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Genealogy Software


There are many computer programs are available which can help to organize and file information about the ancestors and relatives whom you have discovered. You input the information into the computer and the software files the people according to their relationship. You can even generate printed copies of any of the charts for your files.

One of the biggest advantages to using one of these programs is the ease of transferring the information from one person to another. If you happen to meet someone in your research travels who is a very distant relative of yours, who also has input their information into the computer, you can very easily get copies of each others information by simply making copies of their files on a CD-ROM. In the absence of a computer, you would either have to make photocopies or copy everything by hand, which would be very time consuming.

Here are some programs that you may find useful:-

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Family Historian 6 Genealogy and Family Tree Software

Calico Pie
CD-ROM (Pc)
Windows 7/Windows 8

Family Historian 6 Genealogy and Family Tree Software
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  • Create beautiful charts including Ancestor, Descendant, Everyone, Fan, and All Relatives charts
  • Create books & booklets, reports, maps, websites, queries and family tree CDs & DVDs
  • 100% GEDCOM compatible and complete (GEDCOM is the global standard for shared genealogy data)
Product Description:
Create beautiful family tree charts, including Family Historian's unique 'All Relatives' charts. Diagrams are interactive. Smart trees automatically adjust as you add or modify records, or adjust boxes and branches. Use diagrams for browsing and exploring by expanding or hiding tree branches. Click-and-drag to add relatives. Add pictures, videos and other multimedia. Link each face in each picture to your record for that person. Faces taken from pictures are used in the program and in all output (reports, charts, etc.), with no cropping required. The program automatically finds matches for your tree among billions of historical records and family tree profiles on MyHeritage. Matches are shown as on-screen 'hints' (to view record details, a MyHeritage data subscription is normally required - exclusive 33% discount for Family Historian users). Search for your ancestors across the Internet using the integrated Internet Search tool and new Web Search window. See family events marked on maps and observe changes over time, using a time-slider. Trace relationships graphically on charts and in reports. The new web clipping capability makes it easy to extract text and pictures from web sites, using drag-and-drop. Create professional-looking family tree books or booklets with a mix of auto-generated chapters and your own 'free text'. Creating family tree websites or family tree CDs/DVDs is easy using Family Historian's powerful wizards. The program comes with 32 highly-configurable reports and you can create your own custom reports. Use built-in scripting tools to automate repetitive tasks. Download free plugins (extensions to the program) from the Plugin Store. With its innovative and visually-oriented user-interface, Family Historian is not just easy to use - exploring and working with your family tree data has never been more fun. Multi-level undo/redo gives peace of mind and Help is available throughout.

Individual Software Family Tree Heritage Platinum 9

Individual Software
Released: 2013-12-20
CD-ROM (PC)
Windows 8/Windows XP

Individual Software Family Tree Heritage Platinum 9
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  • Don't lose your hard work now that Family Tree Maker is retired. Save your trees, charts & research locally with Family Tree Heritage!
  • New Features Color Coding to ID Generations Interactive Research Timeline Tagging Updated FamilySearch DatabaseAncestry Charts Box Charts With Photos Standard Ancestry Chart Ancestry Wall Chart Wall Chart with Siblings
  • Descendant Charts Standard Descendants Chart Descendants Wall Chart Dropline Chart, Line of Descent Simple Dropline with Photos
Product Description:
Save Time! Family Tree Heritage is fully integrated with the new Family Search, the largest genealogy organization in the world. Find records and important documents for your ancestors with one click from the Main Menu. Import records directly and build your family tree quickly. Everything you need to find your ancestors and build your tree is right at your fingertips.

Evidentia Genealogy Software v3 [Download]

Evidentia Software
Released: 2017-01-01
Software Download (PC)
Windows 10/Windows 8

Evidentia Genealogy Software v3 [Download]
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  • Organize your genealogy information and use it as evidence
  • Share the results of your genealogy research with other genealogy programs
Product Description:
Evidentia makes it easy to collect information, analyze evidence, highlight missed connections and feel confident with your conclusions. Evidentia does not replace your current genealogy software, but instead is meant to supplement and complement your research. On their never-ending quest for the whole story, genealogists of all skill levels use Evidentia to compile, evaluate, and analyze evidence. Evidentia enables you to see the “big picture” by isolating relevant claims in a straightforward, visual layout. Looking at each piece of evidence individually and in relation to other pieces of evidence helps you reach a sound conclusion.

