|Original author(s)||Developed for Microsoft by Vertigo Software|
|Initial release||April 2007|
3.4 / 18 October 2020
|Operating system||Microsoft Windows|
|License||Microsoft Public License|
Family.Show is a free and open-source genealogy program written in C# and running on the .NET Framework. Microsoft partnered with and commissioned Vertigo Software in 2006 to create it as a reference application for Microsoft's latest UI technology and software deployment mechanism at the time, Windows Presentation Foundation and ClickOnce. The source code has originally been published on Microsoft's CodePlex website. It has since been forked and development continues independent of Microsoft on GitHub.
Family.Show includes the following features:
Family.Show is intended as a reference sample and not a feature complete genealogy application. Some limitations are:
The software is licensed under the Microsoft Public License.
Family.Show uses an Open Package Convention file format (*.familyx) to save family data, stories, and photos in one file.