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)
(red if new)
*= 32&64 bit
Publisher Free trial?
User Group, Mailing list, additional options
NZ User Group contact
FTM . (Family Tree Maker)
Win.7 or later, Win.10
Also available on Mac
(Win7 /Vista help)
"Families" is an iPad companion program for Legacy users Brothers Keeper 7.1 all Windows
OS problem solving
Rootsmagic Inc. Yes
Roots Magic U K
U K Forum
see also Family Atlas
Incline Software Ancestral Quest Basics
Basics version available free. Also available for Mac.
Computability (Australia) Pty. Ltd. Yes GenSoft
Hereditree 2008 Win. XP, Vista
Hereditree Pty Ltd. 30 day GenSoft
Based in Melbourne Australia,
Heriditree in undergoing a complete rewrite.
Branches ??? Windows
Sherwood Electronics 30 day
Also Mac & iPad versions
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.
Updated June 2015