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3D Family Tree
Ancestral Quest Charting Companion
Charting Companion
Charting Companion for Family Search
Charting Companion for Family Tree Maker
Charting Companion for Geni
Charting Companion for My Heritage
Family Publisher
Genelines
Genelines for Legacy
Legacy Charting Companion
Map My Family Tree
PAF Companion

Charting Companion (click for latest version)
Date Version Changes
16 Nov 2021 8.1 Window Accelerated graphics; Apple M1; RootsMagic 8; Windows 11
22 Apr 2021 8.0.46 (3040) (Windows) New User Interface; Wizards; 64-bit
01 Nov 2020 7.3.40 (3033) Charting Companion 7 for macOS
18 Jul 2020 7.2.37 New Code Signing certificate 2020-2023; FTDNA CSV format
12 May 2020 7.2.35 FTM 24.1
30 Mar 2020 7.2.33 Accommodate large CSV Match files
29 Mar 2020 7.2.32 DDM: Ancestry, FTDNA, GEDMatch, 23andMe, MyHeritage
11 Dec 2019 7.2.20 New Website
07 Nov 2019 7.2.19 FTM 2017/23.3; AQ16
18 Sep 2019 7.2.10.1 FTM 2019
26 Mar 2019 7.1.7 Misc.
02 Nov 2018 7.0.27 DNA Simulation type-ahead
08 Aug 2018 7.0.15 Set FTM Descendant default to Top-down; Background images
03 Aug 2018 7.0.14 Handle large notes in FTM; German translations
15 Jul 2018 6.8.4 FTM 23.2 (download from here)
15 Jul 2018 7.0.10 FTM 23.2; Rectangles round corners; multiple CSV match file selection
15 Jun 2018 7.0 (Prod. 3030) DNA Matrix, DNA Simulation; DNA Contacts
30 May 2018 6.7.77 DNA Automatic finder; Select Event Description separately; capture 2nd
Kit for FTDNA CSV match file.
17 May 2018 6.7.73 Improve CSV match file error checking; “View log” option
16 May 2018 6.7.72 PDF color gradient
13 May 2018 6.7.71 Improve date range checks
07 May 2018 6.7.67 Endogamy adjustment
28 Apr 2018 6.7.63 Auto-detect CSV match file types
23 Apr 2018 6.7.62 Descendant Top-down, spouses on same level
18 Apr 2018 6.7.59 DNA Simulation
24 Mar 2018 6.7.56 DNA blender – show common DNA of 2 or more people
13 Mar 2018 6.7.48 DNA Matrix
07 Feb 2018 6.7.18 Library-based PDF (non-driver). DNA Matrix. Legacy private individuals.
13 Dec 2017 6.6.7 Handle empty WebLinks; fix Pedigree, FGR, Oultine Descendant (spouse
marries siblings)
19 Nov 2017 6.6.2 New FTM 23.1.0.4XX
25 Oct 2017 6.5.30 RootsMagic child order
10 Oct 2017 6.5.27 SVG chart: display Notes when hovering over photo
18 Aug 2017 6.5.26 Do FTM 8 colors
22 Apr 2017 6.5.11 Log failed Registration Key attempts
31 Mar 2017 6.5.9 New FTM 2017 Registry key
23 Mar 2017 6.5.6 FTM 2017 colors in Fan charts
20 Mar 2017 6.5.5 FTM 2017 colors; FTM dual dates
15 Mar 2017 6.5.4 Fit to Page button
02 Mar 2017 6.5.1 FTM 2017 (Visual Studio 2015)
25 Jan 2017 6.4.46 Descendant X-chromosome coloring
22 Jan 2017 6.4.44 Legacy photos; Legacy divorce
11 Jan 2017 6.4.41 Descendant Fan PNG: extra border
29 Dec 2016 6.4.39 FTM Web Links
28 Dec 2016 6.4.38 AQ: handle empty file
23 Dec 2016 6.4.37 RootsMagic: B.C. dates
21 Dec 2016 6.4.36 FTM: Profile pictures only; Default font Arial
15 Dec 2016 6.4.35 TMG Diacritics
14 Dec 2016 6.4.34 FTM Divorce
07 Dec 2016 6.4.33 RootsMagic GEDCOM UTF-8
19 Nov 2016 6.4.31 Do not truncate JPG, PNG image
23 Sep 2016 6.4.29 GEDCOM ANSEL; Descendant Fan Embroidery; FGR citations database error
