Archives for December, 2008

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 Blog – Best Commercial Genealogy Blog


“This year, Bruce Buzbee decided to start blogging about RootsMagic, to reveal the new features of the next major version one post at a time, and surely knows how to build anticipation, excitement and impatience for the RootsMagic 4 release.” That’s what Tamura Jones had to say when he awarded the RootsMagic Blog the “Best […]

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 […]

RootsMagic 4 Unwrapped – Sources… Have them your way


Sorry… got carried away fixing bugs again. In our last episode I promised that there was a little more I wanted to mention about the new SourceWizard in RootsMagic 4.  We told you that the new SourceWizard supported Evidence!, Evidence Explained, Cite Your Sources, and the Evidence QuickSheet.  Several readers were concerned about whether our […]

Our Biggest Holiday Offer Ever


With the holidays coming up, we often get requests from our users about buying copies of RootsMagic for themselves or to give as gifts to their family or friends.  And this year the requests have really come in asking whether the new version 4 will be ready in time for Christmas.  Well, there’s bad news and there’s good news. Despite working […]

RootsMagic 4 Unwrapped – Supercharged SourceWizard


Sources are awesome.  They are the lifeblood of the genealogist, and sometimes a frustration we would just as soon skip.  But we all know how important they are.  Documenting our family history is the greatest genealogical gift we can give our family.  Sure we can pass down a bunch of names, dates and places, but […]