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There is Life Beyond Family Tree Maker

software 600 The big news of the week has to be Ancestry’s announcement about discontinuing Family Tree Maker. That was a bombshell that no-one saw coming, and the genealogy bloggers and social media world have gone into overdrive since the moment it was announced. Here are links to just a few of the many posts on this […] Continue reading →

RootsMagic Software and Windows 10

RootsMagic 7 and Windows 10   I recently wrote about Legacy Family Tree and Windows 10, and now here’s the word from the publishers of RootsMagic, and what they say about Windows 10 … “Will RootsMagic run on Windows 10?” The short answer is “Yes”. Microsoft made early versions of Windows 10 available to developers and to the public to make […] Continue reading →

Important RootsMagic Update (7.0.6.0) Released

logo - RootsMagic tree The following is an announcement from RootsMagic who have just released an important update for RootsMagic 7 users, taking it to version 7.0.6.0. RootsMagic and FamilySearch Family Tree 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 […] Continue reading →

Family Historian: An Alternative to The Master Genealogist (TMG)

Family Historian 5 For nearly 20 years The Master Genealogist has been a favourite genealogy program for those wanting the most advanced product to record and present their family history research. Sadly the developer recently announced the end of the road for this program. Some TMG users will continue to use it for some time to come. Others will want to change to an alternative. Family Historian has for … Continue reading →