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Brother’s Keeper

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by John Steed
The most respected and successful shareware genealogical program. Has been around a long time and has many dedicated users.

Purchase • Windows • Full Featured
http://www.bkwin.org/
Overall954.77 out of 54.77 out of 54.77 out of 54.77 out of 54.77 out of 5 4.77
201674.83 out of 54.83 out of 54.83 out of 54.83 out of 54.83 out of 5 4.83
2015134.92 out of 54.92 out of 54.92 out of 54.92 out of 54.92 out of 5 4.92
Earlier754.5 out of 54.5 out of 54.5 out of 54.5 out of 54.5 out of 5 4.50
 

MyHeritage

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by MyHeritage Ltd. (Gilad Japhet)
Allows you to build your own family website to share photos, videos, family trees, events, news and more with your family. It includes face recognition technology for your photos. They have a blog.

Free • Subscription • Online • Full Featured
http://www.myheritage.com/
Overall3864.27 out of 54.27 out of 54.27 out of 54.27 out of 54.27 out of 5 4.27
20161044.24 out of 54.24 out of 54.24 out of 54.24 out of 54.24 out of 5 4.24
20151634.25 out of 54.25 out of 54.25 out of 54.25 out of 54.25 out of 5 4.25
Earlier1194.47 out of 54.47 out of 54.47 out of 54.47 out of 54.47 out of 5 4.47
 

Genealogy R&D

b Gliesian, LLC. (Robert James Liguori)
A set of Genealogy online tools and calculators that can work with a GEDCOM file, including surname frequencies, endogamy inspection and unrelated individuals. There are also some DNA predictors and calculation.

Free • Online • Utility
http://gliesians.com/
Overall25 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 5.00
201625 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 5.00
20150    No Ratings
Earlier0    No Ratings
 

AniMap

by The Gold Bug
Displays more than 2000 different maps showing the changing county boundaries in each state from colonial times to the present. Its SiteFinder databases contain more than 1 million locations, including over 50,000 places no longer in existence.

Purchase • Windows • Auxiliary
http://www.goldbug.com/store/animap3.html
Overall74.76 out of 54.76 out of 54.76 out of 54.76 out of 54.76 out of 5 4.76
201615 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 5.00
20150    No Ratings
Earlier62.08 out of 52.08 out of 52.08 out of 52.08 out of 52.08 out of 5 2.08
 

The Next Generation (TNG)

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by Darrin Lythgoe
Produces really nice looking dynamically creating web pages from information stored in mySQL database tables using PHP scripting on the Web site.

Purchase • Online • Utility • Builds Website
http://www.tngsitebuilding.com/
Overall1334.85 out of 54.85 out of 54.85 out of 54.85 out of 54.85 out of 5 4.85
2016115 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 5.00
2015144.72 out of 54.72 out of 54.72 out of 54.72 out of 54.72 out of 5 4.72
Earlier1084.78 out of 54.78 out of 54.78 out of 54.78 out of 54.78 out of 5 4.78
 

DNA Land

by the New York Genome Center and Columbia University
Compares your DNA with reference data from different populations, converts your genome into a more complete sequence, and connects you with relatives.

Free • Online • Utility
https://dna.land/
Overall14 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 4.00
201614 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 4.00
20150    No Ratings
Earlier0    No Ratings
 

Family Tree Maker for Mac - by Ancestry

by Ancestry.com
This is the Mac version of Family Tree Maker 2008 to 2014 by Ancestry.com. It includes a Windows-based conversion tool to allow you to import files from Family Tree Maker 2008 or newer. In 2016, MacKiev has taken over managing of this program. Go to the MacKiev page to review MacKiev’s version. Use this page to review the Ancestry version of the program.

Unsupported • Mac • Full Featured • Builds Website
http://web.archive.org/web/20141220060856/http://www.ancestry.com/cs/a...
Overall1311.71 out of 51.71 out of 51.71 out of 51.71 out of 51.71 out of 5 1.71
201692.28 out of 52.28 out of 52.28 out of 52.28 out of 52.28 out of 5 2.28
2015401.72 out of 51.72 out of 51.72 out of 51.72 out of 51.72 out of 5 1.72
Earlier821.42 out of 51.42 out of 51.42 out of 51.42 out of 51.42 out of 5 1.42
 

Clooz

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by Ancestral Systems, LLC (Joe Bissett and Richard Thomas, Jr.)
Clooz is a document based sophisticated research assistance tool and database for systematically researching, accumulating, analyzing, organizing and storing the evidence and clues to your ancestry, and interfaces with certain established family tree programs.

