Power software, hard choices
6/1/2001
Family Tree Maker and Generations are the two best-selling genealogy programs, but hardly your only choices.

Family Tree Maker and Generations are the two best-selling genealogy programs, but hardly your only choices. Most of the competing programs can do all the tricks described here; some, as noted below, are better at certain functions than others. Here's a rundown of the main genealogy software options:

• Ancestral Quest 3.0