Past Articles

Family Tree Maker for Mac 2 Update Is Available

Posted on March 4, 2013 in Family Tree Maker, Family Trees

A free update for Family Tree Maker for Mac 2 is now available. It contains improvements to TreeSync and a number of new features. When you open Family Tree Maker for Mac 2, you should be notified that an update is available. If you aren’t, go to the Family Tree Maker 2 menu and select… Read more

Another Bonus Update for Family Tree Maker 2012!

Posted on September 25, 2012 in Family Tree Maker

If you use Family Tree Maker 2012, it’s your lucky day–another bonus update has been released. And this one has a lot of enhancements I’m excited about because they’ve been on my wish list for awhile. If you haven’t downloaded the update yet, it’s simple. Just open Family Tree Maker and choose Check for Update… Read more

Where Is Family Tree Maker 2013?

Posted on August 17, 2012 in Company News, Family Tree Maker

We know many of you have been eagerly waiting to hear when Family Tree Maker 2013 will be released. Well, we’re doing things a little different this year. Instead of creating a new version of the software, the team has been putting all of its resources into improving Family Tree Maker 2012 so you get… Read more

Family Tree Maker for Mac Connection Problems Resolved

Posted on July 19, 2012 in Ancestry.com Site

We are pleased to announce that the Internet connection issues people have been experiencing with Family Tree Maker for Mac have been resolved. To get the update, close out of Family Tree Maker; then reopen the application. You’ll be notified that an update is available. Click Install Update. When the installation is complete, you may… Read more

Temporary Online Issues with Family Tree Maker for Mac – All Versions

Posted on July 13, 2012 in Family Tree Maker

If you’re a Family Tree Maker for Mac user, you may have noticed some Internet connection issues. Currently, you may not be able to register the software, log in to your Ancestry account on the Dashboard, or use the Web Search feature. We are aware of the problem and are working hard to resolve the… Read more

Family Tree Maker 2012 Update Is Available

Posted on May 18, 2012 in Family Tree Maker

A free update for Family Tree Maker 2012 (Windows) is now available. It contains a number of improvements and fixes of reported issues including: Improvements to TreeSync performance and stability Added support for media, notes, and sources during file merges Improved handling of media during Web merges Bug fixes for tasks, media items, and window… Read more

Family Tree Maker for Mac 2 Is Now Available!

Posted on December 15, 2011 in Company News, Family Tree Maker

Today Ancestry.com announced the release of Family Tree Maker for Mac 2, an updated and expanded version of the world’s No. 1-selling family history software, now with TreeSync™, a feature which lets you sync one desktop family tree and one online tree on Ancestry.com. With TreeSync now you can access and update your tree wherever… Read more

Family Tree Maker: 2012 Update Is Available

Posted on December 7, 2011 in Family Tree Maker

An update for Family Tree Maker 2012 (Windows) is now available. It contains a number of improvements and fixes of reported issues. Some examples are: Improvements to TreeSync performance, media download times, and fixes for sync errors Faster importing of all file types Added support for tags and media links when importing and exporting GEDCOMs Increased… Read more

Family Tree Maker 2012 Webinar Tonight

Posted on November 9, 2011 in Family Tree Maker, Webinars

Join the Family Tree Maker team tonight, Wednesday, November 9th at 8:00 pm (Eastern Standard Time) for a free webinar that will teach you about the new features in Family Tree Maker 2012. You’ll learn about: TreeSync—the ability to link and synchronize your desktop tree with an online tree at Ancestry. The new blended families… Read more

Family Tree Maker Webinar on November 9th

Posted on October 31, 2011 in Family Tree Maker, Webinars

Join us on Wednesday, November 9th at 8:00 pm (Eastern Standard Time) for a free webinar that will teach you about the new features in Family Tree Maker 2012. You’ll learn about TreeSync—the ability to link and synchronize your desktop tree with an online tree at Ancestry, how to use the new blended families display… Read more