Ahnenblatt

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Ahnenblatt
Ahnenblatt1.jpg
Ahnenblatt Navigator
Developer(s) Dirk Böttcher
Stable release 2.87 / February 16, 2015; 58 days ago (2015-02-16)
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 death, 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 and Ukrainian.

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