Issues with plausibility testing corrected
  • Manual coordinate input improved
  • Sorting of person events improved
  • GEDCOM exchange with third party apps improved
17 May 2016
8.0.1
  • Several GEDCOM issues fixed
  • Place coordinate data is now correctly imported from GEDCOM files
  • Backup Manager now works correctly on MacBook Air 11"
  • Errors in the Descendancy Report corrected
  • Performance of several database maintenance functions improved
  • Bug saving the Fan Chart as a PNG file corrected
  • Shadows in the Interactive Tree can now be disabled
18 Apr 2016
8.0
  • New Interactive Tree
  • Much improved layout
  • Beautiful new look
  • Navigate, add and enter persons faster than ever
  • Better FamilySearch integration
  • Force Touch supported
  • Completely configureable
  • Display up to 8 generations of ancestors and descendants at once, including brothers & sisters
  • Full keyboard control for browsing the Interactive Tree
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  • Completely new user interface
  • Much better usage of screen space
  • Configureable functions layout
  • Hide functions you do not use often
  • Quick keyboard navigation
  • Global back and forward history similar to a web browser
  • New database management window
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  • Smart Filters
  • See only relevant entries from your database you're currently focusing on
  • Create and save complex search filters (all living women in Texas)
  • Available for Persons, Families, Sources, Places and ToDo's
  • Also available for most reports to create specialized reports from a subset of persons from your tree
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  • Powerful new Sidebar Lists
  • Completely redesigned Person, Family, Place, Source and ToDo sidebar lists
  • Much improved search options
  • Configureable grouping/sectioning options (for example by birth place, last name, creation date and so on)
  • Sorting options greatly enhanced
  • Available in the Edit, Views and Reports sections
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  • Custom Event & Fact types
  • Create your own Person Events, Facts or Family Events, and record any kind of information
  • All reports and views adapted to display custom events and fact types
  • Hide event and fact types you do not use often
  • Easily import data from other genealogy apps
  • More default event and fact types added
  • Improved management of event icons
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  • Improved edit mode
  • Adjustable font size for all edit sections
  • Improved keyboard navigation
  • Improved event, fact and source lists
  • Optionally larger sizes for parents, partners and children above and below the edit view
  • Better readability
  • Better performance
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  • Change Log
  • All changes in your database are recorded for further reference
  • Keep track of when you worked on which records
  • See all change log entries for a specific person or family directly in the edit sections
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  • Much improved performance
  • All parts of MacFamilyTree & MobileFamilyTree heavily optimized
  • Improved memory usage
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  • GEDCOM support
  • Much improved compatibility with other apps
  • Better handling of custom GEDCOM tags from other genealogy apps
  • Improved importing performance
  • Detailed error reporting
  • Improved and configureable character encoding detection
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  • Navigation Timeline
  • Quickly see and select persons related to the person you are currently editing
  • See when events happened in a person’s lifetime
  • Available in all edit functions
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  • Plausibility testing
  • Checks for many different kinds of data integrity problems like „buried before death“
  • Available for the Interactive Tree or when editing persons or families
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  • Improved places management
  • Map added to check if the selected place is the correct one
  • Improved automatic batch coordinate lookup
  • Rewritten places merge including automatic merge suggestions
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  • Improved FamilySearch integration
  • Auto-Login option added
  • Improved performance when matching and downloading persons
  • Support for more event types
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  • Other
  • Unknown gender option added
  • Charts & Reports options revamped for better numerical input
  • More sorting & grouping options for the Person List report
  • Name Distribution can now be displayed for first name
  • Labels can now be displayed in all charts
  • New Events & Facts statistic chart added
  • New search sites added to the Web Research feature
  • Performance of the Media Gallery improved
  • Improved import from Apple’s Photos app
  • Person List Report option added to separate name components into different columns
  • New user manual