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RootsMagic Treasure Hunt Winners


The RootsMagic 2012 RootsTech Treasure Hunt is now over.  We wanted to thank the bloggers who placed clues on their sites: Becky’s Grace and Glory (Becky Jamison), DearMYRTLE (Pat Richley-Erickson), Elyse’s Genealogy Blog (Elyse Doerflinger), Food.Family.Ephemera (Gena Philibert Ortega), GeneaBloggers (Thomas MacEntee), Genealogy Gems Podcast (Lisa Louise Cooke), Genealogy’s Star (James Tanner), Genea-Musings (Randy Seaver), Granite Genealogy (Sue Maxwell), Renee’s Genealogy Blog (Renee Zamora), Ruth’s […]

RootsTech Results and One More Chance to Win an iPad


To say that the RootsTech conference was a success would be a great understatement. Thanks to all of you who came by to learn about RootsMagic 5 and Personal Historian 2, ask questions, or just say “Hi”.  The conference had the highest-attendance of any North American genealogical event in recent memory.  For those of you […]

Win an iPad in the RootsMagic 2012 RootsTech Treasure Hunt!


It’s been a tremendous last few months here at RootsMagic. We’ve been busy with the new releases of Personal Historian 2 and RootsMagic 5. We’re also excited to participate in one of the largest genealogy events in North America- RootsTech! We want to celebrate these momentous events with you, our loyal users! And what better […]

Coming soon: You could win an iPad from RootsMagic!


It’s been a tremendous last few months here at RootsMagic.  We’ve been busy with the new releases of Personal Historian 2 and RootsMagic 5 and now that we have a chance to breathe, we feel like celebrating with you, our loyal users!  And what better way to celebrate than with a treasure hunt where you […]

New Year’s Resolutions for 2012


Welcome to 2012!  With 2011 in the rear-view mirror, let’s look ahead to 2012 and some of our goals and resolutions for the coming year. New Platforms The technology world is changing, and we are working hard to keep up with those changes.  For the past several years, we’ve been laying the groundwork to bring RootsMagic (and […]

2011 Year in Review


Is it December 31 already?  As has become an annual tradition here at RootsMagic, we’d like to take a few of the last remaining minutes of the year 2011 to review some of our accomplishments from the last 12 months with you, our users.  If you’re not one to dwell on the past, check back […]

Personal Historian 2 Software Released


Latest Version of Personal and Family History Writing Software Now Available to the Public SPRINGVILLE, Utah. — September 28, 2011 — RootsMagic, Inc. today announced the official release of Personal Historian 2, the latest version of the ground-breaking computer software which helps you write the story of your life and of other individuals.  Personal Historian […]

Enjoy the Southern California Genealogy Jamboree from Home!


RootsMagic is pleased to be a sponsor of the 42nd Annual Southern California Genealogy Jamboree to be held June 10-12, 2011 in the Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport Hotel, 2500 Hollywood Way, Burbank, California. If you live in the area, be sure to come by and see us in the exhibit hall or attend one […]

RootsMagic Classes now available on CD


Hopefully, you’ve been able to attend one of our free online classes (webinars).  If not, don’t worry- we’ve recorded them and made them available to view or download online.  Still, we’ve had many requests to make the recordings available in a convenient CD format.  Your wish is our command and we’re pleased to present RootsMagic […]

Why Do I Need a Backup of my RootMagic Database?


One of the biggest heartaches we have in tech support is when we receive an email or phone call from a user whose computer has crashed, and they are without a backup copy of their database. Think about how much time you have invested in your database, and how long it would take to re-create […]