Wednesday, February 10, 2010

Buying family history software

Here is a list of genealogy software that is available online. It's not a complete list as there are other softwares, less popular, that are used by genealogists too. Additionally, I've tried to include prices for people living in the UK, make sure you check out the links provided as older versions of the software can be bought for cheaper prices as well as deals being offered by the companies themselves.

Family Tree Maker 2010 Deluxe Edition: £39.99 plus delivery: £4.95 UK Standard and £4.95 UK Express £5.95

  • 3-month™ Essentials Membership* (worth over £32)
  • Family Tree Maker program CD-ROM
  • Family Tree Maker Getting Started Guide
  • Family Tree Maker Training Tutorial
  • 20% discount on Ancestry™ DNA Testing+
  • 25% off Mycanvas™ Printed Books & Posters+
  • Save up to £44 off Arrowfile Genealogy Albums & Acid Free Archival Pages+
  • 3 FREE ISSUES of your Family Tree Magazine when you subscribe for 1 year+

Rootsmagic 4 UK Edition
Basic £24.95 plus P+P: £2.50
Standard £24.95 P+P: £2.50
Platinum £49.95 P+P: £2.50

Family Tree Builder 4.0
Standard version: Free to download
Premium version: £54 which includes
  • Publishing of up to 2,500 names to your own family site (on your computer your family tree is unlimited)
  • Subscription of one year to a Premium family site
  • All-in-one charts
  • Smart Matches merging
  • Publishing of videos and documents online
  • Smart Research
  • Unlimited maps

Family Historian 4
Buy the software from various suppliers, check link.

Legacy v 7
Standard Edition : Free to download
Deluxe : $39.95 plus shipping $14.00 (other deals on offer too)

If there are other websites or stores that offer a better price then do get in touch and tell me about it! I'll be sure to make updates on the blog.

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