07 Aug 2016 6.4.23 Descendant omit spouses
21 Jul 2016 6.4.19 Use GDI+ for images (JPG) in books
17 Jul 2016 6.4.18 Improved Search
15 Jul 2016 6.4.17 Align tops in Left-to-right
Descendant; Bottom-up Descendant chart; Save Search results as Chronology
spreadsheet; Improved FTM plugin responsiveness
30 Jun 2016 6.4.7 RootsMagic colors; Family Tree Maker plugin interface
(MacKiev); user-defined substitute for “Unknown”
10 May 2016 6.3 New Event Types list; Windows GDI+ images
05 Mar 2016 6.2.10 Ancestor Bottom-up (Vertical); <font
Excel XLS output; FTM <font
MacKiev
16 Jan 2016 6.2.2 FTM 22.0.0.1410; “3D Print” on menu
04 Jan 2016 6.2 DXF output; STL (3D Printing) output
05 Nov 2015 6.1 Omit Pedigree “Orphan” pages; Option to not/include spouses of
last generation; Paper Size selection RTF
15 Oct 2015 6.0.31 Hourglass preview; extend trial period; Descendant Fan: display children
clockwise oldest to youngest; fine-tune Hourglass horizontal position.
11 Sep 2015 6.0.25 Display Search results names.
09 Sep 2015 6.0.24 Replaced tabbed dialogs with native Windows Property Sheets.
21 Aug 2015 6.0.23 Metric HTML Fan charts
12 Aug 2015 6.0.22 Extend page boundaries when moving boxes; Save/Restore
all options automatically; WiX 3.9 Installer.
08 Aug 2015 6.0.20 Legacy photo directories; Prompt Admin to overwrite Signature File;
Marriage sort date
27 Jul 2015 6.0.16 Windows 10 compatible; improved gradients; RM long
names; FTM “between” dates; “%d” date substitution in
footer.
18 Jul 2015 6.0.12 Title gap; GEDCOM Event Description; Fan chart SVG/HTML & gradient.
07 Jul 2015 6.0.8 Dandelion Hyperfractal; GEDCOM source citations; Descendant Fan refresh;
Dandelion zero-distance nodes
29 May 2015 5.4.35 Load/Save custom colors; Dandelion Chart 
19 Apr 2015 5.4.24 Family Historian; Save/Load Option<font
s; Anc. + Siblings HTML; Title font
06 Apr 2015 5.4.15 Title template; Hourglass Publish save edits
31 Mar 2015 5.4.13 Descendant Fan: “doubled-up” end-of-line spouses
29 Mar 2015 5.4.11 Outline Descendant line spacing
27 Mar 2015 5.4.10 Process FTM CONC GEDCOM with trailing blanks
20 Mar 2015 5.4.7 Hourglass, color children by Lineage improvements
11 Mar 2015 5.4.1 Improved translations. Faster Kinship. SVG / HTML with photos.
15 Feb 2015 5.3.40 Check for updates; check for genealogy file already opened Better Legacy photo file recognition; RM ‘between’ dates SVG format (Anc/Desc); German translation corrections Fix Hourglass problems; Apply Custom colors Fan chart ‘double-up’ chart shift
14 Jan 2015 5.3.31 Launch file name from command line
10 Jan 2015 5.3.30 Improve RM name search (embedded blanks) Legacy [My Documents] in photo name
29 Dec 2014 5.3.24 1,000 events; fix AQ photo crop
28 Dec 2014 5.3.22 Include spouses in last generation of Descendants
26 Dec 2014 5.3.21 Use custom symbols for events
24 Dec 2014 5.3.20 AQ, PAF photo cropping; fix Hourglass Desc. side; Legacy Source
diacritics; Trellis progress bar Color Swaths
07 Dec 2014 5.3.12 Fix Pedigree preview; 1,000 events; Fix Fan chart text/lines offset; Preserve Open dialog size; re-open previous file when starting.
