My Family Tree Version History

Version 8.9.6.0 (25 Aug 2019)

Fixes
• Fixed display of end date for deceased marriages on some marriage connector lines.

Version 8.9.5.0 (16 Aug 2019)

Fixes
• Fixed some years showing as 0001 in partial dates or century / decade labels.

Version 8.9.3.0 (14 Aug 2019)

New features and enhancements
• Added validation for user entered dates.
• Added options to change the font family, font size, and connector line thickness in the charts.
• Added strike out and font size picker to story editor.
• Added option to specify marriage and divorce details whilst adding a spouse.
• Improved file decoding speed.
• Improved photo crop tool.
• Improved handling of year modifiers during GEDCOM import.

Fixes
• Fixed unreadable text in HC themes.
• Fixed marriage fact not created if ending status set on marriage during creation.
• Fixed lockup when drag and dropping photos.
• Fixed overlapping relationship dates in the family chart in rare cases.
• Fixed search filters when using UID with checksum.

Version 8.9.2.0 (30 Jul 2019)

Fixes
• Minor bug fixes.

Version 8.9.1.0 (30 Jul 2019)

Fixes
• Minor bug fixes.

Version 8.9.0.0 (24 Jul 2019)

New features and enhancements
• Added support for new display fonts.
• Added display of multiple births in the charts.
• Added new reduced contrast theme.
• Added improved crash reporter.

Fixes
• Minor bug fixes.

Version 8.8.5.0 (30 Jun 2019)

Fixes
• Minor bug fixes.

Version 8.8.4.0 (17 Jun 2019)

Fixes
• Minor bug fixes.

Version 8.8.3.0 (10 Jun 2019)

Fixes
• Fixed application crash after viewing a report.

Version 8.8.2.0 (09 Jun 2019)

New features and enhancements
• Added new export filters when creating copies of a file or exporting GEDCOM.
• Added death anniversaries to anniversary calendar report.
• Added extra custom fact types.
• Improvements to Legacy file import.
• Updated French translation.

Fixes
• Minor bug fixes.

Version 8.8.1.0 (30 May 2019)

New features and enhancements
• Added tools to auto-detect / choose faces in family member's display photo.
• Added support for Windows 10 May Update.
• Improved photo cropping.
• Updated Czech translation.

Fixes
• Fixed issue printing the statistics summary page.
• Minor bug fixes.

Version 8.7.5.0 (06 May 2019)

New features and enhancements
• Added support for more custom GEDCOM tags.

Fixes
• Fixed issue with multimedia files not being imported in some cases.
• Fixed issue adding new tasks.
• Fixed issue with file conversion.
• Minor bug fixes.

Version 8.7.4.0 (04 May 2019)

New features and enhancements
• Updated German translation.
• Improved performance.

Fixes
• Fixed issue with before current era dates in lunisolar and offset Gregorian calendars.
• Fixed issue where the incorrect person was reselected in the chart after editing facts.
• Fixed issue with file conversion.
• Minor bug fixes.

Version 8.7.3.0 (19 Apr 2019)

New features and enhancements
• Added support for .NET 4.8.

Fixes
• Minor bug fixes.

Version 8.7.2.0 (14 Apr 2019)

Fixes
• Minor bug fixes.

Version 8.7.1.0 (13 Apr 2019)

Fixes
• Fixed issue running the application on low DPI systems.

Version 8.7.0.0 (12 Apr 2019)

New features and enhancements
• Added place holder files.
• Added tools to resolve missing multimedia files.

Fixes
• Bug fixes.

Version 8.6.4.0 (05 Apr 2019)

New features and enhancements
• Added natural sort order to all data views.

Version 8.6.3.0 (04 Apr 2019)

New features and enhancements
• Added Reiwa (令和) calendar era for Japanese and Japanese lunisolar calendars.
• Added support for editing facts witnessed by individuals.
• Added support for importing Legacy 2 databases (32-bit only).
• Improved performance of printing, reports, and statistics.
• Updated French translation.

Fixes
• Fixed issue upgrading files from earlier version.
• Fixed issue importing some UTF-16 BE and UTF-32 BE GEDCOM files.

Version 8.6.2.0 (24 Mar 2019)

New features and enhancements
• Added column sort in more reports.
• Added new tasks report.
• Updated French translation.

Fixes
• Fixed issue importing multimedia in some GEDCOM files.
• Minor fixes.

Version 8.6.1.0 (17 Mar 2019)

Fixes
• Fixed GEDCOM export.

Version 8.6.0.0 (16 Mar 2019)

New features and enhancements
• Added support for custom roles for witnesses to events.
• Added support for witnesses to events who are not family members.
• Added photo cropping tool.
• Added support for additional custom GEDCOM tags.
• Added option to manually specify the order or marriages for spouses.
• Added new and enhanced tasks editor.
• Added support for multimedia file dates in other calendars.
• Added support for directly importing Ancestral Quest databases (*.aq, *.aqz, indiv2.dat).
• Added support for directly importing Legacy databases (*.fdb).
• Added support for directly importing Ancestry Family Tree databases (*.aft, *afz).
• Added support for directly importing PAF 5 backups (*.zip).
• Improved support for directly importing PAF files (photo crops and rotations are now applied to imported files).
• Improved GEDCOM blob decoding to support variations in BLOB encoding routines used in other applications.
• Improved FHS GEDCOM and database import (address dates, address notes).
• Improved relationship calculator to correctly identify "step" relationships.
• Updated Spanish, Catalan, and German translations.

Fixes
• Fixed home person not being selected after load in small number of cases.
• Fixed various UI glitches.
• Fixed direct import of PAF 3 and PAF 4 files.

Version 8.5.1.0 (07 Jan 2019)

New features and enhancements
• Updated French translation.

