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RootsMagic 8 is the award-winning genealogy software which makes researching, organizing, and sharing your family history easy! Whether you're a beginner or an experienced professional, RootsMagic is the perfect tool for you!

interfaced with Ancestry, Familysearch, FindMyPast and MyHeritage.

Application Details:

Version: 8.x
License: Free to use
Votes: 0
Latest Rating: Garbage
Latest Wine Version Tested: 8.0.1

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What works

Everything i have tested :

  • import RootsMagic v7 database
  • export to gedcom
  • create new persons
  • familysearch interface : transfer to familysearch, import from familysearch
  • ...

What does not

  1. if windows version in wine is not win10, application loose focus.
  2. application hangs at startup if Internet Explorer is not installed
  3. with defaults wine fonts, some texts are truncated


  1. winetricks win10
  2. winetricks ie8
  3. winetricks corefonts

Additionally, to be able to run default browser instead IE when clicking on links, i restored the linux browser as default :

cat >/tmp/browser$$.reg <Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00


@="C:\\\\windows\\\\system32\\\\winebrowser.exe -nohome \"%1\""

@="C:\\\\windows\\\\system32\\\\winebrowser.exe -nohome \"%1\""
wine regedit /tmp/browser$$.reg
rm -f /tmp/browser$$.reg

What was not tested

  • LDS interface
  • ancestry interface
  • ...

Hardware tested


  • GPU: Intel
  • Driver: open source

Additional Comments

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Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
ShowLinux Mint 21.1May 01 20238.0.1Yes No YesGarbageWayneL 
ShowDebian GNU/Linux 11.x "Bullseye" x86_64Jan 23 20227.0-stagingYes Yes YesGoldJean Michault 
CurrentDebian GNU/Linux 11.x "Bullseye" x86_64Oct 05 20216.18-stagingYes Yes YesGoldJean Michault 

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