Export Your Legacy File to RootsMagic Software

In this blog, you will learn how to convert Legacy to RootsMagic. You only need to read along till the end to get started.

Steps to Convert Legacy to RootsMagic

You just need to follow all the single steps which are given below to convert Legacy to RootsMagic:-

  • First of all, you got to start by opening your Legacy program.
  • And then you should go to ‘File Export to GEDCOM file’ from the main menu.
  • After doing so, a dialog box will appear; you just need to select the export option. And then you should click on the ‘Select file name and start import’ button.
  • Next, you will be asked for the name of the GEDCOM file that you want to create. You will also need to pay attention to where you save the GEDCOM file, doing so, will help you to easily find and import it into RootsMagic. The ‘MyDocuments’ section is the best place to export your file and then you just need to click on the Save or ok button.
  • You can now repeat steps 2 to 4 for every database if you have more than one file to convert.

To be able to import your data into RootsMagic you should follow the instructions below:

  • When you have finished installing RootsMagic, then you should open your RootsMagic program.
  • And now you will need to create a new database by selecting the ‘File, New’ options from the main menu. And then you should enter the name that you want to call your database, after this click on the ‘Save or Ok’ button. You will then see an options dialog appearing you should choose the option that you want and click on the OK button.
  • You can go ahead and import the GEDCOM file that you created ‘above’ into the new blank database. Then you will need to do the ‘File, Import GEDCOM’ from the main menu.
  • After that, you should select the GEDCOM file created ‘Above’ and then just give click on the ‘Open or Ok’ option.
  • At last, you will see an import options dialog appearing on your screen, you just need to choose the settings that you want, although you might be using the default settings. Finally, you can click on the ‘Begin Import’ button to start importing the GEDCOM file so that you can easily convert Legacy to RootsMagic.

So after following all the steps you will be able to convert legacy to RootsMagic without any difficulty. And if you need any further assistance then you can call the RootsMagic Support Number at +1-888-652-9580. And the efficient technicians will then provide you with the solutions needed in no time.

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