BackupMyTree Goes Live – Free and Automatic
Family Tree Backup
September 13, 2010 06:08 PM Eastern Daylight Time
BOULDER, Colo.--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--BackupMyTree (www.backupmytree.com), a new service
offering free and automatic backup of family trees, launches today. BackupMyTree enables worry-free research for
genealogists and family history enthusiasts, preventing loss of years of work due to a computer disaster such as a
virus or hard disk crash. By automatically finding family tree files and creating a remote, off-site backup,
BackupMyTree’s software ensures complete protection of family tree data.
The free backup service provides:
l Support for a wide array of family tree file formats created by popular family tree software packages - Family
Tree Maker, Family Tree Builder, PAF, Legacy Family Tree, RootsMagic (version 4 or later), and Family
Tree Legends. Industry standard GEDCOM files are supported too.
l Anywhere access of family tree files – users can access their family tree files securely from anywhere using a
l Monitoring of all family trees for changes and automatic backup of the updated files.
l Storage of previous versions of family tree files should anything become corrupted. This feature also protects
against accidental deletion of information inside a family tree – enabling users to retrieve any previous version
of their data.
l Instant retrieval in case of data loss - by simply re-downloading the latest family tree backups.
l Complete protection of all family tree files using strong SSL security during transfer from computers to the
BackupMyTree is the creation of Cliff Shaw, whose previous successes in genealogy include GenForum, Family
Tree Legends and GenCircles.
“BackupMyTree represents my continued deep commitment to develop innovative new technologies and services
for genealogists”, said BackupMyTree’s Founder and CEO, Cliff Shaw. “A family tree contains massive amounts of
data collected over many years