Compare how FTM's Version 4.0b and A&D's Version 1.62 satisfy basic genealogical needs . . .
|Will this product let you:|| FTM
| A&D |
|Easily enter birth and death data on individuals?||Yes||Yes|
| Enter in three keystrokes or less, and statistically report on
any of the following:
- the complete names of countries, states, and provinces?
- occupations, races, religions and churches, and military services?
- causes of death and other medical conditions?
- types of sources and kinds of evidence?
|Enter and identify Julian/Old-Style, Jewish/Hebrew, or French Republican dates?||No||Yes|
|Enter multiple aliases (i.e., multiple nicknames and aka entries) for an individual?||No||Yes|
|Enter more than 13 optional "Facts" about an individual?||No||Yes|
|Within one database, vary the types of optional "Facts" according to whether each individual is Catholic, Jewish, Mormon, etc.?||No||Yes|
|Quickly and easily view the "Facts", medical information, and addresses on hundreds of individuals or relationships in less than a minute?||No||Yes|
|Enter unknown, unnamed, and stillborn childrenwithout having to create individual records?||No||Yes|
|Teaches how to easily enter French, German, Scandinavian, Spanish, and other letters of Western European languages (such as á, ä, â, å, ç Ç, ñ, ö, Ö, and ß)?||No||Yes|
|Enter multiple households (including addresses, residents, telephones, and sources) for a personand easily link each household to all of its residents?||No||Yes|
|Enter narrative descriptions of households, historical or current residences, farms, or businesses (without using individual notes)?||No||Yes|
|See at a glance, while browsing, exactly how many sources are linked to each individual and relationship record and the type of each of those sources?||No||Yes|
|Directly link actual paper source records to source records in the computer?||No||Yes|
|Print a detailed source record page(s) for each source in a database?||No||Yes|
| Print source usage and management reports that identify all:
- individuals and marriages linked to each source?
- source types (e.g., U.S. 1910 census) absent for each individual or relationship?
|See who created or last updated a major record?||No||Yes|
|Limit update and deletion capability to certain users?||No||Yes|
|Import or export GEDCOM data?||Yes||Yes|
|Prepare Ancestral File and LDS Temple submissions?||Yes||No*|
|Include photographs and multimedia clips?||Yes||No|
* A planned future capability of A&D.
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