Fixes
• Fixed issue upgrading files from earlier version.
• Fixed issue with missing recent files list.

Version 8.5.0.0 (03 Jan 2019)

New features and enhancements
• Added support for displaying patronymic and matronymic names in the family data grid.
• Added new photo editing capabilities for faded images and red eye removal.
• Added image magnifier control.
• Added support for localised time formats.
• Added name editor popup.
• Added option to convert notes containing HTML to plain text during GEDCOM import.
• Improved performance.
• Improved high contrast themes.

Fixes
• Fixed display of non-signficicant leading zeros on latitude/longitude coordinates.
• Fixed display of connector lines in the ancestors chart when an ancestor features more than once in a generation.
• Fixed inability to disable spell check when using older versions of the .NET Framework or Windows.
• Fixed issue with relationship calculator in English (Canadian).
• Bug fixes.

Version 8.4.4.0 (08 Dec 2018)

Fixes
• Minor bug fixes.

Version 8.4.3.0 (28 Nov 2018)

Fixes
• Fixed issue accessing files on some systems.

Version 8.4.2.0 (24 Nov 2018)

New features and enhancements
• Added support for reading My Family Tree (DSR) files.
• Improved text scaling.
• Improved performance.

Version 8.4.1.0 (26 Oct 2018)

New features and enhancements
• Added support for reading GEDCOM files with lines split within a UTF-8 character boundary.
• Added support for reading GEDCOM files with lines which mix Windows 1252 and / or ISO-8859-1 encoding with UTF-8 encoding.
• Improved performance.
• Updated French translation.

Version 8.4.0.0 (21 Oct 2018)

New features and enhancements
• Added support for the Windows 10 October Update.
• Improved support for importing DNA test results.
• Improved options for linking multimedia.

Fixes
• Fixed issue reading 3 and 4 byte characters in UTF-8 encoded GEDCOM files.
• Fixed issue parsing dashes in text only dates.
• Minor bug fixes.

Version 8.3.0.0 (09 Sep 2018)

New features and enhancements
• Added support for customising text size throughout the user interface.
• Added Urdu (Pakistan) translation.
• Added mixed left-to-right and right-to-left text editing support to the story editor.
• Improved support for right to left language translations.

Fixes
• Fixed compatibility issue with Windows XP.
• Minor bug fixes.

Version 8.2.0.0 (25 Aug 2018)

New features and enhancements
• Added support for additional calendars (Bahá’í, Hindu solar, Hindu lunar, and Tibetan).
• Added support for new Japanese calendar era and improved naming of first year in Japanese era.
• Added 'today' button in chart date picker.
• Added support for displaying marriages to second cousins in the family chart.
• Added progress reporting to printing.
• Improved performance of printing.
• Improved name formatting.
• Improved French, Polish, and Turkish translations.
• Improved age calculation for Hebrew calendar.

Fixes
• Minor bug fixes.

Version 8.1.1.0 (26 Jul 2018)

New features and enhancements
• Added support for "Esc" to close pop-ups.
• Added option to replace one individual with another.
• Improvements to matching of individuals during merge.
• Improvements to merge with existing when empty items are present.
• Improvements to tab navigation on some controls.
• Improvements to focus visual style on some controls.

Fixes
• Fixed note editor button display logic.

Version 8.1.0.0 (23 Jul 2018)

New features and enhancements
• Added option to copy an existing name.
• Added support for pdf file preview in Windows 10.
• Improvements to selecting people in Save a copy / GEDCOM export.
• Improvements to name editing.
• Improvements to high contrast themes.
• Improvements to GEDCOM import log.
• Improvements to parsing GEDCOM files produced by Cumberland Family Tree.
• Improvements to file upgrade.

Fixes
• Fixed language pack update check button in options.
• Fixed GEDCOM import of map coordinates.
• Fixed localisation of the progress indicator.
• Fixed issue with update manager.
• Fixed duplicate entries in some diagnostic reports.
• Fixed line spacing in some diagnostic reports.
• Fixed issue when users try to create an empty file using Save a copy / GEDCOM export.

Version 8.0.8.0 (10 Jul 2018)

New features and enhancements
• Improvements to high contrast themes.
• Improvements to GEDCOM date parsing.

Version 8.0.7.0 (01 Jul 2018)

Fixes
• Minor bug fixes.

Version 8.0.6.0 (22 Jun 2018)

Fixes
• Minor bug fixes.

Version 8.0.5.0 (10 Jun 2018)

New features and enhancements
• Added support for future reference dates in the family chart.
• Improvements to GEDCOM parsing speed and date parsing speed.

Fixes
• Fixed viewing multimedia files when using the store app.
• Fixed display of month names using 2 digit numeric MM month format.
• Fixed issue when a file no longer includes the primary person.
• Fixed inability to select a person for the DNA report.

Version 8.0.4.0 (03 Jun 2018)

New features and enhancements
• Improvements to file merge speed.

Fixes
• Minor bug fixes to file merge.

Version 8.0.3.0 (02 Jun 2018)

Fixes
• Minor bug fixes.

Version 8.0.2.0 (29 May 2018)

New features and enhancements
• Improvements to application start up speed.

Fixes
• Minor bug fixes.

Version 8.0.1.0 (21 May 2018)

Fixes
• Minor bug fixes.

Version 8.0.0.0 (12 May 2018)

New features and enhancements
• Added support for .NET 4.7.2 and Windows 10 April Update.
• Added support for East Asian age reckoning.
• Added support for additional calendars.
• Added support for additional non-standard date formats when importing from GEDCOM.
• Added new anniversaries report.
• Updated Turkish, and Polish translations.

Fixes
• Minor bug fixes.