Reviews and Tips

Cyndi’s List articles, comparisons & reviews of genealogy software
Genealogy Sotware – Mac descriptions, reviews, free trial versions, comparisons, and tips from Mac users
Genealogy Tools tips on using your computer for genealogy research
GenSoftReviews reviews of genealogy software, direct feedback from users


Heredis French genealogy program now with an English version, excellent charts
iFamily excellent program with only general citation support
MacFamilyTree program with a very different interface, great charts but limited documentation and support
Reunion considered by many to be the best genealogy program for the Mac


Ancestral Quest good program for PAF users looking for additional features
Family Tree Maker includes a variety of trees and reports, easy to use
Legacy Family Tree comprehensive and easy to use program, standard version free
Personal Ancestral File (PAF) free program from the LDS, very easy to use – DISCONTINUED
RootsMagic easy to use, full featured program
The Master Genealogist used by many genealogy professionals, rich feature set but somewhat difficult to use – DISCONTINUED


GenSmarts provides research recommendations and online links to expand your family tree