Genelines Timeline Charting Tool from Progeny Software

Publisher’s Description:

One of the most powerful research and storytelling tools available for genealogists and family historians, Genelines lets you SEE your ancestor’s lives in time. By bringing together elements of time, history and family relationships on visual timeline charts, Genelines can bring your family history to life, and even help you find new directions for your family research.

Chart Samples and Research Samples


Designed for use with any genealogy database program, Genelines reads PAF, Family Tree Maker, Legacy, Ancestral Quest, and Ancestry Family Tree data files without importing. Genelines also reads GEDCOM files.

Note: Unsure if it works with the latest versions of these applications, but regardless, GEDCOM files are supported (and you can export in older formats from some of those applications if necessary).

Requires: Windows 95, 98, ME, NT, 2000, XP

Cost: See the Order Site – $19.95 – $34.95 depending on what options you order.

You can also share your timelines, and download others’ timelines from this site.