FamilyEcho is a free website to create interactive family tree and also you can share it with other family members and friends. You can print your Family Tree online for free and you can also add photos and share it with you Family Members. Let us look at what FamilyEcho.com is all about in detail.
We all have wondered about our family’s past. Who they were? Where they came from? Some families guard the secrets of their genealogical families quite close. If you are one of those people and hold extensive information about the present and past members of your clan, you could take advantage of the services provided by website www.familyecho.com and build your very own customized online family tree. Show friends and family the history behind your ancestry.
To start working on your family tree, begin by adding your own personal data. Input your First name/names, Surname (now – if you are married, Surname at birth, add your gender and date of birth. Adding the other family members can be accomplished the same way. In case you made some mistakes, don’t worry you can come back and change details later. As we are living in the modern age, for each person you add to your family tree, you can also more information as email, personal website, blog, photo site, home telephone, work telephone, mobile number, Skype, address. If you are the creative type you can proceed adding more personal details like Birth place, Profession, Company they worked in or are working now, their range of Interests, the range of Activities they liked to engage in. You can also add your personal notes in the Biography notes section.
If you have worked previous with software such as GEDCOM or with the FamilyScript format yon can import what you have done so far in Family Echo without any problem. Just click on the Import preference. You will be asked to select the files on your disk, but they can’t be larger than 8Mb. If you have files that are larger than 8Mb, you will have to break them apart to upload them unto the site.
To save your progress you will need to Sing up to an account on the website. Registering on FamilyEcho.com will also give you a set of extra functionality like the ability to add photos next to the person’s description. The website also supports a social feature. You can share your progress with relatives and they can pitch in and help you with your work. Being a member of the website will allow you to download the work you have done so far on your computer in the following formats: HTML, GEDCOM, CSV more.
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When you have added a decent amount of family members you can choose the way you want to see the family. For example you can visualize your work by only showing Names, Life dates, Life years, Births and Deaths. Users also can choose how many generations of Parents and Children can be showcased on the page. There’s also the Print button that will allow you to get on paper the family tree. Grandma will surely appreciate it!
Still have questions? Then check out their FAQ section at: http://www.familyecho.com/?page=faqs