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RootsMagic Has Released An Important Update – Especially if You Use RootsMagic With FamilySearch Family Tree

The following announcement is from RootsMagic: Important RootsMagic Update (7.0.6.0) Available We have released a new update for RootsMagic 7 users, version 7.0.6.0. If you use RootsMagic to work with FamilySearch Family Tree, you must install this update to continue working with it after July 30, 2015. FamilySearch will be making breaking changes to their […]

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Heredis 2015 for Windows and Mac – Now Available

Heredis released their 2015 edition of their powerful software today. The French genealogy software runs on both Windows and Mac operating systems. Click on the illustration on the left for a YouTube video about Heredis. The following is from their News Release: With the 2015 version, Heredis advances even further for the research of genealogists.
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RootsMagic 7 Genealogy Software & Guidebook at Over 55% Off – Only $19.88! Lowest Price Ever Offered!

Family Roots Publishing is offering a package deal of the RootsMagic 7 software (full version) and Getting the Most Out of RootsMagic 7, a 395-page book for over 55% off. Normally $44.90 for the two items, we’re making them available for just $19.88 – the best price ever offered on the finest genealogy software & […]

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MacFamilyTree 7.5 for Mac OSx Now Available

It’s just been announced that the popular MacFamilyTree software for Mac OSx is now available in version 7.5. The following items are new in Version 7.5 Genealogy Book Creation and Printing Create complete genealogy books of your family tree Lots of different styles and templates The following release is dated June 11, 2015: Mainz, Germany […]

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The BYU Family History Technology Workshop February 10, 2014

Now that I know that I’ve survived the “2015-extraordinary-flu,” and I will be attending RootsTech, FGS, and the Innovator Summit, I’ve added the BYU Family History Technology Workshop to my schedule. It will be held at the conference center on the BYU campus in Provo the day before the Innovator Summit. The program looks interesting. […]

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Progeny Genealogy Announces Version 5.2 of Charting Companion

The following was received from Pierre Clouthier at Progeny: Progeny Genealogy is pleased to announce ver. 5.2 of Charting Companion, featuring a fast, convenient chart preview directly in the main window. You can now preview the Ancestor, Descendant, Hourglass, Bowtie, Fan charts and Trellis chart instantly, edit the chart by pruning selected branches, and print […]

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Family Tree Maker 2014 Patch Available

The following excerpt is from an extensive piece published at GouldGenealogy.com. Some issues have been discovered in Family Tree Maker 2014, and their programmers have been working on fixes which are included in this patch update. Covering general bug fixes, and also TreeSync, this is an update that everyone with FTM 2014 should do. Read […]

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RootsMagic Produces an Android App

The following is from RootsMagic: With more and more devices and operating systems becoming popular, we are always asked, “When will RootsMagic be available for _______?” We are working hard to make RootsMagic available on whatever device you use, wherever you go. RootsMagic is already available for Windows and iOS (iPhone, iPad, iPod touch) and […]

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Indexing Photographs And Documents: A Step-by-step Guide To Organize And Manage Files

One thing about author and genealogist Phillip M Mayer is he likes to keep things simple. In his guides, readers are taught to use common tools in a simple, straight-forward way to produce clean, easy-to-use results. For example, in his book Indexing Photographs And Documents: A Step-by-step Guide To Organize And Manage Files, Mayer shows […]

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Mapping Software For Genealogists

Web seminars, or “Webinars,” have quickly become one of the most popular ways for professionals and companies to share information with large groups of individuals from across the country, or even around the world, without the high cost of travel. Webinars are just like seminars and among genealogists, Geoff Rasmussen is quite popular. Geoff is […]

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Millennia Corp. Releases New Genealogy Software – Legacy Family Tree 8.0

The following press release is from Millennia Corporation New version 8.0 Continues 15-Years of Innovation and Quality; Now Offers Migration Mapping, Shared Events, Origins/Migration Reports and a Host of New Features SURPRISE, Arizona, November 26, 2013. Millennia Corporation, a leader in family history software, today announced the release of Legacy Family Tree 8.0. The new […]

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The Latest on Heredis 2014

The following press release is from Heredis Heredis is about to launch new genealogy program for Windows and Mac, available on November 20th, 2013. Heredis 2014 is a major release of the software. The new features open up new perspectives for genealogists. Heredis 2014 is the version to go further with the research. The Search […]

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Getting the Most Out of RootsMagic; Version 6

Version 6 of the popular genealogy software RootsMagic has been out for nearly a year now. So, the two questions I have are, did you ever get around to updating to version 6, and do you know how to make the most of the software? These are important questions because Bruce Buzbee, president of RootsMagic, […]

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Presentation Is Everything Step-by-step Instructions To Create Family Presentations Using Microsoft PowerPoint 2010

Computers and dvd players, along with fancy displays (from digital projectors to large-screen televisions) have replaced slide projectors, movie projectors, and even video tapes. Sharing photos and family stories now takes place on the computer. Often, this is done by disk or via the Internet. One way to share family information is through a PowerPoint […]

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RootsMagic Still Planning a Fall Release for Their Android App

According to RootsMagic’s latest newsletter, they are getting close to releasing the Android app. The programmer who was working on it was very sick and the project had to be transferred to a different programmer who needed to come up to speed on it. They will be entering beta testing soon and are still looking […]

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