Interactive Image Viewer (Beta)

Posted by Laura Dansbury on January 31, 2012 in Ancestry.com Site, Searching for Records

Record images are the foundation of your family history, and we want to create a rich viewing experience that will bring these historical documents to life. The new Interactive Image Viewer (currently in beta) includes interactive tools to help you view and interpret the information on the record as well as navigation controls that make… Read more

Family Tree Maker – Free Update for Version 2012

Posted by Michelle Pfister on January 31, 2012 in Family Tree Maker

A free update for Family Tree Maker 2012 for Windows is now available. This update includes: Some important improvements for syncing source citations, relationships, and accepted & rejected hints. Resolution of some data issues that were causing sync to fail in some cases Sync stability and performance improvements. How to get this free update? As… Read more

International Holocaust Remembrance Day

Posted by Crista Cowan on January 27, 2012 in Content, World Archives Project

Today, January 27th, is the anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau. As such, the United Nations has designated this day, each year, as International Holocaust Remembrance Day. This year, in particular, the theme is Children and the Holocaust. Over 1.5 million Jewish children, and tens of thousands of other children were murdered during the Holocaust.… Read more

Family Tree Maker for Mac 2 – Free Update

Posted by Michelle Pfister on January 12, 2012 in Family Tree Maker

An update for Family Tree Maker for Mac 2 is now available. This update resolves a number of reported issues from the community. Fixes include: •        Performance and stability improvements •        Improvements to resolve sync errors •        Improvements for handling downloaded media in synced trees •        Syncing of accepted and rejected hints •        Option to include/exclude Ancestry media in synced… Read more