RootsMagic Essentials is a free, easy to use genealogy program that contains many core features from the award-winning RootsMagic software. The free version includes extensive reports, and supports unlimited people, families, events, notes, and media. Print books, charts, forms, and lists. Also provides multiple database support, Unicode, SourceWizard, powerful merge features, full GEDCOM support and complete integration with FamilySearch.
Easy to Learn and Use
RootsMagic Essentials' friendly screens and menus allow even the most inexperienced computer novice to get up-and running quickly. Navigation is a breeze with both pedigree and family views, and RootsMagic Essentials lets you view and edit every piece of information about a person from a single, easy-to-use screen.
Enter an unlimited number of facts, notes, sources, and multimedia items to each person and family.
RootsMagic Essentials makes it easy to track multiple relationships such as adoptions, foster parents, and more.
Find People Quickly
Easily find and edit anyone in your file. The RootsMagic Explorer lets you type a person's name to quickly jump to the person, or find people with an easy-to-use criteria search screen.
Add photographs, sound bites, and video clips to bring your family history to life. Then have RootsMagic Essentials include your photographs in your printed reports.
RootsMagic Essentials makes it easy to publish and share your family history. Create and print dozens of reports, charts, and lists.
Professional Looking Sources
Our unique SourceWizard writes and manages sources and citations for you. Built-in templates based on Evidence Explained make citing your sources as easy as "filling in the blanks".
RootsMagic Essentials includes tools which make it a snap to clean up your data. Potential problem lists, sophisticated merge techniques, date and soundex calculators are just the start.
Don't limit yourself to a genealogy program that can't handle international character sets. RootsMagic Essentials' Unicode support means you aren't limited in the characters you can enter.
Import directly from Family Tree Maker, PAF, Legacy, The Master Genealogist, and Family Origins. Plus RootsMagic Essentials has full GEDCOM 5.5 support for both import and export.
RootsMagic Essentials bridges the gap between your personal family history data and the FamilySearch Family Tree internet site. RootsMagic is also the first software certified to reserve and request LDS temple ordinances. You can find, reserve, and track needed ordinances from the comfort of your own home.
This software is not reviewed yet.