Category Archives for "Software"
I received the following press release from rootstrust. rootstrust is a new cross platform (Windows, Mac and Linux) genealogy program that has been under development and soon to be officially released. I’ve been trying the Linux version out this past year and it has some great features! ————————————————————————————————————————– rootstrust 1.0 to be launched February 2016 Atavus, Inc. […]Continue reading
Earlier this year Google changed the way Bloggers login authorization worked. Unfortunately this caused a lot of problems for bloggers who used offline blog editors! Now Google did give advance notice that these changes were coming, however many of these popular offline editors are not being actively supported anymore. One of the most popular programs […]Continue reading
Yesterday I received an email notice from Ancestry that as of December 31st, 2015 they would no longer be selling Family Tree Maker. Support for the program will continue until January 1st 2017. You can read the full details on Ancestry’s blog. From what they say during this time features like tree sync will […]Continue reading
In my last post I shared some of my goals I would like to work on in the next 13 weeks of the Genealogy Do Over. Before I could get down to making research plans I wanted to upgrade my laptops operating system and programs. As I’ve mentioned before I use Linux my primary operating […]Continue reading
Many people and companies still use Windows XP, despite it’s age. In many ways I can understand this. After all Windows XP is a pretty light weight system when compared to newer versions of Windows. It wasn’t that long ago that many netbooks were still being shipped with XP because Windows 7 was just to […]Continue reading
I was really excited when I received an email a few days ago announcing that Legacy 8 was now available. While Legacy isn’t my main genealogy program I do like it. I was especially looking forward to trying out their new shared facts/events feature. Shared facts is an option that I use often in RootsMagic. […]Continue reading
RootsMagic is my main genealogy program. One feature it has that I just love is the ability to share facts between individuals. Any fact can be shared, when entering a baptism you can share it to the god parents/sponsors. You can share it to the minister. When sharing a census you can share it to […]Continue reading