Purchase • Windows • Utility
http://www.clooz.com/
Overall414.67 out of 54.67 out of 54.67 out of 54.67 out of 54.67 out of 5 4.67
201614 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 4.00
201545 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 5.00
Earlier364.71 out of 54.71 out of 54.71 out of 54.71 out of 54.71 out of 5 4.71
 

Family Book Creator

by Stefan Harms
A plugin for Family Tree Maker for Windows that lets you create a family book in RTF (Rich Text Format) from your data in your Family Tree Maker database. Requires FTM 2012 or later.

Purchase • Windows • Utility
http://www.familybookcreator.com/
Overall125 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 5.00
201655 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 5.00
201575 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 5.00
Earlier0    No Ratings
 

Family Tree Maker

by Software MacKiev (Jack Minsky)
This program Family Tree Maker was acquired by Software MacKiev and they will be supporting and continuing the development of the program. They made their first new version of the program available in March 2016. Please use this entry to review only Software MacKiev’s Windows releases of Family Tree Maker beginning with Family Tree Maker 2014, Build 429, version 22.0.1.429 (32-bit) or version 22.0.1.1429 (64-bit) or later. Please go to Family Tree Maker 2008 to 2012 - by Ancestry to review earlier versions by Ancestry. Please go to Family Tree Maker for Mac to review the Mac version.

Purchase • Windows • Full Featured
http://www.familytreemaker.com/
Overall41.48 out of 51.48 out of 51.48 out of 51.48 out of 51.48 out of 5 1.48
201641.48 out of 51.48 out of 51.48 out of 51.48 out of 51.48 out of 5 1.48
20150    No Ratings
Earlier0    No Ratings
 

Reunion

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by Leister Productions, Inc.
Reunion is one of the easiest-to-use programs with superb charting capabilities and many features. Only available for the Macintosh.

Purchase • Mac • Full Featured • Builds Website
http://www.leisterpro.com/
Overall484.23 out of 54.23 out of 54.23 out of 54.23 out of 54.23 out of 5 4.23
201654.34 out of 54.34 out of 54.34 out of 54.34 out of 54.34 out of 5 4.34
201554 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 4.00
Earlier384.3 out of 54.3 out of 54.3 out of 54.3 out of 54.3 out of 5 4.30
 

WeRelate

by the Foundation for On-Line Genealogy, Inc. (Dallan Quass)
A free public-service website in partnership with the Allen County Public Library. Allows you to create Wiki pages for your ancestors, collaborate online with relatives, upload photos, scanned images and GEDCOM files. Family Tree Explorer is the online program they use. The wiki is open source with the development area on GitHub.

Free • Online • Full Featured
http://www.werelate.org/
Overall15 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 5.00
201615 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 5.00
20150    No Ratings
Earlier0    No Ratings
 

WikiTree

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by Chris Whitten
The Worldwide Family Tree Wiki. Unlike many wikis the content is not completely open and public. Copyrights are kept by the contributors. Content is kept private through a unique “Trusted List” system that enables you to select the individuals you want to collaborate with and the specific content you want to share with them. This flexible system means everyone can be on one worldwide family tree but privacy isn’t sacrificed. GEDCOM import is supported.

WikiTree is free but new members must be invited by a family member or fellow genealogist and must understand the Honor Code and mission before contributing.

Free • Online • Full Featured
http://www.wikitree.com
Overall1472.73 out of 52.73 out of 52.73 out of 52.73 out of 52.73 out of 5 2.73
2016162.71 out of 52.71 out of 52.71 out of 52.71 out of 52.71 out of 5 2.71
2015402.86 out of 52.86 out of 52.86 out of 52.86 out of 52.86 out of 5 2.86
Earlier912.61 out of 52.61 out of 52.61 out of 52.61 out of 52.61 out of 5 2.61
 

Family Tree Maker - Up To Version 16

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by Ancestry.com
The number one selling genealogy program of all time. Produces a wide variety of reports and charts. This entry is for Family Tree Maker as it existed up to Version 16 which was sold up to 2008. It was then rewritten entirely. Because the versions are so different, please use this entry for the older versions and use the FTM 2008 to 2014 - by Ancestry to review the rewritten versions. To review the latest release (March 2016 or later), use the Family Tree Maker page for Software MacKiev.

