Legacy Family Tree, FamilySearch, 1940 US Census

Millenia, the folks behind Legacy Family Tree, a popular Windows genealogy application, have made a couple of significant updates to Legacy Family Tree. First off, everybody here in the US is probably aware of the 1940 US Federal Census being released in April. Ahead of that, Legacy Family Tree has added support for two 1940 … Read more

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

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 Builder 5.0

Family Tree Builder 5.0 from MyHeritage.com 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

Family Tree Maker 2011 – Pre-Orders

Family Tree Maker 2011 is now available for pre-order from Ancestry.com for $39.95. I’m not sure what version this is – whether they are going to have deluxe, etc. versions or a standard version for $39.95. More than 100+ enhancements and additions including: * Smart Stories™ – Just drag and drop facts from your tree … Read more