I just received this announcement from Ancestry.com, and it’s posted on their blog (just in time for RootsTech): “New Family Tree Maker Options.”
These are the two new options Ancestry is offering: [Read more…]
Genealogy Software Tutorials for Mac & PC
You can now use your credit card to purchase a GenealogyTools.com membership without having a PayPal account! Click the link to learn more about membership benefits and to join.
You know how those time consuming housekeeping tasks can pile up on you? Well, over the past few days I’ve cleaned up a big pile. Eliminating this pile cleared up two problems:
I’ve re-rendered all of the nearly 200 videos on GenealogyTools.com and edited all the associated articles to make the videos available the same way. A side-effect of this is that I made the videos from the MacGenealogist.com Archives viewable on the site for everyone.
I settled on using the latest web technology, HTML5. This makes the videos viewable on all the major browsers and devices without requiring additional software. The one exception is Firefox on Mac OS X; you’ll need to use Safari or Chrome on Mac OS X.
I hope that my investment of countless hours in cleaning up this pile pays off for you. If nothing else, it enables me to give clear tips like this: to make it easier to see all the details in a video, make it full screen by clicking the control in the bottom right corner of the video.