PC Minimum System Requirements:PC Recommended System Requirements:
  • Processor:   1.8 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo, AMD Athlon 64 Dual-Core 4000+ or equivalent
  • RAM:   2GB
  • Hard Disk:   400MB
  • Video Card:   Standard Video Support
  • Supported OS:   Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7

    RootsMagic 7 Family Tree Genealogy Software / Book Bundle

    RootsMagic
    CD-ROM (Windows)
    Windows

    RootsMagic 7 Family Tree Genealogy Software / Book Bundle
     
    • "The best genealogy program we've seen" - Smart Computing Magazine
    • Publish family history books for your family and friends
    • Run RootsMagic and your data directly from a flash drive
    Product Description:
    RootsMagic 7 Software plus the 380 page book "Getting the Most Out of RootsMagic 7". Awarded "Editor's Choice" by Heritage Quest Magazine. RootsMagic is an easy to use family tree program with extensive family history reports, multiple navigation views, photos, publishing, and website creation features. RootsMagic supports unlimited people, families, events, notes, and photos. Users can print complete books (where the program writes the sentences for each event), spectacular charts, forms, lists, and even create custom reports. RootsMagic program also provides multiple database support (with drag and drop), SourceWizard, todo lists, powerful merge features, and more. Full GEDCOM support allows users to easily share their data with others, or to easily import their data from other programs. Import directly from Family Tree Maker (v16 and earlier), PAF, Legacy, or Family Origins. Create shareable CDs of your data and photos to send to your family and friends.

    Genealogy Supply Kit - Patriot Edition

    Riverdeep
    Released: 2002-03-22
    CD-ROM
    Windows 98/Windows 95

    Genealogy Supply Kit - Patriot Edition
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    Broderbund's Genealogy Supply Kit is an addition to your Family Tree Maker software to help maximize your search efforts and add to the design of your family tree projects. Get started with The Complete Idiot's Guide to Genealogy to help unlock the mysteries of your past. It features the basic techniques needed to conduct a search, including how to gather names, dates, places, relationships, and family documents. And to aid in your search, use the included CD-ROMs to find the records of 410,000 soldiers, sailors, and commanders who served in the Revolutionary War. You'll discover a brief history of an ancestor's military career, dates of enlistment and discharge, military rank, and more. Finally, Broderbund's Patriot Art Collection gives you color graphics and vivid photographs to include in the family trees, books, and scrapbooks you create with Family Tree Maker. Choose from more than 100 patriotic images.

    RootsMagic 7 Family Tree Genealogy Software

    RootsMagic
    CD-ROM (Pc)

    RootsMagic 7 Family Tree Genealogy Software
    List Price: $29.95*
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    • "The best genealogy program we've seen" - Smart Computing Magazine
    • Publish family history books for your family and friends
    • Run RootsMagic and your data directly from a flash drive
    Product Description:
    Awarded "Editor's Choice" by Heritage Quest Magazine. RootsMagic is an easy to use family tree program with extensive family history reports, multiple navigation views, photos, publishing, and website creation features. RootsMagic supports unlimited people, families, events, notes, and photos. Users can print complete books (where the program writes the sentences for each event), spectacular charts, forms, lists, and even create custom reports. RootsMagic program also provides multiple database support (with drag and drop), SourceWizard, todo lists, powerful merge features, and more. Full GEDCOM support allows users to easily share their data with others, or to easily import their data from other programs. Import directly from Family Tree Maker (v16 and earlier), PAF, Legacy, or Family Origins. Create shareable CDs of your data and photos to send to your family and friends.

    Family Tree Heritage Platinum 15 – Windows [Download]

    Individual Software
    Released: 2017-05-11
    Software Download (PC)
    Windows 10/Windows 8.1

    Family Tree Heritage Platinum 15 – Windows [Download]
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    • FREE access to over 14 billion historical records, photos, news stories, and documents
    • TreeTips - Innovative technology built into Family Tree Heritage displays hints for possible records about your ancestors
    • Get started quickly with a friendly user interface and options for English, French, Spanish, and German
    Product Description:

    Family Tree Heritage makes it easy to discover your family history, build your family tree, and share your family story. You'll have FREE access to over 14 billion historical records, photos, news stories, and documents.* Find important documents for your ancestors, with one click, for seamless searches to the world’s largest genealogy databases.

    Family Tree Maker Customer?
    Don’t lose your research now that Family Tree Maker is retired. Save your trees, charts, and research locally with Family Tree Heritage. Seamlessly export your data files from Family Tree Maker into Family Tree Heritage in two easy steps. Search Ancestry records directly from Family Tree Heritage if you are an ancestry subscriber.

