Yes, basic accounts are free. Basic users may add unlimited profiles, merge duplicates, view enhanced relationship paths and add up upload up to 1GB of photos, videos and documents (about 1,000 photos) for free. However, users who expect more may choose to upgrade to a Pro Subscription.
A Geni Pro Member has the ability to access additional Pro feature on the site. These features include:
Add unlimited profiles
Upload unlimited media
The ability to merge profiles
Enhanced search: Search over 100 million profiles to find possible relatives
The Geni Pro Badge: Identify yourself as a Geni Pro to family members and genealogists
Premium support: communicate directly with our expert support staff
Priority GEDCOM Support for exported files
Visibility of Hot Matches
Enhanced Relationship Paths: Discover your exact relationship to any blood relative on Geni
Any Geni user may become a Pro member from their Home page or by selecting ‘Account Settings,’ ‘Geni Premium Account’ and entering the required payment information or by simply clicking on the Geni Premium Account link.