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RootsMagic 4 Update Released (4.0.3.0)


We have just released a new update to RootsMagic 4 (version 4.0.3.0).  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 (4.0.2.1)


We have just released a new update to RootsMagic 4 (version 4.0.2.1).  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. The […]

What Have We Been Doing the Past Month?


Well, it has been exactly a month (an extremely busy month) since we officially released RootsMagic 4, so I thought it might be a good idea to let you know what we are up to. Fixin’ Bugs Of course our number one priority right now is fixing bugs which have been reported.  Please keep in mind that RootsMagic […]

RootsMagic Invites Public to Preview Family Tree Software


RootsMagic Invites Public to Preview Family Tree Software Free Preview of Leading Genealogy Software Now Available to the Public SPRINGVILLE, Utah. — March 4, 2009 — RootsMagic, Inc. today announced RootsMagic 4 public beta, the latest version of the award-winning genealogy software which makes researching, organizing, and sharing your family history easy and enjoyable. During the […]

Summary of New Features in RootsMagic 4


If you’re new to the blog, or if you’d just like to relive pleasant memories of exciting past announcements, here is a summarized list of new features in RootsMagic 4 and the articles that describe each one: Live spell checking Easier file management Color-coded record comparisons BCG-standard source qualities Person View Improved multimedia handling CSS-styled […]

RootsMagic 4 Public Beta Coming Next Week


It’s finally here… After what seems like an eternity (for both us and the users), we will be releasing RootsMagic 4 to public beta early next week.  This will be your opportunity to play with RootsMagic 4 and to try out all these features we’ve been talking about for the last several months. So watch […]

RootsMagic 4 – Status Report


I realized I hadn’t blogged in awhile, so I decided to give a quick status report on where we are with RootsMagic 4.  As I mentioned previously I won’t be trying to predict the future, but we are definitely getting closer. Right now we’re having fun with our “community preview” which 2000 of our users […]

RootsMagic 4 Unwrapped – “The Book”


One of our users (thanks Herb) wanted to share the information about RootsMagic 4 with his genealogy society, so he compiled all my “unwrapped” blog articles into an easy to follow PDF file.  It covers the sneak previews of RootsMagic 4 from beginning to end making it much easier to follow than tracking backwards through […]

RootsMagic 4 Unwrapped – RootsMagic To Go


Well, we’ve reached the end of this long journey… the final sneak preview.  As we all know, I have mentioned several release dates which have come and gone.  I admit that I underestimated the amount of time needed for a release of this magnitude.  It’s easy to predict a release date if you are just […]

RootsMagic 4 Unwrapped – More on source templates


We got a couple of interesting questions the other day after I wrote about RootsMagic 4′s customizeable source templates.  The first two questions can be answered with this screen, which is the list of source templates available in RootsMagic 4. 1. Will we be able to take a pre-made template and add or take away […]