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Legacy Family Tree is "Tree Share" Certified for FamilySearch™ Family Tree

Exciting news!!! Legacy Family Tree is "Tree Share" Certified for FamilySearch™ Family Tree. This means you can now share your Legacy information with FamilySearch™ Family Tree and of course pull information from Family Tree into your Legacy family file.

Legacy's FamilySearch integration features are available in both the Standard (free) and Deluxe editions.

Version 8.0 is certified in Tree Share, Tree Access, Sources, Discussions, Change History and LDS Support (including Ordinance Status, Ordinance Reservation, Ordinance Request), PAF Import, Print, Sync, and Update. This will allow you to:

  • Match your Legacy individuals with FamilySearch individuals
  • Merge potential duplicates that exist at FamilySearch
  • Share Sources
  • Participate in discussion threads
  • View a list of changes and contributors
  • View the real-time ordinance status of individuals (LDS)
  • Reserve and print Family Ordinance Requests (LDS)
  • Assign your ordinance cards to others and track their progress (LDS)
  • Share information back and forth (optional) between Legacy and FamilySearch
  • Much more...

View the Videos section on the right for some great training.

Download Legacy 9.0

  • If you have not yet downloaded / installed Legacy 9.0, click here.
  • If you have installed an earlier version of Legacy, click here to install the latest version.

Preparing your Family File for use with FamilySearch

Are you prepared for the FamilySearch collaboration tools? These articles will help you prepare your family file for better use with Legacy 9.0 and its interface with FamilySearch.

Video Tutorials
Legacy Family Tree and FamilySearch Family Tree. This is an overview to working with Legacy's FamilySearch tools - linking, duplicates, sharing, ordinance reserving and tracking, etc. By Geoff Rasmussen, 13 March 2014. 46 minutes.
FamilySearch Data Cleanup Strategies. This seminar was presented live at the Arizona Family History Expo on January 21, 2011. 59 minutes. Download the handouts here.
Getting Started in Legacy Family Tree for the brand new LDS genealogist. Watch this video if you have not yet entered your family information into a genealogy computer program. 4 minutes.
How to easily import your information from Personal Ancestral File (PAF) or another genealogy computer program. This video will demonstrate how to import your existing genealogy data (from PAF or other software) into Legacy. 3 minutes.


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