Family Tree Legends 5.0

Family Tree Legends 5.0 has been released. This is a major upgrade with many new features, including creating a CD or DVD with your Family Tree data, that includes a copy of a free version of Family Tree Legends, multiple implementations of fan charts, and included versions of GedStar (PalmOS) and Pocket Genealogist (Pocket PC) for your handheld devices. These versions of GedStar and Pocket Genealogist are both free and fully-working. If you’d like to know more about GedStar or Pocket Genealogist, visit

Full List of Major New Features

    * Share CD’s & DVD’s – Create a CD or DVD of all of your data and distribute it with a FREE version of Family Tree Legends. Family members can just pop in a CD and a special version of FTL will immediately launch and let them view data, make unlimited charts and reports, and print anything they’d like.
    * Fan Charts – Multiple implementations of these charts including Ancestor and Descendant and 1/2, 1/4, and 3/4 versions with many formatting options to choose from.
    * Take your family tree with you in your pocket! – Going to the library? On a research trip? Headed to a family reunion? Sync a GEDCOM file that you create with Family Tree Legends to your handheld device, and your family tree is now just a few taps away. The all new Family Tree Legends version 5.0 now includes free, fully-working versions of both GedStar for Palm handheld devices, and Pocket Genealogist for the Pocket PC devices. Both GedStar and Pocket Genealogist allow you to view your family history directly from your handheld device.
    These custom built versions with no “nag” screens are coming July 30th, 2005, and are available with all new Upgrade orders, and new Deluxe & Premium edition orders of Family Tree Legends version 5.0.
    * Named Custom Reports – You can add as many custom reports to the actual Reports menu as you’d like. There’s never been more control over what reports matter most to you.
    * Full Record ID Support – Now you can choose to see Record ID’s throughout the program. This is the greatest way to tell the difference between those two John Smiths.
    * Improved Scrapbook Printing – More options, easier to use, and better than ever!
    * CD & DVD File Backup – Burn a backup copy of your Family Tree Legends file to CD or DVD.
    * Correspondence Tracker – Track all your correspondence with other researchers in one convenient manager. Manage all of your contacts as well with easy links to emailing and more.
    * Other features and fixes.

Family Tree Legends 5.0 retails for $29.95

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