Software

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 […]

5 Free Genealogy Database Software

Free is always good, specially if your budget does not allow you to buy things that you absolutely don’t need. With being the proud father of a toddler and a baby on diapers, there is not much extra left over. Here are a five programs that won’t cost a penny unless you want the extras […]

Lauro Garza Marroquin – Photo Restoration

You may ask yourself what does restoring photos have to do with genealogy. In my opinion everything  it gives a face to a name and instant imagery to a place. It makes our old photos more presentable and gives them a second chance. Photo restoration if done by a professional can get to be very expensive depending on […]