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Legacy 9 Features

Legacy is a comrehensive program with many features and capabilities to help you record your family history.

Legacy 9 has a number of new and enhanced features.

Enhanced Features:

  • Color Coding-Now enjoy the ancestor color coding in both the Index View and Name List, making it easier than ever to know what part of your tree you are looking at.
  • Multimedia-Legacy will now auto-sort your digital pictures by date. A new option to globally sort your media is also new in 9.
  • Tagging-View all 9 tags in the Name List.


New Features:

  • Hinting-Legacy searches the key websites for your ancestors (while you sleep!) - FindMyPast, FamilySearch, GenealogyBank and MyHeritage. You can find missing info, pictures, and events to add to your tree.
  • FindAGrave.com Searching-One-click access to your ancestor's Find A Grave memorial. Create a list of people in your tree with or without Find A Grave IDs.
  • Online Backup-Protect your Legacy family file with secure online backup.
  • Stories-Preserve the stories of your ancestors, or your own stories. The new Stories tool lets you record, organize and print multiple stories for any of your ancestors.
  • Cause of Death Charts-View or print Cause of Death charts showing both the age and cause of death. Choose from ancestor, descendant, fan, hourglass, or bow tie styles.
  • X-DNA Charts-Map the path of your X-DNA inheritance. This new color scheme can be added to most charts.
  • Hashtags-Create unlimited hashtags to describe your ancestors. Then search for or print a report of everyone who shares that hashtag.
  • Family Dictionary Report-Your family tree - now available in alphabetical dictionary style.
  • Family Tree BINGO Report-It's the perfect game for the reunion or a fun night at home. Include pictures of ancestors, descendants, the immediate family, or a combination.
  • Compare 2 People-Researching 2 same-named individuals? The new Chronology Comparison report puts them side-by-side, color codes their differences, and helps you determine if they could be the same person.

System Requirements:

  • Pentium class computer.
  • VGA or higher display.
  • Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7 (Legacy runs on newer Macs with Windows installed under Bootcamp, Parallel or Fusion . Legacy runs on Linux machines with a Windows emulator like VMWare or Sun's Virtual Box)
    Note: Runs on both 32bit and 64bit Windows platforms.
  • A Hard Disk room for at least 500 megabytes of available space.
  • 8 GB of RAM minimum.
  • A mouse.
  • Internet connection recommended.
  • Internet Explorer 7 or newer if you want to use the Bing Mapping feature.