MargaiD is an application that helps users build a family tree or diagram similar to a tree chart which provides a link between various members of a family. Apart from families, this linking capability can be used for other types of connections to other people or even to other things. For instance, MargaiD can be used to create a tree diagram for social connections, biological DNA lines including plants and animals. This information can be used in research studies or to provide a visual structure of the way various elements are related to each other. MargaiD can provide a tree structure for complicated human relationships such as adopted children, step-parents, polyandry, interrelated marriages and polygamy. The application helps users build trees easily and also provides users with the control needed to determine tree layouts. This can occur in the Sociogram mode and it is also possible for the system to use its Flowchart mode to create trees.Show more screenshots »
The MargaiD application became available online in 2012. The ability to build family trees and also place tree items in more than one tree makes the application useful. MargaiD is based in Indonesia and can be used to create tress including various types of relationships. Support for the application is available through email.
Create tree structures are not a common feature in many applications. There are applications like Ancerstry.com that provide historical features and tree structure too. However, MargaiD provides promises of additional features to come such as social networking linkages and mindmaps.
The application looks very simple and could improve its user interface to make it more interesting and appealing. A professional touch to the user interface could invite more people to try and use it. It is easy to access the necessary links and the menus are easy to understand.
Users can start building their family tree for free by stating if they are a man or woman. Other required information includes a first name and an email address. Once this information is provided users are able to see the tree begin to form.
There is no cost associated with using MargaiD. Users may begin creating family trees or trees with relationship as soon as required identification information is provided.
Users who want to create a tree of relationships including an ancestral or family tree. There is also the possibility of using MargaiD for other purposes including creating a social network and DNA relationships for plants and animals. Those who prefer a visual perspective to relationships can use MargaiD to create and view these relationships.