Comparison to FTM 4.0

Compare how FTM's Version 4.0b and A&D's Version 1.62 satisfy basic genealogical needs . . .

Will this product let you: FTM
  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 children—without 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 person—and 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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