Been about five years since I've been into this, changed computers, my old software doesn't run anymore, I have a Mac (though have access to a PC). I have signed up to MyHeritage and am probing around Ancestry.com as well. If I start generating a tree online can I export it out, or do I need a specific program? Or can I just export out a GEDCOM file? Or would it be better to create a tree locally then 'upload' it later? I just want to enter all the data once (I have 150 people in my tree already) and don't really want to double up. 99% of my family are known to come from England, although recently I found I'm 1/8th Irish, so that'll be another branch I'll be investigating too.