Family Tree Maker: TreeSync

Posted by Charlene Chen on 14 November 2011 in Family Tree Maker

AUTHORED BY TANA L. PEDERSEN (FROM ANCESTRY.COM) By now you’ve probably heard about TreeSync. It’s the latest innovative tool available in Family Tree Maker 2012, which gives you the ability to sync one Family Tree Maker tree and one online Ancestry tree. Now you can make changes to your tree anytime, anywhere. Maybe you’re at… Read more

Family Tree Maker 2012 is here!

Posted by on 18 October 2011 in Family Tree Maker, General

Ancestry.co.uk has launched an improved and expanded version of the world’s No. 1-selling family history software Family Tree Maker® 2012. With its new TreeSync™ capabilities, Family Tree Maker 2012 enables family history enthusiasts to sync their desktop family trees and their online trees at Ancestry.co.uk. With TreeSync now you can access and update your tree… Read more

Family Tree Maker: Find and Replace Tool

Posted by Charlene Chen on 13 September 2011 in Family Tree Maker

AUTHORED BY TANA L. PEDERSEN (FROM ANCESTRY.COM) Have you accidentally spelled an ancestor’s name incorrectly throughout your tree? Or discovered that a cemetery name you’ve recorded is actually the wrong cemetery? If you’re like me and make these types of mistakes regularly, you’re in luck. Family Tree Maker has a Find and Replace tool that… Read more

Family Tree Maker: Custom Reports

Posted by Charlene Chen on 6 September 2011 in Family Tree Maker

AUTHORED BY TANA L. PEDERSEN (FROM ANCESTRY.COM) Family Tree Maker comes with a variety of default reports, and it also has a Custom Report that lets you mine your family tree for the information you’re interested in. Using it I’ve created family health histories, address lists, residency reports, and more. But the report I get… Read more

FamilyTreeMaker.com Gets a New Look

Posted by Charlene Chen on 12 July 2011 in Family Tree Maker

AUTHORED BY TANA L. PEDERSEN (FROM ANCESTRY.COM) If you haven’t visited FamilyTreeMaker.com recently, it’s time to take another look. Recently, Family Tree Maker launched its newly redesigned website with simplified navigation and more features to help you find answers to your questions. Here are a few highlights: A tour of the software shows some of… Read more

Family Tree Maker: The Pedigree View

Posted by Charlene Chen on 9 February 2011 in Family Tree Maker

AUTHORED BY TANA L. PEDERSEN (FROM ANCESTRY.COM) 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… Read more

Celebrating Your Family Tree Magazine’s 100th edition

Posted by on 2 February 2011 in Family Tree Maker, General

We were very excited to receive a call earlier from the team at Your Family Tree magazine, announcing that this month marks their 100th birthday edition and to tell us how they’re celebrating. The 100th issue of the magazine contains a 1911 special, looking back 100 years to the most recently available English and Welsh Census, and… Read more

Family Tree Maker: Improving Performance

Posted by Charlene Chen on 30 November 2010 in Family Tree Maker

AUTHORED BY TANA L. PEDERSEN  (FROM ANCESTRY.COM) 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… Read more

Family Tree Maker for Mac is Here!

Posted by Charlene Chen on 22 November 2010 in Family Tree Maker

AUTHORED BY TANA L. PEDERSEN  (FROM ANCESTRY.COM) Got a Mac? Ancestry.co.uk announced the launch of Family Tree Maker for Mac, the new Mac version of the world’s No.-1 selling family history software. It is available for purchase online starting at £59.99. The program is also available in select retail stores, including Apple Stores, Amazon, Office Depot, and… Read more

Family Tree Maker: Embellish Your Charts

Posted by Charlene Chen on 16 November 2010 in Family Tree Maker

AUTHORED BY TANA L. PEDERSEN  (FROM ANCESTRY.COM) One of my favourite enhancements in Family Tree Maker 2011 is the ability to add photos and embellishments to charts—anywhere I want. It’s a simple thing, but the result is beautiful family trees I can’t wait to share. You can use your own backgrounds, borders, and embellishments (basically any… Read more