Current Version: 10.1.1

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The demo version of MacFamilyTree 10 is fully functional except for saving, printing and CloudTree sync.
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Version 10.1.1
MacFamilyTree 10 is exclusively available at the Mac App Store.

macOS 10.15 Catalina, macOS 11 Big Sur, macOS 12 Monterey or macOS 13 Ventura is required to use MacFamilyTree 10. Fully optimized for M1- and M2-based Macs.
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Video: What's new in Version 10

What's new in MacFamilyTree 10

MacFamilyTree 10 is by far the largest update we've ever released for our popular genealogy software. Version 10 comes with a huge number of new features and improvements, almost every section of the app was either re-developed or hugely improved.

New: User Interface

  • Modern, convenient, powerful
  • Redesigned function selection list in the sidebar
  • Specify the appearance (dark/light) separately from macOS
  • Assign unique colors for genders and function categories
  • Re-order and enable/disable specific functions

New: Edit Section

  • Completely new edit section – redeveloped from scratch
  • Automatically adjusts to small and large screen to make the best use of the available space
  • Edit most information directly in lists: A click on a list expands a specific row and reveals a form to enter data
  • Completely configurable: Specify which forms should be present when editing a specific entry and where they should appear
  • Separate edit and display mode: In display mode, only forms with information present will be displayed. In edit mode, all forms are shown
  • Use speech recognition to fill in long texts

New: Interactive Tree

  • Greatly enhanced appearance: New person symbols, new generation sections and connections
  • Vastly improved performance, especially on M1-based Macs
  • Improved editing of persons and families – all features of the edit section also available for the Interactive Tree
  • New camera orientations added
  • New lighting modes added
  • Improved display of numbering systems

New: Virtual Tree

  • Completely rewritten from scratch, relying on the latest Apple technologies
  • Vastly improved appearance
  • Simulates depth of field for impressive visuals
  • Greatly enhanced alignment of persons in the Virtual Tree – even for complex family trees
  • Vastly improved performance: Most of the family trees will be displayed instantaneously without delay
  • Relationship paths: Display, how two persons are related – just like in the Relationship Chart

New: Person Groups

  • Create as many person groups as you like (e.g. members of the Miller family, relatives you know in person, relatives from Tampa)
  • Branches and specific parts of your family tree may now be separated using Person Groups
  • Option to only display members of specific person groups in charts
  • Statistics Chart may be limited to specific person groups allowing only the evaluation of specific branches or set of persons
  • The Interactive Tree as well as all charts can now show persons in the colors of their person group

New: Source Management

  • Completely new template system for sources
  • Large number of included source templates for all commonly used sources – but you can also add your own, custom source templates
  • Fully configurable source templates: Add your own fields to source templates or remove fields you don’t require
  • Completely configurable source citations: Specify how source citations should be displayed in reports
  • Source repositories may now contain a complete postal address, web site address, phone number and email address
  • Unknown GEDCOM tags may now be added as new source template fields when importing a GEDCOM file
  • Duplicate source templates or source fields may be merged to avoid duplicates

New: Stories

  • Create stories about events and people in your family tree
  • Stories can be read directly with text-to-speech
  • A new report type displays recorded stories clearly and printable
  • Stories are divided into individual sections, to which you can also add media such as images, PDFs, sound or videos
  • Assign entries such as events or persons from your family tree to your stories, which appear in the stories
  • See world-historic events, which happened in the period of your story

New: Virtual Globe

  • Completely redeveloped from line one – based on Apple Metal for the best possible performance
  • Improved appearance
  • New timeline control: See when events took place and adjust the date range to limit the number of results
  • Pictures of places are now displayed on the Virtual Globe

Performance!

  • Restructured family tree database resulting in greatly enhanced performance
  • Zooming in larger pictures is now much more responsive
  • Vastly improved performance when using FamilySearch – especially in larger family tree with many results
  • Reports are now displayed using considerably less processing power
  • CloudTree: Synching is considerably faster now

New: Scan Documents using iPhone or iPad camera

  • Take pictures of photos or documents and import them into your family tree
  • Documents and photos will be automatically straightened and cropped
  • No scanner required – the camera of your iPhone and iPad is all you need
  • Usable directly from your Mac: Go to Special Menu in order to scan and import images

And so much more!

  • Support for GEDCOM 7
  • Improved charts
  • Improved reports
  • Copy&Paste of person or family events
  • Improved Start Window: Hide all trees, better structure, convenient sorting options
  • Improved Import from Address Book (incl. images, relationships, multiple person imports simultaneously)
  • New Numbering Systems (Henry, D’Aboville, Kekulé/Sosa)