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Best free family tree software?

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linda25g

linda25g Report 3 Mar 2013 09:46

I'd like to download a free family tree programme, partly to see how useful it would be and also for my parents to have a copy of what I'm doing, at he moment it would need to be a free version and I'm getting confused as to which would be the best

Legacy seems to have good reviews but would the free version be good enough?
Others I've seen are, Gramps and myheritage

any advice would be appreciated

Linda :)

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+++DetEcTive+++ Report 3 Mar 2013 10:43

An ex-member was very happy with Legacy. It would be interesting to see what other users of free software think.

Have you read through this link?

http://www.techsupportalert.com/best-free-genealogy-family-tree-software.htm

Reggie

Reggie Report 3 Mar 2013 23:17

PAF

https://familysearch.org/products

BUT.............

As you only want a free program .......download them all and have a look at what they offer.

If you don't like what you see, you can easily uninstall

linda25g

linda25g Report 4 Mar 2013 15:47

thank you for the replies
I had looked at FTM but that seems to have a lot of problems and all I need is a way of keeping my onfo safe

Linda :)

Reggie

Reggie Report 4 Mar 2013 16:11

I thought FTM had to be paid for?

Fredk

Fredk Report 4 Mar 2013 16:13

PAF
Its Free
https://familysearch.org/products

grannyfranny

grannyfranny Report 4 Mar 2013 17:36

I use Family Tree Builder, the free version. It suits me fine, and you can do nice printouts from it too.

InspectorGreenPen

InspectorGreenPen Report 5 Mar 2013 06:13

Have a look on here.

http://www.techsupportalert.com/best-free-genealogy-family-tree-software.htm