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Recent software releases are giving Mac-using genealogists new options:
released version 6.2 of its MacFamilyTree desktop software and version 1.1 of the
MobileFamilyTree Pro app for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch. Both feature a new Tree
Chart showing all connected persons in a family tree, as well as new reports, improved
GEDCOM support and more. The Family Quiz, previously available only in the mobile
app, is now also part of the MacFamilyTree software.
Users of MacFamilyTree 6 or MobileFamilyTree Pro 1.0 can upgrade to the new versions
for free. Those with earlier versions of MacFamilyTree can update to the most recent
version for $12.50.
Otherwise, a holiday sale lets you purchase
MacFamilyTree 6.2 for $29 (requires Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard or later) and MobileFamilyTree
Pro 1.1 for $7.99.
released Family Tree Maker for Mac 2, which includes TreeSync. This feature lets you
sync your family tree in the software with your tree on Ancestry.com.
Also new: You can take photos using your iSight or built-in camera and import them
directly into Family Tree Maker. If you’re on OS X Lion, you can use the new full-screen
capability to fill your entire desktop with the Family Tree Maker workspace.