Here, I cover a family tree poster maker software that is available for free. The software is called Ahnenblatt. With the help of this software, you can generate a family tree that can be taken as a print in the form of a poster. You can add family details like name, date of birth, and gender. Also, you can add pictures of each family member. It supports BMP, PNG, JPEG, or GIF image file. You can also add parents, partners, siblings, and church details. You can save family tree in CSV, HTML website, GEDCOM, XML, HTML page, etc. various formats.
The software lets you save family tree as ancestral, hourglass, and family tree poster. Apart from this, you can create an ancestors list, descendants list, birthday list, and list of places, names, etc.
Although software provides you more feature than online service. But if you want to use apps to make a family tree, then you can read this article. We have covered 4 apps for Android where you can easily create a family tree. Also, you can create family trees by using these websites.
Free family tree poster maker software
Once the software is installed, you can open its interface. Now you’re ready to make a family tree. To do so, you need to do is to click on a New in the interface menu. Then, you can fill the birth name, first name, and gender. Thereafter, another pop-up appears that prompts you to fill other details of your family members. For example, you can mention the born date, occupation, etc.
You can also add your father and mother details like their name and gender. There are other options to add details of your siblings, partners, children, church, notes, sources, and add pictures.
While updating siblings details, you can mention 12 siblings, 4 partners, and 12 children names maximum. You can also add church details like your religion and baptism.
To update pictures of your family members, you can use JPEG, BMP, PNG, or GIF image file. Once you upload all the pictures of your family members, you can view the family chart in the interface. If you want to do any changes, then you can edit the details of family members.
The generated family tree poster can be saved in HTML website, CSV, GEDCOM, XML, HTML page, etc. various formats.
The software lets you print family tree in Ancestors tree, family tree, and Hourglass tree poster. Each poster is a bit different from each other in appearance. For example, if you select Hourglass tree poster then it will create the family poster in the form of an hourglass as shown below.
Other features are also available where you can create an ancestors list, birthday list, descendants list, and list of places, names, etc. You can adjust the data as well.
You can also find common ancestors, show calendar, statistics, show all pictures, and remap pictures. Other tools which can also be found in the software are for burning CD and character Maps.
Using this software, you can easily create a family tree and get print of it. You can get the family poster, ancestral, hourglass family tree poster. You may give it a try and generate a poster of your family entering your family details.