Ahnenblatt

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Ahnenblatt
Ahnenblatt1.jpg
Ahnenblatt Navigator
Developer(s) Dirk Böttcher
Stable release 2.74 / November 15, 2012; 19 months ago (2012-11-15)
Platform Windows
Available in Multilingual (19)
Type Genealogy Software
License Freeware
Website ahnenblatt.com

Ahnenblatt is a genealogy software to create family trees, pedigree charts and ahnentafels. Genealogic data is stored in a proprietary file format, that can be exported to other formats,[1][2] e.g. GEDCOM.

The name is German and literally means "ancestor sheet".

Features[edit]

  • Graphical trees - generate family trees (descendant trees) and ancestor trees
  • Lists - Ancestor list, Descendant list, Family list, Birthday list, Person Sheet
  • Unicode capable - supports international characters
  • Auto-completion function for input fields
  • Navigator - click through your ancestors
  • GEDCOM support - import and export in GEDCOM format
  • Multiple export formats - html, xml, csv, tiny tafel; - save reports as Word document, rtf file; save family trees and statistics as bitmap, jpeg, png
  • Plausibility check - find mistakes in the data
  • Portable application - runs from USB drive without installation (Portableapps and U3 stick support)
  • Plug-In support - external genealogy applications that can be integrated into Ahnenblatt. Examples of Plug-ins:
    • Google-Earth Plug-In: Locates ancestors in Google-Earth
    • Calendar-Output Plug-In: Export of birthdays into .ics calendar format
    • Place-Name-List Plug-In: Creates a list locations by different criteria like places of birth, places of marriage, places of dead, etc.
    • Add-Source-Information Plug-In: Adds a common source to all person entries
    • Rename-Pictures Plug-In: Renames and sorts all pictures in the format: name_first-name_birth-date_count_extension
    • Island-Finder Plug-In: Finds groups of people which have no relation to other groups (only in German)
    • Lebenszeit Plug-In: Generates customizable Lifespan Graph of persons into an HTML table (only in German)

Languages[edit]

Ahnenblatt is available in the following languages: Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, French, German, Hungarian, Italian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Spanish, Turkish.

External links[edit]

  1. ^ Ahnenblatt - Freeware zur Ahnenforschung
  2. ^ python-ahn - Python binding for Data Becker's Familienchronik and Dirk Böttcher's Ahnenblatt family trees - Google Project Hosting