Pearl Street Software produces Family Tree Legends genealogy software. The company has now announced a new partnership that should result in boxed sets of the program appearing in computer stores everywhere.
The following announcement was written by Pearl Street Software:
Individual Software Partners with Pearl Street Software to Release Next Generation Genealogy Program
Family Tree Legends™ Deluxe Brings Exclusive and Innovative Features to the Retail Genealogy Market
(Austin, TX - September 10, 2004) Individual Software, the leading developer and publisher of personal productivity business, training, and educational software, today announced a licensing agreement with Pearl Street Software as the exclusive publisher of Pearl Street's popular Family Tree Legends program for the North American retail sales channel. Individual Software will be responsible for the retail channel sales, marketing, and distribution of Family Tree Legends under this new partnership. Pearl Street Software will continue to manage the online sales of the Family Tree Legends product and its new Family Tree Legends Records Collection service to its customers.
"We are excited to bring such an innovative product to the retail market. Many of Family Tree Legends features cannot be found in other genealogy products, thus providing us with a tremendous competitive advantage over other genealogy products in retail market," stated Jo-L Hendrickson, President and CEO of Individual Software. "Family Tree Legends Deluxe is a powerful addition to our already successful genealogy product line. It effectively balances ease-of-use, which is important for beginning genealogists, with powerful, advanced features that expert genealogists demand", added Greg Monteforte, Product Marketing Manager at Individual Software.
Family Tree Legends Deluxe provides users with an easy-to-use interface for entering ancestors, tracking significant family events, and creating trees, reports, and books. Innovative, next-generation features such as SmartMatching™, GenGrams™, and Real-Time Internet Backup and Publishing set it apart from other genealogy programs in the market. Family Tree Legends Deluxe also includes a 90-day free trial subscription to the new Family Tree Legends Records Collections, making it the longest free trial subscription offered in the retail market.
Features and Benefits:
Family Tree Legends Deluxe is the next generation in genealogy software. Features include:* Easy-to-Use Graphical Interface - Beginners and experts alike can get started quickly and easily. Simply enter names, dates, places, facts, and notes for family members.
* Stunning Family Trees, Reports, and Books - Instantly create and print gorgeous trees, reports, and books that will be admired and cherished for years to come.
* SmartMatching - One-of-a-kind integrated data matching system helps you to discover ancestors quickly and accurately.
* GenGrams - Exclusive technology allows you to collaborate with other Family Tree Legends users by sending messages, sharing images, and comparing data.
* Multimedia Scrapbook - Create scrapbooks of images, audio, video, and other files directly in Family Tree Legends.
* Import Family Tree Maker® and GEDCOM Files - Directly import .FTW and .GED files in just seconds.
About Individual Software
Founded in 1981, Individual Software is the leading developer and publisher of personal and business productivity, training, and educational software. In addition to Family Tree Legends Deluxe, the company's line of award-winning titles includes Heritage Family Tree Deluxe, ResumeMaker Professional, Professor Teaches Microsoft Office 2003, Professor Teaches Windows XP, Total 3D Home, AnyTime Organizer, and Business PlanMaker Professional. Visit www.individualsoftware.com for more information.
About Pearl Street Software
Pearl Street Software is the developer of Family Tree Legends, the first truly Internet-intelligent genealogy application. With breakthrough technologies such as SmartMatching and Real-Time Internet Backup & Publishing, Pearl Street Software is redefining the way genealogists seek and record their ancestry. Visit www.pearlstreetsoftware.com for more information.