Tag Archives: Software

FamilySearch.org’s Cellphone and Tablet App

This is the eighth article in our series Going Digital With Genealogy. In this post I will provide you with information about FamilySearch’s Android app. As I mentioned in the past post “Carry Your Family Tree With You” the FamilySearch app will basically help you carry your tree with you anywhere. By now you should have had created your family…

A More Advanced Genealogy Book Maker

This is the fifth article in our series Going Digital With Genealogy. In this post I will show you another great tool that I use to create reports, specifically eBooks. I wanted to make you aware of it since I know that you may not want to get Family Tree Maker and also to provide you with a more powerful…

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 use Microsoft’s Snipping…

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 / editor…

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…