Free genealogy software does it exist. Yes! You can download from the internet any number of genealogy software products. A few of these products also allow you to research online. Ancestry.com gives you a free trial when you purchase for the first time or purchase an upgrade.
The above photo is the result of a Google Search and it shows the software for your Family History Book.
CD Earth offers you a free download plus allows you to choose another software package of your choice. This can be games, genealogy, web design, The Bible and other choices. You are allowed to use your free choices for 25 day trial and yes you keep them. The catch is it is like a book club and you will be sent a software package about once every 7 weeks. This is not for me, but you may feel differently.
Try Ancestry.com and get 14
Here are just a few that allow for free downloads.
Family Tree Maker 2014 Version, current price for upgrade is
$27.99 no special offers.
Legacy Family 6.0 Version
Personal Ancestry File---FamilySearch.org LDS
I found many more and you can also check to see if there is any other software you would prefer.
One of the above 4, I tried to download but it stopped my Internet Explorer from running. I tried several different times during the day and finally quit trying. Don't push your luck, if first you don't succeed go on to another choice.
Another one of the above 4, I did download but I have to spend a few dollars to purchase additional software.
Go to this page: Genealogy Software.