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 …

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 …

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 …

Family Tree Maker 2011 Service Pack 1

Earlier today, Ancestry.com 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 * …

RootsMagic 4.0.9.7

RootsMagic 4.0.9.7 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 (RootsMagic.com/updates). It should automatically download/prompt …