Software

Your Genealogical Family Tree on the Palm of Your Hand

I am pretty sure that by now you already know that Ancestry let’s you put your family tree online for free. Just make sure to change the privacy settings if you do not want to share your tree with everyone. I have mine set to private and have my online family tree linked to Family […]

How to Manage Your Growing Genealogy E-Book and Magazine Collection

As technology changes and everyone goes digital we are finding our selves with an ever increasing number of genealogy e-books and or digital magazines. Sometimes it can get hard to find just what you want or need when you need it. The following software was made with this in mind and it is made by […]

Get a Hard Drive in the Cloud: Online Storage for your Genealogy Research

What if the files you need are on your laptop, but you’re on the road with your iPhone or Android device? With the following service, you store files online and then access them anywhere, anytime, on any device. Having a back up plan for your Genealogy research and files should be one of your main […]

Snipping Tool From Microsoft

While doing research we might come across an image that we might need a copy of but when you right click on it it is not allowed. I know that you can just print screen it and paste it to your favorite image editor but it is very time consuming. The alternative to this method is to […]

Ancestry App for Android – How I am Using It

By now I am pretty sure that almost if not all of you have heard about the Ancestry App for android is out. If I am not mistaken it was released on December 21st. I had previously played with it on a friends Ipad but had heard that it was limited to only 10,000 names, if true […]

Microsoft’s SyncToy – Keeping Your Genealogy Data Backedup

On an earlier post I wrote about using DropBox to keep your Genealogy data safe, but for those of us that may be looking for another approach here is SyncToy from Microsoft. I found SyncToy a few years ago and I have been using it since then. As some of you all know the method […]

Family Tree Builder – One of My Favorite Genealogy Software Programs

I have been using Family Tree Builder since I can remember, for sure since before 2005. As time goes on it has evolved into a more robust solution to manage your family tree. If you are looking for a good program to manage your family’s information and don’t have much money, you are in luck. […]

Free Software to Help You Transcribe Your Genealogy Records

Transcribing records for your Genealogy research is  a must and I know that at one point you will have to do it, and that is why I am writing this post. I want to let you know about the program that I personally use. I had already briefly mentioned this piece of software on an […]

Podcast Manager for Your Genealogy Podcasts

What It Is Let me tell you a bout a tool that I like and use a lot. It is Gpodder a  free podcast aggregator that can download both audio and video podcasts. It can also play them and keep track of them. The description on their we site is: gPodder — simple, usable podcast consumptionDownload free audio and video […]

HTTrack Website Copier and How it Might Help You in Your Genealogy Research

This is one of those programs that I have been using since as far back as I can remember. This program will let you copy an entire website for browsing offline later on. Please read the following description from their website and then read my suggestion on how to use this program in your Genealogy […]