Here in this blog, we are going to learn how to use RootsMagic To-Go feature. You will require a flash drive and your computer should have a USB port so you can use this feature. If you do not have one of these then you will not be able to use RootsMagic To-Go.
What is RootsMagic To-Go In Roots Magic?
It is a feature provided by RootsMagic which helps user to take their family tree on a flash drive. So, if you are travelling or visiting your family or friend in different state and you do not wish to take your desktop or laptop then you can use this feature.
This feature will allow you to open your tree on any laptop or desktop if the device has usb port. So if you are travelling and still want to do genealogy research or if you are travelling for your research and if you do not carry your computer, this feature will still help you to do your research.
How To Make A USB Flash Drive RootsMagic To-Go Enabled?
If you have downloaded RootsMagic 8 in your pc then go to program file (x86) in c drive. location and copy the rootsmagic 8 folder and paste it in your usb flash drive. Please paste the place database too as this database is very important, path for this folder is C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\RootsMagic Shared\PlaceDB\ folder.
Open the folder and right click on rootsmagic.exe to create shortcut, save this shortcut to c drive or desktop. Please rename rootsmagic.exe to rootsmagiclauncher.exe.
Make sure to move all the data from your C drive (rootsmagic default data location) to USB drive by copying and pasting it to the usb drive.
Now you will be able to use rootsmagic to go using this usb drive. If you aren’t able to follow the process then contact roostmagic support to get free service. You can also call us. Please know we are paid support and we charge for our service. This website is owned by Tane Innovative concepts llc. If you need any help regarding genealogy software then you can contact genealogist help.
FAQ On RootsMagic To-Go
Ans: First open RootsMagic software on your computer. Then now you need to take a backup from your old computer. The easiest way to do that is just email the file to yourself. Now go to your new computer and open the file that you mail yourself. Download the file to your new computer.
Ans: RootsMagic 8 is available and you can download it free new version named RootsMagic 8 essentials. You can use RootsMagic 8 for both Windows and macOS.
Ans: First open the official site then click on the download button under RootsMagic 7.
Ans: If you purchase RootsMagic 8 from the website then you will receive a key of RootsMagic 8. Go to your mail-id and open the link and insert the key of the software.