New Internet-based programs offer a glimpse into the future of genealogy software.
Wouldn't it be convenient if you could access your family tree on any Web-connected computer? With Internet-based family tree software, you can. Ideally, online programs would offer all the benefits of desktop versions — the ability to organize and record your data, add pictures and print reports — plus let you collaborate with others on your family tree and automatically search the Web for ancestral information. Though none of these apps is quite ready to replace your desktop program, our roundup reveals what you can look forward to.