25 Nov 2014 5.3.8 Direct Edit: move the rectangles around to fine-tune
the charts FTM 22.0.0.1340 Preserve author name & address; faster Kinship
26 Oct 2014 5.3.2 Internationalization: Charting Companion now speaks Chinese (Simplified and Traditional), Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian,
Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish. If you speak one of these languages and can improve the wording, Contact Us with your suggestions.
08 Oct 2014 5.2.11 Bowtie GPF; FTM 2012; Legacy Photos; Desc. Fan GPF Reinstate not breaking boxes over two pages (Anc. & Desc. L-R) New Ahnentafel numbering system
26 Sep 2014 5.2.6 Direct Preview Tile Fan charts; save Fan charts as images
17 Aug 2014 5.1.51 RM: Adopted, Step children AQ300.DLL, FTW.DLL: Initilization GPF Don’t look for titles in name GEDCOM UTF-8 Descendant chart: Flatten Tail Sibling Birth Order
12 May 2014 5.1.41 RM: FGR margins initialization
09 May 2014 5.1.39 Legacy: enhanced photo file search
29 Apr 2014 5.1.38 RM: dates, Place Details, Nicknames, LDS Ordinances; FTM relationships ID
16 Apr 2014 5.1.35 RM: Child birth sort order
12 Apr 2014 5.1.33 RM: Trellis fix
03 Apr 2014 5.1.30 Hourglass: Fixed Descendant on the left
30 Mar 2014 5.1.28 Localized (regional) date format
23 Mar 2014 5.1.27 Embroidery: check array underflow Outline Descendant: > 1,000 chars event list RootsMagic: LDS Marriages
05 Mar 2014 5.1.24 FTM “About/Before/After” date qualifiers Wallchart printing shops
12 Feb 2014 5.1.23 File Open dialog: multi-column adjustable
27 Jan 2014 5.1.21 Legacy 8: Photo directories
03 Jan 2014 5.1.19 AQ: diacritics in photo file name
30 Dec 2013 5.1.17 Hourglass: no/1/all siblings for subject
11 Dec 2013 5.1.15 Legacy 8 user-defined events
22 Nov 2013 5.1.14 Fix null Source Master GPF No longer Reference FTM.Data.dlls Handle FTW diacritics (old pre-2008 format)
09 Nov 2013 5.1.12 FTM 22.0.0.243/1243
04 Nov 2013 5.1.11 X-chromosome Ancestor coloring Fix hourglass number of descendant generations Clear Submitter when Registering
10 Oct 2013 5.1.10 FTM 22.0.0.239/1239; run with old FTM DLLs when necessary
08 Oct 2013 5.1.9 Do Preferred Events; FGR/No Ancestor Clean up FTM DLLs when uninstalling Clear “Evaluation” Submitter when unlocking
29 Sep 2013 5.1.4 Open “.FTW” files
27 Sep 2013 5.1.3 Fix synch. problem, file open
25 Sep 2013 5.1.2 Help file: ornaments; Preserve Submitter, diacritics
23 Sep 2013 5.1.1 FTM 2014 (22.0.0.207, 32-bit); Fix Pedigree/FGR crash Use SHA256 Digital Signature to compensate for Internet Explorer bug
21 Sep 2013 5.1.0 FTM 2014 (22.0.0.1207, 64-bit); Ornamental Borders Fix missing FTM Sources; FGR notes underflow
28 Aug 2013 5.0.20
24 Aug 2013 5.0.19 Accept files with same name, different extension Hourglass: show subject’s complete family FTM: improve iteration to find default subject PAF Note truncation FAN Chart: shrink dates
20%
09 Aug 2013 5.0.17 Re-opening when file has been deleted Allow Standard User to copy FTM DLLs Print Registration Certificate
25 Jul 2013 5.0.16 Installer DLL Static Link
24 Jul 2013 5.0.15 Ignore non-Access “FDBs”
18 Jul 2013 5.0.13 TMG (no sources)
07 Jul 2013 5.0.8 FTM 2014
04 Jul 2013 5.0.6 Legacy 8
23 Jun 2013 5.0.2 (3022) Release; WiX Installer


