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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/
Overall554.92 out of 54.92 out of 54.92 out of 54.92 out of 54.92 out of 5 4.92
2016154.92 out of 54.92 out of 54.92 out of 54.92 out of 54.92 out of 5 4.92
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
 

Ancestral Quest

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by Incline Software (Gaylon Findlay)
This is the program on which the Windows version PAF was based. This program has continued to develop and is a very widely used program. PAF users who want to retain their current database but use a supported program might want to try this out. There is also a free version available called Ancestral Quest Basics. They also have a blog.

Free • Purchase • Windows • Mac • Full Featured • Builds Website
http://www.ancquest.com/
Overall344.67 out of 54.67 out of 54.67 out of 54.67 out of 54.67 out of 5 4.67
201684.63 out of 54.63 out of 54.63 out of 54.63 out of 54.63 out of 5 4.63
201535 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 5.00
Earlier234.54 out of 54.54 out of 54.54 out of 54.54 out of 54.54 out of 5 4.54
 

One Fam

by Thomas O’Donoghue and (Bernard) Tao Cui
An online family tree program that allows family members to work together to create a family story. It has a downloadable desktop program and a mobile app that integrates with the online site.

Free • Windows • Handheld • Online • Full Featured
https://www.onefam.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
 

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/
Overall61.3 out of 51.3 out of 51.3 out of 51.3 out of 51.3 out of 5 1.30
201661.3 out of 51.3 out of 51.3 out of 51.3 out of 51.3 out of 5 1.30
20150    No Ratings
Earlier0    No Ratings
 

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/
Overall1314.13 out of 54.13 out of 54.13 out of 54.13 out of 54.13 out of 5 4.13
2016254.16 out of 54.16 out of 54.16 out of 54.16 out of 54.16 out of 5 4.16
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
 

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
Overall1512.64 out of 52.64 out of 52.64 out of 52.64 out of 52.64 out of 5 2.64
2016202.47 out of 52.47 out of 52.47 out of 52.47 out of 52.47 out of 5 2.47
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
 

GenMerge

by PSD (Pleiades Software Development), Inc.
A stand-alone software utility that finds and merges duplicates in GEDCOM files.

Purchase • Windows • Utility
http://www.genmerge.com/
Overall52.05 out of 52.05 out of 52.05 out of 52.05 out of 52.05 out of 5 2.05
201611 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 1.00
201522.98 out of 52.98 out of 52.98 out of 52.98 out of 52.98 out of 5 2.98
Earlier24 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 4.00
 

My Family Tree

by Chronoplex Software (Andrew Hoyle)
A genealogy product to create your family tree. Privacy controls. Translated into many languages. Support for left to right and right to left languages. Video player and picture slideshow. And more.

Free • Windows • Full Featured
http://chronoplexsoftware.com/myfamilytree/
Overall35 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
Earlier25 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 5.00
 

Family Tree Builder

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by MyHeritage Ltd. (Gilad Japhet)
Intuitive, easy to use software that includes features such as smart matching technology, chart designs, smart research, consistency checking and online family tree publishing among others. It supports 36 languages and dual language input.

Free • Subscription • Windows • Mac • Full Featured
http://www.myheritage.com/family-tree-builder
Overall3174.29 out of 54.29 out of 54.29 out of 54.29 out of 54.29 out of 5 4.29
2016604.13 out of 54.13 out of 54.13 out of 54.13 out of 54.13 out of 5 4.13
2015704.44 out of 54.44 out of 54.44 out of 54.44 out of 54.44 out of 5 4.44
Earlier1874.41 out of 54.41 out of 54.41 out of 54.41 out of 54.41 out of 5 4.41
 

RootsMagic

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by RootsMagic, Inc. (Bruce Buzbee)
A program from the developer of the very popular and well-liked Family Origins. This program is even better. Complete and easy to use with extensive reports. There is a free version called RootsMagic Essentials. There is a free app for iOS. It has some active user groups. They also have a blog.

Free • Purchase • Windows • Full Featured • Builds Website
http://www.rootsmagic.com/
Overall1904.54 out of 54.54 out of 54.54 out of 54.54 out of 54.54 out of 5 4.54
2016654.48 out of 54.48 out of 54.48 out of 54.48 out of 54.48 out of 5 4.48
2015434.84 out of 54.84 out of 54.84 out of 54.84 out of 54.84 out of 5 4.84
Earlier824.04 out of 54.04 out of 54.04 out of 54.04 out of 54.04 out of 5 4.04
 

Legacy Family Tree

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by Millennia Corp (Dave Berdan and Ken McGinnis)
A comprehensive Windows program with many features, nicely described on their web site. It has a standard version that is free, and is one of the better free genealogy programs available. They have a blog. They have a number of user groups.