    What's New in Family Tree Heritage?

    TreeTips
    Have you ever wished that someone could do your research for you? TreeTips is an innovative technology built into Family Tree Heritage that displays hints for possible records about your ancestors. These hints are from MyHeritage, FamilySearch and Findmypast.

    Memories Manager
    New! Link Family Tree Heritage to FamilySearch records. Quickly and easily exchange your scrapbook items with the Memories on FamilySearch. You can easily link your scrapbook items to the images on FamilySearch, and share your information and images with others!

    Direct Access to Powerful Genealogy Sites
    Family Tree Heritage is fully integrated with the new Family Tree of FamilySearch, Myheritage, and Findmypast. Import records directly and build your family tree quickly.
    No subscription required for worldwide searches
    Search 14 billion records with 1-click from the software

    Language Options
    Get started quickly with a friendly user interface and options for English, French, Spanish, and German. Choose the language you wish to use.

    Powerful Genealogy Design Tools
    Create colorful trees, heirloom-quality charts, reports and family books that will be cherished by your family members now and in future years, with Family Tree Heritage’s genealogy design tools. Share your family’s story at family reunions and online.

    Interactive Research Timeline
    Uncover clues to discover more information about your ancestors and family history. Find events that may have affected your ancestors, such as a war or immigration issue. These events will refer you to additional resources to learn more about your ancestors. There are several pre-designed event groups to choose from and you may also add your own events. The Timeline view is interactive: click on names, dates, and places to see how it responds. A Timeline report is available for printing.

    Tags
    Tag your ancestor similarities, such as geographic location, medical conditions, and more! Create your own set of Tags and assign up to three Tags to individuals in your database. The tags display on various screens and reports in Family Tree Heritage.

    Color Coding
    Quickly identify individuals and family lines on your family tree. This four-color filing system allows you to add background colors to the name boxes for individuals and/or family lines. The color coding displays on various screens and reports, allowing you to track individuals from the maternal and paternal sides of your mother and father’s ancestors.

    Design Trees, Charts & Reports!
    Create colorful trees, heirloom-quality charts, reports and family books that will be cherished by your family members now and in future years.

    Four-Color Fan Charts
    You can generate a Four-Color Fan Chart and include siblings of the first generation in the chart. Create any number of charts for your family.

    • Ancestry Charts
    • Descendant Charts
    • Family Charts
    • Pedigree Fan Charts
    • Large Wall Charts
    • Pedigree Charts
    More Features than Any Other Genealogy Program!
    • Lists & Calendars
    • Records & Reports
    • Advanced Management Reports
    • Collaboration Tools
    • User-Friendly Interface
    • Share on Flash or Thumb Drive
    • 1-Click Search to 14+ Billion Records
    • Advanced Features
    • Color Coding to ID Generations
    • Interactive Research Timeline
    • Tagging
    • Updated FamilySearch Database
    • Family Books & Scrapbooks

    PC Minimum System Requirements:PC Recommended System Requirements:
    • Processor:   None
    • RAM:   100 MB
    • Hard Disk:   100 MB
    • Video Card:   None
    • Supported OS:   Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 7

      Family Tree Heritage Platinum 9 [Download]

      Individual Software
      Released: 2013-12-18
      Software Download (PC)
      Windows 10/Windows 7/Windows XP

      Family Tree Heritage Platinum 9 [Download]
      List Price: $19.99*
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      • Don't lose your hard work now that Family Tree Maker is retired. Save your trees, charts & research locally with Family Tree Heritage!
      • New Features Color Coding to ID Generations Interactive Research Timeline Tagging Updated FamilySearch DatabaseAncestry Charts Box Charts With Photos Standard Ancestry Chart Ancestry Wall Chart Wall Chart with Siblings
      • Descendant Charts Standard Descendants Chart Descendants Wall Chart Dropline Chart, Line of Descent Simple Dropline with Photos
      Product Description:

      Fast & Easy! Find Your Ancestors and Create Your Family Tree!
      Search Your Ancestors – FREE!*
       Share Your Family Story – Charts, Books & More!

      Save time! Family Tree Heritage makes searching for ancestors and creating your tree easy. Find records and important documents for your ancestors with one click for seamless searches to the world’s largest genealogy database.

      Direct Access to FamilySearch
      Family Tree Heritage is fully integrated with the new Family Tree of FamilySearch. Import records directly and build your family tree quickly.

