FOR RELEASE ON: December 14, 2000

MyHeritage Ltd.
PO Box 9410
Surprise, AZ 85374

MyHeritage Ltd. Announces that Legacy Family Tree is Now Free

Surprise, AZ - December 14, 2000 - MyHeritage Ltd. today announced that anyone can download Legacy Family Tree 3.0 for free from their website at This is the entire program. It is not a demonstration version and nothing has been held back. (The previous retail price of Legacy had been $49.95.)

MyHeritage Ltd., developers of powerful genealogy software, first released Legacy over two and a half years ago. Since that time it has grown to be one of the most popular programs on the market today. "Today's announcement marks a big change in the distribution of the product," said David Berdan, president of MyHeritage Ltd. "We expect a huge increase in our user base in the near future. We also have plans for many new products and features." 

A recent survey conducted by, Inc., found that family history research is important to nearly 65 percent of everyday consumers. That is nearly two-thirds of all Americans. "This is going to be really big," said Ken McGinnis, vice president of MyHeritage Ltd. "Now everyone throughout the world will be able to use Legacy to track their family history. Legacy's IntelliShare feature makes it really easy to coordinate research and share information."

Legacy Family Tree is one of the leading family history programs available. Some of the many features available in Legacy are: Easy data entry, unlimited file size, To Do List and Correspondence Log, Web Page Creation, IntelliMerge, powerful Report and Book generator, Source Citations, Multiple Family Files in Split Screens, GEDCOM import and export, Spell Checking, Search and Replace, and many, many more.

Legacy version 3.0 requires the following:
A Pentium class computer with a minimum of 16 MB of memory (32 MB or more recommended), 35 MB of hard disk space, Windows 95, 98, 2000, Me or NT.

Obviously, Internet access is required to obtain the program from the website. A CD-ROM is also available for a nominal charge of $5.00 to cover the cost of making the CD, shipping and handling.

MyHeritage Ltd. is located in Surprise, Arizona. The company strives to provide top-quality genealogy software so people can record and track their family history. For additional information on MyHeritage Ltd. or the products they offer visit their website at 

*** Press Note - Details of the announcement will appear on the Legacy website at