RootsMagic 4

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Platform: Windows 2000, XP, Vista, 7
First Released: 2006
Last Updated/Current: 21 Oct 2010 – RootsMagic
MSRP: $29.99 US for standard edition (there are different international editions)

Supports GEDCOM: Yes
Supports Mapping: Yes
Supports Website/HTML Generation: Yes

Purchase: US
RootsMagic 4 (US)

Purchase: United Kingdom
RootsMagic 4 UK Deluxe (UK)
The Deluxe Version includes the Standard features plus:

  • The National Gazetteer 1868
  • Video Tutorial
  • Online subscription to
  • Printed “Quick Start” manual

RootsMagic 4 UK Standard (UK)
The Standard version includes:

  • £1,620-worth of vouchers off the British Data Archive Census CD Sets
  • Bartholomew’s 1898 Royal Atlas of England and Wales

Related Books:
Getting the Most out of RootsMagic 4 ( (US))

* Can be run for a USB flash drive (aka RootsMagic-to-Go)
* Can be used to create a “Shareable” CDs for family members, complete with a read-only version of RootsMagic.

Current version: 21 October 2010 – RootsMagic
First released: 2006
Note: It appears updates are released earlier in the UK.