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).

Friday, April 17, 2009

Continuing Genealogy Software

16.) Genbox Family History version 3.7.1 - Free Trial Download
"Download and try out the full version of Genbox Family History for 30 days for free! Then purchase a permanent license for only $29.95. "

Available in these languages:
• Danish
• Dutch (Netherlands)
• English (United States)
• English (United Kingdom)
• French
• French (Canada)
• German
• Polish
• Russan (NEW in Version 3.7.0)
• Slovak
• Slovenian

Genbox Family History is a complete genealogy software program. It will help you organize your family genealogy research, store your family history data, enter proper source citations, and produce professional-quality family tree charts and genealogy research reports that you can preview and modify, then print or publish on the web on your own genealogy website.

SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: Genbox Family History runs under Microsoft Windows 95 or later versions (Windows 98, 2000, Me, NT, XP, Vista). Internet Explorer 4.0 or later is required.

COST: FROM $29.95 TO $39.95 US

17.) Great Family version 2.2 (June 2004 -- SHAREWARE, FREE TO TRY FOR 30 DAYS)

"Graphically design your family tree and generate web pages in a snap. This easy-to-use program approaches family tree making from the user's point of view."

GreatFamily is distributed as shareware. If you wish to use the program beyond the 30-day trial period, you must register. Registration benefits includes free upgrades and support.
The registration fee for GreatFamily is US$29.95 for a single user license.
Shortly after registration you will receive an email with your personal activation code and instructions on how to unlock your GreatFamily software.

As of 2007-10-23 - GreatFamily 2.2 not tested for MS Vista
The latest version 2.2 of GreatFamily software is not yet tested running on MS Windows Vista.

COST: $29.95 for a single user license US

18.) Kinship Archivist version 3.1.i -- Shareware (Last Update 2005)

"Display your family tree on the internet with Kinship Archivist. The program attempts to provide a user-friendly method for entering and changing complex genealogical relationships and information. Additionally, the program allows for importing/exporting of the GEDCOM standard v.5.5 files and allows for exporting of webpages (HTML files) that are used on the internet. Each family member has their own web page, and genealogical information is linked between pages. When these pages are placed on the World Wide Web, information can be shared with other family members or genealogists. Web surfers or family members can provide feed-back by selecting the E-Mail link found at the bottom of each web page and submitting their information. The program user can then easily update his/her records with the web surfer's new information."

Shareware for Windows 95/98 or Windows 2000/2003 or Windows ME or Windows XP

COST: $10.00 US

19.) Legacy Family Tree 7.0 --available in Danish, German, Dutch, Bokmal Norwegian, Nynorsk Norwegian and Swedish, as well as English. You can try Legacy 7.0 at no risk, and the Standard Edition is free.

"The feature-rich Legacy 7.0 makes it easy to preserve your genealogical information. Family trees containing millions of people can be recorded, displayed and reported in a variety of styles and formats. Legacy 7.0 includes all standard genealogical reports, as well as calendars, timelines, questionnaires, research logs and a multitude of blank forms and more!"

System Requirements:
Operating System:
• Pentium class computer.
• VGA or higher display.
• Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows ME*, Windows 98*, Windows NT, Windows 2000 (Legacy will run on newer Macs with Parallel, Bootcamp or Fusion. Legacy runs on Linux machines with a Windows emulator like Win4Lin, VMWare or Sun's Virtual Box)
• A Hard Disk with 97.8 megabytes of available space.
• A CD-ROM drive.
• 256 megabytes of RAM minimum.
• A mouse.
• Internet connection recommended.
• IE7 if you want to use the Virtual Earth Mapping feature.
* Win 95, Win 98, and Win Me need all available Microsoft Service Packs installed.

COST: Different Packages available from $29.95 to $59.95