Unsupported • Windows • Full Featured • Builds Website
http://web.archive.org/web/20060803064623/http://familytreemaker.com/
Overall1224.21 out of 54.21 out of 54.21 out of 54.21 out of 54.21 out of 5 4.21
2016164.37 out of 54.37 out of 54.37 out of 54.37 out of 54.37 out of 5 4.37
2015264.5 out of 54.5 out of 54.5 out of 54.5 out of 54.5 out of 5 4.50
Earlier803.36 out of 53.36 out of 53.36 out of 53.36 out of 53.36 out of 5 3.36
 

Ged2Csv

by Infused Solutions (Keith Morrison)
A a Windows utility that converts a GEDCOM file to a set of comma-delimited files, to an MS Access database, or directly into MySQL. The database it creates can be made into a dynamic web site using the program: phpGene.

Free • Windows • Utility
https://github.com/infused/ged2csv
Overall1    No Ratings
20161    No Ratings
20150    No Ratings
Earlier0    No Ratings
 

Family Tree Maker for Mac

by Software MacKiev (Jack Minsky)
This is the Mac version of Family Tree Maker. MacKiev previous developed this program for Ancestry. In 2016 MacKiev took over management and distribution. Go to the Ancestry page to review Ancestry’s version. Use this page to review the MacKiev version of this program.

Uncategorized
http://www.mackiev.com/ftm/
Overall51.18 out of 51.18 out of 51.18 out of 51.18 out of 51.18 out of 5 1.18
201651.18 out of 51.18 out of 51.18 out of 51.18 out of 51.18 out of 5 1.18
20150    No Ratings
Earlier0    No Ratings
 

Gigatrees

by Tim Forsythe
A free family tree website builder/generator. It is available as a Windows download. The former online and offline services are no longer available (they were earlier called Twigs and Adam).

Windows • Utility • Builds Website
http://timforsythe.com/gigatrees/
Overall33.4 out of 53.4 out of 53.4 out of 53.4 out of 53.4 out of 5 3.40
201613 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00
20150    No Ratings
Earlier25 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 5.00
 

Famberry

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by Famberry (Steve Bardouille)
A private family social network to allow you and your family to create and build your family tree together, post photos, messages and record special achievements.

Free • Online • Full Featured
http://www.famberry.com/
Overall534.91 out of 54.91 out of 54.91 out of 54.91 out of 54.91 out of 5 4.91
2016134.9 out of 54.9 out of 54.9 out of 54.9 out of 54.9 out of 5 4.90
2015175 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 5.00
Earlier234.74 out of 54.74 out of 54.74 out of 54.74 out of 54.74 out of 5 4.74
 

Family Tree Maker 2008 to 2014 - by Ancestry

by Ancestry.com
In 2016, Ancestry sold Family Tree Maker to Software MacKiev. Please only review Ancestry versions of Family Tree Maker here. Go to the Family Tree Maker page for Software MacKiev to review releases that started in March 2016. There is also a Mac version.

Ancestry completely rewrote Family Tree Maker in 2008 and it was very different than its previous incarnation. Use this entry to review Ancestry’s newer version, and use the FTM Up To Version 16 entry to review the versions prior to the rewrite.

Unsupported • Windows • Full Featured • Builds Website
http://web.archive.org/web/20150207071808/http://www.ancestry.com/cs/a...
Overall5301.88 out of 51.88 out of 51.88 out of 51.88 out of 51.88 out of 5 1.88
2016321.96 out of 51.96 out of 51.96 out of 51.96 out of 51.96 out of 5 1.96
20151622.1 out of 52.1 out of 52.1 out of 52.1 out of 52.1 out of 5 2.10
Earlier3361.5 out of 51.5 out of 51.5 out of 51.5 out of 51.5 out of 5 1.50
 

HistoryLines

by HistoryLines (Jeff Haddon and Adam Allgaier)
An online site that allows you to create a narrative and explore the lifestyle and culture surrounding your ancestors with personal events, family, maps and historical context on an interactive timeline.

Subscription • Online • Auxiliary
https://www.historylines.com/
Overall14 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 4.00
201614 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 4.00
20150    No Ratings
Earlier0    No Ratings
 

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