Taurus FamilyTree Specification
Taurus FamilyTree is a Java application designed to display Genealogical information in various forms. The main application is a browser which lets you view data as a treeview and listview, with a HTML page for each person. In addition to this, you can also plot conventional family trees and timelines so that you can print them out.

The main features are:

  • Reads FTML, Gedcom, Gedcom XML (aka Gedcom 6.0), ged2x and CSV file formats
  • Plots conventional Family Tree (normal) and Ancestor (inverted) diagrams
  • Plots timelines of each persons lifespan and the events that they lived through
  • Each person can have their owm HTML page, allowing you to store images as well as text
  • Can store images/HTML pages for Birth, Christening and Marriage
  • Displays normal and inverted treeviews which can be used to navigate through your HTML pages
  • Can choose root of the treeviews
  • Displays relatives and their ages in the listview
  • HTML pages can contain hyperlinks to other documents
FamilyTree is available for all platforms that support Java (TM) and Swing.
Taurus FamilyTree is freeware and the source is available under the terms of the GNU Public License.

Obtaining a copy
The Release Notes are available online and the binaries and sources can be freely downloaded from here.

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