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GCG heading
Genealogy Programs and associated download sites, mailing lists, and N.Z. User groups.
These are for MS Windows:     (click here for Macintosh OSX programs)
(Ranked according to popularity with GCG members)

Program name

Current
 Version

(red if new)

OS required
*= 32&64 bit
PublisherFree trial?
Reviews

User Group, Mailing list, additional options

NZ User Group contact

FTM . (Family Tree Maker) 

2014.1
Win.7 or later, Win.10
Mackiev.com
Gensoft

TopTen

Discussion List

Also available on Mac


Legacy standard

Deluxe/Platinum


9.0

9

all Windows
Millennia

(Win7 /Vista help)
Yes

GenSoft

TopTen

http://www.legacyfamilytree.com/LegacyLists.asp

http://lists.rootsweb.com/index/other/Software/LEGACY.html

"Families" is an iPad companion program for Legacy users

Jan Gow

Brothers Keeper7.1all Windows
Brothers Keeper
GenSoft

About.com
mailto: BK-L@Rootsweb.com
OS problem solving

RootsMagic 

Essentials (Free)

7

Win.XP
Win7,8,10
Vista
Rootsmagic Inc.Yes

Free
GenSoft
Roots Magic U K
U K Forum
see also Family Atlas

Ancestral Quest, 

14 XP
Win7
Vista
Incline SoftwareAncestral Quest Basics
GenSoft


FAQs

Basics version available free.  Also available for Mac.


Relatively Yours 

3.4.4085 XP
Vista
Computability (Australia)  Pty. Ltd.YesGenSoft


Discussion Group on Yahoo


Hereditree2008 Win. XP, Vista
Hereditree Pty Ltd.30 day
GenSoft

Based in Melbourne Australia,
Heriditree in undergoing a complete rewrite.

Branches???Windows
Sherwood Electronics30 day
Also Mac &  iPad versions

Gramps
4.2.3
multi
Don Allingham
Free

A GNOME genealogy program for Linux and FreeBSD and Mac OS X and Windows.    Gramps blog

See also Cyndi's list of software

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Note2: The GCG does not endorse or recommend any particular program.

made on a MacUpdated June 2015  webmanager