The Augean AdvantageThe Augean AdvantageAugean is a desktop program for genealogical research, which allows collaboration through FamilySearch. Your data remains private in the local GEDCOM database, but you can sync with FamilySearch. 10 reasons for using Augean for desktop Genealogy. (Please scroll through the presentation by clicking on the arrow button.)
Shows features are unique to Augean and not (to our knowledge) in other FamilySearch enabled desktop genealogy software.
1 / 14Interactive Vector Graphics charts
All graphics are vector graphics.
Full support for portraits. Customize both the chart text and graphics. Relationships are visually explained, and easily edited using the interactive chart. Duplicates and structural errors in the genealogy are quickly identified. Build charts using Augean, then export them as an SVG to the web. Fan Chart GalleryGeneration Chart Gallery
Zoom in using the mouse wheel. Suited for 4K monitors.
2 / 14Cross-platform
Continual cross-platform development and improvement using Chromium. The Augean server runs from the localhost desktop, and renders in Chrome, giving access to all of Chromes features.
The server runs from the desktop NOT the cloud so information is secure.
Available on Mac, Windows and Linux. The only FamilySearch enabled genealogical desktop software to support all 3 platforms.
3 / 14Accessibility, Support for the visually impaired .
Augean builds on Chrome accessibility. Full access to Chrome accessibility tools. Text to speech readers. ChromeVox 988 different fonts are supported from fonts.google.com Change the font style and size for tables through the master style sheet. Support for 4K monitors.
4 / 14Integration with Grammarly .
Check spelling, and grammar using Grammarly. The Augean desktop server runs from the browser, so allows for integration with Grammarly. No other desktop program has this advantage.
5 / 14Language translation to 150+ different languages
150+ language translations available through the Chrome translator. Both the user interface AND the content can be translated into 150+ different languages. Augean is unique among desktop genealogical software, in supporting language translation. Both interface AND the content are translated.
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6 / 144K Window Manager
The window manager, uses vector graphics and is optimized for displays of any type including 4K. Windows are dockable.
Edit multiple files at once. Focus on multiple research lines at once.
Window manager suited for large displays (Click on the image to enlarge)
7 / 14Deep integration with FamilySearch
Deep integration with FamilySearch, including Media and Change History.
GEDCOM is the only universally supported shared standard for Genealogy. No loss of information when importing from any GEDCOM source. All the custom GEDCOM tags are supported.
Storing the database in GEDCOM format, makes sense. A 100% GEDCOM database avoids Vendor Lock-in
Internal database in GEDCOM (Click on the image to enlarge)
9 / 14Transaction logs
List changes made during the session. Review and undo changes.
Change Logs capture all changes in a session
10 / 14Integration with Google Maps . Create interactive Google maps to track locations of events.
Google Maps (Click on the image to enlarge)
11 / 14Interactive reports . Choose from a libary of interactive reports. Reports are Displayed in Chrome, and are searchable, and have interactive links. Anytime a person (or family) is mentioned in a report, click on the link to View /Edit the person.
In Augean, the Goal is to have all information easily accessible Throughout Augean, any time a person is mentioned, click on the link to view/edit the person.
Interactive Reports (Click on the image to enlarge)
Custom Interactive Reports (Click on the image to enlarge)
Add any Google fonts you like (Click on the image to enlarge)
Selecting the correct Font, is the key to building your chart. Also, All charts can be exported as SVG's
14 / 14Summary . Augean brings the power of the Web browser to the Deskop. Augean is the only browser based Genealogical desktop software. (The Augean server runs from the desktop machine, NOT the cloud)
Chrome (and browsers developed off Chrome, like Edge), provide features not available in normal desktop apps, including.
Vector Graphics. Cross-platform. Accessibility. Integration with Grammarly. Language translation to 150+ languages 992 Different Fonts. 4K Window Manager.
Fonts + Vector Graphics + Fully Customizable Charts and Colors give the best possible graphics to share your genealogy. Export the Graphics to the web as SVG's.
Augean, is able to use all the above to deliver an excellent desktop Genealogy tool.
Augean provides the integration with FamilySearch to allow distributed development of Genealogy. Augean helps solve the key problem, of integration your private Genealogy database with the shared FamilySearch database.