French Twist
Parentele family tree software brings its flexible multimedia features to US genealogists.

Now you can record, store and share your family history like cousin Jacques does. Alsyd Multimedia recently introduced an English-language version of its Parentele genealogy software — and that translates into a new option for US software shoppers. One of the most popular packages in France, this Windows program features a wide variety of printed reports, flexibility in publishing your family history online and an innovative way to share your family history. Here's how Parentele 3.1 performs:

• Reports — Parentele prints more than 80 reports, including pedigree, ancestor and fan charts, and descendant and book-form reports. Many of these charts can include pictures and customizable background colors, borders and fonts.