       No subscription required for worldwide searches
       Search billions of records with 1-click from the software
       Easy access to nearly 1 billion documents and records—Free!

      Design Trees, Charts & Reports!
      Create colourful trees, heirloom-quality charts, reports and family books that will be cherished by your family members now and in future years, with Family Tree Heritage’s genealogy design tools.

      New Features!
      Exciting new features to help you easily research your ancestors and share your family story.

      Interactive Research Timeline
      Uncover new information about your ancestors. The research timeline helps you uncover clues that will assist you in researching your family history by uncovering events in an ancestor's lifetime. These events may have affected your ancestors, such as a war or immigration issue, and they can point you to additional resources to help you learn more about your ancestors.

      Tags
      You can create your own set of Tags and assign up to three Tags to the various individuals in your database. This is a popular and useful new feature among genealogists. The tags display on various screens and reports in Family Tree Heritage.

      Color Coding
      Easily identify individuals and family lines. This four color filing system has gained popularity with genealogists over the past few years. This feature allows you to add background colors to the name boxes for individuals and/or family lines. The color coding will display on various screens and reports, allowing you to easily track individuals from both the maternal and paternal sides of your mother and father’s ancestors.

      Four-Colour Fan Charts
      Enhanced Fan Chart with color coding, you can now generate a Four-Color Fan Chart and include siblings in the first generation of the chart.

      More Features!

      Lists & Calendars
        End-of-Line Individuals List
        Sorted Place List
        Sorted Individuals List
        Sorted Marriages List
        Source and Citation List
        Family Reunion Contact List
        Custom Lists
        Birthday Calendar
        Anniversary Calendar

      User-Friendly Interface
        Modern Interface with 17 Skins
        Share on Flash or Thumb Drive
        1-Click Search to Billions of Records

      Advanced Features
        GenRelationship Examiner
        Indexed & Advanced Search
        GenCollaboration
        GenResearchManager
        GenSourceCitation
        MapQuest Locator

      Ancestry Charts
        Box Charts With Photos
        Standard Ancestry Chart
        Ancestry Wall Chart
        Wall Chart with Siblings

      Descendant Charts
        Standard Descendants Chart
        Descendants Wall Chart
        Dropline Chart, Line of Descent
        Simple Dropline with Photos

      Family Charts
        Publish a Family Book
        Ahnentafel Chart (German Ancestor Chart)
        Ahnentafel with Siblings
        Cascading Family Group Charts

      Pedigree Fan Charts
        Four Colour Fan Chart
        Quarter Circle Fan Chart
        Half Circle Fan Chart
        Full Circle Fan Chart

      Large Wall Charts
        Ancestry Wall Charts
        Descendant Wall Charts
        Descendant Dropline Charts
        Line of Descent Charts
        Wall-Sized Fan Charts

      Pedigree Charts
        Basic Pedigree Chart
        Blank Pedigree Charts
        Pedigree Chart Documented
        Pedigree Chart with Images
        Cascading Charts

      Family Books & Scrapbooks
        Publish a Family Book
        Ancestral Book Reports
        Descendant Book Reports Lists & Calendars
        End-of-Line Individuals List
        Sorted Place List
        Sorted Individuals List
        Sorted Marriages List
        Source and Citation List
        Family Reunion Contact List
        Custom Lists
        Birthday Calendar
        Anniversary Calendar


      PC Minimum System Requirements:PC Recommended System Requirements:
      • Processor:   none specified
      • RAM:   none specified
      • Hard Disk:   none specified
      • Video Card:   none specified
      • Supported OS:   Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows

        Seven Generation Ancestor Chart

        Masthof Bookstore and Press
        Office Product

        Seven Generation Ancestor Chart
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        • GenealogySupplies, Masthof Press, Pedigree Charts
        Product Description:

        Tabloid genealogy chart folded and punched with three holes. Includes space for both the paternal and maternal sides back seven generations. Printed on acid-free paper. (11" x 17" size with holes for notebook.)

        Broderbund Family Tree Maker: The Easiest and Most Complete Resource for Building Your Family Tree

        Broderbund
        CD-ROM (Genealogy, Family Searches, Family Trees, Family Finder, Internet Geneaology)

        Broderbund Family Tree Maker: The Easiest and Most Complete Resource for Building Your Family Tree
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        • PC Version 4.4, For Windows 95 - Windows XP
        • Exchanges Files with GEDCOM & PAF
        • 2 CD-ROM's


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