Notice Board


  • January 7th. FindMyPast hints have stopped working. We have logged the issue with FindMyPast (the problem is on their server). Update (4pm GMT): FindMyPast say that the service is now working as normal once again.
  • December 2nd, 2021. The latest update of Family Historian (7.0.9) now supports screen font scaling, which means that all users can adjust the text to a size that is comfortable for them. The new version also adds support for full row selection in lists, and includes substantial improvements to the TMG direct import, among other things. See Version 7 Updates to learn more.
  • December 2nd, 2021. The German language pack in the Plugin Store has been updated to version 1.2. The new version translates ‘from’ and ‘to’ differently, depending on whether the context is a place or an email.
  • November 10th, 2021. The MyHeritage problem appears to be resolved.
  • October 29th, 2021. We are currently experiencing intermittent problems with services relating to MyHeritage hints and geocoding. We are working with the relevant service providers to investigate and resolve the problem.
  • June 2021. TopTenReviews looks at the best family tree software available in 2021.  Family Historian 7 is rated number 1 as “best family tree maker overall”.
  • June 21st, 2021. The latest update of Family Historian is version 7.0.7. See Version 7 Updates to learn about the new and improved features.
  • May 4th, 2021. The German language pack has been revised and updated. To download the new version (1.1), click ‘Language Packs on the Tools menu, click the ‘Import’ button and choose ‘From Family Historian Plugin Store’. Newly installed language packs never replace existing ones. They are added as alternatives.
  • May 2021. PC Pro calls Family Historian “an outstanding piece of software” and gives it their ‘PC Pro Recommended’ badge (Issue 319, May 2021).
  • Jan 2021. Family Historian gets GenSoftReviews’ Users Choice Award for “Top Rated Genealogy Software” for 2020. This is the tenth year in a row that Family Historian has won this award. Many thanks to everyone who reviewed us!

Other Notices

  • Language packs. If the language pack you need does not yet exist, why not create it yourself? Creating a language pack for Family Historian is not that hard, and there’s help available. Learn more and register an interest…
  • Data Entry Assistants. Did you know that all the tools you need to create data entry assistants are included with every copy of Family Historian? Learn more and register an interest…