Site News – November 15, 2010

The update and re-organizing took a little longer than expected – part of this involves migrating the whole of Genealogy Software News over here along with another website that is older and is not running a CMS – it’s running straight-up HTML pages, which means there is a lot of importing by hand going on. … Read more

Family Tree Maker 2011 Service Pack 1

Earlier today, released a massive update for Family Tree Maker 2011, Family Tree Maker 2011 Service Pack 1. Enhancements * General performance improvements throughout the program * Performance improvements to Web merge * Decreased the number of full refreshes of the Person index during data manipulation * Better support for name fact formatting in … Read more


RootsMagic has been released. This update to RootsMagic 4 (a Windows/PC genealogy application) contains a lot of fixes and updates. As usual, you can click in the RootsMagic menu, then Help > Check for Updates or you can download the update here ( It should automatically download/prompt you though. Additions * Edit screen now … Read more

The Next Generation of Genealogy Sitebuilding 8.0.2

The Next Generation of Genealogy Sitebuilding Version 8 has been updated to version 8.0.2. TNG is an genealogy application that uses a MySQL database and PHP to add, edit, and display your genealogy information. While it is normally used on family websites, you can run it offline provided you have the appropriate server software installed, … Read more

Family Tree Maker 2011 – Pre-Orders

Family Tree Maker 2011 is now available for pre-order from 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

GeneoTree v 2.10 and 2.11

GeneoTree version 2.11 was recently released. It’s an online genealogy collaboration application, and it requires PHP and MySQL, and uses GEDCOM data files. This release (and version 2.10) adds a new PDF report, new image formats, as well as other improvements. Developer’s Description: Genealogy Software. Geneotree is a gedcom files PHP viewer. It is a … Read more