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Timeline Software & Tools

Find software and tools to help you quickly and easily create or customize historical timelines, for your history or genealogy project. Include pre-made timelines, with options for integrating into your genealogy software or a publication.

Easy Timeline Creator
Customize and print your own historical timeline with this easy to use software. Add you own events, choose your fonts and icons, and add clipart if you wish.

A powerful research and storytelling tool for genealogists and family historians, Genelines lets you SEE your ancestor's lives in time. Different versions of the software let you use the visual timeline charts with various popular genealogy software programs, including Legacy, Ancestral Quest, Family Tree Maker, Personal Ancestral File and GEDCOM.

Create free, customized timelines for your ancestors right on the Web. Cannot be geared toward a particular location, but does include world-wide events. Somewhat skewed to U.S. events.

Timeline Tool
This neat timeline tool from the University of British Columbia allows you to create a timeline online, including the addition of sound, images and movies. Output is a flash animation which is nice to include on a Web site, or you can print it out or save it.

WhoWhatWhen Historical Timelines Creator
This database of people and events from 1000 A.D. to the present allows you to create graphic timelines of periods in history and of the lives of individuals.

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