Awarded “Editor’s Choice” by Heritage Quest Magazine. RootsMagic is an easy to use family tree program with extensive family history reports, multiple navigation views, photos, publishing, and website creation features. RootsMagic supports unlimited people, families, events, notes, and photos. Users can print complete books (where the program writes the sentences for each event), spectacular charts, forms, lists, and even create custom reports. RootsMagic program also provides multiple database support (with drag and drop), SourceWizard, todo lists, powerful merge features, and more. Full GEDCOM support allows users to easily share their data with others, or to easily import their data from other programs. Import directly from Family Tree Maker (v16 and earlier), PAF, Legacy, or Family Origins. Create shareable CDs of your data and photos to send to your family and friends.
You will find RootsMagic is one of the easiest programs to use and it has some great features that will suit beginners very well such as clearly displaying your ancestors in a different color to the rest of the entries so that you may instantly recognize the important or key people in your tree.
A Few of the features
- Easy to learn and use
- Create Shareable CDs
- Excellent book publishing
- Good charting capabilities
- Work with photos and other multimedia
- Create website pages
- To-do list
- Links to external photographs
The Roots Magic program has a facility to import a file directly from Family Tree Maker (2006 or earlier) including any photographs that are in the file. This makes it easy for existing users of Family Tree Maker to move over to this alternative family tree software without having to re-link all the photographs. The program is also an excellent starting point for serious genealogists who are ready to transfer their online data onto a PC and start recording more information against their relatives and producing professional diagrams.
This World addition of the program will search any of the following databases automatically for further information about your ancestors:
- Family Search