Archives for June, 2013

PAF users have a new home at RootsMagic; Upgrade offer and Free Quick Start guide


In a blog posting today, FamilySearch announced the retirement of it’s Personal Ancestral File (PAF) genealogy software. “Beginning July 15, 2013, PAF will be retired and will no longer be available for download or support. For full details and for information on alternative products, please visit http://familysearch.org/PAF.” The linked page recommends that PAF users upgrade to family […]

RootsMagic becomes Only Software Certified to Collaborate and Share with FamilySearch Family Tree


The great news is here!  We are pleased to announce that an update to RootsMagic 6 is now available which has been “Share+ Certified” (note the “plus”) by FamilySearch for use with their new “Family Tree” system.  This means that RootsMagic is the only software certified to collaborate and share data with FamilySearch Family Tree! […]

Goodbye, new.FamilySearch.org. Hello, FamilySearch Family Tree!


We have some bad news, some good news, and some great news. Bad News, Good News The bad news is that FamilySearch will be shutting-off the ability to make changes to their (old) new.FamilySearch.org website on Sunday, June 30, 2013.  This means that previous releases of RootsMagic (4, 5, and pre-6.1) will no longer be […]