Family Tree Maker Webinar Tonight

Posted by Tana L. Pedersen on February 16, 2011 in Ancestry.com Site, Family Tree Maker, Webinars

Tonight at 8:00 pm (EST) the experts at Family Tree Maker are giving a free webinar focused on printing and sharing your family history. You’ll learn how to: Design and print charts Run  reports Utilize the print functions available on each workspace Create individual and family slide shows If you haven’t already registered, it’s not… Read more

Family Tree Maker: The Pedigree View

Posted by Tana L. Pedersen on February 7, 2011 in Family Tree Maker

The Family tab on the People workspace provides a comprehensive view of your tree. This is where you enter information about individuals and families in your tree—and where you will spend most of your time in Family Tree Maker. Over the next few weeks I’ll spend some time explaining each section of the workspace in detail. You’ll find tips and… Read more

Family Tree Maker Webinar on February 16th

Posted by Tana L. Pedersen on February 3, 2011 in Family Tree Maker, Webinars

Family history is a great way to connect with your past. And Family Tree Maker can help you illustrate your family story and share it with friends and family members. Join us on Wednesday, February 16th at 8:00 pm (Eastern Standard Time) for a free webinar that focuses on creating charts, reports, and slide shows.… Read more

Family Tree Maker: Choosing a Home Person

Posted by Tana L. Pedersen on January 24, 2011 in Family Tree Maker

Each Family Tree Maker tree you create will have a primary person or “home” person. By default, the home person is the first person you entered in your tree. And if you’re creating a tree based on your family, the home person is most likely you. However, you may want to switch the home person of your tree occasionally.… Read more

Family Tree Maker Tutorials

Posted by Tana L. Pedersen on January 10, 2011 in Family Tree Maker

Have you ever wanted a personal tutor to sit at your computer and show you how to use Family Tree Maker? We have a solution. Family Tree Maker has a variety of short video tutorials (each about 3 to 5 minutes long) that can help you quickly learn how to add, organize, and share your… Read more

Family Tree Maker Is a Holiday Hit!

Posted by Tana L. Pedersen on December 10, 2010 in Company News, Family Tree Maker

Every DecemberThe Oprah Magazine, announces its top holiday gift picks. And this year we’re excited to announce that our very own Family Tree Maker 2011 made Dr. Phil’s list of “Gifts to strengthen your relationship! Family Tree Maker software combines intuitive tools with robust features and flexible options, making it ideal for family history novices and… Read more

Family Tree Maker: Improving Performance

Posted by Tana L. Pedersen on November 29, 2010 in Family Tree Maker

We all wish we had an unlimited amount of time to work on our family history. But since none of us do, it can be frustrating when the software you’re using seems to get in the way instead of helping. If Family Tree Maker starts running more slowly than you expect, here are six steps… Read more

Family Tree Maker: The Web Dashboard

Posted by Tana L. Pedersen on November 15, 2010 in Family Tree Maker, Family Trees, Member Connect

When you’re online Family Tree Maker connects directly to Ancestry.com so you can take advantage of the website’s valuable genealogy resources without ever leaving the software. One of these resources is the Web Dashboard. In versions 2010 and 2011 it gives you quick access to your Ancestry.com subscription; you can log in to your account,… Read more

Family Tree Maker: 2011 Update is Available

Posted by Tana L. Pedersen on November 12, 2010 in Family Tree Maker

An update for Family Tree Maker 2011 is now available. It contains a number of user requested improvements and fixes of reported issues. Some examples are: Improved performance throughout the program Improved performance of Web Merge Right-click functionality in Web Search has been re-enabled The option to enable or disable enhanced image download (from Ancestry.com) has… Read more

Family Tree Maker for Mac is Here!

Posted by Tana L. Pedersen on November 4, 2010 in Company News, Family Tree Maker

Got a Mac? Today Ancestry.com announced the launch of Family Tree Maker for Mac, the new Mac version of the world’s No.-1 selling family genealogy software. It is available for purchase online starting at $69.99. The program is also available in select retail stores, including Apple Stores, Amazon, Office Depot, and Office Max. As a Mac… Read more