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Evidentia pre-review

I just learned of the program Evidentia, which is designed to guide you through the Genealogical Proof Standard (GPS) process.  I just downloaded a copy to review, and though I’d give my thoughts on what such a program should do … Continue reading

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Storing your pictures in folders? Consider switching to Picasa or iPhoto.

One of the fun parts of genealogy is collecting photos of your family ancestors, and with computers we have a lot of options beyond putting them into photo album books.  For many people this means storing their digital photos in … Continue reading

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RootsMagic 6 Review

RootsMagic 6 was recently released.  It’s not a major overhaul but it adds a variety of new features. Installation on a Mac I run RootsMagic on my Mac inside CrossOver, a program that lets you run Windows programs without installing … Continue reading

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RootsMagic 5 is now supported on Crossover

I’ve been using RootsMagic 5 on the Mac for a while now, running it in CrossoverOffice.  It has been OK but it had some quirks with the front window falling behind the windows below it.  I also found I couldn’t … Continue reading

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More on AncestorSync #ngs2012

Yesterday I mentioned AncestorSync, a way to for different people to synchronize the databases from their genealogy software.  I learned some more about it after writing.  In the initial implementation AncestorSync only works through Geni.  I talked to the nice … Continue reading

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