Have you ever needed a customized version of your family tree? For example,
you want to show how two distant relatives are connected? Or you want to show
only one branch of the family?
Companion's Pruning feature enables you to "prune" or trim the
branches of a family tree.
Here are Queen Victoria's
descendants, shrunk 95% (click to enlarge):
When displayed with Charting Companion, you can right-click and
select Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Philip, click on "Prune", and you will
see their parallel lineage all the way back to Queen Victoria. Elizabeth and
Philip are third cousins (click to enlarge).
Save your tree as a an
image, share with family and friends, or publish on the Internet. Pruning is
also available for the Ancestor chart.
Progeny is pleased to introduce a new type of genealogy chart: the Fractal Tree.
The Fractal Tree lays out your ancestors in a repeating pattern, in the shape of the letter 'H'. The Fractal Tree is compact and uses less space than other charts, while displaying the names in a novel way.
All the usual options are
available: color, number of generations, output to PDF for a large
printer at the print shop, photos, output to HTML for a Website, tiling,
As a valued customer, we are
offering you a free pre-release of the latest version of Charting
Companion, and giving you an opportunity to try it out early. Click to download Charting Companion with the Fractal Tree.
Enjoy seeing your ancestors in a whole new different way!
When our daughter Melanie was six years old, my wife said "My brother Kevin is coming to visit us."
"Kevin is your brother?" Melanie exclaimed, "I thought he was my uncle!"
Family trees can be confusing for little minds, and big ones too. Charts help explain relationships to your family and friends.
We are pleased to announce an exciting and engaging new way to display your research:
HTML (Hyper Text Markup Language). HTML is how Web pages are built.
Now you can publish Ancestor and Descendant trees directly in HTML,
ready for sending by email, or uploading to a Website.
If you include Facebook,
Twitter or other social media links, a button will appear next to the
family member's photo (as in the example at right). The button can be
clicked to instantly link to a Facebook page. What a great way to keep a
family connected! Click to see an example (scroll down).
We were at the Bridal Show
for my daughter's wedding. The tuxedo booth was offering a "buy one get
one free" deal for $900. I thought "Hmmm... one for me, one for
the groom: tuxedos look sharp". "You can bury me in it" I
said to my wife, trying to rationalize the decision.
"$900?" said my
sweet gentle soul of a wife, "I wasn't going to spend that much on the
Weddings are colorful, and so are the new color
palettes available in the latest version of Charting Companion.
We have prepared attractive
combinations of colors for you to select and enhance the story of your
family. Click on any color palette and apply the colors to generations,
branches of the tree, gender, or X-chromosome.
Colors can appear in beveled or gradient style, as
well as solid.
Have you designed your own
color combinations? Send us the RGB values & we'll share them.
Just click here to download and install Charting Companion if you have
already bought a license.