Saturday, April 18, 2009

Continuing Genealogy Software

20.) The Master Genealogist version 7-- [30 day Free Trial]
"is the gold standard in family history software. Used by novices and professional researchers alike, the latest version reinforces TMG's reputation as the most powerful family history project manager on the market while adding many new features to make it easier and fun to use....The TMG installer now allows you to select the installation language. English, German, Dutch, and Norwegian are currently supported."

System Requirements: TMG v7 is native to Windows Vista. It will also run on Windows XP and Windows 2000. (Windows 98 and NT are no longer supported).

COSTS: different packages available from $34.00 to 69.95

21.) My Family Tree version 4.06-- (2004 update)
"My Family Tree is an easy to use multimedia application designed for you to document your roots. You can download this software and use it free for 30 days to evaluate its features. You can register My Family Tree online. ."

System Requirements: Windows

The price for registration is $20 if you use the downloaded copy. Its $25 to have a copy mailed to you on CD-ROM ($30 for international addresses). Upgrade for previously registered users of version 1, 2, or 3 is only $10. Its a free upgrade for version 4.0 registered users.

22.) Parents - (updated 2004) Shareware
"PARENTS is shareware software and only available on the web. If you would like to try PARENTS before you register, feel free to go to our "Try It!" page to download a fully functional copy of the software. If you wish to continue using PARENTS after a 30-day trail period, you must register the software through our online store. " --

"PARENTS is an application that was designed to help make collecting and organizing your genealogy easier. With the help of PARENTS, you will be able to more easily gather, store, and view information about all of your ancestors as well as your children and your children's children. PARENTS allows you to enter and store vital information such as names, birth, marriage, death dates, places and more. All of this information can then be easily organized and related together to form your family tree. You will also be able to print detailed information about any of your ancestors as well as print an Immediate Family Tree, an entire Ancestral Tree, Descendants Chart, Family Group Sheet and more..."

System requirements:
• IBM PC or compatible
• Windows 95,98,2000,XP, Windows NT
• 1.5 meg hard disk space

COSTS: Registration fee: $10.00 (U.S.)

23.) RootsMagic 3 Family Tree -- "RootsMagic can generate professional looking web sites automatically from your data, in narrative format, pedigree chart format, family group sheet format, or a combination pedigree / family group sheet format."

Operating System:
RootsMagic genealogy software. Runs under Windows Vista, XP, 95, 98, ME, NT, and 2000.

Available in different packages, but basically running you from $29.95 to $39.95

24.) WinTree Family Tree version 4.81 -- shareware which is free to download and try--no obligation

"Wintree is an easy-to-use family tree program which provides facilities to manage genealogical data in the standard GEDCOM format, to create, view, edit and merge GEDCOM files, and to produce reports, charts and family trees."

System Requirements: Win 98/ME/2000/XP/Vista.

COST: US $15, around eight pounds sterling at current exchange rates, excluding tax. (VAT will be charged if you are resident in the European Union).

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