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CHANGELOG

What's New in version 10.9.1.0:

New features and enhancements:

  • Added new note editor with support for formatted notes.
  • Added Indonesian translation.
  • Added new text formatting options to stories.
  • Improvements to citation and source editing.
  • Updated Polish translation.

Fixes:

  • Bug fixes.

What's New in version 10.8.0.0:

New features and enhancements:

  • Added support for MyHeritage GEDCOM extensions.
  • Added direct import support for MyHeritage Family Tree Builder files.
  • Many small improvements.

Fixes:

  • Fixed issue deleting multimedia files.
  • Minor bug fixes.

What's New in version 10.7.2.0:

  • Fixed issue with shared facts.

What's New in version 10.5.7.0:

  • Fixed issue accessing stories.

What's New in version 10.5.6.0:

  • Improved time taken to load and save files.
  • Minor bug fixes.

What's New in version 10.5.5.0:

  • Minor bug fixes.

What's New in version 10.5.4.0:

  • Added option to change time display format.

What's New in version 10.5.3.0:

  • Minor bug fixes.

What's New in version 10.5.1.0:

  • Updated German translation.
  • Minor bug fixes.

What's New in version 10.5.0.0:

  • Added support Windows 10, version 20H2.
  • Added option to display birth / death / marriage places in the charts.
  • Added option to use common abbreviations and genealogical symbols in the charts.
  • Added option to display an occupation in the charts.
  • Added option to quickly edit an occupation in the details panel / data grid.
  • Added Arabic text shaping in the Fan chart.
  • Many small improvements.

What's New in version 10.4.1.0:

  • Updated Dutch translation.
  • Minor bug fixes.

What's New in version 10.4.0.0:

  • Updated Spanish, and Catalan translations.
  • Improved performance.

What's New in version 10.3.0.0:

New features and enhancements:

  • Improved merge.
  • Improved accessibility.
  • Improved search performance.
  • Improved chart print colours.
  • Improved report preview.

Fixes:

  • Minor bug fixes.

What's New in version 10.2.5.0:

  • Improved merge.
  • Minor bug fixes.

What's New in version 10.2.4.0:

  • Updated Czech, Italian, Danish, and French translation.
  • Improved accessibility.
  • Minor bug fixes.

What's New in version 10.2.3.0:

  • Minor bug fixes.

What's New in version 10.2.1.0:

  • Added new multimedia options for 'GEDCOM Export' and 'Save a Copy'.
  • Minor bug fixes.

What's New in version 10.2.0.0:

  • Added direct to PDF export for charts.
  • Added new colour modes to the fan and ancestors charts.
  • Added support for Windows 10, version 2004.
  • Improved support for first names and middle names.
  • Translation updates.

What's New in version 10.1.2.0:

  • Minor bug fixes.

What's New in version 10.1.1.0:

  • Translation updates.

What's New in version 10.1.0.0:

New features and enhancements:

  • Added manage trees tool.
  • Added decendant fan chart.
  • Added direct import support for The Master Genealogist, RootsMagic, and FamilyOrigins files.
  • Added support for the Quaker calendar.
  • Added support for 'Either or ' dates.
  • Added contact address report and tree report.
  • Added shortcuts for exporting a specific tree.
  • Added repair tool to recover damaged databases.
  • Improved relationship descriptions for spouses/partners.
  • Updated German translation.
  • Updated Russian translation.

Fixes:

  • Minor bug fixes.

What's New in version 10.0.2.0:

  • Minor bug fixes.

What's New in version 10.0.0.0:

New features and enhancements:

  • Added interactive ancestors fan chart.
  • Added progeny report.
  • Added support for other kinds of family relationship.
  • Improved support for different types of marriage.
  • Added support for additional GEDCOM extensions.
  • Added support merging duplicate individuals.
  • Added support for adding relationships directly from the charts.
  • Updated French translation.

Fixes:

  • Many small bug fixes.

