BackupMyTree (www.backupmytree.com), a new service offering free and automatic backup of family trees, launches today. BackupMyTree enables worry-free research for genealogists and family history enthusiasts, preventing loss of years of work due to a computer disaster such as a virus or hard disk crash. By automatically finding family tree files and creating a remote, off-site backup, BackupMyTree’s software ensures complete protection of family tree data.

The free backup service provides:

- Support for a wide array of family tree file formats created by popular family tree software packages. Industry standard GEDCOM files are supported too.
- Anywhere access of family tree files using a web browser.
- Monitoring of all family trees for changes and automatic backup of the updated files.
- Storage of previous versions of family tree files should anything become corrupted.
- Instant retrieval in case of data loss - by simply re-downloading the latest family tree backups.

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