RootsMagic Essentials

Description

RootsMagic is the award-winning genealogy program which makes researching, organizing, and sharing your family history easy! Whether you're a beginner or an experienced professional, RootsMagic is the perfect tool for you! RootsMagic Essentials is a free, easy-to-use genealogy software that contains many core features from the full RootsMagic software.The free version includes extensive reports, multimedia. Supports unlimited people, families, events, notes, and photos. Print books, charts, forms, and lists. Also provides multiple database support, SourceWizard, strong merge features, full GEDCOM support and more. Also includes full integration with New FamilySearch for those with access to that site.RootsMagic Chart is a dynamic charting engine, meaning that when RootsMagic creates a chart, the chart will be opened up so that you can customize it, print it, or save it to disk to work on later.You have full control over the positioning, size, colors, fonts, and other aspects of every object in the chart. With simple mouse control you can resize an individual's box, or drag it to another location on the canvas without breaking the family links. You can change colors of individual boxes, or change the font or color of the text in the boxes.You can even customize your chart by adding additional text, pictures, or shapes to the chart. You can even add your own background image or color.The canvas is the actual drawing area for your chart. When RootsMagic creates a chart it will use the background image or color you chose when generating the chart, and will automatically size the canvas to fit the chart. If you want to change the size or background in RootsMagic Chart, you can do that as well.Manipulating Objects, the capability to manipulate any individual item or object on the canvas gives you the flexibility to totally customize any RootsMagic chart. These objects can be person boxes, pictures or text that you may have added, or other shapes like rectangles and circles.The property dialog lets you change the properties of the selected object. The dialog contains "tabs" at the top to let you select which property you want to change. The available options depend on the type of object, but can include:RootsMagic Essentials Features:
General Features
1. Runs under Windows 7, Vista, XP, and 2000
2. Single-file database format
3. Support for international character sets through Unicode integration
4. Integrated backup and restore help safeguard your dataNavigation Views
1. Easily switch between navigation views using tabs
2. Pedigree View (5 or 6 generations)
3. Family ViewEasy to Learn and Use
1. Easy file management
2. Family members are automatically linked as you add them
3. Automatically checks for duplicates as you add people
4. Click in an empty parent or child slot on screen to add parents or children
5. Just double click on a person's name to edit that person
6. All information for a person is shown on a single streamlined 'Edit person' window
7. Sidebar on main screen makes navigation easy
8. Resize edit and search dialogs to see as much information as you want
9. Easy to use Explorer-like help systemOrganize Your Information
1. Open multiple databases on screen at the same time
2. Open multiple copies (and views) of the same database
3. Alternate names in lists makes it easy to find a person by their other names
4. Display relationships to root person on status barEditing
1. Add unlimited people, facts/events, notes, sources, and more
2. 60 predefined fact types (birth, marriage, death, occupation, religion, etc)
3. Easily track multiple relationships, such as adoptions, foster parents, etc
4. See a person's age at every event on their edit page
5. Enter place history, latitude and longitude for each placeSearch Features
1. RootsMagic Explorer lets you easily find and edit anyone in your family tree
2. Search by name, record number, dates, places, notes, and many other types of dataPrinting Features
1. Print to any printer connected to your computer
2. Customize headers, footers, margins, fonts for any printoutReport Types
1. Pedigree Charts (standard and cascading)
2. Family Group Sheets
3. Box chart reports (both ancestor and descendant)
4. Narrative reports (modified register and ancestor)
5. Individual summary prints everything you know about a person
6. Scrapbook of pictures for people, families, sources, and places
7. Blank reports (pedigree chart, group sheet, research log, etc)
8. Ahnentafel - A list of ancestors
9. Birthday List - A list of birthdays and anniversaries in the database
10. Descendant List - An indented list of the descendants for a person
11. Duplicate List - A list of potential duplicate individuals in the database
12. Individual List - A list of the people in the database
13. LDS Ordinance List - A list of LDS ordinances in the database
14. Marriage List - A list of the couples in the database
15. Place List - A list of the places in the database
16. Repository List - A list of the repositories in the database
17. Source List - A list of the sources in the database (sorted and grouped)Multimedia
1. Attach photographs, sound clips, and video clips to any person, family, place, source, or event
2. Include photos in your books, group sheets, and other printoutsSources - Documenting Your Information
1. Add source documentation to any person, fact, or family
2. SourceWizard automatically writes proper sources for you
3. Almost 400 SourceWizard templates based on Evidence Explained, Evidence!, and Cite Your Sources
4. Hints in the Source fields guide you in entering your sources
5. Assign industry-standard quality terminology (for sources, information and evidence) to your master sources
6. Easy to use source list tracks all your documentation (certificates, census, books, etc)
7. Enter each source only once, then reuse it elsewhere
8. Add a global source to each person when importing a GEDCOM file.
9. Record repositories where the sources are foundNotes - Telling the Story
1. Add notes and stories/notes to any fact, person, couple (family), or shared role, place, place details
2. Notes print in books, group sheets, and other reports
3. Print your documentation (notes and sources) in your reports, summaries, and formsInternet Features
1. New FamilySearch certified synchronization
2. Automatically check for updates to your software
3. Family Reunion PlannerTools
1. Date calculator
2. Pop up calendar when entering dates
3. Soundex calculator (including alternate methods)
4. Bookmark any individuals in your database
5. History list lets you backtrack through last 200 people visited
6. Back button moves back to previously visited people
7. Potential problem listMerge Features
1. Powerful merge abilities
2. Prioritized merge list
3. Color-coded record comparisons makes it easy to spot differencesCompatibility
1. Direct Family Tree Maker import (version 16 and earlier)
2. Direct PAF import (versions 2.x and later)
3. Direct Family Origins import (versions 4 and later)
4. Direct Legacy import (versions 2 and later)
5. Full GEDCOM 5.5 support so you can exchange data with other programs
6. New FamilySearch import
7. Full LDS support. LDS support can be turned on or off.New FamilySearch Support
1. Access Certified
2. Update Certified
3. Sync Certified
4. Print Certified
5. Ordinance Reservation Certified
6. Ordinance Request (FOR) Certified
7. Helper Certified

Genealogy - Software - Geneology - Roots Magic - Family Tree - Family History - Ancestry - Family Origins - Parsons - Lds - Mormon - Ancestors - Pedigree - Paf - Legacy - Ancestral - Quest - Maker - Temple Ready - Templeready - Descendants - New Familysearch - Nfs

Published By:rootsmagic.com

License Type:Freeware

Date Added:01 October, 2012

Version:5.0.3.1

Price:Free

Downloads:53

Size:24.8 MB

Platform: Macintosh

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