Re: Genealogy Software #general

Max Heffler

Relly Coleman  wrote:


“I am using FTM.  Chose it because it is compatible with

Complicated to use, endless clicks to add data, can't easily add a 2nd wife, can't correct lineage mistakes, crushes often when using charts/reports, no standard among the different views (for example: right click on some views but not others) .  It has been an exercise in frustration. 

I would not recommend it.

I use FTM for backing up my ancestry tree and merging duplicates, just as I use MyHeritage Family Tree Builder to back up that tree and merge duplicates. My local Brother’s Keeper database and are the two I can keep up-to-date manually.


Max Heffler

Houston, TX



Max Heffler
Houston, TX

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