Author Archives for Bruce Buzbee

RootsMagic 4 Update Released (4.0.9.6)


We have just released an update to RootsMagic 4 (version 4.0.9.6). This update adds a few requested features, and fixes a number of pesky bugs.  If you have the RootsMagic News screen come up when you start RootsMagic, it may have already notified you of this update.  If not, you can do “Help > Check for […]

New Year’s Resolutions for 2010


Welcome to 2010!  Now that 2009 is in the past, and in the spirit of the new year, we’d like to present our resolutions for 2010.  While losing 20 pounds would be great for us personally, as a company our goals are a little different. RootsMagic Updates When we spent over three years in rewriting […]

Year in Review


Well, 2009 has been a busy year for us.  It’s gone by very quickly and we thought it would be fun to review all that has happened in the last 12 months.  If you’re not one to dwell on the past, check back tomorrow as we present our 2010 New Years’ Resolutions with a peek […]

RootsMagic Has a New Website!


We’ve been wanting (needing?) to update our RootsMagic.com website for over 4 years, but have never been able to turn the corner on it. Well, we finally did it.  Mike Booth (VP of Technology for RootsMagic) has put in some serious hours completely redesigning our website to make it easier to find information about RootsMagic, […]

RootsMagic 4 Update Released (4.0.7.0)


We have just released a minor update to RootsMagic 4 (version 4.0.7.0). If you have the RootsMagic News screen come up when you start RootsMagic, it may have already notified you of this update.  If not, you can do “Help > Check for Updates” from the RootsMagic menu to download and install this update. You […]

RootsMagic 4 Update Released (4.0.6.0)


We have just released a new update to RootsMagic 4 (version 4.0.6.0).  This update adds several new features, plus returns several reports (such as the blank forms) which didn’t make it from v3. If you have the RootsMagic News screen come up when you start RootsMagic, it may have already notified you of this update.  […]

Come See Us in California, Arizona, Idaho and Indiana


This month finds us traveling around the country for conferences and presentations.  If you live in one of these areas, please stop by and say “hi”. OCTOBER 16-17 – REDDING CALIFORNIA (CALIFORNIA FAMILY HISTORY EXPO) We will be in Redding, California October 16-17, 2009 as major sponsors of the California Family History Expo.  Visit our […]

RootsMagic 4 Book Available for Pre-Order


The book Getting the Most Out of RootsMagic 4 is on a truck racing towards our warehouse.  This 336 page book written by Bruce Buzbee (that’s me) starts with the basics (creating a database, adding people, etc).  Subsequent chapters go into detail on more advanced aspects of RootsMagic 4. We are now taking orders for […]

Updates Available for RootsMagic, Personal Historian, and Family Atlas


New RootsMagic Update Available We have just released a new update to RootsMagic 4 (version 4.0.5.0).  This update is primarily a bug fix update, although there are a couple of new items. If you have the RootsMagic News screen come up when you start RootsMagic, it may have already notified you of this update.  If […]

Competitive Upgrade Discount Ends in 3 Weeks


$19.95 Price Ends August 31st When we released RootsMagic 4, we offered a limited time “competitive upgrade” price to users of other genealogy programs to thank them for their help testing RM4 during our community preview.  That competitive upgrade price will expire on August 31st. So if you are a user of Personal Ancestral File […]