Software Featutes

Screenshots & description

Main Window

The Generations Tree software is designed to build a family tree (pedigree chart). With its help, you can maintain a database of people, families and events in their lives, while attaching necessary documents. The program is easy to use and has rich features when setting up the interface. Information for each object can be displayed in a table view, card view, or tree view.

In a table view, you can filter, sort, group and customize the output columns. You can customize the layout of controls on the screen forms. You can change the external appearance of the program using a large set of skins.

The program has the following directories:

  • Data source directory
  • Archives directory
  • Event types directory
  • Places directory
  • Family lines directory

You can configure various options for displaying notifications that are displayed when the program starts with the ability to select the type of event and the time the notification is displayed regarding the start date of the event.

  • Main Window - persons, table view
    Main Window

    persons, table view

  • Main Window - families, table view
    Main Window

    families, table view

  • Main Window - events
    Main Window

    events

  • Main Window - documents
    Main Window

    documents

  • Main Window - directories, types of events
    Main Window

    directories, types of events

  • Main Window - directories, places
    Main Window

    directories, places

  • Main Window - directories, family lines
    Main Window

    directories, family lines

  • Main Window - tasks
    Main Window

    tasks

  • Notification - display notification
    Notification

    display notification

  • Notification - setting
    Notification

    setting

Pedigree chart

One of the main features of the "Generations Tree" program is that it can construct a family tree (pedigree chart) for any chosen person. The program contains 65 standard family tree templates. Users have many options to customize all parameters of the pedigree chart.

Basic settings for the pedigree chart:

  • You can hide/display a specific lineage in a family tree
  • You can control the order of display of lineages in the tree
  • You can customize the type, color of frames, background and shadows for cards in the tree. The software features about 60 graphic frames
  • You can customize the type, color, thickness of connecting lines between lineages, spouses, generations
  • Options for tree background display: one-color, two-color or background image
  • You can customize the display of a person’s information in the tree card
  • You can scale when displaying the pedigree chart
  • You can export a tree to MS Visio for further editing or saving to a file (SVG, BPM, PNG, JPG, HTML)

The program can build the following types of pedigree charts:

  • A full tree of all persons
  • Direct ancestors and descendants
  • Direct relatives, brothers and sisters
  • Butterfly Graph
  • Pie chart
  • Butterfly Graph - standart template
    Butterfly Graph

    standart template

  • Pedigree chart - full tree, standart template
    Pedigree chart

    standart template

  • Pie chart - standart template
    Pie chart

    standart template

  • Pedigree chart - full tree, standart template
    Pedigree chart

    full tree, standart template

  • Pedigree chart - full tree, modern template
    Pedigree chart

    full tree, modern template

  • Pedigree chart - full tree, classic template
    Pedigree chart

    full tree, classic template

  • Pedigree chart - Direct ancestors and descendants, template 1
    Pedigree chart

    direct ancestors and descendants, template 1

  • Pedigree chart - full tree, template 2
    Pedigree chart

    full tree, template 2

  • Pedigree chart - full tree, template 3
    Pedigree chart

    full tree, template 3

  • Pedigree chart - full tree, template 4
    Pedigree chart

    full tree, template 4

  • Pedigree chart - setting
    Pedigree chart

    setting

Person

The Generations Tree software allows you to maintain a database of people. Based on information about a person, family ties can be built and a family tree (pedigree chart) formed. The program allows you to add new types of fields to describe a person.

The main features for working with persons:

  • You can add additional fields to describe a person
  • You can customize display of the full name for men and women
  • You can specify a list of names (aliases, name at birth, name when emigrating, etc.)
  • You can attach documents of any type (photos, video, text, archive, etc.) to a person
  • You can add the date, place and status of the person's event. This information allows you to create an extended biography of the person
  • You can add sources of information about a person
  • Person - card person, facts
    Person

    card person, facts

  • Person - card person, names of persons
    Person

    card person, names of persons

  • Person - additional fields
    Person

    additional fields

  • Person - setting name display
    Person

    setting name display

Families

The Generations Tree program allows you to maintain a family database. To quickly create a new family, use the Family Creation Wizard – you only need to specify information about spouses and children, as well as all relatives – and the events will be created automatically

  • Family - table view
    Family

    table view

  • Family - family card
    Family

    family card

  • Family - new family wizard
    Family

    new family wizard

Documents, Photo Albums

The Generations Tree software allows you to store documents of any type (images, audio, video, text, etc.). Images and documents can be combined into albums with a hierarchical structure. The user does this by himself.
It is possible to select related objects in a photo - person, family, event, or a simple text comment. For photos it is possible to store the front and back side of the photo.
Documents can be displayed in preview mode or as a table.

Documents can be linked to the following objects of the program:

  • Persons
  • Families
  • Events
  • Documents - card view
    Documents

    card view

  • Documents - table view
    Documents

    table view

  • Documents - grouping by type of document
    Documents

    grouping by type of document

  • Documents - image preview
    Documents

    image preview

  • Documents - document card
    Documents

    document card

  • Documents - document preview
    Documents

    document preview

Events

The Generations Tree software comes with rich features to manage events from a person's life. The description of events in a person's life allows you to form a detailed biography of an individual. The program includes about 65 standard types of events. But users can also create new events. To do this, you need to specify the composition of participants, additional fields for description, frequency of occurrence of that event and category of the event.

For filtering and searching convenience, all events in the program are categorized.

  • Events - table view
    Events

    table view

  • Events - event card
    Events

    event card

  • Events - custom event
    Events

    custom event

Family site

The «Generation Tree» program allows you to create a family site based on the data that is entered into the program. Using the site, you can easily and conveniently share information with your relatives and friends. The main sections of the site are "Persons", "Families", "Events", "Photo Album", "Full Tree" and "Statistics". The program allows you to fine-tune the main page and all sections of the site. For each person there is an opportunity to form the following charts: ascending tree, descending tree, Butterfly chart and pie chart.

The created program site allows you to host, send by email or copy to any folder on your hard drive.


An example of a site created by the «Generation Tree» program can be viewed at the following link http://generatree.com/example/pushkin/

  • Family site - сustomization
    Family site

    сustomization

  • Family site - preview
    Family site

    preview

  • Family site - publication
    Family site

    publication