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2014

My Family Tree 4.0.6.0 now available

Several improvements, fixes and translation updates are now available for My Family Tree.

Here's a summary of the changes:

  • Text only dates now feature in statistics if the text can be interpreted as a valid date.
  • Extra options have been added for customising relationships. You can now choose from a greater range of parent child and spouse relationship descriptors to more accurately represent spouse and parent child relationships.
    New spouse statuses New spouse statuses
  • Siblings which were born on the same day are now displayed on the details edit panel.
    Siblings born on the same day
  • Several new reports have been added including surnames, phonetics and parentage reports.  Additional reports are planned for the next release.
  • Accessible themes are now automatically loaded according to the current system theme.

We hope you enjoy the new version.

Published 14 Dec 2014 00:00 GMT

GEDCOM Validator 2.0.8.0 now available

The latest version of GEDCOM Validator now includes a tool for repairing the text encoding of GEDCOM files.

We hope you enjoy the new version.

Published 12 Dec 2014 00:00 GMT

My Family Tree 4 now available

Several improvements, fixes and translation updates are now available for My Family Tree.

Here's a summary of the changes:

  • Speed improvements when starting the application.
  • By marriage (in law) and step relationships have been added to the relationship calculator.
  • Improved automatic detection of legacy GEDCOM character encodings.
  • Added support for the GEDCOM submission and submitter records.
  • Improved navigation workflow.

We hope you enjoy the new version.

Published 05 Oct 2014 00:00 GMT

My Family Tree 3.0.19.0 now available

Several improvements, fixes and translation updates are now available for My Family Tree.

We hope you enjoy the new version.

Published 01 Jun 2014 00:00 GMT

Updated localisation toolkit now available

An update to the translation toolkit is now available.  Here's a summary of the changes:

The translator application has been updated with:
  • an improved user interface
  • the option to quickly filter/highlight missing strings
  • the option to quickly compare existing translations
  • the option to reorder columns
The new user interface for the translator application
The documentation has been updated to:
  • include list of supported language codes
  • details on how to translate the relationship calculator
  • additional tips for successful translation

We hope you find the updates useful.

Published 29 May 2014 00:00 GMT

My Family Tree 3.0.16.0 now available

An important update with several improvements is now available for My Family Tree. Here's a summary of the changes:

  • Significant speed improvements when loading files, merging files, loading statistics, filtering, searching and backing up files.
  • Minor adjustments to the family chart.  The selected person in the chart is now denoted with a small star after their name.
  • New features and performance improvements for merging files.
  • The sex of a spouse or partner can now be manually selected at the point when you create the relationship.
  • The birth order of siblings can be specified. It is often the case that the birth order of siblings may be known even if their dates of birth are unknown. You can edit the birth order using by clicking "Edit birth order" from the Details panel.  The default birth order remains ascending by birth date where known then by the order siblings were initially added.
    Birth order

We hope you enjoy the new version.

Published 04 May 2014 00:00 GMT

My Family Tree 3.0.12.0 now available

Several new features and improvements have been released for My Family Tree. Here's a snapshot of the changes:

  • Approximate ages are now calculated from birth or death related events and dates with date ranges.
  • The charts have been updated with new controls and an expanded options panel.  You can now see how many people are displayed in the current tree and also enter a year to filter people from the chart.  Print and image export options are still accessed by clicking the gear icon but chart display options are now displayed by clicking the wrench and screwdriver icon.
    Chart controls
  • Extra photo editing options have been added to the photo view.
    Photo editor options
  • Family statistics charts have been improved.
  • Support for per monitor DPI and online-only smart files has been added for Windows 8.1.
  • Improved use of name parts.
  • Many stability improvements.

We hope you enjoy the new version.

Published 20 Feb 2014 18:00 GMT

My Family Tree 3.0.11.0 now available

A small number of improvements and minor fixes are now available for My Family Tree.

We hope you enjoy the new version.

Published 18 Jan 2014 18:00 GMT