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RootsMagic 6


 
Our Price: AU$45.00 Inc GST
Media: SOFTWARE - 1 CD
Year: 2012

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Description
 
RootsMagic is one of the world's leading genealogy software program. It makes researching, organising, and sharing your family history easy! Whether you're a beginner or an experienced professional, RootsMagic is the perfect tool for you!

One of the easiest-to-use family tree software available, RootsMagic is also one of the most powerful. See why professional genealogists and beginners alike say RootsMagic is one of the best genealogy software in the world. It allows you to make CDs to share with your family, run the software and data directly from a flash drive, includes integrated WebSearch, and has many new features in RootsMagic 6. All up it is a easy-to-use, well-supported, great-functionality program.

Here's some of the standard features that RootsMagic incorporates:
  - Edit Screen
- add an unlimited number of facts for every person (i.e. birth, death, marriage, occupation, religion, description, etc. or create your own)
 - Sources -
Simply add the source once, then when you add a fact to a person and want to document where that information came from, you simply point to the source in the source list. And best of all, the RootsMagic SourceWizard will help you write properly formatted sources regardless of your expertise.
 - Printing Reports
- RootsMagic offers a large selection of printouts, all available from a single report dialoge. Pedigree charts, family group sheets, wall charts, 7 styles of narrative reports (where RootsMagic writes the sentences for you), numerous lists, mailing labels, calendars, relationship charts, individual summaries, and photo trees.  And if that isn't enough, RootsMagic even provides a custom report generator, so you can create your own specialized lists. 
 - Publish Your Family History
- The RootsMagic Publisher lets you combine multiple reports, charts, photos and narrative reports into a single document, and will automatically create a table of contents and full index for the book.  You can even add cover and title pages, copyright page, dedication, and more. Send your book directly to your printer, or save it to a PDF file or export to your word processor, to burn on a CD or email to family members.
 - Create Spectacular Wall Charts
- you can create beautiful full colour ancestor, descendant, and hourglass wall charts.  You have full control over the positioning, size, colours, fonts, and other aspects of every object in the chart. 
 - Make Shareable CDs
- you've worked hard to collect and organize your family history, now you'd like to share it. Your Shareable CD will feature a custom home page with your own title, photo, description, and contact information, and will include a read-only version of RootsMagic to show off your data and multimedia items.
 - Map Your Family
- Simply select a family member from the list and RootsMagic will display the map (anywhere in the world), with pins where that person's events (birth, marriage, death, burial, etc) occurred.
 - Merging Duplicate Records
- RootsMagic automatically looks for duplicate individuals and displays them in a list with the most likely matches listed first.  Simply click a button to merge the duplicate pair, or mark them as "not a match" so that they won't show up in any future merge sessions.
 - Website Generator
- RootsMagic can generate professional looking web sites automatically from your data, in narrative format, pedigree chart format, family group sheet format, or a combination pedigree / family group sheet format.
 - Compatibility
- Import directly from Family Tree Maker (version 16 and earlier), PAF (versions 2.x and later), Family Origins (versions 4 and later), Legacy (versions 2 and later). Full GEDCOM 5.5 support so you can exchange data with other programs.
 - Backup
- Integrated backup and restore help safeguard your data, and now RootsMagic lets you backup directly to CD.
 - RootsMagic-To-Go
- This feature lets you run RootsMagic (program AND data) directly off your flash drive. Thatís right ... not only can you have your data on a flash drive, but you can run the full RootsMagic program and your data directly from the flash drive.

Version 5 and 6 have continued to built on that foundation, with a bunch of improvements and new features in this new version.

These are the highlights of some of the great new features in RootsMagic 6:

Publish Online
 - Publish your family information to My.RootsMagic.com
 - Dynamic sites with pedigree, family and individual views for each person
 - Can include notes, sources, and media for each person
Enhanced Timeline View
 - Shows a full timeline of the current person's events and those of their parents, siblings, spouses, and children
 - Shows a graphical timeline of the person's events
 - Edit events, names, directly from the timeline view (without having to open the edit screen)
CountyCheck Explorer
 - Lets you look up counties and states (US, Canada, UK, Australia) to view information about them
 - Access the FamilySearch Wiki page for counties and states
 - Access an interactive state map showing historical county boundaries
WebTags
 - Attach links to websites to any person, source, citation, place, or research log item
 - Instantly jump to a web page tagged to a record
 - Print a list of WebTags you have added to your database
Find Everywhere
 - Find every record containing text you enter
 - Find people, families, events, notes, sources, places, to-do items, research logs, media items, and more
 - Edit any found record directly from the results screen
Enhanced searching and selecting
 - Search for people by the number of spouses, children, parents, or siblings that they have
 - Select people based on genetic lines (Y-STR and Mitochondrial)
Enhanced WebSearch
 - Create a WebTag directly from your search results
 - Optionally use an external browser for search results
Enhanced Place List
 - View place detail information directly from the place list
 - Edit place detail notes, media, etc. directly from the place list


You'll also enjoy these new features added in RootsMagic 5:
Research Manager
 - Create unlimited research logs to document your work and aid your research
 - Quickly search for any text in any research log
CountyCheck
 - Automatically checks every county you enter (US, Canada, UK, Australia) to verify that it actually existed at the time of the event
 - Report gives you a list of all events in counties which didn't exist at the time
 - Lets you access maps and county histories for the US, Canada, UK, and Australia
Database Tools
 - Test the integrity of the database file
 - Re-index the database
 - Compress deleted records from the database
"On This Day" List
 - Includes all family events on a date, as well as famous births and deaths and historical events for the day
"Who Was There" List
 - Shows who in your file was possibly in a given location on a given date
Enhanced People View
 - Filter to show any group of people
Enhanced Multimedia
 - Allows easy tagging of images with the people, families, events, places, or sources
 - Enter comments on any media tag
Enhanced To-Do list
 - See type, status, priority and description in a single list
 - Sort by type, status, priority, or task description
 - Filter by type, status, or priority
Enhanced Edit Screen
 - Hover tips for notes and sources for every fact
 - Easily view all to-do items for a person and their families
 - Easily view all media items for a person, their events, and families
Enhanced Source Entry
 - New tabbed source edit screen streamlines source entry
Enhanced Descendant List Report
 - Direct descendant list shows the direct line from an ancestor to a descendant
 - Henry, D'Aboville, and outline numbering
 - Wordwrap option conserves space
Enhanced Place List Report
 - Print all events which occurred within a certain distance of any place
Mapping
 - Include markers for events of family members of the selected person
Enhanced Place List
 - Displays the primary image for the highlighted place
 - Displays the place details for the highlighted place
Fonts and Screens
 - Select the font / size for the lists on the edit person, Explorer, and select person screens
Much, much more!

If you're new to the program, why not try it out first, as publishers do offer a RootsMagic Essentials as a FREE TRIAL VERSION which you can download from their website.

USEFUL LINKS
To read more about RootsMagic, visit the publisher's website
To download the FREE trial version of RootsMagic click here
For Support for those that have RootsMagic click here
To go to the RootsMagic blog click here
To go to the RootsMagic Forums click here

System Requirements
  • Windows XP, Vista, Win 7, Win 8
  • 64MB RAM
  • 160MB hard drive space
  • CD-ROM drive

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