I am a total beginner!! I landed in genealogy just as the big change happened with Ancestry, and I'm trying to figure out which software I want to use.
I am choosing between Rootsmagic and Family Tree Maker because (at least according to a review site with a comprehensive feature chart) they are the two that allow for both same-sex marriages and adoptions.
Right now I am putting data into the free version of Rootsmagic. I have also looked at my friend's Family Tree Maker and found that I liked the view there better (more data accessible rather than hidden) though I know everyone is complaining about the new timeline view. There is no demo available of FTM right now, so I'm waiting impatiently for my final decision.
So I would love to hear how you chose Rootsmagic and what you see as its advantages over FTM.
Thank you in advance!