Quick accommodation with features
On the visual side, the application is kept quite simple, with no eye-candy elements to keep you distracted or waste any system resources, thus providing an overall smooth work flow. Most of the workspace provides requirement fields or lists you can view created items, while functions are kept in an upper toolbar under intuitive buttons.
Usage is no rocket science, with fields posing no accommodation problems, such as names, title, locations, facts and a lot more. The only inconvenience is that you cannot insert custom fields, but the ones provided are more than enough to meet any demands.
Easy person and date tracking
The application proves to be handy especially in research domains. It comes equipped with several tools that let you thoroughly track down roots and dates using calculators for age, relationships, soundex and more. Locations can also be kept track of and easily associated with people in the database.
Export your work to various formats
Unfortunately, you cannot get a tree view of your project, the only method databases are displayed being lists. The application lets you issue reports with customizable details to include, as well as the possibility to save to a few file formats like, CSV, text or treepad for people and family. In case you work with GEDCOM projects you can easily import them in the application.
To end with
All in all, ScionPC can surely prove to be a handy application overall, especially due to its focus on detail. It might be missing a few features here and there, with no actual tree display, but features it comes equipped with allow for projects to contain thorough data which helps tip the scales in its favor.
Reviewed by Mircea Dragomir, last updated on September 8th, 2014
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- New - Back/foward buttons to browse through visited database entries
- New - "Immediate Relatives" button in "Pedigree" area of personal page
- New - Optional support for intersex individuals
- New - "Quick Pick" button added to Fact Details dialog to speed up data entry
Application descriptionThe ScionPC application was developed to be a free, fully-featured, genealogy software with a modern, easy-to-use inte...