Family Historian 5 Delayed – March, 2012

Family Historian 5, a Windows genealogy application published by Calico Pie Limited, has been delayed from this month (February 2012) until March, 2012, according to an email list I’m on. It was a brief announcement: Version 5 of Family Historian had been due for release in February, but is now expected to be released in … Read more

Primer for the Master Genealogist: Second Edition

The Second Edition of A Primer for the Master Genealogist, by Terry Reigel, has been released. This new edition was just released, and it covers the changes and updates in The Master Genealogist version 8, one of the most comprehensive genealogy applications, developed by Wholly Genes. Terry Reigel is a well-known expert within the TMG … Read more

The Next Generation of Genealogy Site Building 9

Although it had a soft launch at RootsTech 2012, it is not officially available – that’s right, The eagerly awaited The Next Generation of Genealogy Suite Building 9. TNG is an online and fully-interactive genealogy database/program. Powered by PHP and MySQL, it can act as a stand-alone database or application that you can use to … Read more

Family Tree Maker 2012 version

Last week, released a free update for the Windows version of Family Tree Maker 2012. It brings the version up to All three updates are focused on FTM 2012’s syncing capabilities. Updates * Some important improvements for syncing source citations, relationships, and accepted & rejected hints. * Resolution of some data issues that … Read more

Family Tree Builder 5.0

Family Tree Builder 5.0 from has been released, and it is a fairly massive update to the Windows genealogy program. It’s also a free update to previous owners. This applies to both the free versions of FTB, as well as the ‘Premium’ and ‘PremiumPlus’ owners. There is only one download and it will detect … Read more

Linux Genealogy Desktop CD 6.1 / GRAMPS 3.2.5

A couple of pieces of news, that are somewhat tied together. First off, last week, GRAMPS 3.2.5 was released and is called the “I intend to live forever” bug fix release: * Fix Gramps so it again runs with Python 2.5 * Write all notes and sources to gedcom files * cli fixes (Command Line … Read more