Genealogy Authors’ Software Guide

Writing and Editing Features in Genealogy Software



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Links to more information about the software products reviewed here that are still supported and to a few products that I haven't reviewed yet.

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AFT Ancestry Family Tree from Ancestry.com about 2004 after it acquired FTM
Ancestral Quest Ancestry Quest
Cumberland Family Cumberland Family Tree
Family Origins Licensed from FormalSoft and abandoned by Genealogy.com about 30 June 2003.
Family Tree Maker A very popular program from MyFamily.com.
Genbox Genbox by Thoughtful Creations.
Generations Licensed from SierraHome and abandoned by Genealogy.com.
Legacy Legacy by Millennia Corporation.
PAF Personal Ancestral File; free from FamilySearch.org.
PAF Companion A utility program to enhance PAF reports by Progeny Software, Inc.
RootsMagic RootsMagic by RootsMagic.
TMG The Master Genealogist.
UFT Ultimate Family Tree; acquired by MyFamily.com and discontinued about 2001.
HFT Heritage Family Tree by Individual Software, Inc.
Ancestral Quest Ancestral Quest by Incline Software, LC
FTQE Family Trees Quick and Easy by Individual Software, Inc.
FTL Family Trees Legends by Pearl Street Software.

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