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Genelines is a timeline charting program that works with Legacy that lets you place the names and events of your family's past into historical context. These unique charts set a new standard for family historians, allowing you to illustrate biographical or relationship information for individuals or ancestral groups in a meaningful way. You see their lives in time, in relation to each other, personal life events and the local, regional and world stage events they experienced. 

Genelines lets you create seven customizable timeline charts, including:

Individual Life Bar Chart
Individual Biographical Chart

Individual Biographical Chart: A biographical chart for a selected ancestor that depicts the chronology of customized life event categories such as occupation, health, residence, etc.

Comparative Life Bar Chart
Comparative Biographical Chart


Comparative Biographical Chart: An age-based biographical chart comparing the life events of two or more chosen individuals.


Pedigree Chart
Pedigree Chart

Pedigree Chart
A relationship chart showing an individual's ancestors for a chosen number of generations against the backdrop of a timeline.

Direct Descendant Chart
Direct Line Chart

Direct Line Chart: A relationship chart depicting a single family line between a chosen individual and direct descendant (or ancestor) against the backdrop of a timeline.


Family Group Chart
Family Group Chart

Family Group Chart: A relationship chart depicting the children, spouses and parents of a chosen individual against the backdrop of a timeline.

Family Group Chart - Genelines Timeline Charting Software - Genealogy Solutions from Progeny Software Inc. including Genelines, CD-ROMs, PAF Page and much more! Genealogists - check it out!
Fan Chart

Fan Chart: A relationship chart that portrays a person's pedigree in the form of an open fan, or half circle. The Fan chart has curved boxes linked by generation, showing the ancestors' year of birth across a time line.

Direct Descendant Chart - Genelines Timeline Charting Software - Genealogy Solutions from Progeny Software Inc. including Genelines, CD-ROMs, PAF Page and much more! Genealogists - check it out!
Full Descendant Chart

Full Descendant Chart: A relationship chart displays linked life bars for all descendants of a chosen subject, for as many generations selected and available in your data file.

Key Features of Genelines:
• Reads Legacy data files directly: no need to export to GEDCOM format
• Provides seven unique, fully customizable chart styles
• Allows you to create and modify your own historical events and timelines
• Comes with a library of timeline files. More are available free at 
• Displays charts in full color
• Provides on-screen manipulation of chart colors and graphics. 
• Prints charts in a full range of sizes. Insert into publications, or print as wall charts. 
• Estimates and visually points out unknown date, making it easy to see where more research is needed.
• Makes it easy to see illogical or contradictory data.
• Can display multiple family lines on one chart, and correct duplicate names from cousin marriages.
• FREE unlimited support available by e-mail and telephone.

System Requirements

  • Windows 95, 98, ME, NT, 2000, XP, Vista, 7 and 8
  • Pentium processor
  • 32 MB RAM
  • 10MB free disk space
  • VGA or better monitor
  • Windows compatible printer
  • Adobe® Acrobat® Reader® version 4.x or higher (required for viewing PDF export files)

Genelines is a product of Progeny Software Inc.

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