GEDCOM Validator 5.0 Version History

Version (08 October 2016)

- Fixed issue preventing W05 warning from being disabled.

Version (22 August 2016)

New features and enhancements
- Added extra zoom levels for display zoom.
- Improved compatibility with systems running out of date .NET versions.

- Fixed regression causing misinterpretation of pointers to records.

Version (20 August 2016)

New features and enhancements
- Added support for .NET 4.6.2 and Windows 10 Version 1607.
- Improved per monitor DPI awareness.

- Fixed handling of the @ character in some circumstances.

Version (10 June 2016)

New features and enhancements
- Improved date validation.
- Improved address validation.
- Improved validation of Y flag on events.
- Improved validation of <COUNT_OF_MARRIAGES> and <COUNT_OF_CHILDREN>.

Version (02 May 2016)

New features and enhancements
- Added detection of record sizes exceeding 32768 bytes.
- Added detection of inconsistent line terminators.
- Added detection of free-form only addresses.
- Added extra validation of structured and free-form addresses.
- Added multicolumn sort to result lists.
- Added option to hide large numbers of duplicate compatibility issues.
- Added display of parent record for detected compatibility issues.
- Added option to enable / disable all validation options of the same type simultaneously.
- Updated the encoding fixer tool to handle GEDCOM 3.0, 4.0, 5.0, 5.1, 5.2, 5.3 and 5.4 files.
- Updated length validation to use code units rather than characters.
- Improved work flow with new 'go to error', 'go to parent record', and 'open file in text editor' shortcuts with command line support for your preferred text editor.