Heredis genealogy software has released a major upgrade with Heredis 2015 for Windows or Mac users.
New features include:
- Online searching: From a person’s profile, launch searches of online collections in archives and libraries (Heredis suggests which ones to search based on information in your tree). Automatically capture details from online finds and save them to your tree. to search according to
- Images: A new photo tool allows you to identify people in images uploaded to Heredis, and if a person isn’t in your tree yet, add him or her directly from the photo tool. You also can capture images of ancestors’ signatures from records, edit record images and photos uploaded to Heredis, and create and share slideshows and online albums (shown above).
- Data entry: You can enter an event (such as a census appearance) once and easily apply it to the rest of the family as needed, instead of entering that same event for each person named in a record.
- Mapping: View interactive maps showing where your ancestors lived and scroll their geographical migrations by place or time period.
Windows users can upgrade for $19.99, or purchase the complete version for $29.99. Mac users can purchase version 2015 for $24.99 until July 12, when the price goes up to $49.99.
Heredis also has a free app for the iPad/iPhone that lets you view your tree and add or delete individuals, and is working on an Android version.
You can see reviews of previous Heredis versions and other genealogy programs in Family Tree Magazine‘s Online Genealogy Software Guide.