Author Archives for Michael Booth

New! Personal Historian 3 is here!


Today, we are excited to announce the official release of Personal Historian 3- the latest version of our ground-breaking computer software which helps you write the story of your life and of other individuals.  Are you overwhelmed with the idea of writing your life stories? Personal Historian breaks this seemingly monumental task into small, manageable […]

RootsMagic at RootsTech 2018: Draw, Share, and Win with the RootsMagic MagicWall!


RootsTech is almost here and you can read about our exhibit, discounts, classes, and demos.  We also promised to tell you about two different games and giveaways that we’re participating in. The first is the “GBA.Buzz Scavenger Hunt” and the second is our new “RootsMagic MagicWall”. Now, you may or may not be familiar with “mermaid fabric”. […]

RootsMagic at RootsTech 2018: The GBA.Buzz Scavenger Hunt


RootsTech is coming soon, and we’re busy getting ready for it. We’ve already written about several of the ways you’ll be able to interact with us at the conference, and we promised to tell you about two different games and giveaways that we’re participating in. The first is the “GBA.Buzz Scavenger Hunt”. RootsMagic is a member of […]

See you at RootsTech 2018- the Largest Genealogy Event in the World


It’s almost here! The largest genealogy conference in the world: RootsTech! It’s being held Wednesday, February 28 through Saturday, March 3, 2018, at the Salt Palace in Salt Lake City, Utah. We’ve been a part of it since the beginning and this year is no exception. In fact, this year we are again pleased to be an official […]

It’s Here! RootsMagic releases Ancestry Features


Last year, we announced we were working with Ancestry® to integrate Ancestry Hints® and Ancestry’s records and online trees with our software. After months of development and the feedback of thousands of testers, we’re pleased to announce the release of RootsMagic 7.5, a free update to RootsMagic 7 that adds two amazing new features: TreeShare™ for Ancestry […]

Questions about upcoming Ancestry features? We’ve got answers!


There’s a lot of interest in our upcoming update which will add Ancestry integration to RootsMagic. We’re getting many questions through all our support channels about this, and we’ve tried to share as many details as we could. But there are lots of spinning plates in the air, and there are many people from multiple […]

A Sneak Peek from the Underground Labs


I’ve managed to climb out of the RootsMagic underground labs for a quick break and was able to sneak some top-secret documents past the watchful gaze of the RootsMagician. I’m excited to give you an exclusive look at some long-awaited new features coming to RootsMagic 7. (Keep in mind that these features are still under […]

RootsMagic at RootsTech 2017: The RootsMagic Daily Giveaway


RootsMagic is pleased to sponsor RootsTech 2017, the largest genealogy conference in the world. You can read about several of the ways you’ll be able to interact with us at the conference and the GBA Colossal Giveaway where you can win some amazing prizes. Today, we announce a second way to win prizes at RootsTech- the RootsMagic Daily […]

RootsMagic at RootsTech 2017: GBA Colossal Giveaway


RootsTech is coming soon, and we’re busy getting ready for it. We’ve already written about several of the ways you’ll be able to interact with us at the conference, and we promised to tell you about two different games and giveaways that we’re participating in. Today, we’ll tell you about the first. RootsMagic is a […]

RootsMagic at RootsTech 2017: Join us at the largest global genealogy conference


We’re just one short week away from the largest genealogy conference in the world: RootsTech! It’s being held Thursday, February 9 through Saturday, February 11, 2017, at the Salt Palace in Salt Lake City, Utah. We’ve been a part of it since the beginning and this year is no exception. In fact, this year we’re pleased to […]

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