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This is the latest version of Ancestral Sources by Nick Walker, an add-on for Family Historian. Although this version only deals with Census, Baptism, and Marriage sources, later versions will handle all of the popular source documents including Birth, Death, Burial, Probate, etc.
Ancestral Sources makes adding source entries to Family Historian much quicker and easier to achieve. Simply enter the record details and allow Ancestral Sources to do all the hard work of creating Census, Birth, Baptism, Marriage, Occupation, and other Facts linked via Citations to Sources and Multimedia records.
Version 3 includes many improvements and new features which have been requested by users since Version 2.0 was released in May 2011. The Version 3.2.3 update fixes some problems reported by users of version 3.1, including an issue would could cause data loss. For this reason it is particularly important to upgrade to this version.
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The 32 bit version is for 32-bit operating systems, and should work with Windows 2000, XP, Vista and 7.
The 64 bit version is for 64-bit operating systems, and should work with x64 bit versions of XP, Vista and 7.
Both require the Microsoft .Net 2 framework, which is almost certain to already be on your computer, but if it isn't then the setup routines should automatically download and install it.
Click on the appropriate link below to download and save file, then double click it to install, which needs Windows Administrator privileges.
If downloaded using Internet Explorer then it may produce standard warnings such as This type of file could harm your computer or The publisher of Ancestral Sources couldn't be verified, but these can be safely ignored. You may need to select options such as Actions or More Options or Run Anyway.
If the install produces an Open File - Security Warning window due to an Unknown Publisher, then right-click the executable file, choose Properties and click the Unblock button followed by the OK button.
The reason for such warnings is the lack of a Software Publisher Certificate, which costs about £100 per year, and is understandably an excessive expense for non-commercial free software.