Web Search in MacFamilyTree

In addition to synchronizing with FamilySearch, MacFamilyTree also makes it possible to search other online archives with the Web Search feature. It’s easy and amazing. Here’s how . . .


  1. Click the Web Search button in the toolbar.
  2. Choose the person record for the person you are searching. Basic data from that person appears in the Search Parameters area. You can change that information if you wish.
  3. Now select the archive you want to search.
  4. Click the Find button.

Your results will appear just below the parameters. In this example, WikiTree offered me additional search paramaters so I could expand my search.

I am quite impressed with this feature. I can quickly search for an individual in multiple archives just by changing the site and clicking Find again. Unfortunately, this feature is not included on MobileFamilyTree . . . yet. I’m hoping it will be added soon.

Both MacFamilyTree and MobileFamilyTree are on sale until July 17th.

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