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Haimona
(@haimona)
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Joined: 6 years  ago
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21 September, 2012 8:24 am  

Kia ora im looking for a whakapapa format programme that doesnt cost the earth to buy and is simple to use like the one on geni.com. Does anyone know of anyone who has one here in Aotearoa and who would be willing to share the programme.


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poutokomanawa
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22 September, 2012 9:37 pm  

Kia ora Haimona and welcome!

My all time favourite, the one that I use and have done so for about 10 years after trying all that is out there is [url= http://cristal.inria.fr/~ddr/GeneWeb/en/]Geneweb[/url].

It is a free program that uses your web browser. The reason why I like it over and above all others is because of the relationship computing function in it - it will go and search the generations and find an y relationship - and if there is more than one it will produce a tree showing all of the lines coming back in together. To me it is the ONLY whakapapa program that does allow for the bramble bushes of whakapapa! - the others are good for genealogy which to me is more exploring the tahuhu lines instead of the whanau whanui.

If you already have gedcom files you can import them into Geneweb

Good luck! 🙂

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Naku te raurau,
Ka ora ai nga tangata!
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