Genealogy Software

Ancestry's Cell phone and Tablet App’s Cellphone and Tablet App – An Overview

This is the seventh article in our series Going Digital With Genealogy. In this post I will provide you with information about Ancestry’s Android app. As I mentioned in an earlier post “Carry Your Family Tree With You” the Ancestry app will basically carry your tree with you anywhere. With the advent o of modern […]

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Manage Your Family Tree With Software

The first thing that you need to do to go digital with your genealogy research is to find a genealogy program to organize your family tree. Genealogy programs will also let you add any documents or photos that you may find about your ancestors. Not to mention it will also, if you chose the correct […]

Batch Download FamilySearch Documents With FastFilm and Decrease Your Genealogical Research Times

Last month Taco Goulooze shared the link to FastFilm on Google+, if you have not used this utility you are missing out big time. You may be asking yourself, What is FastFilm? It is a small utility that will let you download Batch Images from FamilySearch. You may ask your self, Why do I need this? Simply put, to […]

Photo Cutter 1.0 – A Simple No Fuss Image Cutter

Screen Shot of Program Some times when scanning images the cropping function does not work properly and you end up with a big image that contains several images. Trying to cut them with a traditional image editor can be consuming. This is were this small and free little tool comes into play. Once you load an image and select the destination folder […]

Manage your Genealogy E-books with Calibre E-book Management Software

If you are like me, and I am pretty sure most of you are, your Genealogy E-book collection is growing. Well check out Calibre! It is a free e-book management software that can get the description to your e-books and covers. The way I like to see it, it is my own library on my computer.  What […]

CutePDF- PDF Printer for Genealogy

CutePDF is a pdf printer software that installs as a regular printer. When you find a post, obituary, board, or website that you need printed without wasting paper, just press print and select cutePDF printer and it will automatically print it into pdf format. I have been using it for over a year now. Whenever I find […]

Another Great Tool for your Genealogy Research

An invaluable tool when doing my Genealogy Research is a piece of software called “Search” it is made by Sandman Software. Their websites description is: Searches text files for strings and combination of strings. Has useful or / and / and not search combinations, and can also use regular expressions. New in version 3, is the built-in viewer / […]

Abstracting and Transcribing Genealogical Documents

Abstracting and transcribing Genealogical documents is very important and sometimes crucial. You always want to verify your sources and what better way than finding an original document and either abstracting or transcribing it. Not to mention that things you will find when taking the time to read the documents, are priceless. As you may have already noticed I do a lot of transcribing and the […]