Follow the steps in our Getting Started guide.
Presently you can add records from your computer or FamilySearch. Partnerships with other family tree databases and online storage are in development.
Yes! Kindex is the ideal tool for for transcribing and tagging any primary source documents or records in either a public or private archive. If you require custom indexing fields and tags, those features will be available in our upcoming Kindex Projects release.
Archive owners can organize their records according to their preference. See here for examples of various archive structures:
Archive by Date (coming soon)
Archive by Family (coming soon)
Archive by Subject (coming soon)
Kindex can assist archive owners with record transfer and setup. Contact us for details.
We recommend Chrome or Safari. We do not recommend Firefox or Internet Explorer.
To reset your password, click Login, and click Forgot Password link. A password reset link will be sent to your email. If you don’t see your password reset email. check all incoming email folders, including spam or junk folders.
Note: File size is currently limited to 15MB. Multiple-page PDF files that are large in their size may be compressed to smaller sizes using Adobe Acrobat.
|Action||Private Archives||Public Archives|
|Search & share records||Owners and Collaborators||Owners, Collaborators, Guests, and Visitors|
|Add records||Owners and Collaborators||Owners and Collaborators|
|Add a collection||Owners and Collaborators||Owners and Collaborators|
|Index records||Owners and Collaborators||Owners, Collaborators, and Guests|
You may invite an unlimited number of collaborators. To invite a person to collaborate, you must input their email address.
To invite a person to collaborate, you must input their email address within the Collaborators Tab, and select “Invite”. This invitation sends an automatic email to those emails you have invited. This tab is found within the “Manage Archives” dialog (found by selecting your email address in the top right of a page when logged in).
All archives, whether you are an owner or collaborator, may be toggled by selecting the desired archive within the “Archives” list at the top right of your page (when logged in).
Yes. Kindex organizes and digitizes records for all types of organizations, including families, churches, genealogical societies, historical entities, government organizations, educational institutions, and groups with private collections. Learn more about Kindex Archival Services.
Yes. Kindex helps many Archive Owners add records their archive and assist with setting up a custom archive structure. Contact us for for details.
We would be happy to join your family, church, or neighborhood gathering and present a demonstration of how Kindex can help families rescue their records.
Kindex has helped many family organizations gather and digitize their records, preparing them for online searchability. Learn how we helped one family gather thousands of records in one day.
Pricing is available at hourly or a-la-carte rates. For a free quote or consultation, please contact us for details.
Kindex may provide data and files from the archive at the archive owner’s request.
It will be possible for Archive Owners to downgrade their archive to a non-collaborative or free archive if their archive meets the criteria for a free archive.
The technology for handwriting recognition has not progressed enough for it to be commonly utilized. We look forward to integrating this technology and make transcribing easier for you.
An OCR tool is in development. This tool will enable typewritten text from PDF records to be imported into the record’s transcription.
A dedicated mobile app is in development.
Kindex Projects is a customizable indexing tool for organizations such as historical societies, genealogical organizations, libraries, archives, and other private collection owners. It is scheduled for release this year. If you are interested in speeding up that service, contact us for details.
A white label version of Kindex is in development. If you are interested in speeding up that service, contact us for details.
Kindex is solidly supported, backed, and funded. We are also FamilySearch Certified. Archives are stored using Amazon Web Services. Although Kindex is reliable cloud web software, Kindex supports the practice of backing up your files to one or more solid state hard drives.
|Kindex Data||Archive Standard Equivalent|
|Record Creation Place||Coverage|
|Record Creation Date||Created|
|FamilySearch IDs tagged||n/a|