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Ahnenblatt

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by Dirk Böttcher
A free and easy-to-use genealogy software for Windows. It is available in several languages (English, German, French, Spanish and more). It also has a website in German and a Portal in German.  Can run as a portable application on a USB stick.

Free • Windows • Full Featured
http://www.ahnenblatt.com/
Overall1844.85 out of 54.85 out of 54.85 out of 54.85 out of 54.85 out of 5 4.85
2016174.85 out of 54.85 out of 54.85 out of 54.85 out of 54.85 out of 5 4.85
2015154.75 out of 54.75 out of 54.75 out of 54.75 out of 54.75 out of 5 4.75
Earlier1524.9 out of 54.9 out of 54.9 out of 54.9 out of 54.9 out of 5 4.90
 

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/
Overall974.8 out of 54.8 out of 54.8 out of 54.8 out of 54.8 out of 5 4.80
201694.88 out of 54.88 out of 54.88 out of 54.88 out of 54.88 out of 5 4.88
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
 

Familienbande

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by Stefan Mettenbrink
A free full featured genealogy application for Windows, MacOS X, and Linux, with both German and English websites.

Free • Windows • Mac • Unix • Full Featured
http://www.familienbande-genealogie.de/en/index.html
Overall264.77 out of 54.77 out of 54.77 out of 54.77 out of 54.77 out of 5 4.77
201674.59 out of 54.59 out of 54.59 out of 54.59 out of 54.59 out of 5 4.59
2015145 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 5.00
Earlier53.61 out of 53.61 out of 53.61 out of 53.61 out of 53.61 out of 5 3.61
 

Family Historian

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by Calico Pie (Simon Orde)
A new kind of family tree program with a design with strengths in its user interface, use of GEDCOM, graphics and picture handling. See their Design Goals & Philosophy page to see their ideas. It has a User Group.

Purchase • Windows • Full Featured • Builds Website
http://www.family-historian.co.uk/
Overall504.74 out of 54.74 out of 54.74 out of 54.74 out of 54.74 out of 5 4.74
201684.64 out of 54.64 out of 54.64 out of 54.64 out of 54.64 out of 5 4.64
201595 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 5.00
Earlier334.63 out of 54.63 out of 54.63 out of 54.63 out of 54.63 out of 5 4.63
 

XY Family Tree

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by Brian Jones
Displays your ancestors, desendants and relatives on your PC and, optionally, in your own folder on the XY Family Tree website. You can create broad trees or tall trees. Large trees can be separated into distinct families very easily.

Free • Purchase • Windows • Full Featured • Builds Website
http://www.xy-family-tree.com/
Overall154.7 out of 54.7 out of 54.7 out of 54.7 out of 54.7 out of 5 4.70
20160    No Ratings
20150    No Ratings
Earlier154.7 out of 54.7 out of 54.7 out of 54.7 out of 54.7 out of 5 4.70
 

Personal Ancestral File (PAF)

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by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Personal Ancestral File has been available free for many years and has a large following. The LDS stopped offering PAF downloads or support on July 15, 2013. The final version is 5.2.18.0 (2005) and is still available at Parowan Software.

Unsupported • Windows • Full Featured
http://www.familysearch.org/eng/paf/
Overall594.68 out of 54.68 out of 54.68 out of 54.68 out of 54.68 out of 5 4.68
2016104.6 out of 54.6 out of 54.6 out of 54.6 out of 54.6 out of 5 4.60
201585 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 5.00
Earlier414.51 out of 54.51 out of 54.51 out of 54.51 out of 54.51 out of 5 4.51
 

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/
Overall334.63 out of 54.63 out of 54.63 out of 54.63 out of 54.63 out of 5 4.63
201674.57 out of 54.57 out of 54.57 out of 54.57 out of 54.57 out of 5 4.57
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
 

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
 

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
 

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
 

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
 

Relatively Yours

by Computability Pty. Limited (Greg Morgan)
A complete system, designed and programmed in Australia, so that all the information you can research about your family history can be recorded, displayed and reproduced in a meaningful fashion. Has some very interesting and unique reports.

