Family Tree Explorer 9 - New Version of Genealogy Program Available

Press Release: January 12, 2019

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Soft Xpansion has launched Family Tree Explorer 9, the new version of its program for the collection, documentation and presentation of ancestry research results.

Bochum, Germany, January 12, 2019 -- The new version 9 of the genealogy program Family Tree Explorer, developed by Soft Xpansion, has been released. The program is a comprehensive, computer-based tool to enter family data and to collect, compile and present ancestry research results.

Any number of persons and their family relationship can be managed. Family Tree Explorer also enables its users to add photos, scanned documents, coats of arms, audio and video clips or further text information to the basic personal data.The application prints illustrative family trees on various designed background graphics. Furthermore, it offers detailed lists of persons or ancestors and descendants, created with just a few clicks. Thanks to an elaborate search function, users find a specific person and all information about him or her in the family member database quickly.

The Premium edition of Family Tree Explorer 9 is available for EUR 45.99, while the price for the Standard edition is EUR 29.99. Apart from that, a free trial version allows users to test the program before buying.

Main features at a Glance

- Enter and edit (new) family data, open data from the previous program version directly or import it from other genealogy programs via the GeDCom format
- Add annotations, media files, source and witness data for all personal events, e.g. for births or weddings
- Many options to display and print family trees, diagrams, lists and reports
- Save presentations as image files - BMP, JPG, GIF, TIFF - or as PDFs (available only in Premium version)
- Coherence and plausibility check feature and extensive data search functionality
- Connection to the online map service OpenStreetMap (in Premium version only)
- Separate program Family Tree Explorer Viewer, may be distributed freely to family members in order to enable them to view family data on their PC without having to buy the program (shipped with Premium version only)

New Functionality

- Family Tree Explorer Cloud server connection (in Premium edition only)
- Family Tree Viewer app for Android smartphones or tablets (iOS app scheduled for spring 2019)
- Additional, high-quality illustrated family tree designs: 3 for Standard version and 6 for Premium version
- New report type: List of all births, marriages, deaths (Premium only)
- Protection against data loss: option for automatic saving of the family database (including setting to define the time interval for saving)
- Save search filter combinations for later use (Premium only)
- New diagram type: name line
- Export single family branches as GeDCom file (Premium only)
- Switch between English, German and French language version in the installed program
- Upgrade options inside the program (from Standard to Premium and from Trial to Standard or Premium) without need to reinstall

About Soft Xpansion:
Since its foundation in 1995, Soft Xpansion is a specialized software manufacturer with global activities. The product range includes solutions (powerful standard desktop software and apps, innovative software development kits, and flexible, individual programming) in the core areas PDF technology, content/document management and tools. The company looks back on more than 20 years of experience in the IT sector. The software development expertise covers all steps for standard applications and for individual projects - market and requirement analysis, conceptual design, development, implementation, support and advancements. The clients come from all over the world. Soft Xpansion is headquartered in Bochum, Germany.

Frank Dueckers
Soft Xpansion GmbH & Co. KG
Koenigsallee 45
D-44789 Bochum, Germany
+49 234 298 41 73

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