Dunedin Family History Group

Otago and Southland related research

Legacy Family Tree


Family historians looking for software to simplify, organize and publish their genealogy research — and do it all well — will find Legacy Family Tree 6.0 to be one of the best. The user-friendly navigation and myriad features have been enhanced in this latest version with a nifty new Research Guidance feature which helps you identify new resources to check and keep track of your research progress. Multiple navigation views and excellent multimedia support round out this full-featured program.




•Standard version is FREE – but doesn’t include many of the best features
•Powerful merge options & split-screen views
•Frequent updates & added new features

•Requires add-on program for fancy charts
•Can’t customize source citation templates
•No direct import from other programs – GEDCOM import/export only
•Easy-to-use, intuitive user interface.
•Import directly from PAF and Ancestral Quest files, as well as GEDCOM.
•Advanced source documentation options. Source Clipboard lets you assign sources with just one click.
•A large variety of report options, including all of the expected standard charts.
•Flexible merge capabilities make it easy to add other files without impacting database integrity.
•IntelliShare allows groups to coordinate their work and stay caught up on each other’s changes.
•Record relationship between parent and child, as well as challenged and disproved relationships.
•Pictures, sounds, and video can be linked to events, master sources, and citation details.
•Easy Web page creation capabilities make it easy for beginners to put their family tree on the Web.
•If you need fancy wall charts then Legacy works hand-in-hand with add-on, Legacy Charting Companion.
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