Unsupported • Windows • Full Featured
http://www.relativelyyours.com/
Overall164.06 out of 54.06 out of 54.06 out of 54.06 out of 54.06 out of 5 4.06
201624.5 out of 54.5 out of 54.5 out of 54.5 out of 54.5 out of 5 4.50
201553.67 out of 53.67 out of 53.67 out of 53.67 out of 53.67 out of 5 3.67
Earlier94.06 out of 54.06 out of 54.06 out of 54.06 out of 54.06 out of 5 4.06
 

Family Tree Legends

by Pearl Street Software (Cliff Shaw & Chris Cooper)
A complete, easy to use and very nice looking program. In 2007, Pearl Street Software merged with MyHeritage.com and the website has since been removed.

Unsupported • Windows • Full Featured • Builds Website
https://web.archive.org/web/20130430063252/http://www.familytreelegend...
Overall113.87 out of 53.87 out of 53.87 out of 53.87 out of 53.87 out of 5 3.87
201625 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 5.00
201522.46 out of 52.46 out of 52.46 out of 52.46 out of 52.46 out of 5 2.46
Earlier74.88 out of 54.88 out of 54.88 out of 54.88 out of 54.88 out of 5 4.88
 

The Master Genealogist (TMG)

by Wholly Genes, Inc. (Bob Velke)
A comprehensive program with many features that include a powerful report writer and excellent source referencing. In December 2014, TMG was discontinued. It still has User Groups.

Unsupported • Windows • Full Featured • Builds Website
http://www.whollygenes.com/
Overall1443.84 out of 53.84 out of 53.84 out of 53.84 out of 53.84 out of 5 3.84
20160    No Ratings
201553.5 out of 53.5 out of 53.5 out of 53.5 out of 53.5 out of 5 3.50
Earlier1393.93 out of 53.93 out of 53.93 out of 53.93 out of 53.93 out of 5 3.93
 

Genbox Family History

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by Thoughtful Creations (William Flight)
A complete genealogy software package. It will help you organize your research, store your data, enter proper source citations, and produce professional-quality charts and reports that you can preview and modify, then print or publish on the web. There has not been a program update since 2007 and the program may now be unsupported.

Purchase • Windows • Full Featured • Builds Website
http://www.genbox.com/
Overall263.61 out of 53.61 out of 53.61 out of 53.61 out of 53.61 out of 5 3.61
201643.59 out of 53.59 out of 53.59 out of 53.59 out of 53.59 out of 5 3.59
201523.35 out of 53.35 out of 53.35 out of 53.35 out of 53.35 out of 5 3.35
Earlier204.02 out of 54.02 out of 54.02 out of 54.02 out of 54.02 out of 5 4.02
 

Ultimate Family Tree (UFT)

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by Palladium Interactive, Inc.
Ultimate Family Tree was developed in 1997 when Palladium combined the ease of use of its Family Gathering program with the power and capabilities of the ROOTS software it purchased from CommSoft. UFT became the standard for other programs to achieve. In 2003, Ultimate Family Tree was purchased by Genealogy.com, who dropped it in favor of their Family Tree Maker software.

Unsupported • Windows • Full Featured • Builds Website
http://web.archive.org/web/20020906135607/http://www.uftree.com/UFT/UF...
Overall293.58 out of 53.58 out of 53.58 out of 53.58 out of 53.58 out of 5 3.58
201611 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 1.00
201543.85 out of 53.85 out of 53.85 out of 53.85 out of 53.85 out of 5 3.85
Earlier244.7 out of 54.7 out of 54.7 out of 54.7 out of 54.7 out of 5 4.70
 

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
 

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
 

GenoPro

by Daniel Morin
The only program that displays genograms. Many unique features including the ability to write macros in VBScript and JavaScript to perform complex computations and transformations on your family tree. It used to be freeware but is now shareware. Has had millions of downloads from shareware sites. They have a list of essential features of sound genealogy software.

Purchase • Windows • Full Featured
http://www.genopro.com/
Overall122.87 out of 52.87 out of 52.87 out of 52.87 out of 52.87 out of 5 2.87
20160    No Ratings
20150    No Ratings
Earlier122.87 out of 52.87 out of 52.87 out of 52.87 out of 52.87 out of 5 2.87
 

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...
Overall5361.9 out of 51.9 out of 51.9 out of 51.9 out of 51.9 out of 5 1.90
2016382.09 out of 52.09 out of 52.09 out of 52.09 out of 52.09 out of 5 2.09
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