What's New in version 9.4.0.0:

New features and enhancements:

  • Added support for additional GEDCOM extensions.
  • Added support marking each name record as private and/or read-only.
  • Improvements to handling of Arabic names.

Fixes:

  • Fixed issue converting older file formats.

What's New in version 9.3.2.0:

New:

  • Added support for additional GEDCOM extensions.
  • Improvements to Ahnentafel report.

Fixes:

  • Minor bug fixes.

What's New in version 9.3.1.0:

  • Minor bug fixes.

What's New in version 9.3.0.0:

  • Added support for additional GEDCOM extensions
  • Added option to display call names, matronoymic names, and patronymic names in the person edit details panel
  • Added display of last saved date for person records
  • Added direct import support for *.mft files
  • Added new icon for GEDCOM files
  • Updated cursors to support high DPI
  • Updated French translation
  • Minor improvements

What's New in version 9.2.4.0:

New features and enhancements:

  • Added support for document thumbnails.
  • Updated Italian translation.
  • Updated French translation.

Fixes:

  • Minor bug fixes.

What's New in version 9.2.2.0:

  • Minor bug fixes.

What's New in version 9.2.1.0:

New features and enhancements:

  • Added support for JPEG XR images and auto rotated JPEG images.
  • Updated Italian translation.

Fixes:

  • Minor bug fixes.

What's New in version 9.2.0.0:

New features and enhancements:

  • Added extra display and sort options in Person>Photos and story.
  • Added support for additional GEDCOM extensions.
  • Added support for merging individuals within the same file.
  • Improved performance of multimedia lists.
  • Improved file merge.

Fixes:

    • Fixed window title and taskbar description not updating after a language change.
    • Fixed video continuing to play after changing to a non-video file.
    • Fixed issue loading font display list on some devices.
    • Fixed sort by size for multimedia files.
    • Fixed several issues with file merge.

    What's New in version 9.1.2.0:

    • Fixed issue converting older file formats.

    What's New in version 9.1.1.0:

    • Minor bug fixes.

    What's New in version 9.1.0.0:

    New features and enhancements:

    • Added support for direct import of *.ftw and *.fbk files.
    • Added support for additional GEDCOM extensions.
    • Added NYSIIS and Caverphone phonetic algorithms.
    • Added residency and occupation to timeline reports.
    • Improved the person timeline report to include events of immediate relatives.
    • Improved the anniversaries report to include marriages and births for individuals who died within the last 25 years.
    • Improved support for customising the list of predefined in fact types.
    • Improved support for dual year dates.
    • Improved the formatting of date ranges and partial dates.

    Fixes:

    • Fixed several issues with GEDCOM import.

    What's New in version 9.0.2.0:

    • Minor bug fixes.

    What's New in version 8.9.6.0:

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

    What's New in version 8.9.0.0:

    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.

    What's New in version 8.8.5.0:

    • Minor bug fixes.

    What's New in version 8.8.0.0:

    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.

    What's New in version 8.7.5.0:

    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.

    What's New in version 8.7.4.0:

    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.

    What's New in version 8.7.0.0:

    • Added place holder files.
    • Added tools to resolve missing multimedia files.
    • Bug fixes.

    What's New in version 8.6.3.0:

    New features and enhancements:

    • Added Reiwa 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.

    What's New in version 8.6.2.0:

    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.

    What's New in version 8.6.0.0:

    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.

    What's New in version 8.5.0.0:

    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 localized 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-significant 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.

    What's New in version 8.4.4.0:

    • Minor bug fixes.

    What's New in version 8.4.2.0:

    • New features and enhancements
    • Added support for reading My Family Tree (DSR) files.
    • Improved text scaling.
    • Improved performance.
    • Version 8.4.1.0 (26 Oc

    What's New in version 8.4.1.0:

    • 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.

    What's New in version 8.4.0.0:

    New features and enhancements:

    • Added support for reading GEDCOM files containing lines which have been split within a UTF-8 character boundary.
    • Added support for reading GEDCOM files containing lines which mix CP1252 / ISO-8859-1 encoding with UTF-8 encoding.
    • 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.