3D Family Tree
Date Version Changes
1 Jan 2013 1.0.4 (3021) RootsMagic
12 Apr 2013 1.0.30
24 Aug 2013 1.0.31 Long file paths
30 Sep 2013 1.2.0 FTM 2014
11 Oct 2013 1.2.1 FTM 22.0.0.239/1239
9 Nov 2013 1.2.2 FTM 22.0.0.243/1243
26 Mar 2014 1.2.5 Large trees: check for NULLs
13 May 2015 1.3.3 Rootsmagic Reference No.
7 Feb 2017 1.3.8 Installer 32/64-bit FTM DLL; FTM Plugin
Genelines
Date Version Changes
1998 1.0 (9807)
27 Feb 2001 PAF Version
30 Jul 2002 2.0 (2202) AQ
4 Mar 2004 2.0.4 FTM
13 Apr 2004 2.0.4 Universal
7 Mar 2007 2.1 Universal
4 Mar 2010 2.2
16 Apr 2012 2.3 Vista, Windows 7, 8
16 Sep 2013 2.4.1 AQ 12, AQ 14; Legacy 8
10 Apr 2015 2.4.2
Genelines for Legacy
Date Version Changes
2001 1.0 (2103)
2002 2.0 (2207)
8 Apr 2012 2.3 Windows 7, 8
18 Jul 2012 2.3(c) Signed EXE
16 Sep 2013 Discontinued Replaced with Genelines (Universal)
Map My Family Tree
Date Version Changes
6 Oct 2006 1.1 (2301)
15 Jan 2008 1.4.13
30 Jul 2013 1.5 Downloadable; WiX Installer; PDF is Windows 7, 8 compatible; “Check for new version” connects to Internet
16 Dec 2014 1.5.2 Legacy 8
13 Jun 2016 1.5.4 AQ12, 14; GEDCOM GPF
Charting Companion for MyHeritage
Date Version Changes
22 Jan 2012 0.9 (3010)
9 Feb 2012 0.9.3 Unicode
18 Jul 2012 1.0.1 Windows 8
12 Aug 2013 1.0.4 Foreign event names & dates
Use single-digit ‘birth year’ as child birth order
Hourglass: includes the subject’s complete family
14 Mar 2014 1.1 Trace logging DLL, Socket
1 Apr 2014 1.1.2 Parse disc cache as XML; Mask birth date used as child order
4 Jun 2015 2.1.5 New Digital Certificate
10 Sep 2015 2.1.6 Windows 10; replaced tabbed dialogs with native Windows Property Sheets.
16 Jan 2016 2.2 RTF; DXF; 3D Printing; add Find menu
8 Mar 2016 2.2.1 Ancestor Bottom-up (vertical); Excel XLS output
15 Jan 2019 Withdrawn due to excessive throttling.
Charting Companion for Geni
Date Version Changes
13 Mar 2011 0.9.6 (3004)
20 May 2011 1.0.7 Vista, Windows 7
2 Aug 2011 1.0.10 Embroidery
14 Sep 2011 1.1.2 Unicode
2 Dec 2011 1.1.7 Trial version available
28 Oct 2012 1.1.9 Windows 8
8 Nov 2012 1.1.10
28 Dec 2013 1.1.11 Sort children by birth date
12 Aug 2015 1.3.4 WiX 3.9; new Digital Certificate
10 Sep 2015 1.3.5 Windows 10; replaced tabbed dialogs with native Windows Property Sheets.
5 Jan 2016 1.4 RTF; STL (3D Printing); Display all other children even if some are private.
16 Jan 2016 1.5 3D Printing on menu
Ancestral Quest Charting Companion
Date Version Changes
2002 (2205)
