Reunion is back with its typical usability made exclusively for Mac users, but it’s better than ever. Check out how Reunion jumps ahead of the pack with this version upgrade of the fan-favorite genealogy program.
• Price: $99 or $54.95 upgrade
• Manufacturer: Leister Productions, (717) 697-1378, <www.leisterpro.com>
• System requirements: Mac OS X 10.5 or newer; optional iPad or iPhone
• Demo/trial version: <www.leisterpro.com/doc/demo/demo.php> (limit of 50 people, no import/export, can’t save charts and slideshows, watermarked printouts)
• Biggest draws: improved interface; intuitive ease of use, navigation and data entry; extensive and contextual help files; drop-and-drag multimedia, places and sources; souped-up web publishing; full iOS integration
• Drawbacks: new web searching isn’t integrated into program itself, relying on your browser; some features are hard to find; no PDF output