Family Tree Builder

Family Tree Builder

Average User Rating:
3.3
out of 101 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    4.0
  • Total Downloads:
    120,850
  • Date Added:
    Nov. 20, 2009
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    35.27MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    312
  • Platform:
    Windows
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  • Current Version

    2.6

    out of 14 votes

    • 5 star 2
    • 4 star 3
    • 3 star 3
    • 2 star 0
    • 1 star 6
  • All Versions

    3.3

    out of 101 votes

    • 5 star 25
    • 4 star 32
    • 3 star 16
    • 2 star 6
    • 1 star 22
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4 stars

"i use it for keeping track of the family that i know of"

September 21, 2010  |  By njrules

 |  Version: Family Tree Builder 4.0

Pros

it is good with photos, and with keeping track of the family tree
it builds a website for you that lets you stay in touch with your family

Cons

you need to pay in order to use it for a more advanced usage

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1 stars

"This is browser hijacker software"

August 29, 2010  |  By seventh710

 |  Version: Family Tree Builder 4.0

Pros

nothing at all

Cons

It installed it's toolbar and changed my homepage to their homepage even though I unchecked the boxes before clicking install. It also changed my Firefox browser's personna to a random one and changed the name of the custom personna.

Summary

I don't trust it. Any software that does sneaky things you don't ask for should not be used. This is spyware behavior and this program should be avoided.

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1 stars

"Antivirs should recognize this as spyware which it is"

July 11, 2010  |  By AriostoPL

 |  Version: Family Tree Builder 4.0

Pros

Nothing. Not anything.

Cons

It is impossible to so much as do a mouse click without this software producing 10 pop-ups and prompting 20 firewall alerts. Functionally, it's a worm and a spying programme.

Summary

Do not install it.

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5 stars

"Good source for tree"

June 22, 2010  |  By briden01

 |  Version: Family Tree Builder 4.0

Pros

This is the product to use for this type of work

Cons

None that I can think of

Summary

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1 stars

"Loads nearly irremovable bad software."

June 02, 2010  |  By lindalouk

 |  Version: Family Tree Builder 4.0

Pros

Nothing. There are better, easier programs out there.

Cons

This will automatically load the MyHeritage toolbar on to your computer and despite what My Heritage tells you, you will NOT be able to get rid of it until you return your Internet setting to default.

Summary

This will automatically load the MyHeritage toolbar on to your computer and despite what My Heritage tells you, you will NOT be able to get rid of it until you return your Internet setting to default. Once you do this, you will have lost a lot of things you want and a lot of time you have spent getting your settings correct.

This company is the pits for this reason alone. Also, they have set up their site in such a way that when you search for Family Tree Legends, a very good piece of genealogy software, their site comes up first and you download their stuff, thinking it is Family Tree Legends.

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1 stars

"It's a worthless program even if it's free."

May 09, 2010  |  By rsrupert1972

 |  Version: Family Tree Builder 4.0

Pros

I like that i uninstalled it

Cons

It crashed firefox, wiped out my noscript list, deleted my firefox theme, added a search provider AFTER I instructed it NOT to in the installation options and changed the home page AFTER deselecting the option to

Summary

It's hard to use. Step children don't seem to exist in this program. very hard to change parents in that case. Bottom line, it's a pile of something I can't say here.

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1 stars

"Do Not Install"

April 05, 2010  |  By deweyrankin1

 |  Version: Family Tree Builder 4.0

Pros

Prints really nice reports

Cons

Very Intrusive

Summary

Program installed on Quad Core, Windows 7. At first the program worked pretty good. After 7 or 800 entries the program goes wild, caused a lot of problems with internet 8,(shuts down every 4 or 5 min. Bottom line, This program spends 90 % of its energy searching your computer and down loading your info rather to its site. Remember what your mom said about something free.

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3 stars

"Good program for free. Fairly easy to navigate."

March 16, 2010  |  By marysdolls

 |  Version: Family Tree Builder 4.0

Pros

Good program for free. Fairly easy to navigate - very easy to update info

Cons

No way to merge individuals, i.e., my mother was married 3 times, children from all 3 marriages with different last names. Having difficulty in merging - this should be made easier.

Summary

Overall, good program for Free.

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3 stars

"Early days but seems ok"

March 14, 2010  |  By souster92

 |  Version: Family Tree Builder 4.0

Pros

Not used it enough yet

Cons

non so far

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4 stars

"Great Family Tree"

March 10, 2010  |  By piratezeus

 |  Version: Family Tree Builder 4.0

Pros

Free, Lots of information storage and easy to use

Cons

don't get full function unless you upgrade, so not entirely free

Summary

This is an easy to use program with a great User Interface, some family trees programs that I've used it has been easy to get lost where you are , this one you can still get lost, but not as easy.

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Full Specifications

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General
Publisher MyHeritage
Publisher web site http://www.myheritage.com
Release Date November 20, 2009
Date Added November 20, 2009
Version 4.0
Category
Category Educational Software
Subcategory Genealogy Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows NT, Windows, Windows 2000, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows 95, Windows XP
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 35.27MB
File Name family_tree_builder_7138.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 120,850
Downloads Last Week 312
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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