FamilySearch Archive

FamilySearch Will Be Down Monday, June 27th


The FamilySearch website will be undergoing a technical upgrade Monday, June 27th starting at 12 midnight MDT (6am UTC), and may be down for up to 24 hours as they test the system. The entire FamilySearch system will be down, including the API that RootsMagic uses to interface with it, so during that time you […]

Working with FamilySearch Family Tree


As the only software certified to add and share data with FamilySearch Family Tree, we have received a lot of questions about “what is FamilySearch Family Tree”, “who can access FamilySearch Family Tree”, etc. What Do the Different Certifications Mean? There seems to be a lot of confusion about what the different levels of FamilySearch […]

Sharing Sources Between RootsMagic and FamilySearch Family Tree


As the only TreeShare+ certified program, RootsMagic is the only software certified to share sources with FamilySearch Family Tree.  We’ve gotten a lot of questions about this great feature, so we’ve created a short (12 min) video that shows exactly how to do this.  But let’s start with a quick overview first. Sharing Sources with […]