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Are you in the dark about your genealogy program's multimedia options? Our Q&A sheds light on how to bring your family tree files to life with pictures, sound and video.

Your genealogy software does more than just help you organize names, dates and places. Imagine enhancing your computerized pedigree chart with a photo of Great-aunt Mildred and her scanned naturalization document. How about a sound recording of your grandfather telling war stories, or a home movie of your just-married parents dancing the hora? Most programs let you add photos, sound bites and video clips to create an impressive multimedia family history showcase. You don't even have to be a technological wizard to do it — just read our answers to these 10 key questions.

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