RootsMagic 3

This Page Last Updated: 12 March 2007

RootsMagic – Genealogy Application
Developer: RootsMagic, Inc. – This is the sequel to Family Origins. These developers are also behind Family Reunion Organizer

Cost/Availability: $29.95, in active development.

Current Version: v3.0.3, Oct 6, 2005 – For full information, please read the story at Genealogy Software News – there were several updates to the toolbar, Shared CD functions, backup functions, and import/export functions.
Previous Update: Version 3.0, Sep 7, 2005 –

Trial/Demo: Download demo here

    The demo is limited to 50 people, but does allow you to import GEDCOM files with more names than that (so you can try it with your own data if you are using another program).

    The following features are disabled in the demo: spell checking, website creation, GEDCOM export, backup, drag and drop, printing to RTF or PDF files, and TempleReady features. Printing wallcharts is also disabled (you can generate, view, and manipulate them, but not print them)

RootsMagic 3 has direct integration with GenSmarts

RootsMagic User Groups

Reviews: – Kimberly Powell, version 2.0

Note: RootsMagic 3 has been announced for a September 8, 2005 release (to coincide with the Federation of Genealogical Societies 2005 conference). Announcement at Genealogy Software

September 7, 2005, RootsMagic 3 has been released. You can read the story at