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The Desktop Dilemma Series: features in a nutshell

Face confused with logos of three competing genealogy software desktop packages: Family Tree Maker, RootsMagic, and Legacy Family TreeThis growing document offers a high-level look at the Golden Egg Genealogist assessment of the Big Three genealogical desktop software products: Family Tree Maker©, Legacy© Family Tree, and RootsMagic™. Follow the linked feature labels to posts about each analysis. The series was introduced with The genealogy desktop software dilemma: Family Tree Maker, Legacy, or RootsMagic?

Feature FTM LFT RM
Appearance — First Impressions  * * * * * * * * *
Citing Sources * * * *  * * * *  * * * * ½
Online Help and Documentation   * * * * ¼ * * * *   * * * ¾ 
Syncing to Online Trees  * * * * * * ½ * * * ½ 
       
       
       
       

If you have experiences that support, challenge, or nuance my take on the three software products, please comment. Let’s learn from each other.


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