RootsMagic 5 includes more than 80 new feature and enhancements to existing ones. New features include:
- Timeline View: Show a persons life in context with events from his or her own life and the lives of family members.
- CountyCheck: Confirm the existence of a county, state, or country on any given date from a multinational database, and correct place-name errors in your family database.
- Research Manager: Keep track of research goals, sources and results for a person, family or place in your tree. On This Day List: View family events along with famous births, deaths and historical events for any given day of the year.
- Media Tagging: Tag your images and other media with people, families, sources or places. (For example, tag an image of a census record with the people, families and places named in the record, as well as the census source citation.)
Learn more about the updates in a free “What’s New in RootsMagic 5?” webinar Tuesday, Nov. 29, at 5 p.m. Mountain Time (7 Eastern, 6 Central, 4 Pacific). If youre interested, click here to sign up ASAP, as attendance is limited. (FYI, RootsMagic usually puts recordings of past webinars on its website for those who missed them.)
The free RootsMagic 5 Essentials contains many core features from the RootsMagic software, and the two products are fully compatible with one another.
RootsMagic 5 works on Windows 7, Vista, XP or 2000. Its available online or by calling 1-800-766-8762.
New users can get the software for $29.95. Users of previous versions of RootsMagic and its predecessor, Family Origins, can upgrade to RootsMagic 5 for $19.95.