French Genealogy Software and Tools – Blog

April 2, 2006

On, there is an entry for, and from a Google French-English tranlsation tool, it appears to be a French genealogy software blog. Those of who are French-speaking may want to add that to your bookmarks.

Edit: The site was recently changed to

Wholly Genes Newsletter, 24 March 2006, Issue 2006-4

March 25, 2006

The Wholly Genes Newsletter, 24 March 2006, Issue 2006-4 has been emailed out, and should be online shortly. Wholly Genes publish and distributeThe Master Genealogist (TMG), a Windows-based genealogy application, in addition to other genealogy-related items.

In this issue:
– TMG v6.08.000 is now available!
– Event calendar
– 2nd Annual Genealogy Conference and Cruise Information
– UPDATED: Second Site v1.9 (Build 7)
– Member map
– TMG Companion Products
– Wholly Genes online chat dates/information.

Family Tree Legends’ Parent Company Up For Sale

March 20, 2006

Pearl Street Software, makers of Family Tree Legends among other things, is now up for sale, according to Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter. Family Tree Legends is a Windows genealogy application, and fairly popular. The founders/developers still consider a viable genealogy application (and it’s not just family Tree Legends, if you read the article linked at Eastman’s above, there are several other areas involved in the sale), however they want to pursue a different opportunity.

If you have ever wanted to sell/publish genealogy software and didn’t want to develop from the ground up, here is your chances.

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