Saturday, November 18, 2023

RootsMagic Version 9 Updated to Version 9.1.1

 RootsMagic was updated to Version 9.1.0 on 9 November 2023 and then updated again on 17 November 2023 to Version 9.1.1.  The RootsMagic Update History page provides limited details about the two most recent changes:

9.1.1 - 17 Nov 2023

  • Fixed: Optimized Person Search and Advanced Person Search (especially for large files)
  • Fixed: FamilySearch WebHints now use same OAuth login as Family Tree
  • Fixed: Attempt to handle FamilySearch disconnects more gracefully
  • Fixed: General improvement of FamilySearch and Ancestry login

9.1.0 - 9 Nov 2023

  • New: Streamlined Ancestry and FamilySearch login using OAuth technology *
  • Fixed: Optimized speed when working with or switching between groups
  • Fixed: Adding a death fact to RM from Ancestry wasn’t updating Living flag
  • Fixed: Multimedia List report wasn’t displaying linked citation names properly
  • Fixed: Minor fixes
  • Fixed: Cosmetic changes

* OAuth login provides enhanced security by routing sign-in directly to the site itself and supports additional sign-in methods including two-factor authentication.

In order to use Web Hints and TreeShare to work with Ancestry, you must enable Two-Pass Authorization in your account, and be logged into Ancestry on your browser when you use RootsMagic, and your Ancestry login credentials in RootsMagic must match with the browser login credentials.  

In order to use Web Hints and FamilySearch Family Tree with FamilySearch, you must be logged into FamilySearch on your browser and your FamilySearch login credentials in RootsMagic must match with the browser login credentials. 

For other news, please see the RootsMagic Users Facebook page at


Disclosure:  I have been a happy RootsMagic user since 2006, and have purchased every new version.  I have not received material considerations from RootsMagic.

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