17 Jun 2008 2.0.5 (2704)
2 Oct 2010 2.1.0 Unicode; Embroidery
15 Oct 2011 3.0 (3009) Vista, Windows 7
3 Sep 2012 4.0 (3016) Trellis
29 Sep 2012 4.0.3 Windows 8
9 Apr 2013 4.0.7
15 Jul 2013 Discontinued Replaced with Charting Companion 5.0
Charting Companion for Family Tree Maker
Date Version Changes
8 Jul 2005 1.0 (2503) Broderbund “FTW”
Jan 2006 Amyuni PDF
18 Sep 2006 1.1.9
9 Nov 2007 2.0.1 (2702)
7 May 2008 2.1.2 FTM 2008 (ver. 17)
29 May 2008 2.1.18 FTM 2008 (17.0.0.965)
22 Sep 2008 2.2.6 FTM 2009 (ver. 18.)
6 Jan 2009 2.2.11 FTM 2009 (18.0.0.307)
28 Jul 2009 2.3.1 FTM 2010 (19.)
24 May 2010 2.3.14 FTM 2010 (19.0.0.207)
21 Aug 2010 2.4.2 (3003) FTM 2011 (20.); Descendant Fan Chart
16 Apr 2011 2.4.13 Visual Studio 2010
21 May 2011 2.4.14 FTM 2011 (20.0.0.379)Vista, Windows 7
26 Sep 2011 3.0.4 (3007) FTM 2012 (21.); Embroidery
20 Nov 2011 3.0.10 Unicode (latent)
9 Dec 2011 3.0.17 FTM 2012 – 21.0.0.388
13 Dec 2011 3.0.18 FTM 2012 – 21.0.0.452
26 Dec 2011 3.0.19 FTM 2012 – 21.0.0.466
8 Feb 2012 3.0.20 FTM 2012 – 21.0.0.506
9 Mar 2012 3.0.22 FTM 2012 – 21.0.0.529; Preserves older DLLs if necessary
19 May 2012 3.0.25 FTM 2012 – 21.0.0.580
Aug 2012 3.0.30 Windows 8
3 Sep 2012 4.0.0 (3014) Trellis
21 Sep 2012 4.0.7 FTM 2012 – 21.0.0.704
30 Nov 2012 4.0.11 FTM 2012 – 21.0.0.723
7 Jan 2013 4.0.13 Foreign event names, dates
8 May 2013 4.0.18
15 Jul 2013 Discontinued Replaced with Charting Companion 5.0
Family Publisher
Date Version Changes
1996 1.0 (9602) “GED*Mate”; Borland C++ 3.1, 16-bit
1997 (9701) Corel Family Publisher
1999 Visual Studio 6, 32-bit
1996-2011 Used internally for Pedigree Resource File and other databases
6 Dec 2011 5.2.2 (3013) Unicode
4 Sep 2012 5.2.15 Trellis
Sep 2012 5.2.18 Windows 8
31 Mar 2013 5.3 Family Historian
15 Jul 2013 Discontinued Replaced with Charting Companion 5.0
Legacy Charting Companion
Date Version Changes
2001 1.0 (2104)
20 Apr 2004 1.1.2
Jan 2006 Amyuni PDF
16 Feb 2006 2.0 (2502)
4 Apr 2008 2.0.17
24 Sep 2010 2.1.0 Descendant Fan Chart
6 Apr 2011 2.1.3 Visual Studio 2010
21 May 2011 2.1.5 Vista, Windows 7
14 Aug 2011 3.0.0 (3008) Embroidery
18 Oct 2011 3.0.5
Aug 2012 3.0.12 Windows 8
2 Sep 2012 4.0 (3015) Trellis
15 Jul 2013 Discontinued Replaced with Charting Companion 5.0
PAF Companion
Date Version Changes
11 Nov 1996 1.3 (9601) “PAF*Mate”; Borland C++ 3.1, 16-bit
6 Jul 1998 2.0
1999 Visual Studio 6, 32-bit
23 Feb 2001 5.0 (2101) (No ver. 3 or 4)
11 Mar 2005 5.2 (2501)
Jan 2006 Amyuni PDF
12 Feb 2009 5.4.18
4 Oct 2010 5.5.1 Descendant Fan Chart
22 May 2011 5.5.7 Vista, Windows 7
25 Nov 2011 5.7.0 Unicode
24 Jul 2012 5.7.10 Zoom Anc/Desc View
26 Jul 2012 5.7.11 Windows 8
6 Sep 2012 6.0.0 (3018) Trellis, Embroidery
28 May 2013 6.0.8 Unlock name: no limit to length
Event foreign names & dates
20 May 2013 6.0.8 MSI Installer
15 Jul 2013 Discontinued Replaced with Charting Companion 5.0