RootsMagic Archive

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 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.  […]

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 […]

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 […]

RootsMagic 4 Update Released (4.0.4.0)


We have just released a new update to RootsMagic 4 (version 4.0.4.0).  This update includes a new feature which should prove to be very popular… the ability to automatically fix broken media/image links that occur when you move pictures or move your database and media to a new computer. If you have the RootsMagic News […]

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 […]