Gramps is a FREE genealogy program with many features typically found only on commercial programs. Gramps is best known for its Linux version although Windows and Macintosh implementations are also available. The newest feature-filled version of Gramps genealogy software is now available: version 3.3.0.
Some of the changes available in 3.3.0 include:
- many translation updates: Chinese, Croatian, Czech, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Irish, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Serbian, Slovenian, Swedish, Ukrainian, and more.
- new “person name” dialog and workflow with better (or new!) support for nickname, complicated multiple surnames, patronymic as surname, family nickname, and name format preferences.
- gramplet bottombar and sidebar per view, with new gramplets such as details view and image metadata viewer/editor.
- ability to tag objects; this is the next version of what used to be called “markers” in previous versions of Gramps.
- geography view now uses osm-gps-map.
- new locality field in the place editor; hierarchy is now: Country, State, County, City, Locality, Street.
- automatic check and upgrade of plugins on startup.
- improved merge support of objects.
- better descendant/ancestor tree reports.
- undo/redo on entry fields (CTRL+Z, CTRL+SHIFT+Z).
- backup option in the exporter.
- exporter based on filters with preview.
- many more changes; see What’s_new.
GRAMPS is available in the following languages: Brazilian Portuguese, Bulgarian, Catalan, Chinese (Simplified), Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Esperanto, Finnish, French, German, Hebrew, Hungarian, Italian, Lithuanian, Norwegian, Polish, Romanian, Russian, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish and Swedish. GRAMPS also has a same gender/sex which makes using GRAMPS far more intuitive when dealing with a same gender family.
You can learn more at the Gramps home page at http://gramps-project.org/
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