Note that this page is a work-in-progress...
These are a few programs that the RUG has been following as possible migration paths for your TMG Projects as well as from older genealogy programs that the RUG has been using.
The RUG has identified the following programs whose developers have stated that they can import TMG data.
From TMG to Roots Magic
Information about Roots Magic can be found at
http://www.rootsmagic.com/RootsMagic/. Check out their "TMG users have a new home" web page at
You can minimize losses migrating from TMG to RootsMagic: (1) Before importing TMG into RootsMagic, "clean up" TMG, and (2) After importing into RootsMagic, "clean up" RootsMagic. This procedure is outlined in "Moving Data from TMG to RootsMagic" at
From TMG to Family HistorianInformation about Family Historian can be found at
http://www.family-historian.co.uk/. Check out their FAQ for TMG users at
From TMG to LegacyInformation about Legacy can be found at
http://www.legacyfamilytree.com/. Check out their web page about "soon" importing files from TMG at
http://news.legacyfamilytree.com/legacy_news/2014/09/legacy-family-tree-will-soon-import-files-from-the-master-genealogist-software.html. Also check out Genealogy's Star web page about this at
From TMG to ... as "Refugees"
Information about "refugees" examining ALL alternatives can be found at
At the top of the "TMG Refugees" web page are five tabs:
- Features - a check-list feature comparison of TMGv9.05 with some other genealogy software programs, including the above
- Functionalities - important to TMG users
- Software - TMG alternatives
- Our Stories - TMG users explain reason why they are exploring alternatives to TMG and their migration experience (or not).
There is also an email list; information about how to join is at
From TMG to Historical Research Environment (HRE)In addition, newsgroups have noticed the effort for an Historical Research Environment (HRE). Experts in different computer fields have begun work on this multi-year project. A little information about HRE can be found at