Free • Purchase • Windows • Full Featured • Builds Website
http://www.legacyfamilytree.com/
Overall1542.99 out of 52.99 out of 52.99 out of 52.99 out of 52.99 out of 5 2.99
2016173.23 out of 53.23 out of 53.23 out of 53.23 out of 53.23 out of 5 3.23
2015212.41 out of 52.41 out of 52.41 out of 52.41 out of 52.41 out of 5 2.41
Earlier1163.28 out of 53.28 out of 53.28 out of 53.28 out of 53.28 out of 5 3.28
 

Heredis for PC

by BSD Concept
The best known genealogy software in Europe, developed over 20 years ago. Offers several tools for speedy and simple data entry, analysis of your genealogy and editing of your documents. It includes a Search Wizard that accesses online research tools including Heredis Online, Family Search, Ancestry and MyHeritage. It is available in French and English. There is also a Mac version, an iOS version and an Android version.

Purchase • Windows • Full Featured
http://www.heredis.com/en/heredis-pc/
Overall204.13 out of 54.13 out of 54.13 out of 54.13 out of 54.13 out of 5 4.13
201625 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 5.00
201512 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 2.00
Earlier173.7 out of 53.7 out of 53.7 out of 53.7 out of 53.7 out of 5 3.70
 

Gramps for Windows

by Don Allingham
This is where you review the Windows version of Gramps. The Unix and Windows versions have enough differences from the Windows version that it should be reviewed separately. Please go to the main Gramps page to review Gramps on Unix, or go to the Gramps for Mac page to review the Mac version.

Free • Windows • Full Featured • Builds Website
http://www.gramps-project.org/
Overall223 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00
201683.06 out of 53.06 out of 53.06 out of 53.06 out of 53.06 out of 5 3.06
201515 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 5.00
Earlier132.16 out of 52.16 out of 52.16 out of 52.16 out of 52.16 out of 5 2.16
 

rootstrust

by Atavus, Inc. (K. Brooke Nelson)
A genealogical data management system allowing you to import and export data, generate family tree charts and other textual reports, link document and multimedia image files as well as websites to the objects it manages: Persons, Families, Events, Places, Source and Repositories.

Purchase • Windows • Mac • Unix • Full Featured
http://www.rootstrust.com/
Overall25 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
201515 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 5.00
Earlier0    No Ratings
 

GEDitCOM

by John Nairn
A customizable genealogy application for the Macintosh for editing and viewing GEDCOM files.

Purchase • Mac • Full Featured • Builds Website
http://www.geditcom.com/
Overall35 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
Earlier25 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 5.00
 

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/
Overall1344.86 out of 54.86 out of 54.86 out of 54.86 out of 54.86 out of 5 4.86
2016125 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
 

Embla Familie og Slekt

by Embla Norsk Familiehistorie AS (Stein Inge Haaland)
A popular program for the Norwegian and Danish market. Originated from the Family Treasures program by Embla, but the English version of the program was phased out. The website is in Norwegian. There is also a Danish version called: Embla Familie og Slægt at http://www.embla.dk/. The company may decide to reintroduce Family Treasures to the English market.

Purchase • Windows • Full Featured
http://www.embla.no
Overall43.9 out of 53.9 out of 53.9 out of 53.9 out of 53.9 out of 5 3.90
201614 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 4.00
20150    No Ratings
Earlier32.46 out of 52.46 out of 52.46 out of 52.46 out of 52.46 out of 5 2.46
 

Hope Chest

by Hope Chest Software, LLC. (Eric Vance)
A program that helps users of the FamilySearch.org website by searching your family tree and collecting Temple work that is ready to request. It is available as a Google Chrome browser extension and also as an Android App and an iOS App.

Free • Purchase • Windows • Mac • Handheld • Utility
http://hopechestsoftware.com/
Overall382.77 out of 52.77 out of 52.77 out of 52.77 out of 52.77 out of 5 2.77
201682.17 out of 52.17 out of 52.17 out of 52.17 out of 52.17 out of 5 2.17
2015132.82 out of 52.82 out of 52.82 out of 52.82 out of 52.82 out of 5 2.82
Earlier173.59 out of 53.59 out of 53.59 out of 53.59 out of 53.59 out of 5 3.59
 

dynastree

by OSN Online Social Networking GmbH (Daniel Grözinger & Sven Schmidt)
This was a free online service to create your family tree that was available in many languages. This site prior to December 2008 used to be called: itsourtree, i.e. It’s our tree. In November 2010, they were purchased by MyHeritage, and all the online data was transferred to the MyHeritage site.

Unsupported • Online • Full Featured
http://www.dynastree.com/
Overall113.24 out of 53.24 out of 53.24 out of 53.24 out of 53.24 out of 5 3.24
20161    No Ratings
20150    No Ratings
Earlier103.24 out of 53.24 out of 53.24 out of 53.24 out of 53.24 out of 5 3.24
 

AncientFaces

by Daniel & Kathy Pinna, Pamela Marks, and Carlos Medeiros
A free network allowing you to share family history photos, stories & recipes that have been passed down through generations. This will help you connect with others by sharing your family history and allows others to contribute to solving the mysteries of our genealogy.

Free • Online • Auxiliary
http://www.ancientfaces.com/
Overall71.69 out of 51.69 out of 51.69 out of 51.69 out of 51.69 out of 5 1.69
201621 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 1.00
201522.51 out of 52.51 out of 52.51 out of 52.51 out of 52.51 out of 5 2.51
Earlier32.8 out of 52.8 out of 52.8 out of 52.8 out of 52.8 out of 5 2.80
 

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