Genealogy Software

  • Genealogy programs normally store files as a GEDCOM - this stands for Genealogical Data Communication, it is a plain text file containing genealogical information and is used for exchanging genealogical data between different genealogy software.

  • NEHS has a comprehensive chart comparing different genealogy software. It is a great place to start if you are unfamiliar with the programs.

  • Family Tree Builder - Available through My Heritage
  • Legacy Family Tree
    • Free demo/trial available here.
  • Roots Magic