    What's New in version 8.0.8.0:

    • Improvements to high contrast themes.
    • Improvements to GEDCOM date parsing.

    What's New in version 8.0.7.0:

    • Minor bug fixes.

    What's New in version 8.0.5.0:

    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.

    What's New in version 8.0.2.0:

    • Improvements to application start up speed.
    • Minor bug fixes.

    What's New in version 8.0.0.0:

    • 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.
    • Minor bug fixes.

    What's New in version 7.8.8.0:

    New features and enhancements:

    • Added support for additional non-standard date formats when importing from GEDCOM.
    • Added support for importing FHS files which were created on systems using alternative code pages.
    • Added support for replacing an existing multimedia file with another.
    • Improvements to handling of LF CR line terminator when reading GEDCOM files.
    • Improvements to warnings and invalid character detection when dealing with GEDCOM files with illegal encoding.
    • Improvements to handling of GEDCOM ALIA tag.
    • Improvements to file merge.
    • Improvements to high contrast themes.
    • Improvements to find and replace item context.
    • Improvements to performance.
    • Improvements to file load performance.
    • Improvements to display of the spouse relationship status in the families view.
    • Improvements to PAF, FHS, and GEDCOM import speed.
    • Improvements to chart performance when editing dates.
    • Improvements to fact list performance when editing dates.
    • Updated list of LDS temples.
    • Updated French, Spanish, Catalan, Swedish, Turkish, and Polish translations.
    • Updated GEDCOM export to only support GEDCOM 5.5.1 with UTF-8.

    Fixes:

    • Fixed issue with name display.
    • Fixed issue preventing display of reports.
    • Fixed issue loading files produced in an older version of My Family Tree.
    • Fixed issue changing theme when editing a story.
    • Minor bug fixes.

    What's New in version 7.8.7.0:

    • Added support for replacing an existing multimedia file with another.
    • Improvements to display of the spouse relationship status in the families view.
    • Improvements to PAF, FHS, and GEDCOM import speed.
    • Improvements to chart performance when editing dates.
    • Improvements to fact list performance when editing dates.
    • Updated list of LDS temples.
    • Updated French, Spanish, Catalan, Swedish, Turkish, and Polish translations.

    What's New in version 7.8.6.0:

    New features and enhancements:

    • Added support for additional non-standard date formats when importing from GEDCOM.
    • Added support for importing FHS files which were created on systems using alternative code pages.
    • Improvements to handling of LF CR line terminator when reading GEDCOM files.
    • Improvements to warnings and invalid character detection when dealing with GEDCOM files with illegal encoding.
    • Improvements to handling of GEDCOM ALIA tag.
    • Improvements to file merge.
    • Improvements to high contrast themes.
    • Improvements to find and replace item context.
    • Improvements to performance.
    • Improvements to file load performance.
    • Improvements to chart performance when editing dates.
    • Updated French, Spanish, Catalan, Swedish, and Polish translations.
    • Updated GEDCOM export to only support GEDCOM 5.5.1 with UTF-8.

    Fixes:

    • Fixed issue with name display.
    • Fixed issue preventing display of reports.
    • Fixed issue loading files produced in an older version of My Family Tree.
    • Minor bug fixes.

    What's New in version 7.8.5.0:

    New features and enhancements:

    • Added support for additional non-standard date formats when importing from GEDCOM.
    • Added support for importing FHS files which were created on systems using alternative code pages.
    • Improvements to handling of LF CR line terminator when reading GEDCOM files.
    • Improvements to handling of GEDCOM file encoding.
    • Improvements to file merge.
    • Improvements to high contrast themes.
    • Improvements to find and replace item context.
    • Improvements to performance.
    • Updated Spanish, Catalan, Swedish, and Polish translations.

    Fixes:

    • Fixed issue with name display.
    • Fixed issue loading files produced in an older version of My Family Tree.
    • Minor bug fixes.