Ancestral Quest is available for Mac
Ancestral Quest Basics is available for free!
We welcome those that are migrating from Family Tree Maker! Click here for special information.
If you need the latest update for AQ 15, you can get it, here.
If you need to re-install your copy of AQ, you can download your version of the Ancestral Quest installer file, here on our site.
Need more reports? Want to view your data on an iPhone or Droid device? We have a growing list of additional products that can further aid you in your family history efforts.
Do you need to use Ancestral Quest or Ancestral Quest Basics in a language other than English? Most add-on language modules are free.
The Current Release of Ancestral Quest is Version 15
Have you ever wished that that Ancestral Quest could do your research for you? TreeTips™ is a new technology built into Ancestral Quest that provides advanced searching into the vast record collections of Ancestry.com and MyHeritage, and will show you hints for possible records about your ancestors from FamilySearch and Findmypast. Speaking of FamilySearch, if you are not using the tools in AQ to link to FamilySearch records, you may want to, now, because these links will not only allow FamilySearch hinting, but AQ is also introducing Memories Manager, which allows you to quickly and easily exchange your scrapbook items with the Memories of FamilySearch. You can even link your scrapbook items to the images on FamilySearch, which makes sharing your data containing those images much easier!
Owners of Previous AQ Versions
You will definitely want to take a look at the new features available in the latest upgrade to this award-winning family history program. You may also want to check out the FAQs on Upgrading to version 15.
If you currently have a registered copy of AQ 14 or 12.x, then you can actually download AQ 15 and continue to use the feature set available with your current version 14/12.x license, along with some nice enhancements and improvements to existing features. Then, if you would like to unlock the new AQ 15 features, you can purchase an upgrade license that will allow use of the new features.
Owners of AQ version 11 and earlier can purchase an Upgrade to AQ 15 from our Order page.
Family Tree Software for Windows and Mac
Ancestral Quest (AQ) family tree software is the easiest to use and most versatile genealogy program for Windows or Macintosh on the market. Its format is perfect for the beginner and yet powerful enough for the most advanced genealogist. Easy data entry, keyboard shortcuts, scrapbooking, and excellent sourcing capabilities are just some of this genealogy software program's wonderful award-winning features.
Create professional looking Pedigree Charts, Family Group Sheets, Ancestry charts, Descendant charts, genealogy book reports, fan charts and more.
AQ has special links to **on-line genealogy databases, including Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org, which can help you research your family history more easily than ever. AQ is also FamilySearch Family Tree Share certified.
Free Ancestral Quest Basics Program
Did you know that Ancestral Quest 15 is available in two versions? Ancestral Quest Basics is free genealogy software that has the essential features for working with your family tree, including some updated features in accessing FamilySearch Family Tree. Then, when you are ready, purchase the full Ancestral Quest program to add even more abilities and features that make it the complete family history solution. (If you've already been using Ancestral Quest Basics 14, you'll want to upgrade to Ancestral Quest Basics 15 for free.)