The Magic of RootsMagic 6

As promised, here is another genealogy computer program update, this time about RootsMagic 6. In this new version, the user can compare and exchange sources between their program and FamilySearch, as well as tag, un-tag, or detach sources on FamilySearch from their database. However at this time, RootsMagic cannot upload notes into FamilySearch, but keep your eye out for that!

Not only does RootsMagic work with FamilySearch Family Tree, a user can also publish information to If you would like to learn more about and what features it has, please visit

Users can access a variety of information using RootsMagic, from the county and state FamilySearch wiki page to an interactive state map, which shows historical county boundaries. RootsMagic also allows users to look up counties and states in the U.S., Canada, England, and Australia and view information about them; attach links to websites; conduct searches of the database based on numbers (ex. number of spouses, number of children); create an unlimited amount of research logs; and check to see if a county being entered into RootsMagic existed during a certain time period.

You certainly do not want to miss these exciting new updates to RootsMagic. If you would like to learn more about these features, check out the What’s New page  as well as the blog at Roots Magic’s website. Let us know what you are most excited about using, and feel free to share your thoughts with us!

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